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1st and 2nd Place Awards in Undergraduate Research

November 17, 2022 03:03 PM
BYU chemical engineering student Celeste Younger won 1st place at the Regional and 2nd place at the National Undergraduate Research Paper Competition. This is considered the most prestigious undergraduate research award for chemical engineering undergraduates in the country.

Molten salt nuclear reactors reduce risks of accidents, meltdowns

October 06, 2022 01:48 PM
A nuclear power plant produces 8000 times more power than fossil fuels and is environmentally friendly, but when accidents do occur, they have major repercussions, such as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. Nearly 100 people died either in the accident or through radiation sickness in the years following.

Dr. Pitt awarded the Outstanding Interdisciplinary Research Award by the American University of Sharjah’s College of Engineering.

May 17, 2022 01:19 PM
BYU Chemical Engineering Professor William Pitt has collaborated with the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates for many years toward using Ultrasound for Targeted Drug Delivery. In recognition of the work’s success, that collaboration recently was awarded the Outstanding Interdisciplinary Research Award by the College of Engineering at the American University of Sharjah.

Consider Joining Our Team: Lab Supervisor and Faculty Positions Opening

May 12, 2022 04:30 PM
The BYU Chemical Engineering Department is currently hiring a Unit Operations Lab Supervisor. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who is passionate about helping BYU Chemical Engineering Students learn and thrive. More details and an online application are available at:

Department Honors Retiring Adjunct Professor Stan Harding after 22 years of Service

May 01, 2022 12:17 AM
Stan Harding has been an instrumental part of the BYU Chemical Engineering department for 22 years. After a highly successful career in industry, Stan has given back as an adjunct faculty. He taught a wide range of classes and was especially adept at teaching unit operations. We will all miss him and are excited for him as he embarks on his next adventure. Thank you Stan!