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Chemical & Environmental Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of CHEE, please visit the department website.

Chemical & Environmental Engineering News

Kim Ogden

UA Professor Kim Ogden Takes the Helm at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Biofuels expert is the first University of Arizona faculty member and fifth woman to lead the professional society.
biofuel tanker train

UA to Head New Center Focusing on Biofuels and Bioproducts

The goals of the Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions Center will be to address the nation's needs for biofuels and bioproducts, strengthen Arizona's bioeconomy, and provide training for the next generation of scientists and engineers.
John Somerhalder, Engineering Alumnus of the Year 2016

A Forward-Looking Donor

The College of Engineering's 2016 Alumnus of the Year and his wife make a million-dollar gift to the college.
Solar-powered desalination bus

UA Leads STEM Traineeship to Address Needs of Navajo Nation

With funding from the National Science Foundation, a five-year, $3 million research traineeship will give UA graduate students the tools to address food, energy and water challenges in the Navajo Nation.

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