We comprises 6 institutes, including Institute of Chemical Engineering, UNILAB Research Center for Chemical Reaction Engineering, Institute of Polymer and Polymerization Engineering, Institute of Bioengineering, Institute of Pharmaceutical Engineering, and Institute of Industrial Ecology and Environment.

Between 2009 and 2019, CBE received 72 national or provincial awards including the National Award for Technological Invention and the National Award for Science and Technology Advances. In the same time frame, CBE received over 2600 research grants by various government agencies including the National Natural Science Foundation of China and Ministry of Science and Technology of China, with a annul research funding reaching RMB 159 million yuans. CBE published 270 SCI papers and 240 EI papers every year.