Chemical engineering in Australia

A collection of case studies

Professor Cordelia Selomulya (UNSW) and Australia IChemE Research Committee member Peter Slane have coordinated a project to produce a collection of case studies showcasing answers to some of Australia’s priority challenges in energy, water, environment and health.

This collection highlights the breadth and depth of chemical engineering, and demonstrates how the discipline is making real change for a better future for Australia. This publication can become a resource that contributes to the public understanding of what chemical engineers do to achieve an equitable and sustainable future.

Each case study provides context to the challenge being addressed, outlines how chemical engineers contribute and the impact of this work in regard to social, economic and environmental outcomes.