Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering at Penn State
The Department of Chemical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University has a proud tradition of scholarship and teaching that began with Professor Merrell Fenske, the first Head of our Department and a pioneer in the technology of distillation.
Under the guidance of succeeding department heads, we continue to remain highly diversified in each of the major sub-disciplines of chemical engineering.
ChE Junior Rides with Jeff Gordon
Chemical engineering major, Olga Vinogradova, recently took a spin with NASCAR ledged Jeff Gordon during his visit to campus with Axalta Coating Systems on April 14.
ChE Alumus Honored as 2015 Outstanding Engineering Alumni
Chemical Engineering's Jonathan Spadt (’93), has been named one of 12 to receive 2015 Outstanding Engineer Alumni award from The College of Engineering
Four Chemical Engineering students awarded Women in Engineering Program honors
The Penn State Women in Engineering Program (WEP) announced the recipients of its annual awards that recognize exceptional student leaders, mentors, facilitators and intern coordinators. Among the recipients are four chemical engineering students.
ChE Mourns the Death of Professor Robert Nedwick
Professor Robert Nedwick passed away on Wednesday, February 25, after recently retiring from the chemical engineering department at Penn State. Over the course of his 15-year career at the University, he contributed to the education of more than 2,000 Penn State chemical engineers. Nedwick taught both Process Design and Process Safety courses. Professor Nedwick was a friend to all. He genuinely loved Penn State and was fully committed to his chemical engineering students. He will be greatly missed.
Zydney joins Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Board of Review Editors
The Graduate School at Penn State
2015 Thomas and June Beaver Fund Award
The award includes $3000 in recognition of Tingwei's outstanding academic record and her industrially-sponsored research.
- Department of Chemical Engineering
- 158 Fenske Laboratory
- The Pennsylvania State University
- University Park, PA 16802-4400