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Keyword Relevance for: Chemistry
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    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
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Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Chemical Engineer

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Develop usable, tangible products, using knowledge of biology, chemistry, or engineering. Solve problems related to materials, systems, or processes that interact with humans, plants, animals, microorganisms, or biological materials.


  • Consult with chemists or biologists to develop or evaluate novel technologies.
  • Develop biocatalytic processes to convert biomass to fuels or fine chemicals, using enzymes of bacteria, yeast, or other microorganisms.
  • Develop toxicological or environmental testing processes to measure chemical toxicity or environmental impact.
  • Modify or control biological systems to replace, augment, or sustain chemical or mechanical processes.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Research engineering aspects of biological or chemical processes.