Chemical and Process Engineering
Te Tari Pūhanga Tukanga Matū
Chemical and Process Engineers develop the most sustainable production pathways to provide society with water, food, energy, and consumer goods.
We are driven by a desire to make the world a materially better place. Optimising the production and manufacture of life’s necessities, we lift populations from absolute poverty, lessen human’s impact on the environment, and make the most of our natural resources.
Our engineers are also involved in cutting-edge industries including pharmaceuticals, environmental management, energy production and management, waste processing, alternative fuel production, and nanotechnology.
Where could a qualification in Chemical and Process Engineering take you?
Our students apply their creativity and skills in chemistry, physics and mathematics to real-world problems. Find out more.
Our postgraduates contribute to well-resourced, cutting-edge research projects and courses. Explore your options.
Contact our internationally recognised collegial team, and view our full research and publications profiles.
Ben Houlton shares his UC story, Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Chemical and Process Engineering, studying towards a Master of Engineering with an endorsement in Chemical and Process Engineering.
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