Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (CEAC) at Aston has an outstanding reputation, both for high quality teaching and for research. We have a unique blend of chemistry and chemical engineering. Both remain crucial professions today as we shape the world of the 21st century. They are essential to the modern society we live in. The chemicals, from which all manner of consumer products are manufactured, are produced in processes developed from the fundamental principles of chemistry and designed and built using the techniques and skills of chemical engineering.