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Chemical Engineering Doctoral Program

Program Details

Degree

Doctor of Philosophy

Available

On campus

Contact

Graduate Admissions1.888.511.1306graduate@stevens.edu
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Advance independent research that addresses some of society’s biggest challenges in the entrepreneurial environment of Stevens’ chemical engineering Ph.D. program.

Best Grad Schools U.S. News & World Report - Engineering 2024Approximately 100 graduate students are admitted to the program, allowing them to form a close-knit, collaborative community with one another and with Stevens’ world-class faculty. In our state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll be free to pursue lines of inquiry that interest you most, from biofuels to polymers to pharmaceutical manufacturing. You’ll graduate with a broad range of chemical engineering expertise that positions you to succeed in either academia or industry work.

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science offers dynamic opportunities to explore leading-edge research within a close community of faculty mentors. You'll be able to study under a faculty mentor in the area that you find most exciting:

  • Energy

  • Reaction Engineering

  • Nanotechnology

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Polymers

  • Biofuels

  • Biomedical

  • Materials Areas

The chemical engineering and materials science department facilitates research in fields such as sustainable energy and issues related to our finite materials resources and the impact of materials utilization and disposal on the environment.

Hands-On Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Research

At Stevens, you have the ability to join research groups with students at a variety of levels of experience, and outstanding faculty so you can learn cutting-edge technology as a team, just like in the real-world. In our state-of-the-art research labs and facilities, you'll have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning.

There is also the option for electives in Biofuels, Sustainable Energy, Soft Matter Physics, Surface and Nanostructure Characterization and more.


Chemical Engineering and Materials Science student working with machinery. More opportunities for Stevens graduate students include:

Find out more about life as a chemical engineering graduate student at Stevens by visiting the links below.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens’ proximity to both Manhattan and New Jersey’s thriving pharmaceutical ecosystem offers students opportunities for both academic collaborations and professional networking.

More Advantages to Our Program

  • Hands-on experience in laboratory experimentation

  • The opportunity to engage in one or more advanced research problems in a wide variety of areas

  • Access to faculty who work at the frontiers of research and state-of-the-art facilities on campus

  • Collaboration with experts at regional universities and companies

Additional Information

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