Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that applies the physical sciences (e.g., chemistry and physics) and/or life sciences (e.g., biology, microbiology and biochemistry) together with mathematics and economics to processes that convert raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms. In addition, modern chemical engineers are also concerned with pioneering valuable materials and related techniques – which are often essential to related fields such as nanotechnology, fuel cells and biomedical engineering. Within chemical engineering, two broad subgroups include 1) design, manufacture, and operation of plants and machinery in industrial chemical and related processes ("chemical process engineers"); and 2) development of new or adapted substances for products ranging from foods and beverages to cosmetics to cleaners to pharmaceutical ingredients, among many other products ("chemical product engineers").

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Chemical Heritage Foundation - Fellowships - Short-Term Fellowships (1–4 Months)
... Doan Fellowships in the History of the Chemical Industries Doan Fellowships are available to scholars doing research on topics related to chemical engineering and industry with the collections at CHF ... The Société Fellowship is designed to stimulate public understanding of the chemical industries ... sponsors historical research that promotes public understanding of the chemical sciences ...
Laxminarayan Institute Of Technology
... Technology (LIT) is a premier government aided institute of higher education in the field of chemical engineering and technology in Nagpur, India, established in 1942 ... It is one of the oldest and top engineering college for Chemical Engineering in India ... It ranks second only to UICT Mumbai in Maharashtra for chemical engg studies ...
Chemical Engineering - Related Fields and Topics
... Today, the field of chemical engineering is a diverse one, covering areas from biotechnology and nanotechnology to mineral processing ... Biochemical engineering Bioinformatics Biomedical engineering Biomolecular engineering Biotechnology Ceramics Chemical process modeling Chemical Technologist Chemical reactor Chemical weapons Cheminformatics ...
Li Shouheng - Biography
... Li founded and led the Department of Chemical Engineering at Zhejiang University, which is the first chemical engineering department in China ... The first BEng of Chemical Engineering students graduated from his department in 1928 ... In May 1938, Li was designated the acting dean of the engineering faculty of Zhejiang University, by then university president Coching Chu ...
Leverhulme Medal (Royal Society) - List of Recipients
... contributions to the application of chemical science to industry" — 1978 Warner, FrederickFrederick Warner "for his outstanding work as consulting engineer both nationally and internationally in many branches of ...

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