James Turner talks about two interesting case histories from his personal experience.
Local Section Webinars
Algae provides one solution to help the US reduce its dependence on foreign oil and create new green jobs. Barry Cohen and Will Thurmond will discuss both the technology and the commercial framework for the New Green Crude.
Whether you are getting ready to graduate with your chemical engineering degree, you are currently unemployed, or you are looking for a new technical challenge, learn about a number of tools AIChE has designed to support you in your job search.
Development of shale gas and oil resources in the United States has resulted in significant byproduct production of natural gas liquids, which has reversed the declining trend in US NGL production experienced at the turn of the century.
Process safety is the most important facet of our jobs as process engineers. Learn how CCPS can support process engineers in their quest to make their processing facilities both more productive and safer.
Understand the underlying issues behind these alternative feedstocks needed for chemical manufacturing. Separation issues that need to be solved before some alternatives can become economically competitive with traditional feedstocks will also be highlighted.
Dave is a reliability and maintenance leader with over 30 years of chemical and process industry experience. His keynote address is on Mechanical Reliability.
Learn about the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011), a worldwide celebration of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind.
The presentation will cover the refining and petrochemical industry trends, the challenges to staying in business and be profitable in the marketplace, industry impacts, the opportunities for synergy and the business case for integration.
An overview of different investment types and strategies, such as risk management, retirement accounts, mutual funds & stocks, commodities & precious metals, and ways to maximize your investments over the long-term.
Wireless measurements reduce wiring installation and maintenance costs and eliminate electrical noise and ground loops.
The discovery of fullerenes in 1985 sparked the interest of researchers in novel crystalline forms of carbon.
Step three of the 'Eight Steps to Specify a Catalyst Bed' is selecting the catalyst. The process of developing and selecting catalysts is often shrouded in mystery. Examining the history of a product development can demystify the process.
This presentation will describe the situation as depicted by the UN-IPCC and other AGW supporters. Then the theories, models, and assumptions utilized by AGW adherents will be examined.
Michael Pascarella with Ameriprise Financial will outline how to leverage compensation from your employer and build for your goals
Natural gas, at prices significantly below BTU parity with oil for a long time to come, will certainly play a pivotal role in world energy supply and will move towards becoming the premier fuel of the world economy. A significant feature of future gas prices is that they are likely to be technology driven, similar to oil prices, rather than resources driven.
This Webinar, sponsored by South Texas Section of the AIChE, Texas Industries of the Future and AIChE Center for Energy Initiatives, was presented at the 15th Texas Industrial Energy Management Forum.
Our training as engineers focuses on the physical sciences, and the relationships we learn about are generally mathematical ones.
Dr. Holtzapple will describe the challenges of providing energy to a growing world. To address energy needs, he will show how the MixAlco process converts waste biomass into bio-gasoline.
The old saying, “what you don’t know can’t hurt you,” implies that ignorance is bliss.
2011 AIChE President Dr. Maria Burka spoke about two passions of hers, research and innovation at the inaugural Virtual Local Section meeting.
USEPA will begin regulating the emissions of greenhouse gases in Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permits beginning January 2nd, 2011.
The vast majority of the early societal benefit and commercial success in biotechnology arose from expressing single genes in bacteria and mammalian cells, to manufacture pharmaceuticals.
Effective communication leadership skills are necessary to lead a voluntary organization. True leadership is interrelated to management skills and applicable in voluntary organization as well as other type of business organizations.
Top educators in the chemical engineering field will discuss how leadership development is addressed through the ChE undergraduate and graduate curriculum and experience.