Chemicals & Materials

2016 Pacific Northwest Student Regional Conference

April 15-17, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information UW AICHE Chapter President: Nick Iverson: email: aiche@uw.edu UW AICHE Advisor: Dr. John Berg: email: berg@cheme.washington.edu...

2016 Southwest Student Regional Conference

April 8-10, 2016
The 2016 Southwest Regional Conference will take place at University of Houston from April 8-10, 2016. Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information Conference Chairs: Nore...

2016 Rocky Mountain Student Regional Conference

April 1-3, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information Conference Chair: Kayla Kraus ( kakraus@email.arizona.edu ) and Sarina Sedgwick ( ssedgwick@email.arizona.edu ) Conference...

Continuous Nanoparticle Production Using Focused Acoustics

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:15pm-5:45pm
Continuous nanoparticle production using focused acoustics Many drugs currently in development are either water insoluble or lipophilic, thus...

Hydrolysis of Ddg

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 12:30pm-3:00pm
Liquid hot water (LHW) extraction was used as a pretreatment method to separate the hemicellulose fraction from dried distiller’s grain with solubles...

Process Simulation of Biogas to Renewable Liquid Fuels

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 8:30am-11:00am
Biogas is a product of anaerobic digestion of waste organic sources such as animal manure, food wastes and pretreated lignocellulosic biomass. Biogas...

Vanillyl Alcohol: A Renewable Epoxy Resin Building Block

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 3:15pm-5:45pm
Polymers derived from renewable resources are becoming considerably attractive as sustainable alternatives to their petroleum-derived counterparts...

Tools for Engineering Non-Growth Metabolism

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 12:30pm-3:00pm
Stationary phase metabolism that is not carbon-limited is ideal for metabolic engineering. Without cell growth, feedstocks can be efficiently...

Photocatalytic Methanol Reforming on TiO2

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 8:30am-11:00am
Hydrogen gas has great potential for use in transportation fuels and industrial applications, but as it is currently produced commercially from steam...

CEP: News Update

January
2016
News Update
Hybrid Material Delivers a One-Two Punch Gold and palladium are both valuable metals, for different reasons. Palladium is known for its catalytic ability, and gold for its plasmonic properties. Bifunctional Catalyst Upgrades Ethanol to Butanol...

Bioreactor Design for Chemical Engineers

August
2011
Back To Basics
Gregory T. Benz
Fermentation processes are based on chemical engineering principles. Understand these concepts to achieve optimal bioreactor design.

Material Matters: Predicting High-Temperature Hydrogen Attack

January
2016
Material Matters
Kirk Richardson
During a nonroutine maintenance operation at the Tesoro petroleum refinery in Anacortes, WA, on April 2, 2010, a nearly 40-year-old heat exchanger located in a naphtha hydrotreater unit catastrophically failed. An explosion and intense fire killed...

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

November 13-18, 2016
The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

2016 Western Student Regional Conference

April 15-17, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competitiom Conference Website Conference Contact Information Conference Chair: Dillon Gidcumb ( drgidcumb@gmail.com ) Advisor: Ian Wheeldon ( iwheeldon@engr.ucr.edu )

2016 Mid-Atlantic Student Regional Conference

April 8-10, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information Conference Chair: Nick Martin ( nmartin@udel.edu ) Advisor: Michael Klein ( mtk@udel.edu ) Conference Website

2016 Southern Regional Student Conference

March 31 - April 2, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Website Connect with us on Twitter and Facebook! https://twitter.com/src2016 https://www.facebook.com/src2016 Conference Contact Information...

Introduction to Surfactants

Archived Webinar
Dec 9, 2015
This session is a basic introduction to the types of surfactants found in industry, their properties, and how those properties translate into...

Look Who's 213: The DuPont Story

Archived Webinar
Apr 23, 2015
One of the oldest companies in the world, DuPont has invented thousands of materials, played critical roles in both World Wars, and has indirectly...

Intro to Maintenance and Reliability

Archived Webinar
Mar 11, 2015
This presentation provides those in the process and discrete manufacturing industries an introduction to the best practices in Maintenance and...

Chemical Product Design

Archived Webinar
Jun 20, 2012
This webinar will discuss whether the skill set of chemists and chemical engineers is appropriate for this altered chemical industry.

Future Fuels and Chemicals: Grand Challenges and Opportunities

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Monday, April 2, 2012 - 12:00am
To insure a Sustainable Future, CO 2 emissions must be reduced despite strong future growth in demand. “Easy oil” from conventional production will...

International Year of Chemistry

Archived Webinar
Sep 22, 2011
Learn about the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011), a worldwide celebration of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind.

Using Catalytic Nanoparticles to Clean Water

Archived Webinar
Apr 15, 2010
In this talk, I will describe our work in improving the feasibility of these NP catalysts for groundwater remediation and in understanding how the...

Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids

Public (classroom) Course
Gain a better understanding of pneumatic conveying problems and principles, allowing you to evaluate and troubleshoot your in-plant systems to...

Toxicology 101

November
2015
Back To Basics
Christin Grabinski
Every substance can be toxic, depending on the dose and frequency of exposure. This article outlines the basics of toxicology and explores where the research in this field is heading.

Nanotechnology: A Guide to Nano-Objects

May
2011
On The Horizon
Sravani Gullapalli, Michael Wong
Rapid change in the field of nanotechnology can make it hard to keep track of the latest nanomaterial developments. Here's a primer on the most common shapes, sizes, and compositions of nano-objects.

CNG Cars May Soon Have a Smart New Alternative

December 8, 2015
Jeffery Long, professor of chemistry and chemical and bimolecular engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues have devised a space-efficient natural-gas...

Crystallization Operations

Public (classroom) Course
A practical overview of the basics of crystallization and precipitation and how to apply the fundamentals of crystal growth and nucleation to...

SBE Update

July
2009
SBE Special Section
June Wispelwey
Improving Biopharmaceutical Development

Catalyst Opens Doors to New Bio-Based Plastics

December 14, 2015
Plastics manufacturers largely rely on crude oil to create isobutene in the production of plastics, but researchers at Washington State University have developed a catalyst to...

SAChE证书课程–氮在过程安全的作用

eLearning (online) Course
这门SAChE安全证书课程重点讲化学工业中的基本物质-氮气。因为是惰性气体,氮气在化工生产、加工、处理和运输等各个方面有着广泛的应用。氮封使可燃物的安全储存和使用成为可能,还有助于防止可燃粉尘爆炸。但是,它也是一个明显的窒息性气体,在其处理和使用中必须应用安全原则。

CEP: News Update

December
2015
News Update
AIChE’s Initial Placement Survey: Where is the Class of 2015? Every year, a new class of chemical engineers enters the job market. New MOF Expands and Contracts to Store Methane Natural gas offers several environmental and economic advantages over...
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