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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Prof. LOH Xian at Nanyang Technological University Singapore


The course, "Safeguarding Innovation: Safety and Environmental Aspects in Chemical Engineering," is a comprehensive exploration of critical principles and practices in ensuring safety and environmental consciousness within the realm of chemical engineering. Delivered over multiple lectures, this program addresses fundamental concepts such as hazard identification, risk assessment, and emergency response, gradually advancing into more intricate topics like safety measures in chemical processes, regulatory compliance, and sustainable practices. It covers a spectrum of themes, including process safety management, environmental impact assessment, safety culture, advanced risk analysis techniques, and innovations in safety equipment. As the course progresses, it delves into specialized areas such as industrial hygiene, crisis management, emerging technologies in safety, and the future landscape of chemical safety. Designed to equip students with a holistic understanding of safety measures, ethical considerations, and cutting-edge innovations, this course aims to nurture responsible and forward-thinking chemical engineers capable of ensuring safety and environmental integrity in their professional practices.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Safety and Environmental Aspects in Chemical Engineering, by LOH Xian

  • Xian Jun Loh graduated with a PhD from the National University of Singapore. He is a polymer chemist with >20 years of scientific experience working in the inter-disciplinary field of biomaterials. He is currently the Executive Director at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE). His main research interests are in the design of supramolecular and stimuli-responsive polymers and hydrogels for biomedical and personal care applications. Currently, he is the author and co-author of >300 journal papers, 19 patents, 45 book chapters and 6 books, publishing mainly in the area of biomaterials. He is the associate editor of Biomacromolecules. He serves on 6 editorial boards and is consulted extensively by major funding bodies. He is the current President of the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry.

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