What is Chemical Engineering? - Clemson University

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CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

Welcome to Chemical &
Biomolecular Engineering

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

Combines chemistry, biology, physics, & mathematics

Focuses on the engineering & processing of materials,
from synthesis through purification to end use

Receiving an education in
Chemical Engineering will
prepare you for a
variety

of
careers


Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu


What is Chemical Engineering?

“One thing that makes chemical engineering

great is that there are so many things you

can do with this degree. The options are

almost limitless.”





Stephen Finley, ’07 (presently attending medical school)

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y


Careers in Chemical Engineering

Pharmaceuticals

Environmental Industries

Electronic & Advanced
Materials

Fuels

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y


Careers in Chemical Engineering

Specialty Chemicals

Food

Biotechnology

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y


Careers in Chemical Engineering

Medicine

Dentistry

Law

Business Services

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

Average Salary Offer: $62,477 (High: $70 K)

% who entered grad school: 12%

% who entered medical school: 12%

% who entered law school: 6%



Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



Job Stats 2007 for Our BS Graduates

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

ChEs expected to have employment growth as fast as the average for
all occupations through 2014 (US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics)

Large growth in research and development, particularly in
energy
,
biotechnology
,
nanotechnology

(Sloan Career Cornerstone Center)

With regard to manufacturing industries,
pharmaceuticals

may
have the best opportunities for ChEs (Sloan Career Cornerstone
Center)

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



Career Path Forecast

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

PhD:

For research/development or university teaching


(UC Berkeley, U Texas, GA Tech, Clemson)

MS
: Process design and product development

Professional Degrees
: Medical/dental, veterinary, law


(Columbia U, USC, MUSC, UGA, UNC
-
Chapel Hill)

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)

Professional Engineer (PE)

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



Advanced Degree Opportunities

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

All courses & labs are located in Earle Hall

We occupy all of Earle Hall

We are…

128 Undergraduates

38 Grad students

23 Faculty & Staff

1 big, happy family

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



Chemical & Biomolecular
Engineering at Clemson

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

Freshman Year

General Sciences and
Calculus, ChBE tools

Sophomore Year

Advanced Sciences, Calculus
and Differential Equations,
Introduction to ChBE,
Thermodynamics and Fluid
Flow

Junior Year

Engineering Materials, ChBE
Junior Lab, Biochemistry,
Physical Chemistry, ChBE
Separation Principles, Emphasis
Area

Senior Year

Process Development & Design,
Reaction Engineering, ChBE
Senior Lab, Industrial
Microbiology, Emphasis Area

***Please see brochure for the list of all courses in the curriculum***

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



The Curriculum

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

Biomolecular Engineering***



A concentration with a separate curriculum



Students receive a B.S. in ChE with a concentration in



Biomolecular Engineering


The only program of its kind in SC

Environmental Engineering

Polymeric Materials

Business Management

Applied Engineering, Mathematics, Science

Completion of any minor at Clemson



Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



Curriculum Emphasis Areas

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

55% of ChBE students coop
-
ed Spring 2006


BASF




Michelin



Dority & Manning Attorneys at Law

Milliken


Dow Chemical




NASA


Kimberly
-
Clark



Roche Carolina

20% of UG students elect to do research


Bioelectronics, Biosensors, & Biochips

Protein & Drug Delivery


Biofuels





Kinetics and Catalysis


Biological Separations



Supercritical Fluids


Biomaterials




Surface Engineering/Science


Molecular Modeling and Simulation



Nanomaterials






Polymer Science and Engineering

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



Educational Enrichment

CLEMSON

U N I V E R S I T Y

Clemson Student Chapter of the American Institute of
Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Creative inquiry teams

Summer research experience programs

Summer laboratory course offered in Vienna, Austria

Educational exchange with Blaise Pascal University,
Clermont
-
Ferrand, France

Many other study abroad opportunities coordinated
through the College of Engineering & Science

Contact: Dr. Husson, shusson@clemson.edu



Get Involved Locally & Abroad!