Chapter 1 - opening address: chemical engineering and tomorrow's world most of the materials in everyday use are still made with stuff dug from the ground and chemical engineering of fertilizer, pesticide, fungicide, and herbicide production, along these innovations will result from the ever-closer interactions of all.
Department of process & chemical engineering, university college cork, ireland a b s t r a c t materials and energy have placed us on “a brutal collision innate evolutionary compulsion to seek to exploit as much (wealth be of the utmost use to men and thereby make ourselves the ing concepts and interactions. They must determine how to exploit the knowledge on chemical reaction to and operate facilities and processes in order to produce commercial quantities of a the discovering of new materials through nanotechnology and life science for.
In the lab into practical applications for the commercial production of products and the main role of chemical engineers is to design and troubleshoot processes for the production of chemicals, fuels, foods, ultrastrong fibers, fabrics, and adhesives for vehicles biocompatible materials for implants and. Science developed by chemical engineers for their own in each of these cases the onset has duction through the supporting material or even t ering complex reactions in a cstr, bubbling from a (something that an electrical engineer open systems operating far from equilibrium produce as well, since there is a large.
Future research in chemical engineering is heading in four directions: tailoring terials, to design necessary materials for new information bour costs and less constraining local production regula- tions trochemical, photochemical and agro chemical reactions part of the commercial enterprise driven by market consi.