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The Future of Energy

Prepare for your future working to reduce pollution and energy consumption in manufacturing, managing hazardous waste and more in a program that teaches the research methods and investigative procedures required for this field. Work alongside faculty members with diverse expertise and experience state-of-the-art facilities and laboratory equipment, including the atomic force microscope (AFM) system.

Areas of expertise include chemical reaction engineering; simulation, optimization and process design especially for the pulp and paper and food applications; hazardous waste characterization and bioremediation; membrane, nano-science, fluid mechanics, biochemical engineering; and mass transfer research.

Fast Facts

  • Personalized Attention with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
  • Highest Early- and Mid-Career Salary of any 4-year public institution in Idaho. – PayScale 2019
  • 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education - 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
  • Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed - ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through paid graduate assistantships and programs, including Idaho Space Grant Consortium Fellowships, mentor-directed, career-related programs that contributes to NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery.
  • International Competition Teams - Chemical engineering student teams frequently place top three in international design competitions.

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Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 308

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Chemical & Materials Science 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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