Mission

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The mission of the Department of Chemical Engineering is to produce outstanding chemical engineering graduates prepared to become technological, managerial and public service leaders with a keen sense of ethical and social responsibility, grounded in a holistic appreciation of technology. The faculty and staff are committed to providing a learning environment that instills creative and critical thinking, a solid technical foundation, competence and facility in information technology use, and a sensitivity to environmental and safety issues.

News

Associate Professor Preethi Chandran Awarded $500K NSF Grant for Biological Research

Tue, September 29, 2020

Chemical Engineering Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Preethi Chandran, Ph.D., received a $500K grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the Excellence in Research (EiR) program to study the biophysics of the shield of sugars (glycans) that typically covers pathogens.Read More >>

Associate Professor Preethi Chandran Partners with Heart of Tabitha Foundation on STEM and College Readiness Workshop

Fri, September 11, 2020

The Heart of Tabitha Foundation partnered with Howard University Chemical Engineering Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Preethi Chandran, Ph.D., and Catholic University Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Otto Wilson, Ph.D., to continue offering its annual summer workshop for local high school students in a virtual setting. The workshop focused on college readiness and STEM careers and featured speakers from several professions. Read More >>

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