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.
"I knew chemical engineering could mesh well with the distilling industry. The focus is more on full-scale production than being a chemist in a lab."Katherine O’Nan, Chemical Engineering, Class of 2018
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Dr. Josh Spurgeon Wins Prominent NSF Award for Innovative Solar Fuels Research
Eleven engineering graduates participate in the doctoral hooding ceremonies on December 13, 2019.
Pioneer in sustainable energy technology claims 2019 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy
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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.
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“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.”