Otis Shelton, June Wispelwey, and Bette Lawler—AIChE’s president-elect, executive director, and operations director—are visiting Brazil to collaborate with related organizations and forge new partnerships there.
This is an exciting time for the AIChE Foundation. From increased corporate involvement in our Annual Gala, to the expanded support of the thousands of members who are contributing to the AIChE Annual Fund, the AIChE Foundation is playing a growing role in AIChE's progress. And, our Institute is...
The Society for Biological Engineering is happy to announce Dr. Terry Papoutsakis as the winner of the 2013 D.I.C Wang Award for his transformative contributions in metabolic engineering & clostridial biotechnologies, cell-culture engineering, and stem-cell biotechnologies. His talk at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting is entitled "Force to death and new life, some with programming vitality". It takes place on Monday, November 4, 6pm to 7pm.
Mariola Kopcinski is the Global Strategic Marketing Director for FMC. Mariola is responsible for managing the life cycle of FMC's current products, evaluating investments aimed at developing new products, and leading new product development strategy. She also serves on the company’s sustainability implementation team.
The issue of ethics as a critical catalyst for engineering excellence will be the focus when leaders from AIChE and from companies in the chemical process and related industries join together at the Institute’s 2013 Gala, to be held Thursday, Nov. 21, at The Plaza Hotel in New York, NY. This year’s...
The AIChE Foundation’s Legacy Society recognizes the foresight and generosity of people who have given special gifts, endowments, and other forms of long-term financial support to the Institute. One recent Legacy Society inductee is John C. Tao, President of O-Innovation Advisors LLC (Allentown, PA). Tao, an AIChE Fellow and a recent Institute director, has named AIChE as a beneficiary of his charitable trust.
To accommodate the wishes of donors who want to see their long-term financial support of AIChE used for specific projects and phil- anthropic endeavors, the Institute’s Board of Directors has approved a new AIChE Foundation policy pertaining to endowments and bequests. The policy formalizes several categories of sup- port under the endowment designation — one of several types of contributions that AIChE accepts from benefactors.
The Society for Biological Engineering is happy to announce Dr. Kristi S. Anseth as the winner of the 2013 James E. Bailey Award for her outstanding contributions in the development of novel photo-crosslinkable biomaterials for regenerative medicine, tissue engineering applications and for leadership in the application of chemical engineering principles for biomedicine.