AIChE sends undergraduates to Washington, DC, each summer as part of the Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) program. This year’s interns were (from left): Kathleen Wu, Yale Univ.; Jill Schoborg, Iowa State Univ.; and Jami Summey-Rice, Univ. of Houston.

WISE Interns Complete DC Assignments

September 17, 2015
This summer, three chemical engineering students explored the interface between engineering and public policy as AIChE’s 2015 WISE (Washington Internships for Students of...

Is a Nontraditional ChemE Career for You?

September 15, 2015
A chemical engineering degree makes you more than ready for a wide variety of careers, including those that are usually considered nontraditional.

Patents: Recognizing Novelty

This article is based on a chapter of the author’s newest book, “First to File: Patents for Today’s Scientist and Engineer,” published by the AIChE/Wiley imprint. The author is CEP’s Patent Update columnist.
An important step in assessing the patentability of an invention is comparing the...

Chemical Industry in Malaysia

Malaysia has a variety of natural resources. The decline in the price of natural rubber in the 1970s marked the growth of the oil palm industry in the country. In the 1990s, multiple major chemical plants were commissioned, signifying the beginning of the chemicals industry in Malaysia....


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