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Virtual Local Section Webinar
Feb 23, 2012
Whether you are getting ready to graduate with your chemical engineering degree, you are currently unemployed, or you are looking for a new technical...

Put Your Compensation To Work

Virtual Local Section Webinar
Apr 28, 2011
Michael Pascarella with Ameriprise Financial will outline how to leverage compensation from your employer and build for your goals

Dining Etiquette -- Europe

AIChE Video Vignette
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,...

Guiding Organizational Change

AIChE Webinar
Feb 2, 2011
This session explores and integrates both organizational and individual aspects of change and transition. It will be of interest to those seeking to...

Investing in 2011

AIChE Webinar
Nov 3, 2010
Market woes are just the beginning to managing your portfolio and goals. Now, we have new taxes going into effect which will impact your income...

Bridging the Generation Gap

AIChE Webinar
Feb 17, 2010
This interactive session focuses on concrete ways to minimize conflict, maximize communication and build productivity in a multigenerational...

Communicate with Power, Tone up Your Skills

AIChE 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.

Tic-Tac-Toe Strategic Planning

AIChE Annual Meeting
Nov 8, 2009
The Tic-Tac-Toe Approach to Strategic Innovation Planning When we study the history and trends of technology development across a wide spectrum of...

Progressing in Your Organization

AIChE Webinar
Aug 19, 2009
You are beginning to establish yourself in your organization and now are ready to progress further, perhaps ready to take on additional...

Dealing with Difficult People

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

Six Sigma for Chemical Engineers

AIChE Webinar
Jul 8, 2009
This short introduction to the basics of Six Sigma highlights the most important features of this methodology and summarize the major variants in use...

Patent Fundamentals for Engineers

AIChE Webinar
May 5, 2009
Ever wonder what a patent looks like, what rights are conveyed by a patent, or how your actions can bar any right to obtain patent protection for...

Retirement Planning for Young Engineers

AIChE Webinar
Mar 24, 2009
Retirement may sound like a world away from where you are now, but there are some important steps that you should be taking to make your retirement...

Rebuilding Your Wealth

AIChE Webinar
Feb 24, 2009
2008 was a difficult investing environment. With so much wealth lost during 2008, Larry N. Grogan takes a look at the challenge of rebuilding and...

Solve Problems Inventively

April
2005
Career Catalyst
Jack Hipple
The TRIZ methodology encourages you to approach problems from a different angle. Here’s a primer on the basics of the technique and the tools available to implement it.

Employment of Chemical Engineers

January
2002
Special Section
Freeman Self, Freeman Self 
An analysis of past employment data can help identify future trends in chemical engineering. FreemanSelf-EdEkholm-

Use TRIZ in Reverse to Analyze Failures

May
2005
Career Catalyst
Jack Hipple
Asking “how could I make this fail?” can help you to identify potential problems that you might not otherwise have considered.

Refocusing Chemical Engineering

January
2002
Special Section
Edward Cussler, Edward L. Cussler
To adapt to changes in the industry, chemical engineers will require a change in mindset, as well as an enhanced skillset.

How to do an Internal FDA Audit

October
2001
Management
Gavin Sinclair
Meeting FDA regulations is not optional. The costs are high for any company that does not act responsibly to ensure that all additives are meet the required regulations.

What's Your Problem Solving Style?

August
2004
Career Catalyst
Jack Hipple
Understand how you and others solve problems, and use that knowledge to cultivate organizational relationships and improve individual and team efforts.

Profiles

January
2002
Special Section
Margaret Clarke Hunt
These profiles of a dozen engineers in different stages of their careers offer snapshots of where chemical engineers are employed.

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.

CEP: YPOV - Engineering Cyber Security

July
2012
YPOV
Arjun Gopalratnam
Between March and April 2010, a powerful but seemingly limited computer worm, now referred to as Stuxnet, infected computers around the world, beginning in Iran and spreading to Indonesia and India. A recently published book uncovers findings on the origin of the worm and raises concerns that are relevant to chemical engineers everywhere.

Prepare for a Different Future

February
2001
Opinion
Calvin B. Cobb
The U.S. industrial landscape is changing dramatically. This has significant implications for our profession and individual chemical engineers.

Tracking Trends in Undergraduate Enrollment

November
2008
Centennial
R. Russell Rhinehart
By understanding the normal enrollment swings, employers and students can capitalize during the boom times and rideout the busts, while universities can allocate resources more effectively.

Whatever Happened to the Class of 2009?

September
2009
News Feature
Gordon Ellis
Regardless of their current employment status and personal outlook, the new class of chemical engineering graduates is con?dent that they possess a unique versatility and capacity to make good and do good.
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