Welcome to the Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering at Yale University. We are a vibrant community of scholars where chemical engineering guided by sustainability, and environmental engineering with a molecular focus, come together at one of the world’s leading academic institutions. Our 14 full time faculty members lead research efforts in nanomaterials, soft matter / complex fluids, interfacial phenomena, biomolecular engineering, energy, water, and sustainability. Our graduate and undergraduate students come from all corners of the globe to pursue PhD and BS degrees in Chemical or Environmental Engineering.

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Paul Van Tassel

Department Chair

Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering & Biomedical Engineering

Jordan Peccia

Director of Undergraduate Studies (Environmental)

Associate Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Michael Loewenberg

Director of Undergraduate Studies (Chemical)

Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Menachem Elimelech

Director of Graduate Studies

Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering