Why Penn CBE?

CBE Scott DiamondPenn’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering program offers exceptional preparation for a life in research, academia, business, or industry.  Our faculty are at the forefront of the discipline.  An emphasis on the basics of engineering science combined with leading edge research is key to the great power and flexibility that a Penn Engineering degree provides in a rapidly changing technological environment.

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate students in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering share with faculty a congenial atmosphere and an excitement for the ever-expanding range of processes and technologies which are based on chemical and biomolecular engineering principles.  If you are interested in emerging energy research, in the environment, pharmaceuticals or biotechnology, you may find your calling as a chemical and biomolecular engineer.  Learn more.

Master’s Program

At the University of Pennsylvania, the MSE degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is primarily a degree for students who wish to prepare themselves for research and development activities by obtaining a more solid foundation in the principles of chemical and biomolecular engineering.  Learn more.

Doctoral Program

The PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is primarily a research-oriented degree for students showing promise for original contributions to the theory and practice of chemical and biomolecular engineering. The degree is a virtual requirement for those planning to teach chemical and biomolecular engineering, as well as for those planning on a research career.  Learn more.