Careers in Chem, Bio & Pharm Engineering

Concerned with the transformation of raw materials into valuable products by chemical, biochemical or physical processes, chemical engineers are involved in the conception, design, construction, and operation of industrial plants. They participate in the manufacture of such products as pulp and paper, petrochemicals, fertilizers, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, minerals, plastics and cosmetics.

Chemical engineers also play key roles in the growing fields of biotechnology, nanotechnology, membrane technology and electronic materials processing.