Carnegie Mellon's Department of Chemical Engineering prides itself on its dedication, impact, collaboration, creativity, empathy and compassion, inclusion, integrity, and sustainability. Together, these values create an environment that fosters innovation and advancement.

Dedication: reflected in our distinctive work ethic and in our commitment to excellence

Impact: reflected in our commitment to address critical issues facing society regionally, nationally and globally

Collaboration: reflected in our interdisciplinary approach, our focus on internal and external partnerships and our capacity to create new fields of inquiry

Creativity: reflected in our openness to new ideas and forms of expression, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take risks and entrepreneurial spirit

Empathy and compassion: reflected in our focus on improving the human condition and on the personal development of the members of our community

Inclusion: reflected in a culture and climate that seeks, welcomes and advances talented minds from diverse backgrounds

Integrity: reflected in our adherence to the highest ethical standards in personal and professional behavior, and in our commitment to transparency and accountability in governance and everything we do

Sustainability: reflected in our shared commitment to lead by example in preserving and protecting our natural resources, and in our approach to responsible financial planning