All chemical engineers do not wear hard hats, nor do they work solely in chemical plants. Spend some time exploring the many possibilities available to chemical engineers.
Dr. Joe Cramer has been a chemical engineer for nearly 45 years, and currently he is the Director Emeritus of technical programming for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Chemical Engineer Venus Kaur began her career at Southern California Edison seven years ago as an assistant nuclear chemical technician at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
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Salaries for chemical engineers in the United States have surged in just two years as companies seek expertise to run plants they're building or expanding to take advantage of cheap natural gas.
Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemical engineering to identify and solve technical problems. Chemical engineers work mainly within the chemical and petrochemical industries.