Paper Science & Engineering

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Housed dually in the Colleges of Engineering and Natural Resources, with it’s 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:

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

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  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Business
  • Sustainable Materials and Technology
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  • Critical Thinking
  • Management Practices
  • Hands-On Experience with Equipment
  • Research
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