Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern.
Our faculty and students are having global impact in the areas of sustainable energy, molecular engineering, biotechnology, and synthetic biology through our educational and research mission.
Our students are leaders in diverse industries based on chemistry and biology, such as chemicals, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, microelectronics, and foods, or have used the broad chemical engineering background that we provide to excel in entrepreneurship, medicine, law, government, and education.
I invite you to explore these pages to learn more about how we are using creativity and technology to transform the world.
Linda Broadbelt, Ph.D
Chair, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering