Department of Chemical Engineering

About Department of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering was created in August 2008. However, before then, the University of Ilorin had been recruiting chemical engineers into the Departments of Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering such that the department did not suffer initial problem of staffing as chemical engineers within the system were relocated to start the program.

What We Offer

This program is designed such that graduates will be able to acquire and apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals in chemical engineering design and calculations. Objectives of the program include:

1. to educate students to meet the technological challenges of the future; 

2. to build the abilities of students so they can integrate knowledge from diverse sources; 

3. to prepare students to assume technological, leadership and managerial positions in industries and to be good citizens by serving their professional and civic communities. We focus on: 

a. Unit Operations

b. Process control and optimization

c. Chemical reaction engineering

d. Environmental engineering

e. Biochemical engineering

f. Petroleum processes

g. Polymer engineering

Upcoming Events

October 24, 2022

Resumption Of Final Year & Post Graduate Students

December 15, 2022

Commencement Of 2021/2022 Session