The mission of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Howard University is to educate and prepare students to be technological, managerial and public service leaders in the 21st century. The mission is grounded in producing students with a keen sense of ethical and social responsibility, excellent communication skills, and a holistic appreciation of technology within the context of relevant social, political and economic concerns. The department is committed to providing an academic and learning atmosphere that will attract outstanding researchers and educators, be committed to the development of solutions to societal and human problems, and contribute to the scholarly enterprise of the University as a whole.


2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference in San Francisco

Wed, March 1, 2017

One Senior and six juniors chemical engineering students respectively participated in the 2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference in San Francisco, CA, November 14-18, 2016. The­ students were Simone Stanley, April Howard, Anayia Reliford, Mahtab Waseem, Bekuechukwu Uzondu, Diwash Bajracharya and Okeoghene Osevwe. Simone Stanley (Senior Chemical Engineering student) won first place for her presentation of “An Experiment Based Smartphone Education App for a Simple Introduction to Chemical Engineering Kinetics” in the General Engineering and Engineering Education session of the poster competition.Read More >>

CE Department Chair Ramesh Chawla Invited to Serve on EPA's National Advisory Council

Tue, May 24, 2016

Chemical Engineering Department Chair Ramesh Chawla has been invited to serve on the U.S Environmental Protection Agency's National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology for a two-year term. As a representative member, he will represent the interests of the Howard University Department of Chemical Engineering.Read More >>


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