When I talk about my work I find the common problem that people do not understand the difference between chemists and chemical engineers.
Both fields are becoming increasingly important and deserve greater public recognition, but they are distinct.
Although I now work as a chemical engineer I originally studied chemistry, and so feel I should be well placed to highlight the key differences and dispel common misconceptions.
However, this list is in no way definitive and there are huge overlaps in the work of chemists and chemical engineers.
Here are ten differences between chemists and chemical engineers:
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