Johnson Hall Grand Opening

Johnson Hall, a new, $40 million College of Engineering facility and home to the School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University, opened Sept. 23.

The evolution of bioengineering

CBEE School Head Jim Sweeney reflects on advances in the field of bioengineering over the span of his career.

Brian Wood Awarded Overseas Fellowship

Brian Wood, professor of environmental engineering has been awarded a fellowship by the London Mathematical Society (LMS), the United Kingdom’s leading learned society for mathematics.

Silvia Colussi-Pelaez: Energy Balances and Mass Transport

In the gym and at school, balance is the key to success for this CBEE athlete. (Photo courtesy of Scobel Wiggins)

Bev Miller wins 'Play It Forward' Award

BIOE student athlete excels

The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University has its roots in one of the oldest and most respected chemical engineering departments in the western United States. OSU's undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering was first accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in 1917. The school has 29 faculty members who pursue a variety of research and teaching activities.  The graduate program boasts MEng, MS, and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Environmental Engineering.

Engineering News

OSU News Release

Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing

Dec 22, 2016
Faster production of advanced, flexible electronics is among the potential benefits of a discovery by researchers at Oregon State Universitys College of Engineering. … Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU, PNNL to lead part of a major national program in chemical process intensification

Dec 16, 2016
OSU and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories will co-direct a key component of a new five-year, $70 million advanced manufacturing institute.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Precise nerve stimulation via electrode implants offers new hope for paralysis patients

Nov 22, 2016
Patients with spinal cord injuries might one day regain use of paralyzed arms and legs thanks to research that demonstrates how limbs can be controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

New optofluidic technology taps power of diatoms to improve sensor performance

Nov 7, 2016
Researchers have combined one of natures tiny miracles, the diatom, with a version of inkjet printing and optical sensing to create an exceptional sensing device.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


Morals, Ethics, & Regulatory Compliance

Engineers operate in a framework of regulatory compliance in virtually every aspect of their professional activities.  Learning to foresee and understand the potential conflicts between the behavioral requirements of…

COE Faculty Development Workshop

This workshop focuses on proposal writing & success strategies for Federal Agencies and Industry partnerships.  Presenters include: COE Faculty Panel representing NIH, DOE, DOD, NASA The Office of…

Start Smart

Leadership Academy Pillar: Member Choice: PURPOSEFUL or PROFESSIONAL This workshop is for women students in Engineering and Business. It will teach you how to determine what employers are paying for the job you…

COE Faculty Development Workshop

This workshop focuses on managing your budgets at OSU. Presenters include: Luke McIlvenny, Shaun Bromagem, and Dana Ainsworth from the Business and Engineering Business Center (BEBC)…
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