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Innovation in Improving Performance

Archived Webinar
Apr 17, 2013
This webinar focuses on ideas for improving the performance of individuals who work in industrial settings.

Fall 2014 Virtual Career Fair – Jobseekers

November 5, 2014
Visit online booths and chat live with leading process industry and other employers such as BASF, Cambridge Major Labs, Honeywell, Koch Glitsch, Marathon Petroleum, and SABIC.

Degrees That Work: Plastics [Video]

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Plastics touch every aspect of life. Without plastics, much of what we depend on daily at work and home would disappear. Despite its prevalence, the moldable material doesn't...

Are We Ready for Power Play?

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I was introduced to this topic an year ago and since then employing it as I find it very interesting and useful. Organizational Politics and Power Play are considered as dirty...

Book Review: The Innovator's DNA

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Clayton Christensen is perhaps most famous for identifying the concept of a disruptive innovation – a new technology that introduces new markets and new ways that people interact...

Freshmen Chemical Engineers in Legoland

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Dr. Bill Elmore at Mississippi State University has begun a class for freshman ChemEs, drawing on Legos to help incoming students find out whether the chemical engineering program...

What Is the Goal?

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When is the last time you read a novel that offered insights you could apply on the job as a process engineer? Check out the classic The Goal for a must-read drama that takes...

Career Paths for ChEs

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What do you want to be when you get out of school? This article discusses answers to this question for chemical engineers.

AIChE After Graduation

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The transition from student to professional is not always an easy one. If you are like many student members, you may not be aware of how to fit into AIChE as a professional and...

What does networking mean to you?

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Lately there's been a lot of talk at AIChE about networking. We'd like to know what chemical engineers really think about what could be done to help. Take our three-question...

Lessons on Leading Change

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What type of leader are you, and what are your strongest abilities? Learning to lead means understanding where your strengths as a leader lie so you can also learn to manage your...

Designing an Effective Poster

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Engineers routinely optimize process designs; poster designs need optimization, too. In the August 2010 issue of Chemical Engineering Progress (CEP) magazine, L. P. Driskill, a...

AIChE Mentorship Program: Call for Mentees

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Mentorship is a type of networking. Networking is the deliberate and systematic process of building and maintaining relationships based on mutual benefit. Research suggests that...

Advice for Young Job Seekers

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The question students ask most is what can they do to get a job in engineering, but often the answer lies with people they already know. Read more about how others have found jobs...

Becoming a Leader

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Loraine Kasprzak, CMC, of CEP magazine talks to senior executive coach Mike Martorella to learn how engineers can become successful leaders.

Your First Year as a Manager

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If you are considering or have been offered a management position, how are things going to change for you? What is that first year going to be like? Dr. Jonathan Worstell outlined...

Famous Women Chemical Engineers

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Marie Curie One morning this week, I heard an interesting but disheartening story on the BBC Radio. The story was called " Famous female scientists are unknown to UK public . A...

What is SIOC?

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AIChE is organized into three “operating councils” that manage many of the activities of AIChE. The Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC) is the one of these that has primary...
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