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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Invest in ChBE

Dear Alumni and Friends,

The generosity of our alumni and friends has long been a linchpin of the department’s success. You can play a vital role in helping us meet the changing educational needs of students and create an environment where faculty and students thrive.

Gifts to the department are an investment in our world-renowned faculty and their innovative research and teaching endeavors. They sustain vital scholarships and fellowships for the next generation of leaders in chemical engineering. And they provide support for state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms, and technologies. Learn more about the department’s Giving Priorities.

There are numerous ways to support the department. I invite you to donate online through the form below or contact us to learn more about different giving opportunities. If your employer provides a matching gift program, you can double or even triple the impact of your donation.

Thank you for your generosity!

kenisNew1Dr. Paul Kenis
Elio Tarika Chair and Department Head
(217) 244-9214

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Associate Director of Development
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Office of Advancement
(217) 300-9993

Once you click ‘Continue Donation” below this form, you will be taken to the secure website of the University of Illinois Foundation.

I would like my donation allocated to the following fund(s):

Department & Faculty Support
$ Chemical and Biomolecular Partners Fund
Provides unrestricted support in areas with the greatest need, such as attracting and retaining faculty noted for their high-quality research and teaching.
$ Richard C. Alkire Professorship in Chemical Engineering Fund
Supports the Richard C. Alkire Professorship in honor of Dr. Alkire, an emeritus professor.
$ Westwater Professorship Fund
Supports the James W. Westwater Professorship in honor of one of our most distinguished faculty.
Student Support
$ Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Scholarship Fund
Provides for student scholarships.
$ Undergraduate Programs
Supports design teams, tutors, student groups and other programs.
$ Instructional Facility Renewal Fund
Supports instrumentation, remodeling and related expenses for ChBE instructional labs.
$ Graduate Student Legacy Fellowship Fund
Provides for graduate student fellowships in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
$ Harry G Drickamer Endowment Fund
Funds fellowships for graduate students in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry and Physics.
$ Hanratty Professional Development Fund
Provides financial support for Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering graduate students traveling to professional meetings.
$ Other
$ Total

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