New Zealand chemical engineers get online support

19th February 2010

Chemical engineers in New Zealand now have access to a dedicated section on

The move follows the announcement last month that the members of the Society of Chemical Engineers in New Zealand (SCENZ) had voted to become the branch of IChemE in New Zealand.

Members in New Zealand will benefit from a program of continuing professional development, technical meetings and events, enhancing networks across the country.

IChemE CEO, David Brown delivered the keynote address, the changing face of chemical processing engineering into the 21st century - global impacts and within New Zealand, at the branch’s inaugural event today in Wellington.

Related links

IChemE - New Zealand 

Notes to Editors

  1. For further media information, interviews and photography please contact:

    Matt Stalker, Media and External Relations, IChemE
    tel: 01788 534455

  2. About chemical engineers

    Chemical, biochemical and process engineering is the application of science, maths and economics to the process of turning raw materials into everyday products. Professional chemical engineers design, construct and manage process operations all over the world. Pharmaceuticals, food and drink, synthetic fibres and clean drinking water are just some of the products where chemical engineering plays a central role.

  3. About IChemE

    IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) is the hub for chemical, biochemical and process engineering professionals worldwide. With a growing global membership of some 30,000, the Institution is at the heart of the process community, promoting competence and a commitment to best practice, advancing the discipline for the benefit of society, encouraging young people in science and engineering and supporting the professional development of its members. For more information, visit