History of Chemical Engineering

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

 The Department of Chemical Engineering was established by the Senate of the University, under the chairmanship of Prof. Pita Ejiofor, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, in September 2001. The first and second academic year students were admitted for the undergraduate programme in the 2001/2002 academic years. The first year students of the Continuing Education Programme (CEP) were also admitted in the same academic year.

VISION

The Department of Chemical Engineering has as its vision to be the best Engineering Department in the Faculty of Engineering, the University and indeed to be ranked among the best Chemical Engineering Departments in the nation and the world at large.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Department of Chemical Engineering is committed to:

  1. The provision of quality training to students through teaching and research to enable impartation of self confidence and result oriented ability, acceptance of obligations and responsibility, and the desire for life-long education and creativity.
  2. The training of engineering manpower who will positively impact government, industry and academia through the provision of expertise for national development.

The production of engineering graduates with a wide and ordered knowledge in the discipline area and high ethical stand in personal and professional life.