Chemical engineering, also known as Process engineering, focuses on identifying the best system of chemical and physical operations for processing. This includes abiding by the correct operating conditions involved in converting raw materials to be refined into a tradable commodity.
Globally, process industries provide a sought after service to society and the economy. Chemical or Process engineers and technicians are often involved in areas such as gas processing, oil refining, petrochemicals, polymers, minerals processing and metals, agrochemicals, high-performance materials used in the automotive and aerospace industries, semiconductors and pharmaceuticals. Industry developments and new trends have also opened up emerging markets like bioengineering and biotechnology industry. IDC Video short courses in chemical engineering provide an array of learning opportunities to up-skill and cross-skill in their chosen field.