outline of chemical engineering program - Lehigh University

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Environment

catalytic converters

recycled materials

waste reduction

Energy

petrochemicals

solar panels

fuel cells

Information

pentium
-
chip manufacture

semiconductors

optical fibers

Food

agriculture productivity

smart packaging

preservation

Materials

polymers/plastics

ceramics

coatings

Biotechnology

medical devices/diagnostics

genetic engineering

pharmaceuticals

Chemical

Engineering

Chemical Engineering Provides a Broad Foundation

for Greater Opportunities in Critical Technologies

Chemical Engineering Program at
Lehigh University


Accredited by ABET (the Accreditation Board for
Engineering and Technology)



Uniform Freshmen Year



Chemical Engineering Major for Three Years

Chemical Engineering Program
at Lehigh University

Topic




% of Total



Chemical




Engineering
(40 cr.)

30




Material and Energy Balances (3)



Fluid Mechanics (4)



Thermodynamics (4)



Professional Development (1)



Heat Transfer


(3)



Methods of Analysis in ChE (3)



Process Control and Simulation (3)



Mass Transfer and Separation (3)



Reactor Design (3)



Laboratory (4)



Process Design (6)



Elective (3)



Basic Science:
(51 cr.)

38




Chemistry (26)



Physics (10)



Math (15)



Topic




% of Total



Humanities and


Social Science


Electives
(23 cr.)


17



Engineering and Science


Electives

(14 cr.)


10



Free Electives
(6 cr.)


5

Advising ChE Undergraduate Students
and Other Educational Opportunities






Personal Faculty Advisors for Students




Possible Specialization (9 Credits)



Biotechnology



Process Control



Polymers




Environmental





Undergraduate Research



Opportunities for Student Innovation



Integrated Product Development




Minors (15 Credits)


Environmental


Economics


Materials



Biotechnology


Polymers


Past Opportunities for Student
Investigation Research Projects


“Optimization of Melt Dropping Process
for Caustic Pellet Production” (General
Chemical


“Steady
-
State Process Operability” (Air
Products & Chemicals)


“Predicting Phase Stability of Conditioners
after Exposure to Freeze
-
Thaw Cycles”
(Avon Products)

Past Opportunities for Student
Investigation Research Projects


“Waterproofing/Film Forming Attributes”
(Avon Products)



“Lifetime Storage Studies to Predict Shelf
Life and Corrosion Failure Envelopes of
Aerosol Packages” (Avon Products)

Other Opportunities



The Co
-
op Program




Study Abroad



University of Nottingham, England



University of Sydney, Australia



National University of Mexico



University of Dortmund, Germany




Industrial Internships/Externships/Co
-
op




AIChE Student Chapter

Past Co
-
ops


Air Products &
Chemicals


Becton Dickinson


B. Braun


IBM


Infineum



Instrument Specialists


Lucent Technologies


Merck & Company


Morton


Praxair


Rohm & Haas


ChE Undergraduate Unit Operations
Laboratory, Mountaintop Campus


Piping and Pumping Systems



Packed and Fluidized Beds



Filtration



Shell and Tube Heat
Exchangers

ChE Undergraduate Unit Operations
Laboratory, Mountaintop Campus


Heat Transfer in an Agitated
Vessel



Membrane Filtration of Gases



Gas Absorption



Liquid
-
liquid Extraction

ChE Undergraduate Unit Operations
Laboratory, Mountaintop Campus


Refrigeration



Thermodynamics of gases



Calorimetry and Heat of
Mixing



Chemical Kinetics

ChE Undergraduate Unit Operations
Laboratory, Mountaintop Campus


Binary Distillation



Pilot Scale Distillation



Automated Data Acquisition



Gas Chromatography



Two Phase Heat Transfer



ChE Undergraduate Computers
Laboratory at Iacocca Hall

Chemical Engineering Industrial
Placement (Recent Years)

Air Products & Chemicals

Akzo





Alcoa




Amoco Chemicals

ARCO

Allied
-
Signal


Bayer AG



Binny & Smith


B.F. Goodrich



BOC Gases




Dow Chemical

DuPont

Elf
-
Atochem



ExxonMobil





FMC


Foster Wheeler


GE Corporation


IBM


International Paper


Lonza


Merck


National Starch


Proctor & Gamble


Rhone
-
Poulenc


Union Carbide


Graduate schools

Typical Placement of B.S. in

Chemical Engineering Graduates


Industry

53.2%

2.7%

Government

2.0%

Returned to Home Country

1.1%

Unemployed

8.3%

Other

Unknown Employment

19.0%

Graduate/Professional School

13.8%

Typical Employment, Salaries,
and Signing Bonuses


Deloitte Consulting


Merck & Company


Air Products


IBM


Pfizer


Accenture


Aventis Pasteur


Global Technology


$58,000

$54,000 + $5,000 bonus

$54,500

$52,000 + $4,000 bonus

$55,000

$55,000
-

$57,000

$45,000

$50,000 +

Typical Employment, Salaries,
and Signing Bonuses


ExxonMobil


Andersen Consulting


Philips
Semiconductor


$56,300 + $5,000 bonus

$54,000

$52,000


Average salary:

$53,706

Average signing bonus:

$4,800

Past Mean Engineering Starting Salaries

Source: National Association of Collages and Employers (NACE)

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Chemical Engineering Faculty


Prof. Blythe


Prof. Caram


Prof. Charles


Prof. Chaudhury


Prof. Chen


Prof. El
-
Aasser


Prof. Hencke


Prof. Hsu


Prof. Klein



Prof. Kothare


Prof. Luyben


Prof. McHugh


Prof. Schiesser


Prof. Silebi


Prof. Sircar


Prof. Stenger


Prof. Tuzla


Prof. Wachs

Mottos


The Student’s Dream


“Knowledge is Power”


Bert Harte [19th Century]




“Imagination is More Important than


Knowledge”


Albert Einstein [20th Century]

Environment

catalytic converters

recycled materials

waste reduction

Energy

petrochemicals

solar panels

fuel cells

Information

pentium
-
chip manufacture

semiconductors

optical fibers

Food

agriculture productivity

smart packaging

preservation

Materials

polymers/plastics

ceramics

coatings

Biotechnology

medical devices/diagnostics

genetic engineering

pharmaceuticals

Chemical

Engineering

Chemical Engineering Provides a Broad Foundation

for Greater Opportunities in Critical Technologies