Carnegie Mellon University

About The Department of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon is one of the premier chemical engineering departments in the country. It has a 100+ year history of innovation and creativity in both teaching and in research. Our primary missions are to educate undergraduate and graduate students, and to discover and disseminate knowledge through research. The department is committed to achieving excellence in these activities, and evaluates the success and leadership of its programs using the highest standards of quality, innovation, and visibility, while at the same time providing a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Our students will acquire strong fundamental skills complemented by professional skills including the ability to communicate and work in teams. Our goal is to produce students and faculty who will become leaders in their areas.

Five faculty are members of the National Academy of Engineering:

Lorenz T. Biegler

Lorenz Biegler

Ignacio E. Grossmann

Ignacio E. Grossmann

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

Jeffrey J. Siirola

Jeffrey J. Siirola

Arthur Westerberg

Arthur Westerberg

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is an American nonprofit, non-governmental organization. The National Academy of Engineering is part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Academy of Medicine, and the National Research Council.

New members are elected by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.