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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Seasoned business leader LaTres Jarrett presented the Professional Award in Chemical Engineering.
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Andrea Wilson was recognized as the 2018 Professional Award in Chemical Engineering for her accomplishments in the whiskey industry.
Center 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.
Dr. Mahendra Sunkara, Director of the UofL Conn CenterFaculty 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.”