Almost without exception, the chemical engineers attending the 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco last month seemed excited about the future of our profession.
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I began my first international engineering project on January 27, 1986. A project team of French, Italian, and American chemical engineers gathered in a brand new laboratory building in Chauny, France to initiate a plant expansion.
Some of you may know that I was injured near the end of 2004, the year during which I was AIChE President. I am still in the process of recovery, but have returned to work and am again involved in activities related to AIChE.
When thinking about the chemical engineering profession of the future, it is helpful to first examine the past, specifically for the purpose of identifying the core developments that collectively defined the field...
As a matter of course, humans typically seek out people with common visions, morals, perspectives and passions, and tend to shy away from interaction with individuals with whom they seem to share little on an intellectual, professional or moral le
Today's painfully high energy prices have sparked a discussion and debate about our seemingly ever-expanding appetite for oil and gas.
Ask an average pre-teen what an engineer is and you'll likely hear the answer, "I don't know,"or "a train operator."I must confess that when I was about eight years old, I thought an engineer was a train operator...
Back in January of last year, Dr. Herbert W. Cooper, president of Dynalytics, Inc., gave a very insightful presentation at the AIChE New York local section meeting titled, "Worldwide Energy Interruption: Can it happen? What would be the impact?
Those who have been watching the marriage between nanotechnology and bioscience blossom are expecting great things from their union.