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According to the School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, "Chemical engineering is the study and modeling of systems where heat and fluid flow are coupled with chemical reactions. Examples of systems are the human body, ground water, the atmosphere, the ocean, and chemical reactors. Natural systems are measured and modeled in order to understand present and future behavior. Man-made systems are specifically designed to convert raw materials into more useful products.
"Making useful products requires using mathematics and science to plan, develop, design, operate, and improve processes. Some processes are micro-scale, as in computer chip manufacturing, and some are large-scale, as in petroleum refining. Typical products from these processes include computer chips, solar cells, batteries, pharmaceuticals, plastics, synthetic fibers, composite materials, pulp and paper, and consumer products ranging from detergents to cosmetics. Chemical engineers find employment in large high-tech companies, environmental consulting firms, large commodity companies and small software companies. Employment prospects for graduates in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest are strong."
|Agricultural Chemical Manufacturer||Material Engineer|
|Assembly Line Specialist||Materials Scientist|
|Chemical Engineer||Metals Fabricator|
|Chemical Kinetics Specialsit||Molecular Biologist|
|Chemical Reactor Designer||Molecular Biotechnologist|
|Chemist||Momentum & Heat Transfer Scientist|
|Clinical Laboratory Scientist||Organic Chemist|
|Cosmetic Scientist||Petroleu Engineer|
|Detergent Manufacturer||Pharmaceutical Scientist|
|Engineering Technologist||Physical Chemist|
|Environmental Firm Consultant||Plastics Laboratory Technician|
|Factory Consultant||Plastics Manufacturer|
|Forensic Chemist||Technical Writer|
|Forensic Scientist||Thermodynamics Engineer|
|Industrial Production Manager||Writer/Editor|
|Analytical Skills||Drive to Solve Complex Problems||Strong Chemistry Background|
|Background in Engineering Principles||Independent||Task Oriented|
|Communication Skills (Oral & Written)||Organization Skills||Team Player|
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Occupational Outlook Handbook - The following links provide a summary of related careers, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.
- Average Pay - Chemical Engineers
- Average Pay - Materials Engineers
- Average Pay - Biomedical Engineers
- Average Pay - Chemists and Materials Scientists
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