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Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering

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.


The partnership of two laboratories of our department led to a front cover article publication of the ChemElectroChem Journal (IF 3.98). The laboratory of Chemical & Electrochemical Processes (Prof. Alexandros Katsaounis) with the collaboration of the laboratory of Nanotechnology and Advanced Μaterials (Prof. Costas Galiotis) published an...
Yannis Dimakopoulos, Georgios Makrigiorgos, Georgios Georgiou, John Tsamopoulos are the 2018 Walters Prize winners. The Editors of the Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics (JNNFM) and Elsevier announced the winners of the third Walters Prize. This annual award recognizes the best paper among those published within the previous year...
The partnership of three laboratories of our department led to an inside back cover article publication of the Nanoscale magazine (IF 7.23). The laboratory of Polymers led by professor Constantinos Tsitsilianis with the collaboration of the laboratory of Statistical Thermodynamics and Macromolecules (prof. Vlasis Mavrantzas) and the laboratory of...
The Vayenas International Symposium on Physical Chemistry and its Applications for Sustainable Development, is dedicated to honoring the lifetime achievements of Prof. Constantinos Vayenas, a renowned figure in the field of Physical Chemistry and beyond. This symposium will be held as part of 2019 Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit (SIPS...
Announces

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...
Announces

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...