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Areas of study and research emphasize biotechnology, reaction engineering, materials science and transport phenomena. Specific areas include activated carbons, advanced separation systems, biomimetics, biomass conversion, biochemical engineering, bioremediation, catalytic conversion of light hydrocarbons, chemical vapor deposition of electronic materials, controlled drug delivery, environmental pollution control, enzyme technology, fluidization, intelligent processing of materials, membrane science and technology, nanotechnology, polymer science, process systems engineering, semiconductor crystal growth, short-contact time reactors and value-added agricultural products.
The Department of Chemical Engineering has modern, well-equipped research laboratories for transport phenomena, environmental pollution control, materials science and engineering, chemical reaction engineering and biochemical engineering. Specialized instrumental capabilities include laser-Doppler velocimetry, high-speed videography, Fourier-transform infrared spectrometry, catalyst preparation equipment, electrodialysis, fermentors, tubular gas reactors, gas and liquid chromotography, mass spectrometry, polymer characterization equipment such as dynamic mechanical analysis, gas adsorption analysis, chemical vapor deposition reactors, membrane permeation systems, ultra-high temperature furnaces and more.
Required Courses: * Chemical Engineering Analysis I
* Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
* Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering
* Advanced Transport Phenomena I
* Graduate Seminar in Chemical Engineering
Students interested in the Master of Science in Academic Advising program must apply to the K-State Graduate School and be admitted as degree-seeking students before enrolling in classes. Admission decisions will be based on a combination of factors, including prior academic achievement, the nature of a students academic preparation, and the relatedness of the programs offering to a students goals. In general, a student with a bachelors degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 from an accredited institution can expect to be admitted to the masters degree program.
Students who have completed only a bachelors degree and have a cumulative grade point average below a 3.0 are required to submit current Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores. Students may not enroll in classes as a nondegree K-State Global Campus student.
Applicants to graduate degree programs pay a non-refundable application fee of:
* $50 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and
* $75 for international applicants
English Language RequirementsIELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79
Most graduate students are able to finance their education with a variety of financial assistance tools specific to graduate school:
* Graduate Assistantships: Funded by individual departments and graduate programs, teaching, research and graduate assistantships are awarded based on a student's ability and promise.
* Graduate Fellowships
* Loans: Loans are available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have successfully applied for financial assistance
* Traineeships: Traineeships are offered through the university or departments that have federally supported traineeships.
Kansas State University has been providing quality education to the residents of Kansas, the country and the world for the last 150 years.
Located in a community with nearly 60,000 people and more than 24,000 students, we are able to provide a safe and supportive environment for our students.
Kansas State University has 3 campus locations, two of which, Manhattan and Salina, have complete academic programs and on-campus housing. Olathe is the third and newest extension of the university, focusing on collaborating with industry and Kansas City K-12 schools.
Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools since 1916.