Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Engineering at the cellular level.

The next big cancer drug. Algae biofuel. Nanodevice miniaturized surgical tools. These are just a few examples of what Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will bring to society. We work at the molecular and cellular level, interfacing between physical sciences and life sciences. Our achievements advance the fields of energy, nanotechnology, pharma, systems engineering, biotechnology, biomedical engineering and advanced materials processing.

To learn more about the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering department, visit our dedicated site.


Year One: What’s it like being a Bruin Engineer?

Last year, we asked newly admitted freshmen why they selected UCLA Samueli. A year later, after their fall and winter quarters, we followed up on what they thought of their first year as Bruin engineers.


After being impacted by suicide in his senior year of high school, Sahen Rai, a first-year computer science student, is using his newly learned skills to put numbers to feelings.

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