About Our Department

A School of Engineering student works in a lab. Clarkson is a great school for chemical engineering and chemical engineers.

The placement rate for our chemical engineers is among the nation's highest. In fact, U.S. News & World Report includes Clarkson in its 2014 "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" at schools whose highest degree is a Ph.D in the 2014 issue of "America’s Best Graduate Schools."

Our graduates are sought both for their strong technical skills as well as their versatility. Graduates work in sectors that include production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics and other synthetics; petroleum refining and many more. Our dedicated faculty has expertise and research in these fields as well providing no shortage of advising options and research.  





Our Faculty

Our 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. This is just a sample of our department faculty. A full listing can be found at the link below.

All Faculty & Staff

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Professor / Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Department Spotlight

Sungwon Park Travel Award 2018

Graduate student, Sungwon Park, directed by Assistant Professor Eunsu Paek, received a prestigious travel award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE). The award was received in 2018. 

Ph.D. student Jingsong Zhou from the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering.

Ph.D. student Jingsong Zhou has been selected to receive the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award, an international level award that is highly competitive. He will be honored at the AIChE Separations Division's Awards Banquet on October 29, 2018.  

Eunsu Paek

 Clarkson Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Brian Helenbrook and Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Eunsu Paek have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant worth over $513,000 for their research project entitled “Horizontal Ribbon Growth of Single-Crystal Silicon.” The award starts September 1.
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Clarkson University's undergraduate engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology and one of the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States. Learn More


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