Open slide 1 link Shane Lawson, and S&T graduate student, works in the lab of Dr. Fateme Rezaei, assistant professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T
Carbon-capture research wins $1.7 million grant
Open slide 2 link Linda and Bipin Doshi pose together in front of lush vegetation
Reception held to express gratitude for the Doshi's 10 million dollar gift
Open slide 3 link ChemE Cubes RAPID Award sits in front of the groups competition entry
Chem-E Cube team wins RAPID award in first ever national competition
Open slide 4 link Dr. Christi Luks, chemical engineering professor and advisor to the Engineers Without Borders at Missouri S&T. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T
Academy of Chemical Engineers welcomes new members

Groundbreaking Research

The Chemical and Biochemical engineering department faculty are doing groundbreaking research in fields ranging from carbon dioxide sequestration and alternative energy, to cancer prevention and novel batteries. Check out the articles above spotlighting our faculty and all they're doing.

State-of-the-art Laboratories


World-Class Professors and Facilities

As a chemical or biochemical engineering student, you can learn from and work alongside world-class professors in 68,500-square-foot James E. Bertelsmeyer Hall, one of the newest buildings on campus. With nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students, our growing department enrollment ranks near the top among S&T’s engineering disciplines. One-third of our students receive departmental scholarships, and graduates earn an average starting salary of more than $66,000.


Undergraduate Program

Explore and learn more about the following degree's offered by the department:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with a Biochemical Engineering Emphasis

Graduate Program

Find out more about the Chemical Engineering graduate program offering these degree's: 

  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering

Current News

October 4, 2022

We're hiring! For a brief description of the positions open in our department, please see the Assistant Professor Flyer and the Assistant or Associate Professor Flyer. Full descriptions and applications can be found in the online job listings for Assistant Professor and Assistant/Associate Professor.

September 15, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Fateme Rezaei on being named Linda and Bipin Doshi Associate Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering! Dr. Rezaei first joined S&T in 2014 and is known internationally as a carbon-capture expert with a focus on clean energy and sustainable chemical processes. You can read more about her in this news article.

September 3, 2022

Danger, danger! We sprang a leak right in front of Bertelsmeyer Hall last weekend! Luckily, students in our Hazardous Materials Management course (taught by Dr. Doug Ludlow) suited up and fixed the issue in a hands-on lab exercise. Check out the amazing pictures taken by S&T alumnus Brian Donley on our Facebook page.

September 1, 2022

The year has treated us well with new funding, awards, and patents. Catch up with ChBE by reading our Fall 2022 issue of the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering newsletter.

August 30, 2022

Congratulations Dr. Monday Okoronkwo on having been awarded the amount of $447,198 for the project titled "GOALI: Investigation of High-Speed Face Milling of Difficult-to-Cut Materials with Minimum Quantity Lubrication Using High Oleic Soybean Oil-Based Nanofluids". Keep up the amazing work!


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