Conferences & Events

Spring 2015 Virtual Career Fair – Jobseekers

May 13, 2015
Visit online booths and chat live with leading process industry and other employers such as BASF, Cambridge Major Labs, Honeywell, Koch Glitsch, Marathon Petroleum, and SABIC.

Live Online Events

Optimizing LOPA

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT
This presentation is an overview of the LOPA process. How/why it is used instead of, or in addition to HAZOPs and What-Ifs to identify hazardous...

Process Spray Applications and Spray Science

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT
This presentation is about achieving improved spray performance by better integrating the operational requirements, key fluid properties, and spray...

Energy and Entropy, Concepts and Balances

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT
Energy and entropy balances are central to process thermodynamics calculations. This presentation reviews the principles for each balance. Examples...

Courses

eLearning (online) Course
This eLearning course provides instruction for using Excel for a wide range of spreadsheet applications and skills relevant to practicing chemical engineers.
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Public (classroom) Course
Explore the broad topic of emergency relief system design with an emphasis on the Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems (DIERS) methods.

CEP Magazine

CEP: Editorial - Stand Up for Change

April
2015
Editorial
Cynthia Mascone
In the article “Recognize Hazards to Recognize Change” (pp. 40–44), Donald Lorenzo, Della Wong, and Mark Suyama liken managing change in the chemical process industries (CPI) to the challenge of piloting a ship on a voyage. Subtle changes in winds, waves, currents, and tides are difficult to discern, but each small change becomes the new normal, and the next change seems to be only a small difference. Only after the ship hits an obstruction does the captain realize how severely the ship has veered off course. That was the inspiration for this issue’s cover.

CEP: Editorial - Energy Cost Averaging

March
2015
Editorial
Cynthia Mascone
Last year, when we chose biofuels as the topic for this issue’s Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) supplement, we did not anticipate the precipitous drop in oil prices of recent months. As we were pulling the articles together, guest editor Mark Holtzapple expressed concern that oil prices would be low when the issue appears. “If readers do not think too deeply, they might say ‘These academics are sure out of touch. Don’t they know oil prices are low?’”

AIChE News

April 25, 2015
Safe practices in the chemicals and related industries, along with strategies to eliminate potential hazards and improve safety culture within companies, will be spotlighted at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) 2015 Spring...
April 23, 2015
In April 2015, safety personnel from a variety of industries, including chemical, energy and pharmaceutical facilities, will gather in Austin, Texas, for the 11th Global Congress on Process Safety. The Global Congress, held in connection with the...
April 17, 2015
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), will be hosting the largest process safety conference in the Middle East. The Middle East Process Safety Conference (MEPSC) will be held in Abu...
April 10, 2015
Attendees at the 2015 AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety in Austin, TX (April 25–29), can help shape the Institute’s inclusiveness efforts aimed at underrepresented members of the chemical engineering workforce during a...