Our Mission

CME Vision Statement

The vision of the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department is to be a dynamic, diverse, collaborative community that achieves innovation, excellence, and leadership in chemical and materials engineering education and research.

CME Mission Statement

Our commitment to academic excellence goes beyond expanding students’ knowledge, and cultivates practices that lead to invention, lifelong learning and leadership skills, so that the graduates can respond effectively to changing professional and societal needs. Our students are well prepared for a career in industry or for advanced studies in academia as they gain a solid foundation in chemical or materials engineering principles and design through participation in transformative interdisciplinary faculty research, and interactions with cutting-edge technologies in California high-tech industries and with global partners.