The predecessor of Departmentof Chemical Engineering and Environmental Biology was the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, which was established in 1949 when Dalian University of Technology was founded. The School of Chemical Engineering was then founded in 1984. In 2003, the Schoolof Environmental Science and Engineering and Faculty of Bioengineering were carved out from the School of Chemical Engineering and became the School of Environment and Life Science. Subsequently, in January 2010, School of Chemical Engineering and School of Environment and Life Science merged to form the Department of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Life Science. Departmentof Chemical Engineering and Environmental Life Science was one of the strongest department in Dalian University of Technology, thisDepartment consists of School of Chemical Engineering College, School of Chemistry, School of Environment, School of Life Science and Technology, School of Chemical Mechanical Engineering and Safety, School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology and the state main laboratory of fine chemicals engineering.