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Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

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  • Two More Students Awarded Goldwater Scholarships 

    Two more Clarkson honors students have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships, & one has received an honorable mention. 

  • Cleaning Water with Water 

    Selma Thagard is working on purifying drinking water with a different form of water: plasma. 

  • Christy Petuczok

    A Competitive Advantage 

    When it came to apply to grad schools, Christy Petruczok '08 was confident that her experiences at Clarkson would make her stand out. She was right. 

  • Professor Philip K. Hopke appointed to EPA Clean Air Subcommittee

    Engineering and Air Pollution Policy 

    Professor Philip K. Hopke has been appointed to an EPA Clean Air Subcommittee, which will provide independent review and advice to the govenment agency concerning issues related to ambient air monitoring methods for air pollutants as regulated under the Clean Air Act. 

  • Solid Skills. Solid Career Prospects. Solid Future 

    Even in an uncertain economy, opportunities for chemical engineering graduates continue to grow. According to the latest figures from the  AIChE,  employers plan to hire nearly 20% more ChemE grads this year than in 2010. There’s more good news: salaries are up an average of nearly 6% over last year, with a current average starting salary of $66,886. 

  • A Career Takes Off 

    Hope Matis '06 is working as a chemical engineer at General Electric's Global Research facility, taking on several projects in a variety of fields and working alongside "some of the most brilliant scientific minds in research."


  • Adam Tatusko '00

    Jack of All Trades 

    Adam Tatusko '00 has tried it all, from industry to the military to earning a Ph.D. from MIT. 

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Experiment Initiative

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Department News

Yuncheng Du Appointed Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Professor Mededovic Thagard Delivers Invited Lecture at Gordon Research Conference

Doctoral Student Venkatanarayanan’s Research on Molecular Simulations Highlighted at Web Site MaterialsViews

Professor Ruth Baltus Invited to be Mentor at Gordon Research Seminar on Membrane Science

It is a Small World for Clarkson University’s Professor Hopke

Chemical Engineering Student Design Project Selected as Finalist at International Conference

Professor Sitaraman Krishnan Receives the Tau Beta Pi Faculty Award

Professor Philip Hopke Delivers Distinguished Lecture at the University of Minnesota

Professor Shankar Subramanian Named Professor Emeritus at Clarkson University

Professor Selma Mededovic Thagard Receives Graham Faculty Research Award

Chemical Engineering Senior Leah Granger wins Levinus Clarkson Award

Chemical Engineering Student receives honorable mention by Goldwater Foundation

Professor Selma Mededovic Thagard receives Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor at Clarkson University

Professor Babu Receives Second Prestigious IBM Faculty Award

Chemical Engineering Department Members Play Leading Role and Win an Award at International Aerosol Research Conference

Chemical Engineering Alumnus, Dr. Mahendra Doshi, Receives Prestigious Award from TAPPI

Lindsey Cannistra, Chemical Engineering Student, Makes Discovery During Internship

Chemical Engineering Alumna Lisa Napoleone Elected Clarkson University Trustee

Chemical Engineering Alumna Jean Spence Elected Chair of  Clarkson University Board of Trustees

Zijie Yan Appointed Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Eunsu Paek Appointed Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Professors Philip Hopke Honored for Paper on Air Quality

Professor Philip Hopke to Chair International Panel

Professors Philip Hopke, Thomas Holsen, and Shunsuke Nakao Awarded NYSERDA Contracts to Research Air Quality in New York State

Professor Selma Mededovic Thagard honored with the Tau Beta Pi Faculty Award

SpaceX Launch Has Experiments Worked on by Clarkson University Students

Professor Ruth Baltus Co-Chairs Annual Meeting on Membrane Science and Technology

David Mitlin appointed GE Chair in Oil and Gas Systems at Clarkson University

Marco Satyro appointed Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Clarkson University

Professor S.V. Babu receives 30'th patent

History of the Chemical Engineering Program

American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Code of Ethics