Chemical Engineering; Pharmaceutical Sciences

Weasel Words One

Why write a dictionary of chemical engineering practice? Engineers unfortunately use the same words to mean different things,... Read more

Chemical Engineering

What’s Wrong With Academia 7: Why I Have Left Academia

  Frequent readers of this blog may have guessed from my last few posts that I have become... Read more

Chemical Engineering

What’s New in “An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design” Second Edition?

 I’m currently completing the final proofreading of the second edition of “An Applied Guide to Process and Plant... Read more

Chemical Engineering

What’s Wrong With Academia Part 6: “Markers of Esteem” and the Tyranny of Opinion

When I started my first full-time job as an academic, I was asked to fill out a load... Read more

Chemical Engineering

What’s Wrong With Academia: Part 5

The overemphasis on research so academia is a well-ploughed furrow for me. I have written about it many... Read more

Chemical Engineering

What’s Wrong With Academia 4

Then there is the anomalous position of university administrators. From the day I started work as an engineer... Read more

Chemical Engineering

What’s Wrong With Academia: Part 3

Graduate unemployment is at an all-time high, though you wouldn’t know this from the marketing materials put out... Read more

Chemical Engineering

What’s Wrong With Academia: Part 2

To continue the theme from my last post, what’s so wrong with giving engineering students what they want?... Read more

Connect with us on social media and stay up to date on new articles