About Us

Helping Future Engineers Succeed

The Chemical and Engineering department is passionate about preparing students for a wide variety of exciting careers by emphasizing technologies that are centered in the Bay Area.

Message from the Chair

Take a moment to read a message from department chair Professor Richard Chung, where he discusses the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department's history, mission, and resources. 

Our Mission

Learn more about our department's mission to prepare students for future professional success. 

Department History

Our department has a history that spans over six decades. Read about how our story begins and how we continue to help students thrive. 


Learn more about our exceptional faculty, their areas of interest, and how you can get in touch with them. 


Need to get in touch with our expert staff? Get their contact information on our dedicated page. 

Contact Us

If you have a question or simply need more information about our department, please reach out to us directly.