Why ChBE@GT?

Big Research Opportunities

Work with our award-winning faculty to solve some of the world’s biggest problems and advance the field of chemical engineering. With multiple people working in every major area of chemical engineering, if you’re interested in it, we have someone studying it.

Big Reputation

Join our dynamic program on the rise. We are the first new program to enter the top 10 of US News and World Report’s rankings of chemical engineering graduate programs since 2004. And, since 2003, no program in the top 20 has risen as much in the rankings as we have.

Big Faculty Recognition

Grow your skills and knowledge by working with some of the best chemical engineering minds in the world. Our faculty are experienced, dynamic, and leaders in their fields. They include 14 NSF CAREER Award winners, 7 NAE members, and 2 winners of DARPA’s Young Faculty Award.

Big Resources

Conduct your research in modern facilities with a wide variety of state-of-the-art equipment. And do so while being well-funded. In fiscal year 2011, we had research expenditures in excess of $25 million, a more than 200% increase since 2007.

Big Collaboration

Don’t be stuck in a box. Here, you can collaborate with distinguished faculty from US News and World Report’s fifth-ranked College of Engineering, which also is the largest in the country. Whatever your interest, there will be an expert on campus.

Big Commitment to Teaching

Benefit from our commitment to teaching. Your coursework will be a meaningful addition to your education, preparing you to do the groundbreaking research you desire. And our faculty will be outstanding mentors who can show future academics how to connect with students.

Big Career Opportunities

Whether industry or academia is your dream, we can help you get there. We regularly place graduates in R&D roles in the world’s top companies. Also, a number of our graduates enter postdoctoral fellowships, and later, faculty positions at top universities.

Big Network

Use our size to your advantage. No other top program has the number of engineering alumni we do. Your degree here will give you a valuable connection to this alumni network that can serve you throughout your career, whether in industry or academia.

Big Advantages of Atlanta

Enjoy where you live. You won’t find another top chemical engineering PhD program that can offer you Atlanta’s combination of big city vibrancy, beautiful weather and mild winters, beaches and mountains accessible for weekend trips, and low cost of living.

Big Ambition

We want to be the best: to produce the best engineers, to do the most influential research, and to solve the world’s toughest problems. Join us as we work towards these goals, and we’ll help you discover and maximize your potential and achieve your ambition.