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Rankings

Undergraduate Program -- 6th in the U.S.A. (ranked by Gourman Report)

Graduate Program -- 6th in the world (ranked by Gourman Report)

PhD Production -- 3rd in the U.S.A. (ranked by C & E News)

Research Funding -- 9th in the U.S.A. (ranked by C & E News)

Students

  • Undergraduate students 268
  • Graduate students 117
  • Fellows 6

Faculty

Twenty-seven (27) full-time faculty; three (3) Emeritus

Fourteen (14) University Named Professors

  • Mark A. Barteau - Robert L. Pigford Chair
  • Antony N. Beris - Arthur B. Metzner Professor
  • Jingguang G. Chen - Claire D. LeClaire Professor
  • Wilfred Chen - Gore Professor
  • Michael T. Klein - Dan Rich Chair of Energy
  • Kelvin H. Lee - Gore Professor
  • Abraham M. Lenhoff - Allan P. Colburn Professor
  • Babatunde Ogunnaike - William L. Friend Professor
  • E. Terry Papoutsakis - Eugene DuPont Chair
  • T. W. Fraser Russell - Allan P. Colburn Professor Emeritus
  • Stanley I. Sandler - H. B. duPont Chair
  • Dionisios Vlachos - Elizabeth Inez Kelley Professor
  • Norman J. Wagner - Alvin B. and Julia O. Stiles Professor
  • Yushan Yan - Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering

Three (3) Members of the National Academy of Engineering

  • Mark A. Barteau, Robert L. Pigford Chair
  • T. W. Fraser Russell, Allan P. Colburn Professor
  • Stanley I. Sandler, H.B. duPont Chair

Fifteen (15) Presidential/NSF Young Investigators/CAREER Awards

Typical Career Paths

70% - 75% Employment in private industry, government laboratories and agencies, and nonprofit research centers.

20% - 25% Graduate school.

Other careers: academia; medical, law or business school. Graduates who have completed ROTC may be commissioned as officers in the Army or Air Force.

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