Programs:

Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering is the study, application, and practice of using chemical technologies to make products through the systematic manipulation, conversion, and transformation of materials, chemicals, and energy.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

This program will provide students with knowledge in a chosen area of specialty beyond the MASc degree through a research-intensive program. Students will take courses to enhance technical understanding and complete a doctoral disertation under the supervision of a professor. Students are expected to make a novel and world-class contribution to the body of scientific knowledge, participate in the academic process, and dissementate their discoveries through scholarly publications.

Areas of Research

  • Biomaterials & Bioprocessing: Drug delivery, tissue engineering, biocompatible surfaces, bioseparations, membranes, bioreactors, pharmaceutical processing
  • Polymer Science and Engineering: polymer synthesis and characterization, polymer reaction engineering, polymer and particulate processing, paper chemistry, nanotechnology, interfacial engineering
  • Process System Engineering and Control: process systems design, process control, optimization, supply chain planning and scheduling, data mining, multivariate statistical methods
  • Materials and process modelling computation: molecular modeling, computational fluid dynamics, energy systems, alternatives fuels/energy, waste water treatment, life cycle analyses
Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Completion of a research Master’s degree
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time
Typical Entry:
September, January, May
Typical Deadline:
September Admission: International Students - March 1st, Canadian/Permanent Residents - May 1st
January Admission: International Students - July 1st, Canadian/Permanent Residents - October 23rd
May Admission: International Students-Nov 1, Domestic Students - March 1st

Degree Options

Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.)Degree Details

Length:
2 years
Required Credential:
Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in engineering or physical science backgrounds
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Completion of a research Master’s degree
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time