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  1. Nigeria: Chemical Engineering—Development, Challenges, and Prospects

    CEP Magazine article, June 2013

    Nigeria is a nation endowed with abundant natural resources and engineering talent. Current policy and reforms in the downstream and natural gas sectors are expected to boost Nigeria’s economy and restore growth and vibrancy to its chemical process industries.

  2. United Kingdom: The Evolution of its Chemicals Industry

    CEP Magazine article, December 2012

    Rumors of the demise of the U.K. chemicals industry are greatly exaggerated.

  3. CEP: Chem Economics - Manufacturing Renaissance Takes Hold in the U.S.

    CEP Magazine article, October 2012

    Many living in the Rust Belt — the northeastern region of the U.S. that experienced significant de-industrialization during the 1970s through the 2000s — got an up-close look at the decline in manufacturing in the U.S. In the wake of the Great Recession, however, this is changing, with...

  4. México's Chemical Industry: Evolution, Challenges, and Perspectives

    CEP Magazine article, October 2012

    New investments in industry and raw materials, as well as the modernization of infrastructures and industry practices, can help to reverse México's growing trade deficit and restore the health of its chemical industry.

  5. Smart Manufacturing: The Next Revolution

    CEP Magazine article, October 2012

    Moving to the next generation of production can help the U.S. keep its competitive edge.

  6. CEP: Process Automation Corner - The American Philosopher-Kings and Technical Innovation

    CEP Magazine article, September 2012

    In his classical essay on polity, The Republic, Plato posits a breed of philosopher-kings who — ruling with wisdom, sagacity, and foresight — bring the blessings of perfect government to the citizenry. Although modern governments have not achieved this perfection, for a few brief decades...

  7. CEP: Profile - Engineering Flavors and Bridging Cultures

    CEP Magazine article, August 2012

    As the winner of a February 2012 episode of the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, Winnette McIntosh Ambrose, a National Institute of Health scientist specializing in vision research, demonstrated that inspired chemical engineers can succeed in any realm — when they bring the right ingredients to the mix.

  8. CEP: Meeting Preview - Annual Meeting, Oct. 28- Nov. 2, Will Spotlight Energy and Water

    CEP Magazine article, August 2012

    This fall, Pittsburgh, PA- the city of bridges, and the site of AIChE's first Annual Meeting in 1908-will connect thousands of chemical enginners for an industry-spanning overview of the field's of hottest topics, when AIChE takes its Annual Meeting to that city's David L. Lawrence Convention...

  9. CEP: Journal Highlight - ChemEs get Schooled in Sustainability

    CEP Magazine article, August 2012

    Sustainable design will be required if the world is to support a growing population with increasingly higher living standards.