A Biochemical Engineer is responsible for the development of new chemical products that can be used by a multitude of companies and individuals. Biochemical Engineers conduct studies on cells, proteins, viruses, or other biological substances to determine optimal conditions for growth or inhibitors that can stop or kill these organisms. They develop and conduct experiments to observe interactions of raw materials with each other and in specific environments.
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Bachelor of Engineering/B. Tech in Biochemical Engineering
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Develop experiments to determine production methods that minimize pollution or waste.
Maintain databases of experiment characteristics or results.
Prepare piping or instrumentation diagrams or other schematics for proposed process improvements using computer-aided design software.