23 Jun '17, 8am

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Today's professional chemical engineers accept responsibility for avoiding or abating pollution of the environment by the process industries. But the profession, of which I am proud to be a part, should play a more fundamental role in sustainability. We need a complete rethink of the way we manage and use resources, including energy and land, as well as materials. Chemical engineering must contribute to this change as a way of thinking, not just as a technological discipline. We can see this from the way chemical engineering has developed and how it continues to evolve. Chemical engineering originated in the closing years of the 19th century with the work of George E Davis. Davis worked in Manchester's early chemical industry. He delivered some of the first lectures on chemical engineering and published them in 1901 in his seminal work, "The Handbook of Chemical Engineerin...

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