Chemical and biological engineering addresses a range of problems in human health, energy, materials science, and industrial processes. Areas of excellence at Princeton include: applied and computational mathematics, bioengineering, environmental and energy science and technology, materials synthesis and processing, process engineering and science, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, and transport phenomena.

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  • Floating seaweed in the ocean.

    Transforming troublesome seaweed into a feedstock of the future

  • False color rendering of turbulent flow.

    Better mixing leads to faster reactions for key chemicals

  • A person (face not visible) wearing a white lab coat and blue disposable gloves holds a square lab plate in their left hand. Their right hand holds a pair of tweezers which they are using to pick up one of several small green plants on the plate.

    Since 2008, innovation funds have fostered research in AI fairness, sustainable agriculture, drug discovery and more

  • Award recipients in a group

    Class Day marks achievement, determination and optimism

  • Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

    From studying robotic fish schools to spreading sustainability, celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

  • Four-panel composite: green crop field, copper-colored industrial pipes, biorefinery, and a tanker truck

    Charting a pathway to next-gen biofuels


  • September 11

    4:00 pm

    Characterizing Dynamic Materials and Systems for Sustainable Electrocatalytic Technologies

  • October 02

    4:00 pm

    Characterization of Phage-mediated Plant-microbe Interactions in the Rhizosphere

  • October 23

    4:00 pm

    Catalytic and Plasma Treatment for Plastic Up-cycling

  • November 06

    4:00 pm

    Merging Humans and Machines: Innovation and Translation