In the next 10 to 15 years, chemical engineers have the potential to affect every aspect of American life and promote the scientific and industrial leadership of the United States. Frontiers in Chemical Engineering explores the opportunities available and gives a blueprint for turning a multitude of promising visions into realities. It also examines the likely changes in how chemical engineers will be educated and take their place in the profession, and presents new research opportunities.
National Research Council. 1988. Frontiers in Chemical Engineering: Research Needs and Opportunities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/1095.
|1 Executive Summary
|2 What is Chemical Engineering?
|3 Biotechnology and Biomedicine
|4 Electronic, Photonic, and Recording Materials and Devices
|5 Polymers, Ceramics, and Composites
|6 Processing of Energy and Natural Resources
|7 Environmental Protection, Process Safety, and Hazardous Waste Mangement
|8 Computer-Assisted Process and Control Engineering
|9 Surfaces, Interfaces, and Microstructures
|APPENDIX A Detailed Recommendations for Funding
|APPENDIX B Contributors
|APPENDIX C The Chemical Processing Industries
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