University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Welcome to Chemical and Biological Engineering.


Manos Mavrikakis

Manos Mavrikakis 
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Paul A. Elfers Professor, and Chair
Chemical and Biological Engineering
College of Engineering



Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UW-Madison. Our Department has a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. The consistently strong emphasis on fundamentals provides our students with the solid background needed to succeed in their careers in both academic and industrial environments. As a result, many of our graduates are leaders in chemical engineering throughout the world. Undergraduate and graduate students at Wisconsin experience an environment that is characterized by a unique diversity of opportunities, ranging from cutting-edge highly impactful world-class research, to service and outreach activities and to international educational programs, both within the department and across campus — UW-Madison as a whole ranks consistently as one of the world's leading universities and for decades our department has maintained the highest rankings in both undergraduate and graduate programs. We hope you find this web site interesting and informative. To learn more, contact us at 608-262-1092 or Thanks for visiting!