Program educational objectives
- Graduates will have a strong foundation in chemical engineering theory and practice.
- Graduates will have communication and interpersonal skills needed to succeed in a professional environment.
- Graduates will be scholars and professionals and dedicated to the betterment of themselves and society.
An Ohio University Chemical Engineering graduate will demonstrate the ability to:
- Apply knowledge of mathematics, basic sciences, and computational tools to the solution of chemical and biomolecular engineering problems.
- Apply knowledge of chemical and biomolecular engineering theory and science including:
- Mass and energy balances
- Thermodynamics (both mechanical and chemical)
- Transport phenomena (momentum, heat, and mass)
- Chemical kinetics and reactions (both homogenous and heterogeneous).
- Apply knowledge of chemical and biomolecular engineering practice and application, including:
- Material handling (fluid flow, e.g. piping systems, pumps, compressors)
- Heat transfer devices (e.g. heat exchangers)
- Separation systems (e.g. distillation, absorption)
- Chemical reactors (e.g. batch, CSTR, PFR, dispersion).
- Complete experimental studies including:
- Designing and conducting experiments
- Formulating mathematical models
- Interpreting results using statistical tools.
- Identify, formulate, and solve chemical and biomolecular engineering problems.
- Design chemical processes including:
- Using process simulators
- Considering controllability
- Considering product quality and economics
- Considering safety and environmental concerns.
- Participate effectively in a team through leadership, individual contributions, and multidisciplinary interactions.
- Communicate in oral, written, and graphical form.
- Articulate the responsibilities of engineering practice including professional responsibilities and ethical responsibilities.
- Articulate the interaction between engineering solutions, contemporary issues, and cultural perspectives.
- Engage in life-long learning by learning independently and articulating the importance of independent learning for future professional development.
Enrollment and graduation data
|6-year Graduation Rate1
1 For cohort entering six years prior to date.