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bachelor degree of chemical engineering with honors

chemical engineering?

Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that combines chemistry, physics, mathematics, and other disciplines to design and develop processes for the production, transformation, and transportation of chemicals, materials, and energy. Chemical engineers apply principles of chemistry, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics to design, operate, and optimize chemical processes in industries such as pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, oil and gas, and many more. They are involved in the entire life cycle of a chemical product, from research and development to manufacturing and distribution. Chemical engineers play a critical role in improving the efficiency and sustainability of chemical processes while ensuring safety and environmental compliance.

chemical engineering @ usm

The Chemical Engineering program at USM is accredited by Malaysian Quality Agency and Engineering Accreditation Council, and recognized internationally through the Washington Accord. The program lasts 8 semesters with industrial training and has produced over 2000 chemical engineers. Students gain fundamental and technical knowledge and skills in problemsolving, teamwork, reporting, and presentation, with a focus on ethics and responsibility. The program aims to prepare students for lifelong learning and adapting to changing technologies.

career opportunities

Chemical engineering is a diverse field that offers numerous career opportunities for graduates. Here are some of the current career opportunities available for chemical engineering graduates:
  • Process Engineer: Process engineers are responsible for designing and implementing manufacturing processes that produce products efficiently and safely.
  • Research and Development Engineer: Research and development engineers develop new products, materials, and processes through research, experimentation, and testing.
  • Environmental Engineer: Environmental engineers use chemical engineering principles to address environmental issues such as pollution prevention, waste management, and sustainability.
  • Quality Control Engineer: Quality control engineers ensure that products meet industry and regulatory standards by performing tests and inspections.
  • Petrochemical Engineer: Petrochemical engineers work in the oil and gas industry to design and develop processes for extracting and refining oil and gas into products such as fuels and plastics.
  • Biomedical Engineer: Biomedical engineers use chemical engineering principles to design and develop medical devices, instruments, and technologies.
  • Materials Engineer: Materials engineers use chemical engineering principles to develop new materials for various industries such as aerospace, electronics, and construction.
  • Food and Beverage Engineer: Food and beverage engineers work in the food and beverage industry to develop new products and processes to improve food quality, safety, and sustainability.
  • Energy Engineer: Energy engineers design and develop processes and technologies for producing, distributing, and storing energy from various sources such as renewable energy, nuclear energy, and fossil fuels.