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Courses offered by Chemical Engg Department

Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with chemical and physical processes used to develop and make many products. Chemical engineering applies fundamental principles in physics, math, chemistry, and biology to chemical and biochemical processes. When a new compound is discovered in the lab, this compound is nothing more than a laboratory sample unless a chemical engineer use his or her knowledge to quantify, scale up, test and produce the compound as a final product.
The curriculum is designed to equip the students with essential knowledge and necessary skills to enable him to undertake above tasks. In the first year, foundation is laid with courses on sciences, humanities, math and statistics, and professional communication. In subsequent years, the student is taught a wide spectrum of core as well as allied courses; such as fluid, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, reactor design, process control, process design, material science, etc. In addition, there is a wide pool of electives available to students, containing courses such as transport phenomena, chemical process technology, process plant safety, environmental pollution control, polymer technology, refrigeration and air-conditioning, biochemical engineering, combustion engineering, and petroleum refining, etc.   The curriculum emphasizes on hands-on session for each course as much as possible. This will help students design, explore new frontiers and advance their knowledge at a much deeper level. Finally, students get a chance to be a part of departmental research work during the curriculum by taking project based courses.
The department curriculum is constantly being updated to be in par with the latest technological development in the areas of chemical engineering.  
The latest curriculum can be downloaded by clicking here.

  • List Of Courses Offered

    Core Courses:

    ·         Chemical Process Calculus

    ·         Engineering Chemistry

    ·         Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

    ·         Heat Transfer

    ·         Fluid Mechanics

    ·         Numerical Methods For Chemical Engineers

    ·         Material Science and Engineering

    ·         Separation Processes

    ·         Kinetics and Reactor Design

    ·         Process Design Principles

    ·         Process Dynamics and Control


    Discipline Electives:

    ·         Transport Phenomena

    ·         Corrosion Engineering

    ·         Chemical Process Technology

    ·         Process Plant Safety

    ·         Bio-chemical Engineering

    ·         Environmental Pollution Control

    ·         Process Equipment Design

    ·         Advanced Process Control

    ·         Molecular and Statistical Thermodynamics

    ·         Modelling and Simulation in Chemical Engg

    ·         Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals

    ·         Colloids and Surface Chemistry

    ·         Polymer Science and Technology

    ·         Colloids and Interface Engineering

    ·         Atomic and Molecular Simulations




    The aerial robot, developed by students of BITS Pilani at the Dubai campus won the first position in the International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) held recently in  North Dakota, United States.


    The aerial robot, developed by students of BITS Pilani at the Dubai campus won the first position in the International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) held recently in  North Dakota, United States.

  • Chem-E-Car 2019

    Chemical Engineering students from BITS Pilani Dubai Campus were able to participate (with sponsorship) in the prestigious Chem-E-Car competition (Middle East region), which was organised as a part of MEPEC conference in Bahrain by AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers’) from 14th to 16th Oct 2019. Ms. Urvashi Satwani, Ms. Amaan Fathima, Ms. Jasiya Harris ,Ms. Sadhya Gulati, Ms. Shruthi Ravindran, Mr. Allan Barbosa.The BPDC Chem-E-Car team managed to win the most titles among the other teams as they bagged two awards: 1st Place in Poster Competition and Best Video Award 

  • 7th Undergraduate Research Competition conducted by Abu Dhabi University-2019

    Chemical Engineering Students have secured prestigious 1st place in Environmental Science section. Hearty congratulations to the winners and all finalists from BPDC. Student: Urvashi Satwani, Amaan Fathima, Mentor: Dr. Nishant Pandya, Prize Money: AED 5000.


    Dubai Municipality honoured the winners of the “INNOVATIONS FROM WASTE 2017” contest on 8thFebruary 2018. A group of 4 students (Abinaya, Krishna, Jithin and Sripriya) from our Chemical Engineering department mentored by Dr. B.G. Prakash Kumar have secured the first runner up position in the category “ VISION OF THE FUTURE ” for their proposal of “BLACK GOLD FROM VEGETABLE WASTE”. A prototype compost bin was developed to reduce our housing ecological footprint.

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