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Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering at Monash University

Established in 1961, we are one of the leading Chemical Engineering Departments in Australia and pride ourselves in our commitment to outstanding research and teaching. Our mission is to create fundamental knowledge and pioneer technologies in the chemical engineering sciences. Our undergraduate programs are modern and relevant to today’s and tomorrows engineers. With outstanding academic staff and well funded research programs, our facilities provide excellent opportunities for postgraduate research work leading to Masters or PhD degrees.






ChemEng Focus - Volume 9, Issue 2


Monash PhD student designing 'smart' drugs using nanoparticles

Imagine a tablet that could reduce the side effects of cancer treatment by releasing a dose of medication at a particular organ or tissue.
Georgia Clayfield and Benjamin Lee

Global minerals institute digs high achieving Monash students

Georgia Clayfield and Benjamin Lee have been rewarded for dedication to their studies at Monash University. Both Georgia and Benjamin are outstanding engineering students, and for their efforts they have received Awards for Academic Achievement from the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Image credit: CSIRO

Dr Matthew Hill

Dr Matthew Hill has joined the Department of Chemical Engineering as Associate Professor. This is a joint appointment alongside his current role as Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO.
L to R: Professor Cordelia Selomulya, Adrian Freckleton, Dr Roya Khalil, and Yong Wang from COFCO NHRI

New grant to pave the way for valuable dairy industry research

The Australian dairy industry is set to reap significant benefits from a new research partnership with China, thanks to a million dollar grant from the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF).