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  Chemical engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the application of physical science (in particular chemistry and physics) and mathematics to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms.
As well as producing useful materials, chemical engineering is also concerned with pioneering valuable new materials and techniques; an important form of research and development.
Chemical engineers are now engaged in the development and production of a diverse range of products, as well as in commodity and specialty chemicals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chemical_engineering   (790 words)

 Chemical engineering - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Chemical engineering is the application of science, in particular chemistry, along with mathematics and economics to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms.
Chemical Engineering largely involves the design and maintenance of chemical processes for large-scale manufacture.
Not all real processes, such as reactive distillation, are simple unit operations, but consist of intertwined transport and separation processes.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/c/h/e/Chemical_engineering.html   (586 words)

 Clarkson University - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, in both teaching and research.
Chemical engineers engage in a spectrum of manufacturing, sales, and research activities in a variety of industries ranging from specialty chemicals to semiconductors and food processing.
Chemical engineering is also a good choice of major for students who want to enter medical school or law school.
www.clarkson.edu /chemeng   (324 words)

 Department of Chemical Engineering ::: CALTECH
At the present time, the chemical engineering faculty at Caltech is one of the most distinguished and innovative in the world, actively leading chemical engineering research into new areas of application and involvement.
Christina D. Smolke, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, was named as one of Technology Review's 2004 Top 100 Young Innovators of the World, in recognition for her work in the design of RNA-based technologies for regulation of gene expression and its applications in biosensors, therapeutics and imaging strategies.
John H. Seinfeld, Louis E. Nohl Professor and Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
www.che.caltech.edu   (342 words)

 ChemE Main Splash @ Stanford University
Chemical Engineering is a discipline that relates to numerous areas of technology.
The mission of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford is to provide professional training, development, and education for the next generation of leaders in the chemical sciences and engineering.
Chemical engineering is essential in these and other fields whenever processes involve the chemical or physical transformation of matter.
chemeng.stanford.edu   (160 words)

 Department of Chemical Engineering - University of California at Berkeley
Fréchet holds the Henry Rapoport Chair of Organic Chemistry and is a professor in both chemistry and chemical engineering.
Chemical Engineering Professor Emeritus Alan Foss died on February 22nd at age 76, after a long illness
Topping the list of highest-paid majors were chemical engineers who fetched $55,900 on average, followed by electrical engineering degrees at $52,899.
cheme.berkeley.edu   (945 words)

 Visual Encyclopedia
We have developed a visual encyclopedia of chemical engineering equipment for use in all undergraduate chemical engineering courses.
It is intended for use for use as a general reference for students in courses spanning the introductory course through the capstone design course, as well as for classroom presentation, for example prior to covering a given chemical engineering topic.
The over 100 pieces of chemical engineering equipment are organized into the nine categories shown in Table 1, and an index/glossary is also provided for ease of access.
www.che.utexas.edu /cache/visual_encyclo.html   (293 words)

 Chemical and Biological Engineering - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Today, Chemical engineering is making a paradigm shift with an increasing focus on biological systems and molecular engineering.
National Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of bioseparation.
Graduate students have access to state-of-the art laboratories and all are members of the Graduate Student Association, a formal organization within the department that elects officers, arranges social activities, addresses issues of importance to graduate students.
www.eng.rpi.edu /chme   (405 words)

 Chemical Engineering Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chemical Engineering Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)
Brunei Shell Petroleum will offer 32 scholarships, including five for BLNG, six quotas for mechanical engineering, seven for chemical engineering, four in...
The task of performing these balances is now aided by process simulators, which are complex software models (such as Aspen Plus, Pro II, Hysys, Dymola, ASCEND) that can solve mass and energy balances and usually have built-in modules to simulate a variety of common unit operations.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Chemical_engineering   (862 words)

 Wiley-VCH - Chemical Engineering & Technology
This is the journal for chemical engineers looking for first-hand information in all areas of chemical and process engineering.
Chemical Engineering and Technology is now in its 27th year of publication.
Chemical Engineering and Technology is supplemented by Engineering in Life Sciences which is the host for publications in this rapidly developing field.
www.wiley-vch.de /publish/en/journals/alphabeticIndex/2044   (136 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Technology: Chemical Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chemical Science Division - Oak Ridge National Laboratory - The mission is to create solutions to a broad spectrum of separations and chemical processing needs.
The History of Chemical Engineering - Contains an introduction to chemical engineering and a brief history of the profession.
Kolmetz.com - Chemical engineering consulting firm presents a collection of publications and presentations on various process engineering and design topics, from distillation and process optimization to catalyst selection and troubleshooting.
dmoz.org /Science/Technology/Chemical_Engineering   (562 words)

 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE 150 Academy St.
Mark A. Barteau, UD's Robert L. Pigford Chair of Chemical Engineering and chairperson of the Department of Chemical Engineering, is among the NAE's 76 new U.S. members and nine foreign associates.
Academy membership is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice or education.
www.che.udel.edu   (437 words)

 Yale University - Faculty of Engineering
This period was marked by outstanding contributions to the chemical engineering literature through a number of textbooks and treatises by Yale faculty and, later, Yale graduates.
The common thread that runs through all the research is the emphasis on fundamental understanding of the basic chemical and physical processes that underlie chemical engineering problems.
Students are also encouraged to explore collaborative projects involving faculty from other science departments such as Chemistry, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, the research units of the Yale School of Medicine and the School of Management.
www.eng.yale.edu /content/DPChemicalEngineering.asp   (412 words)

 WPI Department of Chemical Engineering - Welcome
The Department of Chemical Engineering at WPI has had a long and illustrious history of educating generations of chemical engineers and engaging in research and scholarship at the frontiers of academic inquiry.
If you are a high school student considering chemical engineering at WPI, we encourage you to take a closer look and visit us.
You may choose a chemical engineering concentration in biochemical, biomedical, environmental, or materials.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/ChemEng   (280 words)

 ChE 2005
Preston Durrill, Professor Adjunct in the Department of Chemical Engineering, received a Faculty Appreciation Day Student's Choice Award from the Virginia Tech Student Alumni Associates.
In addition to teaching undergraduate courses in both Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech, Professor Durrill is actively engaged in undergraduate advising in the chemical engineering department.
Bill is a former President of AIChE and is currently chairman of the Chemical Engineering Advisory Board.
www.che.vt.edu   (187 words)

 BUBL LINK: Chemical engineering
Provides access to a historical research library catalogue, publications including History of Chemistry Wallcharts, Chronology of Chemical Information Science and Pharmaceutical Innovation, a virtual tour of the CHF building and a magazine reporting on CHF's activities and on other news of the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the chemical process industries.
Collection of information about chemical companies in Europe, covering chemicals management, legal issues, trade policies, facts and figures relating to the growth of the chemical industry, costs and prices, and employment, and details of improvements taking place in science education.
Traces the development of chemical engineering from its beginnings in the UK to present-day developments.
bubl.ac.uk /link/c/chemicalengineering.htm   (449 words)

 Cleveland State University || Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at CSU has since grown as an integral part of the degree-granting departments in the Fenn College of Engineering.
The Department of Chemical Engineering also administers specializations in Chemical Engineering and Applied Biomedical Engineering (ABE) as part of the Doctor of Engineering Program in the College of Engineering.
In addition to local chemical companies, the Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Department maintains continuing relationships with The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, The Ohio Aerospace Institute, and the NASA Glenn Research Center.
www.csuohio.edu /chemical_engineering   (229 words)

 Penn Engineering > Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering [CBE]
Penn Engineering > Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering [CBE]
We are the country's oldest continuously operating degree-granting program in Chemical Engineering and since our inception in 1893 we have been at the forefront of defining the frontiers of the field.
The department is currently made up of 15 distinguished faculty who maintain research programs in a wide range of areas including, biomolecular engineering, catalysis and reaction engineering, systems engineering, surface and colloid science, among others.
www.seas.upenn.edu /cheme/chehome.html   (153 words)

 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Once emissions are reduced, lean-burning engines will eventually replace their rich-burning counterparts, therefore increasing overall fuel efficiency.
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Peter Vekilov has received the award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship at the associate professor level from the University of Houston for his pioneering research to identify ways to mitigate the harmful effects of debilitating diseases such as sickle cell anemia, cataracts, diabetes and Alzheimer's.
Richard Willson, professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and biochemical and biophysical sciences, and John Wolfe, professor of electrical and computer engineering, serve as co-investigators for the project.
www.chee.uh.edu   (219 words)

 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering : School of Engineering : Tufts University
The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at Tufts University strives to provide a program of study that includes a broad introduction of the biological sciences and technologies within the context of an ABET-accredited B.S. of Chemical Engineering degree program.
Traditionally, chemical engineers provided the knowledge to develop and scale-up processes needed by the chemical and petroleum industries.
This wide-spanning yet thorough scientific acumen, and the analytical and critical thinking skills that accompanied an engineering education, soon enabled chemical engineers to function effectively in almost any scientific or technology-based field.
ase.tufts.edu /chemical   (366 words)

 Department of Chemical Engineering-University of Massachusetts Amherst
ltimately, the role of chemical engineers is to apply chemistry, especially biological, organic, and inorganic chemistry.
To make all these things, chemical engineers combine chemistry, mathematics, physics, biology, economics, management, and computer science.
Throughout the world, UMass Chemical Engineering is particularly known for four areas:
www.ecs.umass.edu /che   (216 words)

 Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering - SCS - UIUC
The collaborative research units were from the University of Illinois, U/C, Dupont, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Texas, Arlington.
Professor Richard I. Masel, founder of the fuel cell company Tekion, was the recipient of a 2005 Innovation Discovery Award sponsored by the Vice Chancellor for Research of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Champaign County Economic Development Council.
We are saddened to report that Professor James W. Westwater, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering from 1962 to 1980 has passed away.
www.scs.uiuc.edu /chem_eng   (603 words)

 'chemical engineering @ edinburgh web site
Chemical Engineering, which is celebrating 50 years this academic year, is part of the School of Engineering and Electronics (SEE), which includes the other three main engineering disciplines of electrical and electronic engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineering.
details of the staff who deliver the undergraduate chemical engineering curriculum
details of the chemical engineering related research in SEE and postgraduate study
www.chemeng.ed.ac.uk   (83 words)

 MIT OpenCourseWare | Chemical Engineering
The mission of the Department of Chemical Engineering is to be the global leader in chemical engineering education and research.
We train students to be the best in shaping and solving complex problems, particularly the translation of molecular information and discovery into products and processes.
Our programs are enriched by an emphasis on leadership; fundamental understanding of physical, chemical, and biological processes; engineering design and synthesis skills; and interdisciplinary perspectives on technological, economic, and social issues.
ocw.mit.edu /OcwWeb/Chemical-Engineering/index.htm   (190 words)

 UMass Lowell Home Page: UML Department of Chemical Engineering
Join the thousands of successful UMass Lowell alumni who are working in industry, academia and research in the chemical engineering field.
The Chemical Engineering Department prepares students for promising careers in this highly diversified discipline.
Building upon a student's high school training in science and engineering, the program provides a basic foundation from which graduates can develop their skills by entering general engineering practice or pursuing an advanced degree.
www.uml.edu /college/engineering/chemical   (178 words)

 Chemical Engineering
This is an exciting time for Chemical Engineering at Auburn.  Five new faculty members (Mark Byrne, Mario Eden, Bob Ashurst, Virginia Davis and Jin Wang) have joined the department since 2003.
Additionally, our undergraduate curricula has been significantly restructured to meet the changing requirements of the industrial and academic employers of our graduates.  The newest changes reflect the current importance of biological topics in chemical engineering and include a core biology course and biochemistry.
Chemical engineering recognizes graduate students for teaching excellence 
www.eng.auburn.edu /programs/chen   (230 words)

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