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It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Chemical and Biomolecular engineering is a highly versatile engineering discipline, and forms the cornerstone of many advanced technologies that seek to improve our quality of life. Chemical and Biomolecular engineering of today (and of tomorrow) is highly interdisciplinary, and involves a vibrant fusion of knowledge and ideas from a diversity of science and engineering disciplines.

NUS ChBE has always strived to be at the forefront of engineering research and education. While being a research-intensive and entrepreneurial department well known as disruptors and innovators in our research fields, we also place a strong emphasis on high impact education to prepare our graduates for current and future engineering. This has been reflected in the active engagement of our academic faculty and research staff with graduate and undergraduate students in cutting-edge research spanning numerous areas of Chemical and Biomolecular engineering and strong, mutually rewarding collaborations with the industries.

A unique differentiating feature of NUS ChBE is our relentless commitment towards nurturing our students to be the future leaders in research, engineering practice, industry, government, and entrepreneurship. To this end, we seek to provide a world-class and design-centric curriculum with strong local relevance synergized with a global outlook for our students. At the same time, we do our best to provide a vibrant, conducive, and supporting learning environment. Numerous overseas exchange programmes are available to equip our students with the all-important integrative skills, global experience and personal network developments. All these are designed to prepare NUS ChBE students for a lifelong enriching career and leadership opportunities Our continual efforts in promoting an integrative and multidisciplinary approach towards the chemical and biomolecular engineering research and education have resulted in NUS ChBE being ranked consistently as one of the top ten chemical engineering departments in the world by several internationally recognized ranking organizations, academic and industrial partners.

Finally, I sincerely hope that you will find useful information on our website, whether you are a prospective student, current student, alumni, academic or industry partner. If not, please feel free to contact us any time and we would be glad to assist. Once again, I look forward to meeting you in the near future. Welcome to NUS ChBE!

Bin LIU
Provost's Chair Professor and Head of Department