Whiting School of Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Program Outcomes

REV. MAY 8, 2006

The department ensures that graduates of the program demonstrate:

  1. the ability to apply the fundamentals of chemistry, biology, mathematics and physics to chemical and biomolecular engineering practice.
  2. the ability to utilize chemical and biomolecular engineering principles to identify, formulate, and solve problems at the interface of engineering, chemistry, and biology.
  3. proficiency in the application of these principles to the design of products and processes, within realistic societal and engineering constraints.
  4. the ability to design, conduct, and evaluate experiments, including the analysis and interpretation of data.
  5. the ability to use the techniques, skills, and tools for modern engineering practice.
  6. a recognition of the importance of, and the ability to engage in life-long learning.
  7. knowledge of emerging applied science within chemical and biomolecular engineering, attained through electives and/or research.
  8. the ability to communicate in writing with technical and non-technical audiences.
  9. the ability to give effective oral presentations.
  10. the ability to work effectively, both independently and in multidisciplinary teams.
  11. an awareness of contemporary issues which have an impact on the discipline of chemical and biomolecular engineering, e.g. ozone layer depletion, global warming, current viability of alternate energy sources.
  12. an understanding of the global societal impact of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
  13. an appreciation of the professional and ethical responsibilities of chemical and biomolecular engineers.



.Nano and Micro Technology

.Cell and Molecular Biotechnology

.Interfacial Phenomena

.Computational Biology and Functional Genomics

.Molecular Thermodynamics

.Drug Delivery, Biomaterials, and Tissue Engineering