ChBE Mission Statement

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Undergraduate Studies
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The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, established in 1937 at the University of Maryland, provides students with a fundamental understanding of physical, chemical and biological processes and the ability to apply molecular and biomolecular information and methods of discovery into products and the processes by which they are made. Our Undergraduate and Graduate programs provide the unique interdisciplinary academic foundation and scholarly training needed to address complex engineering problems with emphasis on the advancing fields of biological engineering and nanotechnology. Our Undergraduate program is ABET accredited! For more information on our accredidation, please follow this link.

  • Annual B.S. degrees granted: 60-80
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 320-340
  • Graduate enrollment: 55-58
  • 15 regular tenured and tenure-track faculty members
  • Diversity in students, faculty and staff