What are chemical engineers
& why do we need them?"

Sources: Google Books and Ai Control Systems

: Monday, September 19th, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Speaker: John K. Smith, Associate Professor of History, Lehigh University

Some History: From A Handbook of Chemical Engineering by George E. Davis (1901):

The functions of the Chemical Engineer are very generally misunderstood. (The very first sentence of the book.)

The Chemical Engineer has been a creation of necessity, brought about by the wonderful advances made in recent years by manufacturing chemists, and by the activity of capital in exploiting invention after invention so soon as it made known.

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