The ChemBE department conducts phenomenal research and has earned a world-wide reputation. Exceptional students and faculty collaborate in world-class facilities. Students select research projects in their area of interest from which a thesis or dissertation is developed. We train outstanding engineers and scientists who produce innovative, high-quality research.
The versatile expertise of our faculty provides students with the opportunity to pursue their interests and develop into the future leaders of the chemical and biomolecular engineering profession. Our faculty are solving some of the world’s most challenging problems including: engineering new therapies to combat cancer, developing biofuels for alternative energy, and designing new materials for a wide array of applications ranging from molecular electronics to nanomedicine. Given the unique multidisciplinary nature of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering program at Johns Hopkins, you will be prepared to pursue a career in academia or industry spanning the chemical, pharmaceutical, medical, law, or even financial sectors.
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