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Preparing Chemists and Chemical Engineers for A Globally Oriented Workforce

A Workshop Report to the Chemical Sciences Roundtable

; Edited by Donald M Burland, Michael P Doyle, Michael E Rogers, and Tina M Masciangioli.

Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); .
ISBN-10: 0-309-09203-5ISBN-10: 0-309-53179-9

Excerpt

A workshop was organized by the CSR (Chemical Sciences Roundtable) on the topic of “Preparing Chemists and Chemical Engineers for the Global Workforce.” The workshop was held to provide a forum for discussing the implications of an increasingly global research environment for a chemistry and chemical engineering workforce. Discussions explored how the chemical enterprise—academic, industrial, and government—is influenced by international activities and how it might respond to prepare chemists and chemical engineers for the changing environment. The workshop presentations described deficiencies in the current system and identified successful approaches that could be adapted to create and sustain a globally aware workforce.

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This study was supported by Research Corporation under Grant GG0066, the U.S. Department of Energy under Grant DE-FG-02-95ER14556, the National Institutes of Health under Grant N01-OD-4-2139, Task Order 25, and the National Science Foundation under Grant CHE-0328197.

Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project.

NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance.

Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK83659PMID: 22379645
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