Chemical and Life Science Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering is organized to leverage advancements within chemical engineering by incorporating the areas of biotechnology, material science and nanotechnology, as well as chemical and bioprocessing. This program exemplifies VCU’s continuing commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and has been recognized nationally and internationally. Our students apply fundamental skills from the classroom to specific areas of research in emerging technologies.


M4ALL-P Partnership

VCU Engineering’s Medicines for All Institute partners with industry to secure the domestic pharmaceutical supply chain

To prevent domestic shortages of critical medications, the Medicines for All Institute, based in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering, has joined forces with pharmaceutical industry leaders to bring manufacturing of vulnerable pharmaceuticals and their ingredients back to the United States.