General Interest

Leading LOPA Forward: A CCPS Evergreen LOPA Database

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Mar 31, 2014
With the publication of Guidelines for Enabling Conditions and Conditional Modifiers in Layer of Protection Analysis (2013), Guidelines for...

VLS: AIChE Presidential Candidates Meetup

Virtual Local Section Webinar
Jun 27, 2013
The Virtual Local Section hosted the 2014 AIChE President-Elect Candidates, Cheryl I. Teich and Philip W. Winkler, to discuss their vision for AIChE...

The Chemistry of Chocolate

AIChE Webinar
Nov 6, 2013
Steeped in tradition, chocolate evokes images of artisans making hand crafted delicacies in their kitchen, while little thought is given to the...

Young Professionals and AIChE

Virtual Local Section Webinar
Mar 27, 2014
Whether you are a recent graduate looking to get involved or your AIChE communities are struggling without new interest, you will appreciate the...

Humor That Works

Virtual Local Section Webinar
Jan 23, 2014
Engineers strive for efficiency and effectiveness. Sadly, humans aren’t always either one. Luckily we have a tool to help us get the most out of...

VLS: Great Inventions That Changed The World

Virtual Local Section Webinar
Mar 28, 2013
You will not only learn about inventions and inventors, but also the impact they have had on our lives and the society and environment in which we...

An Insider’s View of the New Patent Laws

AIChE Webinar
Jun 26, 2013
Mr. Stoll explains how patentees can better protect their valuable patents and how challengers can advantage their positions in contesting...

Patent FAQ’s - What You Really Need To Know

South Texas Section Webinar
May 2, 2013
This presentation will cover the definition of a patent, types of patents, criteria used to obtain a patent, the duration of the patents, the new...

Nigeria: Chemical Engineering—Development, Challenges, and Prospects

June
2013
Global Outlook
Emmanuel Dada, John Erinne
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.

The Netherlands' Process Technology Networks

June
2012
Global Outlook
Andrzej Stankiewicz
Marked by a culture of open innovation, the Dutch system of collaboration creates unique opportunities for advances in process technology.

Random Thoughts: Inspired by Rich Felder

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 29, 2012
This talk is part of the invited session 'Random Thoughts: Inspired by Rich Felder'. Description: This session honors Dr. Richard M. Felder, Hoechst...

From Wet Algae to Liquid Fuels

Mar 20, 2013
The presentation provides some general background on biofuels and on the use of algae as a biomass source for making liquid fuels. The presentation...

Cheers! The Chemistry of Wine

AIChE Webinar
Feb 1, 2012
This webinar provides all the necessary information to fully appreciate this best companion of good food. It presents the history of wine as well as...

International Year of Chemistry

Virtual Local Section 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.

Virtual Local Section Inaugural Meeting

Virtual Local Section Webinar
Jan 27, 2011
2011 AIChE President Dr. Maria Burka spoke about two passions of hers, research and innovation at the inaugural Virtual Local Section meeting.

The Future of Chemical Engineering

AIChE Webinar
Oct 7, 2010
Hank will discuss the key role of science and technology as well as how we may need to change the way that we look at our careers and the skills we...

CEP: Editorial - On the Path to Sustainability

July
2012
Editorial
Cynthia F. Mascone
I love soaking up nature — whether I’m hiking over the red rocks of Sedona, strolling along Jones Beach as the waves of the Atlantic Ocean roll in, taking shelter indoors as an angry thunderstorm rages outside, stargazing miles from the nearest town … or just sitting on my porch watching the grass in my tiny New York City yard grow. Whatever the activity, I continue to be amazed at the awesomeness of the world we live in. Yet I wonder what the planet will be like for our children. Will nature still be as wonderful for them as it is for me?

CEP: Editorial- AIChE's Path to Sustainability

August
2012
Editorial
Cyntha F. Mascone
Last month in this space, I wrote about some of the sustainability activities underway in and around Grand Canyon National Park, and how my vacation there got me thinking about AIChE’s sustainability efforts. The most recent initiative is the...

CEP: Commentary - Take Advantage of Wireless Devices

August
2012
Commentary
Dick Caro
Wireless instrumentation has not taken off in the chemical process industries (CPI), despite its availability since 2003 and its advantages over the wired alternatives. This is not to say that these devices are not used. In fact, thousands of...

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

October
2012
Chem Economics
T. Kevin Swift
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...

Understanding Those Chemical Engineers!

AIChE Webinar
Apr 18, 2012
Get an overview some of the basic principles of chemical engineering for use by other engineers as well as other disciplines that must interact with...

U.S. Research Universities - Globalize or Face Demise?

January
2007
Special Section
William R. Schowalter
Although the effects of globalization have revolutionized corporate behavior, they are only beginning to affect the thinking, and much less the policies, of U.S. research universities. It is something that should be embraced, rather than resisted.

CEP: Profile - Engineering Flavors and Bridging Cultures

August
2012
Profile
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.

A New Strategic Plan Catalyzes AIChE

November
2008
Centennial
H Scott Fogler, Lawrence B. Evans, Dale L. Keairns, H. Scott Fogler, John A. Sofranko, and Rick Cain
In its second century, AIChE will be a globally recognized leader serving the diverse needs of the chemical engineering profession and society. Implementation of the strategic plan will focus on specific goals that reach beyond traditionalboundaries.

CEP: Journal Highlight - ChemEs get Schooled in Sustainability

August
2012
Journal Highlight
David T. Allen- University of Texas at Austin, David R. Shonnard- Michigan Technological University
Sustainable design will be required if the world is to support a growing population with increasingly higher living standards.

Designing the New Global Chemical Engineer

February
2009
News Feature
Joanna Ziemlewski
Universities around the world are tackling different pieces of the teaching puzzle to transform students into ideal chemical engineers.

Saluting AIChE’s Centenarians

November
2008
Centennial
In honor of AIChE’s 100th birthday, we recognize two members who have each celebrated more than 100 birthdays.

RFID - Rx for Drug Security?

February
2008
News Feature
Gerald Parkinson
Some pharmaceutical companies are turning to radio frequency identification to protect against counterfeiting and theft of expensive drugs.

Co-Inventors: Who Owns the Patent Rights?

June
2012
Patent Update
M. Henry Heines
A joint invention arises from the combined efforts of two or more inventors. Once a patent is granted, however, the inventors do not necessarily share in the rewards.

Grand Challenges for Engineering

April
2008
News Feature
Gordon Ellis
Twentieth-century engineering enabled life as we know it. The National Academy of Engineering looks at what is needed in the future.

Science on a World Stage

July
2008
News Feature
Gordon Ellis
The first annual World Science Festival takes Manhattan by storm, with 120,000 people celebrating scientific diversity.

A Century of Triumphs

November
2008
Centennial
Ten lasting chemical engineering achievements — and 100 markers of chemical engineers’ progress toward them.

Use Cloud Tools to Collaborate

July
2012
Career Catalyst
Loraine Kasprzak
Internet-based applications are changing the way chemical engineers collaborate. These virtual tools can help project teams make decisions more quickly, reduce costs, and increase productivity.

Mohsen Almajnouni: Progress is a Process

June
2012
Profile
For Almajnouni, Process Domain Manager at Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) and long-time chair of AIChE’s Saudi Arabia Local Section, progress is a byword in a life shaped by the will to embrace change.
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