Chemical and Biological Engineering

The chemical and biological engineering program at The University of Alabama derives its educational and scientific purpose from its responsibilities to and relationship with the citizens of Alabama and the international community of chemical engineering professionals. Our mission is to provide the technical workforce and expertise needed by the chemical and related industries.

In The News: UA professor weighs in on Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

A chemical and biological engineering professor weighs in on what the President’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement means for you. Online there have been several opinions about how not being a part of the Paris Climate Change Agreement would impact American air quality. President Donald Trump did… Read more

Sources: Fox 6 (Birmingham)

UA Engineering Student Wins Bioethics Essay Contest

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Kaylee O’Connor, a junior chemical and biological engineering student from Fort Worth, Texas, won first place in the Institute of Biological Engineering bioethics essay competition. O’Connor’s submission titled “The Cost of Compassion,” was initially chosen as one of the top five essays written on an ethical dilemma… Read more

In The News: Teams compete in the Edward K. Aldag, Jr. Business Plan Competition

Forty teams of entrepreneurs battled it out today in hopes of winning a $50,000 grand prize. The students competed in the Edward K. Aldag, Jr. Business Plan Competition. Some of the participants were University of Alabama students who founded Biogram, a start up company intended to develop a plan for… Read more

Sources: WVUA (Tuscaloosa) , Tuscaloosa News, Birmingham Business Journal

Business, Engineering Majors Win $50,000 in Business Plan Competition

Three undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are ready to take the next step in changing how life-saving medicines are stored and transported after winning the $50,000 grand prize at the Edward K. Aldag, Jr. Business Plan Competition recently at UA. Read more

Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Selected as UA’s SEC Achievement Award Winner

Officials of the Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday that Dr. Arunava Gupta, Distinguished University Research Professor, is the 2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama. Read more