Chemical Engineering

Take discoveries from the lab to large-scale production with a Chemical Engineering degree from Speed School. It’s your catalyst to employment in industries ranging from petrochemical to aerospace to food processing. Perform research in our cutting-edge facilities and in co-op programs with top national employers.

Student Story

"A chemical reaction could be with atoms and molecules too small to see with the naked eye, and it releases this much heat, but when you multiply it out, how does that change the reaction, the dynamics?"

Sarah Metzger, Chemical Engineering, Class of 2021
Sarah Metzger Named 2021 Outstanding Student Banner Bearer for May Commencement

Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research

Our students have access to a full-scale R&D complex, complete with labs, testing, and manufacturing facilities. Someday, renewable energy will be the norm – and it just might start here.

Faculty Story

“Our Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE3) Workshop is like four conferences rolled into one, right here in Louisville. It's an excellent opportunity for anyone in the region to learn more about the next generation of renewable energy advances.”

Dr. Mahendra Sunkara, Director of the UofL Conn Center

A degree in Chemical Engineering opens doors to exciting careers in energy, environmental science, and research — emerging industries that need talented graduates.

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Chemical Engineering
Ernst Hall 106
J. B. Speed School of Engineering
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
P: 502-852-6347
F: 502-852-6355