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The Department of Chemical Engineering (DCE) of the Engineering School of the University of Patras was established in 1977. The mission of DCE is to produce chemical engineers educated in research, development and optimization of methods for production of industrial products, in materials technology, in environmental protection and in energy production.
DCE follows the modern trends and international dynamics of the science of chemical engineering, which pioneers in areas such as biotechnology and biological engineering, nanotechnology and renewable and alternative energy forms, being a center of excellence in several of these areas.
Education and research in DCE are carried out according to international quality standards and have resulted in numerous distinctions of the Department, faculty and alumni who have proven able to meet successfully in the highly competitive Greek, European and international environment.
ChemEngUP organizes the 1st Alumni Symposium, in the context of celebrating 40 years of operation. The Symposium will take place at the Conference and Cultural Centre of the University of Patras on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 June 2018 and is open to all graduates of all programs of study, undergraduate and graduate, as well as all those who have...
We are delighted to announce that Professor Constantinos G. Vayenas has been elected as Foreign Member by the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The announcement of NAE, February 8, 2017, stated that Professor Constantinos G. Vayenas was elected to NAE "For fundamental studies on electrochemical modification of catalytic activity leading to...
In Athens on the first of November 2017, an event was organised to mark the international accreditation of the Diploma of the Department of Chemical Engineering of University of Patras, as an Integrated Master of Engineering (MEng) to the level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). This is the first time that a Greek Higher Education...
Prof. Dionissios Mantzavinos has assumed the role of Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology. The journal, with an impact factor of 3.135, belongs to the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) and is published by Wiley. It covers most of the topics of chemical and biochemical engineering and technology, while its...
In the Applied Mathematics Laboratory there is conducted every Monday 15.00-18.00 and since 1989 an advanced Course-Seminar, associated with subjects of Mathematical Methods in Science and Technology. The duration of the developed subjects is usually annual and their content is decided every year by the attenders, which vary between 10 and 16...
The Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, becomes the first Greek University Department, awarding an internationally accredited Diploma. The 5-year, 300 ECTS, Diploma is accredited by an independent international organization as an Integrated Master of Engineering (MEng), qualified at Level 7 of the European Qualifications...