• Top Ranked Program 

    UCSB's Chemical Engineering graduate program ranked No. 6 among public universities and No. 9 overall in U.S. News and World Report's 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings. 

  • Modeling, Theory & Simulation

    Theoretical and simulation research to understand nanoscale materials and processes

  • Materials and Interfaces 

    Molecular chemistry and structural properties of materials, polymers, complex fluids and colloids

  • Bioengineering 

    Biochemical and biomedical engineering, biomaterials, and biotechnology for sensors, diagnostics, and therapeutics

  • Energy, Efficiency & Sustainability

    Chemical transformations for the interconversion, storage, and utilization of energy