The programme focuses on the application of engineering principles to the design, construction and operation of industrial processing plants that deals with chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and food processing. Students will apply in-depth technical knowledge for problem identification, interpret, evaluate and improve system performance of a plant operation.
- To produce technically qualified Chemical Engineers with the potential to become leaders in chemical process industries with emphasis on Oil and Gas.
- To produce Chemical Engineers who are committed to sustainable development of chemical process industries for the betterment of society and nation.
To produce well-rounded graduates with the following outcomes:
- Acquire and apply knowledge of basic sciences and engineering fundamentals.
- Acquire and apply Chemical Engineering principles and in-depth technical knowledge.
- Ability to design, optimize and operate processes.
- Undertake problem identification, formulation and solution by considering the concept of sustainable development.
- Comprehend social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities of a professional engineer, and the need for sustainable development.
- Communicate effectively in a professional context.
- Exhibit professional and ethical responsibilities.
- Demonstrate leadership, business acumen and entrepreneurship.
- Demonstrate the capability to undertake lifelong learning.
Chemical engineers generally work at any industrial processing plants such as those dealing with petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and food processing. The job involves supervision of plant operations and maintenance, trouble shooting operational problems related to processing and undertaking plant modification work for process improvement. They are also employed as design engineers, consultants and management executives.