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Chemical Engineering

Turn new ideas into useful products for consumers and businesses! Use your knowledge of chemistry to solve manufacturing problems! Be the link between invention and mass production!

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The UMass Lowell Chemical Engineering Department boasts an accomplished faculty, a diverse range of programs and degrees and well-established ties to industrial and research institutions.

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  • Mina Le
    Chemical Engineering

    Senior chemical engineering major Mina Le chose a work-study job at the front desk of the Student Employment Office because she wanted to improve her communication skills. She’s done that and more, being named the university’s Student Employee of the Year.

  • Nicholas Langberg
    Chemical Engineering

    By working with the Office of International Experiences & Study Abroad, chemical engineering major Nicholas Langberg was able to add a two-month internship to his summer school program in Germany.

  • Michael Doane
    Chemical Engineering, Biology

    Honors student Michael Doane has won several prestigious fellowships and scholarships for his cancer-related and biofuel research. He says UMass Lowell does a great job of structuring both classes and learning experiences that build on one another.

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