Fighting for renewable energy

Prof. Yamil Colón leads a team from Notre Dame that works with local organizations to make some homes in Puerto Rico more resilient to power outages in the aftermath of hurricanes.

Prof. Yamil Colón leading a team of Notre Dame students in Puerto Rico
CBE Graduate Student Zeinab Ramshani

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is a force for innovation in health, energy and sustainability.

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Troy Vogel

Troy Vogel receives Dockweiler Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

Troy Vogel, teaching professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and director of …

Monica C. Regalbuto honored with 2023 Notre Dame Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award

Monica C. Regalbuto, ND Ph.D. ’89 (chemical engineering) will receive the 2023 Notre Dame Distinguished …

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Notre Dame engineers awarded 2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Eleven Notre Dame engineering students and alums have been awarded 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate …

Grand Challenges Scholars students

Twelve Notre Dame seniors complete Grand Challenges Scholars Program

Twelve seniors in the College of Engineering have completed the Notre Dame Grand Challenges Scholars …

Matthew Webber

Matthew J. Webber named Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Matthew J. Webber, Keating-Crawford Collegiate Professor of Engineering and associate professor of chemical and …

Alexander Dowling

Alexander Dowling awarded IChemE’s Junior Sargent Medal for pushing boundaries in chemical engineering, applied math, and computational science

Alexander Dowling, assistant professor, chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been awarded the Junior Sargent …

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CBE undergrads in Schleckser Family Unit Operations Laboratory

Facilities and Resources

Our research facilities are part of a vibrant and growing Notre Dame research infrastructure. Research and innovation in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering take place in dozens of labs and core facilities, including those with Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering, Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineeering, Nieuwland Hall of Science, and the Multidisciplinary Research Building.

CBE Undergrad in Schleckser Family Unit Operations Laboratory

Undergraduate Program

You’ll gain a solid foundation in chemical engineering principles, integrated with modern data science and computational tools and have the flexibility to tailor your education to your interests and academic goals in areas that range from energy to bioengineering.

Graduate Programs

You’ll have opportunities to conduct high-impact, meaningful research, with mentoring and training focused on developing you as an independent scholar and building your network within the engineering community.


Our research leverages deep fundamental insights to develop solutions to problems facing humanity in health, energy, and sustainability.

Spotlight on Research in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Fighting to Control Diabetes

Prof. Matthew Webber is developing new technology that would sense a drop in blood sugar and automatically administer life-saving medication as needed.

Fighting to Control Diabetes