Chemical engineering at Clarkson is known for impactful hands-on experiences, research excellence and high salaries after graduation.
Our department prepares students with strong technical skills and versatility to take on careers in multi-billion dollar companies or to change the world with new products in sectors such as petroleum refining and the production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics and other synthetics, cosmetics and beauty products. We also prepare students to be successful in graduate school and as thought leaders.
Our dedicated faculty are what make our department unique. With intense research and many advising options, you can be sure to find a faculty member that shares your vision. Our research and lab facilities, including our distillation column, are incredible.
Our undergraduate students also get a taste of competition through our Chem-E Car SPEED team.