Chemical Engineering is a science and an art dealing with the relationship of physical and chemical changes. The chemical engineer understands how and why a given process works. He / She is able to design, set up and operates equipment to carry out the process. In general, a chemical engineer must be able to apply a scientific understanding in an integrated manner to solve real problems; Chemical engineers work in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing, specialty chemicals, microelectronics, electronic and advanced materials, polymers, business services, biotechnology, and environmental health and safety industries, mining and mineral processing industry, among others.
A chemical engineer is a creative person who requires fundamental working tools such as physical and chemical concepts, logical mind and an aptitude for the practical application of mathematics. The use of these tools permits the various principles to be achieved.
The first batch of graduates was at the end of the year 2000. This program was started in 1996 and is of five years duration.
The programmes offered in the departments are: