Biochemical Engineering is the application of engineering principles to make high-value products from biochemical processes. The program provides a rigorous curriculum and innovative research in: Synthetic Biology, Materials, Bioenergy, Fermentation.

To develop, adapt, and disseminate knowledge and technologies for engineering and managing biochemical systems.

Degree Awarded: MS

Degree Code: MS_BCHE

Engineers are needed to transfer the plethora of biochemical discoveries including new drug products and biomaterials into manufacturing processes. The MSBioChemEngr degree provides students with an advanced engineering education; students learn to integrate diverse knowledge in engineering, chemical and biological sciences and gain skills in problem definition as well as use of advanced techniques of data analysis and presentation of original research results. The degree requires twenty-four semester hours of coursework, including ENGR 6910, Research Methods, and one hour of seminar (ENGR 8950) and six hours of thesis research. Contact the graduate coordinator for additional details.

School/College: College of Engineering

Driftmier Engineering Center
Athens, GA 30602-7501


Academic Department: College of Engineering

101 Driftmier Engineering Center
Athens, GA 30602-7501

Graduate Coordinator: Ramana Pidaparti


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