Conferences & Events

Metabolic Engineering Summit

December 1-2, 2015
The Metabolic Engineering Summit is chaired by George Chen, Tsinghua University. It will focus on embodying synthetic biology for the development of sustainable bioprocesses.

Live Online Events

Introduction to Surfactants

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
This session is a basic introduction to the types of surfactants found in industry, their properties, and how those properties translate into...

Battery Basics

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
This session takes a look at the electrochemistry behind batteries to get a sense of where the field is moving. Massive electricity storage would...


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.
Image courtesy of Diers.
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.

CEP Magazine

Editorial: What’s On Your Desk?

Cynthia Mascone
This is an expanded version of the Editorial that appeared in the print version of Chemical Engineering Progress, November 2015. Researchers at Cornell Univ. photographed more than 200 kitchens in Syracuse, NY, to determine whether the food sitting...

Editorial: Quiet, Please!

Cynthia Mascone
Environmental management strategies have evolved from end-of-pipe treatment to waste minimization and pollution prevention to sustainable development. An important tool in managing for sustainability is life cycle assessment (LCA). In the article...

AIChE News

November 10, 2015
In a ceremony during its Annual Meeting here yesterday, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) presented awards to 13 leaders and innovators in chemical engineering. AIChE’s highest award, the Founders Award for Outstanding...
November 9, 2015
Gregory Stephanopoulos
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced today that Gregory Stephanopoulos, the W. H. Dow Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will...
Chemical engineers from around the world and across fields and industries came together in Salt Lake City at the opening night reception to kick off the event over drinks and conversation. See more photos here.
Tied for 1st place and both in red are McGill University (left) and Cornell University (right).
1st place winners tie at 5cm! See photos from this year's Chem-E-Car event during which 34 teams competed in Salt Lake City.