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Chemical and biomolecular engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics and math to solve problems in the following sectors: gas and oil extraction, nuclear and alternative energy, mining and minerals, food and drink, consumer goods, environmental, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals.

The University of Akron's CBE engineering programs prepare students for careers in industry by providing a rich, interactive education of the chemical and corrosion engineering professions. 


Chemical and Biomolecular engineering student at The University of Akron

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 

Plus, students can minor in polymer science and polymer engineering!

Chemical and Biomolecular engineering students working in the lab at The University of Akron

Corrosion Engineering 

The University of Akron is the only university in the country to offer the BS in Corrosion Engineering degree!


Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering undergrad student at The University of Akron

I had no idea what career to pursue in college. I had a strong background in chemistry and calculus, so chemical engineering seemed like a great fit. After a semester in the program, I never looked back.”

Kristina Dyshko

Majoring in chemical engineering


Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering faculty teaching at The University of Akron

Co-op Program

Get paid, on-the-job experience as part of your chemical and biomolecular engineering curriculum – learn more!

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering students working in the lab at The University of Akron


In state-of-the-art facilities and labs, chemical, biomolecular ,and corrosion engineering faculty and students conduct research on a range of focus areas. We are affiliated with the National Center for Education and Research for Corrosion and Materials Performance located on campus.

Biomedical engineering student at The University of Akron

Presidential Scholarship

UA will offer a new Presidential Scholarship starting fall 2022. You are automatically considered when you apply for admission. Learn more about the Presidential Scholarship.

Biomedical Engineering job placement for students and graduates of the The University of Akron

Experience Engineering at Akron

100% of Spring 2020 graduates participated in some form of experiential learning including co-ops and internships, undergraduate research, and more.

Biomedical Engineering faculty teaching at The University of Akron


You will learn from the best. Our chemical, biomolecular, and corrosion engineering faculty are lab whizzes, scientists, academics, and members of industry.


Engineering student at The University of Akron


Department of Chemical, Biomolecular and Corrosion Engineering
Whitby Hall 211
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-3906

Phone: 330-972-7250

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