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Video Tutorial: Nucleate Pool Boiling

March 3, 2015
Learn how to determine the heat flux and the convective heat transfer coefficient for a copper pipe where water is undergoing nucleate pool boiling.

Schlanger Receives AIChE's Government and Industry Leaders Award

March 2, 2015
Marvin O. Schlanger, Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer of CEVA Group PLC and former Chairman of the Supervisory Board at LyondellBasell Industries, N.V., will receive the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Government and...

New Technique Could Reduce Biofuel Costs by 30%

February 25, 2015
To combat the challenges of breaking down lignocellulosic biomass in biofuel production, researchers at the University of California, Riverside have invented a novel pretreatment...

AIChE’s 2014 Annual Fund Contributions Up by 25%

February 24, 2015
The AIChE Foundation is proud to report that the AIChE membership rose to the occasion and earned the $100,000 challenge gift pledged by the AIChE Board of Trustees and Board of Directors. During 2014, AIChE received more than 1,000 contributions to the Annual Fund – a 25% increase over 2013. Due...

New Lithium Battery Poised to Change Grid Storage

February 24, 2015
A stealth, 10-year-old startup has emerged as a serious rival to Tesla in the race to achieve grid battery manufacturing by spending $1 billion to turn an old North Carolina...

Minority Affairs Committee Marks a Quarter Century of Progress

February 23, 2015
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is witnessing the emergence of a more multifaceted and inclusive engineering community, thanks in part to the work of its Minority Affairs Committee. In 2015, the AIChE Minority Affairs Committee...

AIChE Announces 2015 Shining Star Award Winners

February 23, 2015
Each year the AIChE Local Sections Committee awards outstanding volunteers the Shining Star Award. This award program is designed to recognize exceptional volunteerism at the...

Nanotechnology Makes Steel 10 Times Stronger

February 19, 2015
"Stronger than steel" has just taken on a new meaning, thanks to the work of a Seattle-based company called Modumetal. The company's process relies on a type of advanced...

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