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Degrees in Chemical & Materials Engineering

Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in chemical engineering and materials science and engineering.

What is Chemical Engineering?

Combine interests in chemistry with the disciplines of engineering, mathematics and physics in order to solve problems and find more efficient solutions. Chemical engineers have discovered new fabrics to enhance athletic performance, created new compounds to improve how medicines are absorbed and administered, designed bio-compatible materials for prosthetics, and experimented with alternative fuel using microbes and other renewable energy solutions.

What is Materials Science?

Materials scientists create products that improve lives. Discover new ways to fight cancer or make new discoveries in the fields of electronic and magnetic materials, ceramics and aerospace materials. Materials science and engineering is the technology behind the materials that make communication, transportation, recreation, daily conveniences and a healthful environment possible.

Contact Us

Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 308

Mailing Address:

Chemical & Materials Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1021
Moscow, ID 83844-1021

Phone: 208-885-7572

Fax: 208-885-7462

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