The Gene and Linda Voiland School of

Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

The Voiland School offers degrees in chemical engineering and bioengineering that prepare leaders who solve the most important challenges facing our nation and the world. In recognition of the skills learned by studying in the Voiland School, salaries paid to chemical engineering and bioengineering graduates are among the highest earned by students graduating in any discipline.

Clean Energy – the Future is at WSU

Wang Named Fellow of AIChE

Dr. Yong WangWashington State University Voiland Distinguished Professor Yong Wang was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in May, just a couple months after being named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
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Zollars Named Fellow of ASEE

Dr. Richard ZollarsRichard Zollars, professor in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to engineering or engineering technology education, according to the ASEE website.
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CNNMoney Reports Chemical Engineering as the Best-Paying College Major

A story published on April 8 by CNNMoney reported the results of the most recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. The article was entitled “Best-paying college major: engineering”. It notes that “Majors in the engineering field dominated the association’s list of top-paying degrees for the class of 2011, with four of the top five spots going to engineering majors… Chemical engineers were offered the highest starting salaries this year—an average of $66,646.” go Read more about the report

Nehal Abu-Lail Awarded 3M Nontenured
Faculty Grant

Denny DavisNehal Abu-Lail recently received a 3M Nontenured Faculty Grant. This award is administered by 3M Research and Development in partnership with the Corporate Giving Program. It recognizes outstanding new faculty for the quality and pertinence of their research and is intended to help young faculty achieve tenure, remain in their teaching position, and conduct research. go View story with larger photo

Leader in Clean Technology Research

Voiland Clean Energy Research Ranks 10th in the Nation

The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering was recently featured on the front page of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News for its 10th place ranking among the top clean-technology universities in the nation by Shawn Lesser of Sustainable World Capital. go See the photo and story overview. go Read the full article about WSU's active clean technology research at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News.

About Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Chemical Engineers and Bioengineers devise innovative solutions to today's most pressing challenges — addressing our needs for clean, sustainable energy, maintaining and remediating the environment, and maintaining and improving the health of people everywhere. At WSU, we provide an education that prepares you to help meet these challenges. You can learn more about Chemical Engineering or Bioengineering at the Career Cornerstone website.

"No profession unleashes the spirit of innovation like engineering. From research to real-world applications, engineers constantly discover how to improve our lives by creating bold new solutions that connect science to life in unexpected, forward-thinking ways. Few professions turn so many ideas into so many realities. Few have such a direct and positive effect on people's everyday lives. We are counting on engineers and their imaginations to help us meet the needs of the 21st century."
— "Changing the Conversation: Messages for Improving Public Understanding of Engineering" (NAE) National Academy of Engineering.

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