The University of Iowa Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering offers both thesis and non-thesis Master's of Science programs, a Doctor of Philosophy program, and a five-year U2G program. Graduate students in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering gain an understanding of the principles of engineering science, with a focus on a chosen research area.

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Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate a mastery of advanced chemical engineering concepts. (All students - Ph.D., M.S. thesis, M.S. non-thesis, and BS/MS)

2. Effectively communicate scientific concepts and/or research results in both written and oral formats to scientific and general audiences. (All students - Ph.D., M.S. thesis, M.S. non-thesis, and BS/MS)

3. Demonstrate the ability perform independent research on an original topic in chemical engineering. (Ph.D. and M.S. thesis students)

4. Demonstrate the ability to critically identify and solve research problems, summarize disciplinary information, evaluate research findings. (Ph.D. and M.S. thesis students)

5. Demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to safe and ethical behavior through adherence to best safety practices and academic integrity principles. (All students - Ph.D., M.S. thesis, M.S. non-thesis, and BS/MS)

6. Demonstrate the ability to serve as a STEM ambassador through outreach and service activities. (All students - Ph.D., M.S. thesis, M.S. non-thesis, and BS/MS)

Contacts

Eric Nuxoll

Eric Nuxoll

Director of Graduate Admissions

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

The director of graduate admissions recruits and serves as the first point of contact for prospective graduate students.

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Alec B. Scranton

Alec Scranton

Director of Graduate Studies

Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

The director of graduate studies is an advocate for graduate students and their success. He advises incoming students, coordinates the research advisor selection process, monitors and tracks student progress, and is a point of contact for graduate program questions.

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Jun Wang

Departmental Executive Officer

Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

The departmental executive officer is the academic administrator the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering.

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Sara Hartman

Sara Hartman

Graduate Program Specialist

The graduate program specialist is a contact for prospective, incoming, and current students for anything related to the academic program.

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Amanda Jensen

Amanda Jensen

Department Administrator

The department administrator is a point of contact for anything related to graduate student human resources, finance, travel, and administrative odds and ends.

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News Highlights

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UI Research Foundation forms UI Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors

Monday, May 20, 2024
College of Engineering researchers are among those invited to join the chapter membership for their significant contributions to innovation and economic development on the UI campus and in the region.
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From books to baskets: Addi O'Grady and Taylor McCabe balance engineering and basketball

Friday, May 10, 2024
University of Iowa engineering student-athletes Addison “Addi” O’Grady and Taylor McCabe played important minutes for the Iowa women's basketball team that captivated the nation and beyond.
Awards

Engineering lands three Career Impact Awards

Friday, May 3, 2024
Two faculty and a staff member of the University of Iowa College of Engineering were recognized with Career Impact Awards by the Pomerantz Career Center.