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The percent of Paper Science and Engineering graduates who find employment in their field after graduation.
The annual amount of scholarship funds available to Paper Science and Engineering students.
The year the Paper Science and Engineering Department became ABET accredited.


Karyn Biasca
Karyn Biasca was born and raised in southern California, but considers Wisconsin her true home. She is currently a professor and chair of the Paper Science and Engineering Department.

Prepare for a great career!

Paper Science and Chemical Engineering at UW-Stevens Point

Study the science and technology behind paper engineering in a field with nearly 100 percent job placement. The Paper Science and Engineering program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point nurtures students’ interest in math, chemistry, physics and engineering to prepare them for engineering careers in industries important to Wisconsin.

Hands-on experiences
Faculty members provide career guidance inside and outside the classroom through professional and extracurricular activities. These activities include:
  • touring industrial manufacturing facilities;
  • undergraduate research;
  • industrial internships;
  • participating in professional organizations;
  • attending professional meetings and seminars; and
  • working with our own coating and laminating machine and the world’s fastest student-run paper machine in our process engineering laboratory.
Graduates find jobs
Students have career opportunities in Wisconsin, across the country and around the world. About 50% of our graduates stay in Wisconsin. Many work in other countries. The map below shows where our alumni are!

Employers hire our graduates because they:
  • have a sound background in fundamental science and engineering principles;
  • understand related issues such as environmental protection, occupational health and safety, resource management and appropriate business skills;
  • are well-rounded professionals in terms of teamwork, communication and problem solving; and
  • have developed life-long learning skills and abilities.
Click on these links to learn more about Paper Science and Chemical Engineering scholarships and Career Fairs. Interested in the Chemical Engineering and Paper Science and Engineering programs? Email for more information and tour opportunities! We'd love to have you visit!

​​PS&E Academic Advisory Committee Meeting & Senior Design Presentations


Join us for this year's Senior Design Project Presentations and learn about what is happening with our Department at the annual Academic Advisory Committee Meeting.  Visit the meeting webpage for more informaton.  ​