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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.
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...
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...
On Friday, May 12 the Department of Chemical Engineering, condacted a Tree Planting Activity in the surrounding areas of our buildings. In the effort we make for the environmental and aesthetic upgrading of the Department, approximately 200 trees and shrubs were planted from voluntary work of the Department's students and staff. Tree planting is a...
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...
In the framework of the European Project Waste4Think experimental runs are in progress in the Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering and Environmental Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras (Greece) for the exploitation of used disposable nappies from nurseries, incontinence diapers from elderly houses and expired food...