Registration is open! Visit online booths and chat live with leading process industry and other employers. AIChE’s June 2014 Virtual Online Career Fair included employers BASF, Honeywell, Valdes Engineering, Cambridge Major Labs, Marathon Petroleum, Applied Chemical, SABIC, CB&I and Koch Glitsch.
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.
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.
Engineers are often called on to review product brochures and ads for equipment and processes. Here are six tips for working more effectively with an ad agency or corporate marketing-communications department to create good product literature.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the daily influx of memos, letters, reports and journals? These tips will help you develop a systematic method for dealing with the endless stream of material that is essential to your job.
Gerald Bode, Gregory J. McRae, Konrad Hungerbuhler, Reinhard Schomacker
This article describes state-of-the-art investment analysis techniques, shows how and why even reasonably good analyses can lead to bad decisions, and gives guidance on how to avoid mistakes when making investment decisions regarding chemical...
Eastern Europe is a significant potential market for Western corporations. There are plenty of opportunities for success if you learn to do business in a way that meshes with Eastern European expectations of how business should be done.
Work-style and communication differences often result in a disconnect between managers and engineers. Bridging this culture gap will allow managers to make better business decisions and bring engineers the understanding and recognition they deserve.
The people you identify as references in your job search act as your ambassadors to a potential employer. Choosing references who can paint a clear picture of your strengths and potential can be a decisive advantage in your employment campaign.
Modular design principles are well known, but have found only niche applications in the Chemical industry. This article outlines an innovative methodology, whereby plant and process design may be conducted in parallel using components with pre-...
A project team is more than a group of talented professionals. It is an interdependent unit, empowered with understanding, accountabilities and mutual support that permit it to achieve goals — both organizational and personal — more efficiently and...
Swap and exchange programs can significantly reduce logistics costs, as well as an organization’s carbon footprint. Despite its potential, the technique is often constrained by commercial, technical and operational concerns.
Employment negotiations begin even before a job offer is extended. Having a clear plan of action, and an understanding of your objectives and those of your employer, will help you make the most of this important process. <br>
Conflict is an almost unavoidable part of life and work, and it can lead to surprisingly constructive opportunities. Here is a discussion of how to manage conflicts— and how to make the most of them when they occur.