History of Department

The Department was established in 1996 to primarily train personnel to fill senior level positions in the chemical and allied industries.

The department strives for excellence in the field of Chemical Engineering with comprehensive higher national diploma teaching programme, and promotion of research activities aimed at addressing Ghana’s needs as well as contributing to the knowledge base of the Chemical Engineering discipline.

The Department of Chemical Engineering is nationally recognized for its best practice for chemical engineering teaching and is one of only two Chemical Engineering Departments in the country, and the only Department that trains students to the level of Higher National Diploma (HND) and Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Chemical Engineering.

The department currently has 16 teaching staff with six senior lecturers, runs a three-year HND programme in Chemical Engineering and a three-semester (1.5 years) BTech Chemical Engineering top-up program.