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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. Join thousands of successful UMass Lowell alumni working in industry, academia and research in the chemical engineering field. Learn more.

Chemical Engineering by the numbers

The UMass Lowell Edge

  • 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.

  • Nicole Sambursky
    Chemical Engineering, Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship (MSITE)

    Nicole transferred from Middlesex Community College and has availed herself of opportunities for hands-on experience in her field and leadership at UMass Lowell.

  • Neha Manohar
    Chemical Engineering

    Through her summer internship at UMass Lowell, Neha Manohar gained hands-on research experience and the opportunity to present her findings at a national meeting of the American Chemical Society.

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