Department of Chemical Engineering

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Department of Chemical Engineering

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In October of 1985 the School of Chemical Engineering established within the Department of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences with John Easton as its chairperson. In 1988 the summer co-op program started. In 1990 the Bachelor of Technology, Chemical Engineering changed to a Bachelor of Engineering. In 1991 the 8 month co-op program began, and in 1992 the school was awarded accreditation from Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. In 1999 the Department name change from Department of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences, School of Chemical Engineering to Department of Chemistry, Biology and Chemical Engineering. In 2000 the MASc/MEng program in Chemical Engineering and joint PhD program with DalTech (Dalhousie) approved by Academic Council and submitted to OCGS for approval, and the University Analytical Centre for chemical analysis opens. The MEng and MASc degrees approved by OCGS in December, 2000. In May of 2003 the Academic Council approves restructuring of the Department of Chemistry, Biology and Chemical Engineering to form two separate departments: the Department of Chemistry and Biology and the Department of Chemical Engineering.


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