What does a Chemical Engineer do?
A Chemical Engineer uses chemistry, physics, math and engineering knowledge to identify and solve complex problems.
How does Chemical Engineering connect to biofabrication?
Chemical engineers create hydrogels - water-based materials that are mixed with chemical compounds - which are often used as scaffolds in tissue engineering. The water content in hydrogels is conducive to cell survival and growth.
What it takes:
Median Salary: $104,910/year ($50.44/hour)
Education required: Bachelor’s Degree
On-the-job training: none
Job Outlook: 6% growth
Complex Problem Solving
Judgment and Decision