2010

Introduction and Session Objectives

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 8, 2010 - 7:00pm
This session will examine how modeling can be used for discovery and innovation, high fidelity prediction and as a substitute for physical experiment...

Submitting Your First GHG Report

March
2010
Environmental Management
Kristine Baranski, Mary Ellen Ternes
This overview of EPA’s greenhouse gas reporting rule explains the regulation’s requirements and suggests strategies for compliance. It also provides insights regarding enforcement and confidential business information.

Troubleshoot and Solve Pneumatic Conveying Problems

June
2010
Fluids and Solids Handling
Eric Maynard, Eric Maynard
Use this scientific approach instead of a costly trial-and-error method to diagnose problems and implement solutions for conveying systems.

Energy Research: Following the Money

July
2010
Special Section
Bond Calloway
Surveys of the energy-related papers presented at AIChE’s annual meetings shed light on the funding pathways for energy research by chemical engineers.

Improve Energy Efficiency via Heat Integration

December
2010
Heat Transfer
Alan Rossiter
Process heat integration using pinch analysis is a respected tool for achieving energy efficiency. This article explains what pinch analysis is and how to use it in process design and operation to attain real-world energy efficiency gains.

Nuclear Waste Policy in the United States

July
2010
Special Section
Bond Calloway, Sarah Widder
The current U.S. reactor fleet produces 2,100–2,400 ton/yr of spent nuclear fuel (SNF). After 50-plus years of nuclear power generation, 64,000 tons of SNF has accumulated in temporary storage at the reactor sites. How did we get where we are, and...

Mixture DOE and Design Space

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm
Present a case study on mixture DOE involving five components used to formulate a pharmaceutical tablet. The goal is to achieve a sustained release...

Lung Disease Diagnosis From Gene Expression Profiles

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm
Lung diseases include some of the most widespread and deadly conditions known to affect people in the US today. One of the main challenges in...

Can A Design Space Be Built On Material Attributes Alone?

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm
In April, 2009, the PhRMA Drug Product Technical Group sponsored an industry workshop to explore the practicality and limitations of defining a...

Stochastic Simulations of the Tetracycline Operon

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 7:00pm
The tetracycline (tet) operon is a robust self-regulated system. It is found naturally in bacteria where it confers resistance to antibiotic...

Gene Regulation by MAPK Substrate Competition

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 7:00pm
Introduction Traditional view of pattern formation in the early Drosophila embryo is essentially one-dimensional: The anterior, posterior, and...

Unit Operations for Smart Nanomanufacturing

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 8, 2010 - 7:00pm
There is a chasm between promising nanotechnological advances in the laboratory and commercial manufacturing. Many techniques have been developed to...
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