An Appalachian State University research team, is innovating the field of biolgical water treatment by applying a proven technology to salon and spa wastewater to create functional, multipurpose, "living art" within a small business environment. In this informative webinar you will learn how to "Grow Clean Water".
Sustainable Supply Chains
Aug 1, 2012
Feb 8, 2012
Darlene Schuster, Ignacio Grossmann
The Sustainable Supply Chain Design (SSCD) Scientific Workshop, sponsored by EPA, NSF and the AIChE Center for Sustainable Technology Practices, was held in mid-September of 2011. This webinar presents an overview of the outcomes of the Workshop.
Oct 19, 2011
Biofuels quality is related to the inherent of feedstock materials (RMs) and operating conditions used in their production. However to be used as fuel in engines biofuels must meet certain specifications regulated by ASTM or EN standards regardless of the manufacturing processes and / or the type...
Oct 17, 2011
In this work, we propose a supporting framework for the design of chemical process integrating computer-aided process engineering (CAPE) and life cycle assessment (LCA) tools. LCA has been a useful tool for quantifying the environmental impacts from existing product life cycle and its application...
Oct 16, 2011
Josephine A. Elia
Hybrid energy processes are an attractive avenue towards a more sustainable energy future due to their flexibility in converting multiple types of inputs into a consistent range of products. For the transportation sector, Fischer-Tropsch synfuels can be generated from a diverse of feedstock inputs...
Mar 13, 2011
F. Emil Jacobs
As economies grow and living standards improve, the world faces a dual energy challenge: meeting the growing demand for energy while mitigating emissions and their impact on the environment. ExxonMobil believes that addressing this dual challenge requires an integrated set of solutions which...
Nov 7, 2010
The 2010 Danckwerts lecture is concerned with explaining the emerging field of Industrial Ecology (IE) and why it represents a new and important area for application of the skills of the chemical engineer. Wikipedia, defines Industrial Ecology (IE) as “a ‘systems-based, multidisciplinary discourse...
Nov 7, 2010
Charlene A. Wall-Warren
BASF, the world's leading chemical company, has a strong history of programs to foster sustainable development, including our eco-efficiency life cycle analysis program which we developed in partnership with outside experts in 1996. To date we have conducted over 400 eco-efficiency analyses for...
Len Sauers, Shekhar Mitra
Sustainability is both a responsibility and an opportunity, and innovation can be the key to success.