Make a difference in the world through research that captures your curiosity.

As a graduate student in the Department of Chemical Engineering, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with our internationally recognized researchers. We prioritize discovery, strong supervisor-student connections, and interdisciplinary partnerships.

We offer research-oriented programs at both the masters and doctoral levels. Graduates of our programs are well-suited to international careers in industry and academia.

Curious about graduate studies at Queen’s Chemical Engineering? Learn more:


Master of Engineering (MEng)

1 year: Course work

MEng Program Information

Master of Applied Science (MASc)

1.5 - 2 years: Course work, seminar, and thesis

MASc Program Information


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

4 years: Research, seminars, comprehensive exam, thesis

PhD Program Information

Research and Facilities

Queen’s Chemical Engineering specializes in bioengineering, materials and interfaces, process systems engineering and systems biology, and clean energy and sustainable environment. Activities range from developing new bio- and polymeric materials and production techniques to understanding how the dynamic structure of a chemical process limits potential performance. Collaboration is the lifeblood of our department – among our researchers, across the university, and around the world.

The Department of Chemical Engineering is based in Dupuis Hall, a multi-purpose facility with extensive research laboratories, and large- and small-group teaching classrooms.

Program Contact

Graduate Studies Program Assistant
Laurie Phillips
613-533-6000 ext. 74830
Dupuis Hall, Room 201