The department of chemical engineering was found by the name “chemical engineering establishment project” under department of industrial technique (present: the department of information technology engineering). The department started accepting first batch of student in 1994. The department has been move to CCA building in 2000. The new building consists of 3-storey unit operations laboratory, practical laboratory, chemical laboratory, administrative office, staff and researchers offices, and lecture rooms.
Presently, the department possesses 5 programs in the bachelor, master, and PhD levels. The staff consist of 21 lecturers, 19 PhD and 2 master degrees.