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2015 AIChE Salary Survey

June
2015
Salary Survey
Chemical engineers continue to earn more than the average U.S. worker. The median salary of survey respondents is $127,000 — a 5.8% increase over the median reported in 2013. This is an expanded version of an article that appeared in the June 2015 issue of Chemical Engineering Progress.

2016 Northeast Student Regional Conference

April 22-23, 2016
This event assembles future chemical engineers from around the Northeast Region for networking, peer bonding, academic enrichment, and some friendly competition. Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper and Poster...

2016 Pacific Northwest Student Regional Conference

April 15-16, 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...

The Future of the Lecture

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 11:15am-12:15pm
The university is one of the oldest social institutions in our society, rivaled only by the church. However, many universities now are under...

2015 AIChE Salary Survey

June
2015
Salary Survey
Chemical engineers continue to earn more than the average U.S. worker. The median salary of survey respondents is $127,000 — a 5.8% increase over the median reported in 2013. This is an expanded version of an article that appeared in the June 2015 issue of Chemical Engineering Progress.

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...

Communicate with Power, Tone up Your Skills

Archived Webinar
Dec 2, 2009
This webinar presents ways to tone up your skills by organizing your thoughts and messages to be most effective in this age of fast communications.

Leadership Q&A: Taking a Leading Role in Process Safety

January
2016
Leadership Q&A
This is the inaugural article of CEP ’s new column, Leadership Q&A. Here, C-suite executives will discuss how they have overcome challenges, strategies for successful leadership, and tools and skills that they have found effective during their...

Consider a Career in the Water Industry

January 20, 2016
Although not a traditional career route for chemical engineers, the water industry is a broad field that can offer both challenges and rewards.

YPOV: Consider a Career in the Water Industry

January
2016
YPOV
Emily Frangenberg
The American water market is on the brink of change, and the push for greater water security and sustainability has increased over the past decade. Industrial water users are realizing that sustainable water use is not only good for the environment...

Six Sigma: A Practical Overview

eLearning (online) Course
Six Sigma is successfully practiced throughout the chemical engineering industry for improvement, organization and problem-solving. In this course,...

Introduction to Project Management

eLearning (online) Course
Research shows 80% of those with project management responsibilities have received no training. This eLearning course will bring you up-to-speed...

YPOV: A New Norm for the PhD Workforce?

November
2015
YPOV
Chris Lowe
Historically, PhD students in fields such as humanities and social sciences were likely to seek a tenure-track faculty position at a research university. But, the increasing number of young professionals pursuing PhDs far outstrips the number of...

5 Reasons You Need to Attend Trade Shows

August
2011
Career Catalyst
Joe Bevacqua
Convincing your boss to send you to a trade show can be challenging. Here are five ways you and your employer will benefit, plus tips on how to get the most out of your visit.

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...

AIChE Fellows - Who, Why & How?

Archived Webinar
Jul 23, 2015
John P. O'Connell tells of this history and criteria of the AIChE Fellow membership class, and hosts a panel of Fellows to speak about becoming a...

The Dow Chemical Story

Archived Webinar
Jun 25, 2015
Dow Chemical was founded in 1897 by Herbert Henry Dow. Learn about the history of this chemical giant as it grows and merges into the top company it...

Building Trust - A Key Leadership Skill

Archived Webinar
Oct 1, 2014
We discuss what it means to be a trustworthy leader, how to build trust within teams, and what are the best behaviors to maintain trust within your...

Transition to Work

Archived Webinar
Apr 23, 2014
Students and new engineers: Are you nervous about transitioning from school to "the real world?” Have no fear! This webinar prepares you to go from...

Finding Your Grail, the Beyonce Turn, and Career Satisfaction

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:00pm-1:00pm
The Women's Intiatives Committee (WIC) luncheon features keynote speaker Cheryl Teich. Cheryl is talking about her career path, obstacles she had to...

Young Professionals and AIChE

Archived 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...

Key Finance Measures for Successful Projects

Archived Webinar
Sep 18, 2013
This webinar is designed to help engineers and chemists develop a better understanding of basic accounting and finance concepts. IIt will be of...

Solutions for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Archived Webinar
Jan 30, 2013
This presentation focuses on the critical components of a truly sustainable operation . . . safety, environment, energy, capital management, and...

Understanding Those Chemical Engineers!

Archived 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...

Effective Delegation

Archived Webinar
Mar 21, 2012
Learn principles for successful delegation, applying to professionals in industry, academic, and government sectors.

Job Search Strategies

Archived Webinar
Oct 5, 2011
Searching for a job is usually a full time job. Job searches can be both voluntary and involuntary but usually involve the investment of a...

Dining Etiquette in Asia

Archived Webinar
Jul 13, 2011
In this video you will learn about dining etiquette in Asia. Topics covered will be: place settings, when to begin your meal, honoring your host,...

Dining Etiquette in South America

Archived Webinar
Jul 11, 2011
Topics covered will be: place settings, when to begin your meal, honoring your host, salutations, and a host of other topics.

Dining Etiquette -- Europe

Archived Webinar
Apr 7, 2011
In this video you will learn about dining etiquette in various countries in Europe. Topics covered will be: place settings, when to begin your meal,...

Work Would Be So Much Easier Without People

Archived Webinar
Mar 24, 2011
Our training as engineers focuses on the physical sciences, and the relationships we learn about are generally mathematical ones. However, the day-to...

The Future of Chemical Engineering

Archived 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...

Tic-Tac-Toe Strategic Planning

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
The Tic-Tac-Toe Approach to Strategic Innovation Planning When we study the history and trends of technology development across a wide spectrum of...

Dealing with Difficult People

Archived Webinar
Aug 5, 2009
In this webinar, Professor Douglas Ludlow shares his insight and advice about how to deal with difficult people.

Career Strategies for Young Professionals

Archived Webinar
Dec 9, 2008
Gone are the days when you will work for the same company for your entire career. It now falls to you to forge your own path! What can you do early...
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