This month's SBE supplement on biochemical engineering honors Danny I. C. Wang, Institute Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founding chair of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE). The articles in this supplement, written by several of his former students, describe his leadership, pioneering spirit, teachings, entrepreneurship,and scientific research, as well as present their own current research that was inspired by Danny's teachings and vision. Other topics in this issue include energy efficiency in cooling systems; bin design; and single-use equipment for biomanufacturing. Also read about the latest developments in biotechnology, nanotechnology and energy.
A poll conducted by the Univ. of Texas at Austin (www.utenergypoll.com/newsroom) in September found that the average American does not have a good understanding of energy issues. What’s saddening is that many don’t seem to care much about energy. Although 62% of the respondents claim energy issues are important to them, less than half say they are interested in energy issues, and only 28% find energy exciting.
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