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Global challenges Global solutions. The profession’s response Greg Lewin, WCEC Chairman. Key Challenges Energy Food & Nutrition Health & Wellbeing Water. Chemical Engineering. A new South Africa, every nine months... nine billion humans by 2040

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Global challenges global solutions

Global challenges Global solutions

The profession’s response

Greg Lewin, WCEC Chairman


Global challenges global solutions

Key Challenges

Energy

Food & Nutrition

Health & Wellbeing

Water

Chemical

Engineering


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A new South Africa, every nine months...

nine billion humans by 2040

The scale of the challenge we face


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The water challenge


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The health challenge


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The carbon challenge


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Meeting global needs


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Chemical engineering...

The boundaryless profession


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?

A vision of the future


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Chemical engineering

making the vision

a reality


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Chemical engineering

key to the future

Engineering


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Getting from here to there


Global challenges global solutions

Getting from here to there


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Future Life

sustainability

process safety

health & wellbeing

energy

food & nutrition

water

education, training & research

essential issues and concerns

chemical engineering

fundamentals: systems

multidisciplinarity & collaboration

the ‘bio’ dimension

key challenges


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Chemical Engineering Matters

Energy


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Step change efficiency improvements

Energy storage and grid management

Resource efficiency

and reduced consumption

Next generation nuclear


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Chemical Engineering Matters

Food

& nutrition


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Improved energy recovery from waste streams

Step change in waste minimisation

Life cycle analysis of food chains


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Chemical Engineering

Matters

Health

& wellbeing


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Paradigm shift in energy and resource efficiency

Engagement with policy makers and opinion formers


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Chemical Engineering Matters

Water


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Chemical Engineering Matters

Water

Waste water recycling

Improved water conservation

Hierarchy of treatment technologies

Low energy desalination


Global challenges global solutions

Future Life

sustainability

process safety

health & wellbeing

energy

food & nutrition

water

education, training & research

essential issues and concerns

chemical engineering

fundamentals: systems

multidisciplinarity & collaboration

the ‘bio’ dimension

key challenges


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Delivering the vision


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  • Lack of societal understanding

  • Critical shortage of talent

  • Silo mentality

Delivering the vision


Global challenges global solutions

  • Lack of societal understanding

  • Critical shortage of talent

  • Silo mentality

Delivering the vision by creating a boundaryless force


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If we don’t act?


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But if we do...

Engage with others and contribute to the profession

Chemical

Engineering


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If we don’t act?


Global challenges global solutions

Chemical engineering matters...

Chemical

Engineering

The profession’s response

Greg Lewin, WCEC Chairman


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