This is Part 10 in the ChEnected series "We Are ChE: Entering a Golden Age". It is authored by Incoming 2013 AIChE president Phil Westmoreland.
In this next-to-last post of the series, I take up the fifth reason that I think we are entering a Golden Age of ChE: Our profession’s breadth, linked by common background and problem-solving approaches.
To keep our profession strong, we must understand and embrace both our core expertise and our breadth. Part of this breadth is working with our different branches and with other disciplines to achieve specific and broad goals of society. So, what is ChE and who is a ChE?