Ø Background to the program and subject area:
The Chemical Engineering Department was established in 1978. The Department has established itself as the primary supplier of B.S. chemical engineers in Jordan. The Chemical Engineering B.Sc. programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,https://www.abet.org, the recognized U.S. accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing , engineering and technology.
Furthermore; the department launched the master degree program by1986 which made the department a research force to be reckoned in Jordan. The Department offices are located in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at the University of Jordan.
The Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Jordan prides itself on preparing its students for creative careers in industry, academia, and government. The department is a community of outstanding researchers, experienced educators, distinguished engineers, and talented students.
Research activities undertaken by the faculty span a wide range of chemical engineering topics including, but not limited to, separation processes, transport phenomena, reaction engineering, molecular thermodynamics, membrane processes, safety engineering, renewable energy, wastewater treatment, and computer aided design.
Moreover, the department is well equipped for teaching and research facilities. For teaching purpose; the lecture halls are equipped with the latest teaching technology including interactive boards, data show, projectors and computers. Likewise the teaching laboratories such as fluid mechanics, the heat transfer and mass transfer, the reaction, which are used to insight the theoretical knowledge to the practical application. On the other hand, the research laboratories involve many up to date equipment in order to facilitate the currently undertaken research in the department including fuel processing, analytical chemistry, membrane processes and desalination, biochemical engineering, safety engineering. Computer halls for both undergraduate and graduate students are also available.
Currently, there are sixteen faculty members in the department with different academic affiliations of assistant professors, associate professors and professors. It worth’s mentioning that all the academic staff in the department are well educated and have obtained their degrees from highly ranked universities in North America, Great Britain and Europe.
Ø Vision statements of the program:
To be one the leading Departments of Chemical Engineering in Jordan and the Arab world where the fundamentals of science, the principles of chemical engineering, and the highest professional and moral conduct are fused into multi-disciplinary teaching and research programs aimed at producing world-class graduates and research.
Ø Mission statements of the program:
Our mission is to provide students with quality chemical engineering education, provide services, and carry out basic and applied research. The program mission is in full agreement with stated University and College missions.
Ø Program Aims:
Graduates of the chemical engineering program are expected within a few years of graduation to:
1. Demonstrate their ability to integrate and apply knowledge, skills, professional ethics and leadership at national, regional and global levels.
2. Demonstrate their ability to work successfully both independently and in team functioning effectively as responsible professionals.
3. Establish themselves as distinguished professionals in industry, academia and other related fields.
4. Develop themselves in post-graduate studies in chemical engineering or allied fields.
Ø Student enrollment for the last four years:
**The numbers in the Table are based on the documents from the Unit admission and registration.