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Conferences & Events

Rock Stars of Regenerative Engineering

December 10-11, 2016
We are pleased to announce that the Regenerative Engineering Society of the AICHE will present its first Rock Stars of Regenerative Engineering Conference. The Society’s inaugural conference, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Burroughs Welcome Fund and hosted by the National...

Live Online Events

Live Online Events

Distillation Trays as Mechanical Equipment

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
Further your understanding of the mechanics of vapor-liquid handling on the tray, how trays are laid out and installed, and how this knowledge helps...

Distributed Ammonia Synthesis

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
This 60-minute webinar describes a research project that takes wind—which is too far from urban areas to be used—and turns it into ammonia used on...

Next Generation IT for Next Generation Manufacturing

Live Webinar
Live Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
In this 60-minute webinar, you'll learn why data is a key asset in Smart Manufacturing and how it leads to smarter control and decision making. You'...

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Courses

Public (classroom) Course
Do you work with chemical engineers and need to speak their language? Learn the fundamentals of chemical engineering in just 3 days.
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Public (classroom) Course
Responsible for the safe handling of the effluent from relief systems? Explore the broad topic of emergency relief system design with an emphasis on DIERS technology.
Public (classroom) Course
Incidents are minor occurrences and are often the result of a single failure or defect. Join Incident Investigation expert Brian Kelly for an in-depth look at a look at the systematic process of examining and evaluating the causes of an incident so that recurrence can be prevented.
eLearning (online) Course
A basic course tailored specifically to chemical engineers. Improve your productivity while solving day-to-day ChemE problems.

CEP Magazine

CEP: Editorial - It’s All About the Culture

December
2014
Editorial
Cynthia Mascone
December 3 marks the 30th anniversary of the worst chemical accident in history — the catastrophic release of methyl isocyanate (MIC) from a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, in 1984 that resulted in thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of injuries. Two articles and the Process Safety Beacon in this issue review some of the lessons learned from that tragic incident.

AIChE News

December 9, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will be the newest, and tenth, member of the...
December 7, 2016
To expand on the promise of regenerative engineering for revolutionary applications in health care, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is launching The Regenerative Engineering Society (The RE Society). The RE Society has, as its...
Cynthia Murphy-Ortega, portfolio manager with University Partnerships and Association Relations of Chevron Corporation, gave the keynote address at the Women's Initiative Committee (WIC) Luncheon at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting. Her talk was...
November 29, 2016
2016 Gala Honorees
Gala lauds 3M, BASF, and Biogen; celebrate Hoover Medal recipient and biotech pioneer Robert Langer of MIT The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) honored 3M, BASF, and Biogen, along with those companies’ leaders, for exemplary...