Paper Science & Engineering

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Housed dually in the Colleges of Engineering and Natural Resources, with its home in the Department of Forest Biomaterials, Paper Science & Engineering combines elements of chemical engineering, chemistry, environmental science, and business management. Students are exposed to science, engineering, and cutting-edge technology in a curriculum that emphasizes finding solutions to real-world problems and learning how to convert trees into everyday products from shipping and packaging materials to household items and medical supplies. It is the top-rated program of its kind in the nation.

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Courses include: Wood & Pulping Chemistry, Papermaking Technology, Paper Properties & Additives, Production & Operations Management, Process Control, Business Strategies, and Senior Design

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