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An Invention’s Nonobviousness May Not Be Obvious

April 22, 2013
M. HENRY HEINES, PhD, JD, is a chemical engineer and patent attorney with expertise in organic and inorganic chemistry, chemical and mechanical engineering, nanotechnology, biotechnology, and medical devices. Read his CEP article on the importance of novelty for a patent.

Former AIChE President Leaves Legacy with Foundation Bequest

April 12, 2013
One recent Legacy Society inductee is the late Klaus Timmerhaus, AIChE’s president in 1976 and a Fellow of the Institute. Timmerhaus, who died in Feb. 2011, made a bequest of $100,000 to the AIChE Foundation, along with a request that the funds be allocated to AIChE’s Unrestricted General Fund.

AIChE Finalizing Relocation Plans

April 11, 2013
AIChE is pleased to announce that this August it will be relocating its home office from 3 Park Avenue in mid-town Manhattan to a location downtown.

YCOSST Focus on Sustainability Professionals: Heriberto Cabezas

April 5, 2013
Every month, AIChE's Youth Council for Sustainable Science and Technology (YCOSST) will present profiles of sustainability professionals or those with a background in sustainability. Learn about their educational background, current employer/title, job function, and how sustainability plays a part in their industry, university or agency.

Understand the Basics of Membrane Filtration

March 30, 2013
Membrane filtration is an integral part of many industrial processes, as it is often more environmentally sustainable and cost-effective than other separation technologies.
Shri Hirak Dutta and Ms. Louisa Nara exchanging the signed MOU folders.

MOU Signed: CCPS & OISD are Knowledge Partners

March 26, 2013
The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India’s Oil Industry Safety Directorate (OISD) to cooperate in advancing the practice of process safety in the petroleum sector in India and around the world.