About Undergrad Studies at ChemE

Chemical engineers combine chemistry, biology, math and design to solve global challenges and create innovative processes and products.

As one of the top chemical engineering programs in Canada, U of T Engineering is at the forefront of research to develop renewable fuels, use biotechnology to clean up pollution, manufacture products sustainably, create artificial organs, and fortify foods to address malnutrition. You’ll put theory to practice in innovative courses and laboratories, including the unique Unit Operations Lab, filled with large-scale industrial equipment and a two-storey distillation column. 

Areas of Focus

  • Biomolecular and Biomedical Engineering 
  • Bioprocess Engineering 
  • Chemical and Materials Process Engineering 
  • Environmental Science and Engineering  
  • Informatics 
  • Pulp and Paper 
  • Surface and Interface Engineering 
  • Sustainable Energy 

Sample PEY Co-op Employers

AGFA Graphics (Belgium)  

Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change 

Peel Plastic Products Ltd.  

Sanofi Pasteur 

Sample Career Trajectories

Advanced Manufacturing  



Food Fortification  

Management Consulting 


In your fourth year, you’ll get to design an industrial processing plant in just 10 weeks.

Read more about ChemE on Discover Engineering