Chemical engineering has facilitated the mass production of materials that have underpinned our high living standards. The challenge now is how we can continue to live with these materials, while overcoming the problems created by their production and disposal. As materials specialists, chemical engineers are the link to much-needed solutions.
Read all about how the the sector has been shaped by chemical engineers and chemical engineering from 1900 to 2020. This unique content has been constructed and curated by members of IChemE from across the world
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Paint was made better by synthetic compounds, and continues to develop both the products and the processes. This article shows the importance and technical requirements of paint as a product and it also highlights that chemical engineers are involved in so much more than oil and chemicals.