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2013 AIChE Board of Directors Election Results

October 31, 2012
AIChE's Tellers Committee has examined the votes for candidates for Officers and Directors of the Institute, and have declared the following to be the results of the 2013 election. The newly elected AIChE officers were formally announced at the Institute's Annual Business Meeting held on Oct. 29,...

2012 Annual Meeting Covered by Pittsburgh Tribune Review

October 29, 2012
Craig Davis of VisitPittsburgh along with AIChE Meetings Director Jeff Wood and Marketing Director Tim McCreight were quoted in a story about the Annual Meeting's economic impact on the city of Pittsburgh, despite storm Sandy pushing through the area.

Upcoming Calls for Papers Deadlines

October 23, 2012
Looming deadlines for Call for Papers: 2013 AIChE Spring Meeting, 9th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS), and 4th International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering (ICBE)

The New Energy Mix: Abundance and Sustainability? [Blog Series]

October 17, 2012
This is Part 5 in the ChEnected series "We Are ChE: Entering a Golden Age", authored by Incoming 2013 AIChE president Phil Westmoreland. My focus last week was the surge in US production of natural gas by hydrofracturing and the prospects for the rest of the world.

Shale Gas in the Middle of the Worldwide Energy Drama [Blog Series]

October 10, 2012
This is Part 4 in the ChEnected series "We Are ChE: Entering a Golden Age", authored by Incoming 2013 AIChE president Phil Westmoreland. To follow up on my previous posts, another important reason for foreseeing a new Golden Age of ChE is the dramatic change in the energy picture during the last two years.

More ChE Manufacturing: Rebuilding the Body

October 3, 2012
This is Part 3 in the ChEnected series "We Are ChE: Entering a Golden Age", authored by Incoming 2013 AIChE president Phil Westmoreland. Last week, I observed that ChE-style manufacturing often doesn’t fit the popular view of manufacturing, which is more mechanically than process-focused...

ChE-style Manufacturing Moves into the Spotlight

September 26, 2012
This is part 2 in the ChEnected series "We Are ChE: Entering a Golden Age", authored by Incoming 2013 AIChE president Phil Westmoreland. Last week, I contended that we are in the early stages of a new Golden Age of Chemical Engineering, listing five substantial reasons. Let’s look at the first one: Manufacturing’s shift to emphasize processes and properties – that is, it’s shifting toward aspects of manufacturing where ChEs are leaders.

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