Illinois Tech’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering was one of the first chemical engineering programs in the country. It continues to be one of the most innovative programs, sitting on the leading edge of relevance to society and industry.
Our professors are engaging in breakthrough research that is addressing some of the most serious problems society will be facing in the coming years.
Accelerated Master’s Degrees
The Accelerated Master’s Program allows you to complete both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years.
Gain a better understanding of the technology and industry practices that will give you a competitive advantage, while complementing coursework and many areas of study.
Our engineering certificate programs offer you a way to take three to four graduate-level courses that are aligned with industry needs in your current field or in a complementary one, unlocking new career advancement opportunities. Certificate students may subsequently apply this coursework credit toward the pursuit of a full master’s degree.
Our faculty and students are making significant contributions to the profession, working in areas of high-impact innovation. These include developing control systems for artificial pancreas use after exercise, investigating molecular mechanisms for anisotropic thermal transport in polymers, researching nanoscale-level viscoelastic effects in rheology, and developing a novel approach to multistage stochastic programming, among others.
Our central Chicago location provides students access to a diverse range of opportunities to conduct research and explore professional and cultural pursuits.
The doctorate degree in chemical and biological engineering is awarded upon demonstration of an ability to make substantial creative contributions to knowledge in the field. The recipient will be capable of continuing to advance knowledge in this discipline while pursuing academic or industrial research.