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Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering Department


Researchers, process engineers, failure analysis engineers, and biomedical device engineers-graduates of the Department of Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering find jobs in Silicon Valley and beyond. Our alumni work in the traditional industries of petroleum processing and metallurgy, as well as in industrial sectors as diverse as semiconductors and microelectronics, biomedical devices, nanotechnology and biotechnology, alternative energy and environmental remediation. In addition to bachelor's and master's degrees in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering and materials engineering, we offer undergraduate minors in biomedical engineering and materials science and engineering. A high percentage of our graduates pursue doctorates in graduate schools across the country. The BS Materials Engineering and BS Chemical Engineering programs are both accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,