CEP: AIChE Journal Highlight - Japan’s ChemE Curriculum Must Keep Up with a Changing Industry


The field of chemical engineering is changing — research has expanded into new areas that include bio, nano, and environmental technologies, and career paths taken by chemical engineers after graduation have become more diverse. The relative significance of classical petrochemical processes is decreasing (even at traditional chemical companies), while the production of functional materials for computer chips, solar cells, batteries, and electronic displays is becoming more important.

A question then arises:  In the face of this changing landscape, how can the chemical engineering curriculum remain relevant?


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