Mission & Objectives

The Mission of the Chemical Engineering Department is to develop graduates, who are academically prepared for the broad profession of Chemical Engineering, which is increasingly complex, diverse and changing. This is to be accomplished through educational programs and the pursuit of scholarship, research and professional service activities. The department is committed to fulfilling its role in the urban mission of the University of Louisville.

Program Objectives

  • Educate and train graduates with the academic background and practical experiences necessary to function as chemical engineering professionals in a modern, ever-changing world.
  • Produce graduates who demonstrate competence by being selected for employment by high level industrial, academic and government entities.
  • Provide our graduates with the foundation for the development of a successful career and with the understanding that life-long learning is necessary to this development.
  • Ensure that our graduates understand the broad societal, ethical and professional issues of the engineering profession.