Dedicated staff ensure day-to-day department operations run smoothly and provide numerous services to assist faculty and students. The Chair’s Office and Business Affairs deliver the majority of administrative assistance. Support Services and IT staff manage important department facilities and resources, including 53 research labs, two undergraduate labs, two computer labs, a polymers lab and a scanning electron microscope. Staff in the on-site machine shop use a state-of-the-art computer numerical control (CNC) machine and welding tools to assist with equipment repairs and design consultation. The Chemical Engineering Communications website helps undergraduates research, write, and format papers and presentations.