Faculty of Engineering and Engineering Technology

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE PROGRAMME

The academic programme in the Department of Chemical Engineering started in the 1998/1999 Academic session with an initial intake of twenty–six students as Chemical Engineering Programme. This number rose by twenty-eight in 1999/2000 and by fifty-six in 2000/2001 session. During this time, the number of academic and non-academic staff stood at 7. At present, the staff strength of the Department is 18 permanent staff and 2 visiting lecturers, while the number of students has grown to 273.

The first batch of nine students graduated with B. Eng. (Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering during the 2002/2003 Academic Session. Three of them had Second Class (Honors) Upper Division.