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.