Welcome to the Cain Department of Chemical Engineering in LSU's College of Engineering. The department is a leader in research, teaching,
and service in a field that is crucial to the economy of the Gulf South. It is the
largest and most active chemical engineering department at both the undergraduate
and graduate levels in the state. The department has received international recognition
for its contributions to chemical engineering research, education, and service. In
addition, the doctoral program received a "commendation for excellence" from the previous
review by the Board of Regents.