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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News

  • Computer simulation graphic showing hundreds of thousands of atoms in two planes, representing two surfaces, with an abstract web-like channel showing how charge carriers move between the surfaces.

    The science of static shock jolted into the 21st century

  • Two women hold an award plaque at the ceremony

    Engineering students recognize exceptional teachers and mentors

  • Dense rows of low crops growing in a field, with trees in the distance and a clear blue sky.

    Princeton IP Accelerator funding awarded to support promising new technologies

  • Graduate student Kun Woo Cho working on hardware in a Princeton lab.

    Celebrating Women’s History Month with stories of resilience and reinvention

  • Graphic with text "Commendation for Outstanding Teaching".

    Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

  • Portrait of postdoctoral researcher Lauren Taylor.

    Lauren Taylor awarded 2023 Dale Grieb Safety Award

Events

  • April 17

    4:00 pm

    Influence of Visible Photons on Catalytic Reactions at Metal Nanoparticle Surfaces

  • May 01

    4:00 pm

    A Multiscale Model of Flow-induced Crystallization in Polymers