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Chemical Engineering Research in New Zealand

Chemical Engineering Research in New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
Language of Instruction: 
Academic Disciplines: 
Chemical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Program Type: 
Research Abroad
  • Spend the summer doing C&PE research in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Participate in research at the University of Canterbury
  • Located in the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand
Program Summary: 

Opportunities exist for suitably qualified CPE students to spend a summer semester at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand conducting research projects in Chemical Engineering and related subjects.

Academic Information: 

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive 3 hours of academic credit granted by the University of Kansas for the course CPE 651 or CPE 661 (Honors): Undergraduate Problems in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.


Students will be housed in on-campus housing at the University of Canterbury. This is coordinated through the accommodation office at the university after a student is accepted to the program. 


Students are expected to meet with Dr. Weatherley prior to the decision date to discuss eligibility and research fit. 

Laurence R Weatherley PhD 

Chair and Spahr Professor of Chemical Engineering 



Deadlines Extended for Spring 2020 & Winter Break 2020 Programs !
List of Programs (PDF)

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