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Department Chair

Professor Zhenan Bao

Zhenan Bao is Department Chair and K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering, and by courtesy, a Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Material Science and Engineering. She is Faculty Fellow of ChEM-H and a Senior Fellow of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. She founded the Stanford Wearable Electronics Initiative (eWEAR) and serves as the faculty director.


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Undergraduate Programs

Chemical Engineers conceive and design processes to produce, transform, and transport materials -- beginning with experimentation in the laboratory and followed by implementation of technologies in full-scale.

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Graduate Programs

Our HCP Master of Science (MS), available completely online, is a terminal degree program for those who want to gain advanced knowledge in a focused area of chemical engineering to pursue a career in industry or a professional degree such as medicine, law, education or business.

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Upcoming ChemE Colloquia

Constantinos G. Vayenas (University of Patras, Greece)
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm - Shriram 104

Jay Benziger (Princeton University)
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm - Shriram 104

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