Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering - Mizzou Engineering

Earn a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and prepare for a career in academia and research, or for high-paying leadership roles in industry. You’ll study advanced heat and momentum transfer, advanced mass transfer, advanced chemical engineering thermodynamics and chemical reaction engineering science.

Take advantage of cross-campus collaboration opportunities, and conduct research in areas such as:

  • Bioprocess and Food Process Engineering
  • Catalysis
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Electrochemistry and Atomic Layer Deposition
  • Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Materials for Environmental Sensing
  • Micro / Nano Devices
  • Neuroengineering
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Soft Materials and Bioelectronics
  • Theranostic nano-delivery devices
  • Thin Films and Nanocoatings
  • Water Studies and Sustainability

To apply to the Graduate Program in Chemical Engineering, please go to

Further information about pursuing at Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri can be found at the below links:

General Degree and Admissions Information
Program Info and Funding Opportunities
Admissions Criteria, Application Materials and Department Contact Info
Graduate Handbook