California Institute Of Technology

Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering


Dr. Kai Zinn, Division of Biology 216-76

Pasadena, CA 91126

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Chemical Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In chemical engineering, pioneering research is being carried out in catalysis and the engineering aspects of chemical reactions; the flow of non-Newtonian fluids, suspensions, and polymers; the chemistry and physics of the urban atmosphere; the relationship between the molecular and macroscopic properties of polymers; the combustion of coal, and the effective removal of its combustion products; the manufacture of ceramics and electronic materials; biotechnology and biochemical engineering; and the design and computer control of chemical processes.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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