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Graduate Admission Information Sessions
Join us for a virtual information session held on Zoom to learn more about our doctoral program in chemical and biomolecular engineering and our community at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, Oct. 14
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Central Time
Thursday, Oct. 20
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Central Time
Friday, Oct. 28
11:00 - 12:30 p.m. Central Time
Scientists crack upcycling plastics to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, advancing a recent Science study
News | October 3, 2022
A team co-led by professor Damien Guironnet has developed a breakthrough process to transform the most widely produced plastic — polyethylene (PE) — into the second-most widely produced plastic, polypropylene (PP), in a scalable process that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).
News | September 30, 2022
Grainger hosted nearly 600 grade-school students through its Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Program (WYSE), which included Catalyzing Ur Interest In Chemical Engineering (CURIE) coordinated by professor Diwakar Shukla.
News | September 21, 2022
Chemical and biomolecular engineering undergraduate student Joey Greenberg earns one of the 10 United States spots in the Cargill Global Scholars Program (CGSP). This honor is a result of his commitment to improving his understanding of chemistry, leadership skills, and business savvy.
News | September 12, 2022
The chemical and biomolecular engineering undergraduate program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign moved up three spots to be ranked No. 5 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.
We're hiring! Join our faculty.
Our department is seeking candidates for an open-area faculty position. Join our supportive community that values diversity and inclusion, academic excellence, and service to society. For full consideration, applications are due by November 23, 2022.
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