Chemical Engineering

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Chemical Engineering

From household products to sophisticated technology, Chemical Engineers are responsible for the products that improve the quality of life

Did you know that Chemical Engineers are responsible in translating the successful research done in labs to mass products that we enjoy in our daily use? Engineers with an Chemical Engineering background have the opportunity to be part of teams that work on the following and more:

• Non-hazardous chemicals in your smartphone and laptop casings
• Fuel extraction (eg. Bio-diesel, Diesel, Petrol)
• Food processing and preservation (eg. Sterilization)
• Food-safe plastics in microwaveable containers and bottles
• Medical drugs (eg. Antibiotics, Vaccines, Dosed medication)
• Non-stick, food-safe coatings on cookware (eg. Pots and pans)
• Water safe for drinking

Chemical engineers can be employed any of in the following industry sectors and more: Manufacturing, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Environmental, Health, Safety, Plastics, Electronics, Food, Materials, Specialty Chemicals and more

As Germany’s leading technical university, our Department of Chemistry has a long prestigious history in grooming the best minds. Here are some facts about the TUM department in Chemistry:

• Ranked #1 in Germany for Chemistry (ARWU 2015)
• Ranked #14 worldwide for Chemistry (ARWU 2015)
• Produced 4 Nobel Prize Winners

TUM is also ranked 17th worldwide in Engineering and 8th globally in the New York Times’ Global Employability Survey.

TUM offers 2 programmes in relevance to Chemical Engineering here at TUM’s Asian campus:

• Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Chemical Engineering
• Master of Science (MSc) in Industrial Chemistry*

*Joint degree by TUM and NUS. Other degrees not indicated with an asterisk are TUM conferred degrees.

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