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Process Intensification


The Process Intensification major is about making industrial processes smaller, cleaner, more energy efficient and more productive by smarter use of technology and smarter integration. Process intensification is central to the ongoing transformation and future opportunities of a wide range of established and emerging industries including bulk chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, agriculture and renewable energy. Students in this major will learn how to apply process modelling techniques at multiple scales to develop a comprehensive understanding of real life production scenarios, how to identify and quantify potential gains in productivity and efficiency under different operating conditions and how to design new chemical engineering equipment harnessing new production methods and technologies.

About this major

Graduate opportunities

Graduates will be able to develop a career in a diverse industrial context, including water and wastewater treatment, minerals processing and atmospheric air protection. You may pursue a career in research or with industry and government departments assessing the environmental, technical and economic impact of established and emerging technologies.

Career pathways
Units of study in this major

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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