Chemical Engineers (ChE) have changed the world and impacted the lives of everyone.
ChE's have created:
The LCD screen
The mass production of penicillin
Gore-Tex (used in protective clothing for our first responders and synthetic blood vessels, to name a few)
Polymers (otherwise your computer key board would not exist)
Ammonia (developed an economical process without which there would not be enough fertilizer for growing food for the world's continually expanding population)
...and the list goes on.
As of August 2015, there were:
Where are the ChE's located?
The table below shows the ChE employment by state from the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report (May 2014).
At Searchrsa we focus on "in plant" chemical engineers. The next time you have a critical hiring need or would like to chat about the next step in your career, contact us.
[Data Source: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes172041.htm]