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An engaged, collaborative, and welcoming community

From being in the heart of the city of Boston with industry at your fingertips, including the top hospitals in the world, to a range of student organizations to engage with peers, and a network of faculty, alumni, and industry professionals, the Department of Chemical Engineering offers a welcoming and exciting community.

Heart of Boston

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Northeastern is a campus in the middle of the historic city of Boston. A hub of biotech organizations—global to start-ups—and biomedical research as well as the home to some of the top hospitals in the world, Boston is an unrivaled learning center with significant opportunity for collaboration with industry and academia.

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Student Life

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Chemical engineering students enjoy a wide range of opportunities for academic and community involvement, from clubs and competitions to the many attractions of our world-class city.

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Industrial Advisory Board

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This dedicated group of distinguished chemical engineering professionals advise the department on matters related to research, development, curriculum, cooperative education, student organizations, and other important functions related to the department’s mission.

Industrial Advisory Board


Our alumni are important collaborators, engaging with each other professionally across borders, and also with our students as mentors, co-op employers, and volunteers to help foster the next generation of engineering leaders.

ChE Alumni