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Institute for Sustainability (IfS)

IfS is an umbrella organization encompassing a broad spectrum of activities related to sustainability. It has three sub-entities: the Sustainable Engineering Forum (SEF), the Center for Sustainable Technology Practices (CSTP), and the Youth Council on Sustainability Science and Technology (YCOSST). It also provides oversight to the AIChE Sustainability Index (sm).

Environmental Division (ENV)

The ENV division provides relevant programs on current environmental topics and non-confidential information concerning all aspects of environmental activity. The division promotes publication of papers of interest to chemical engineers in environmental activities as well as coordinates the Institute’s activities with other related societies.

ICOSSE 2015

May 26-29, 2015

The purpose of the Congress is to exchange emerging ideas about ways and means of protecting the environment and its resources so that humans can achieve sustainable development and societal benefits through generations.

Should a chemical engineer go to business school?

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
An MBA can increase your ability to consciously think of business development as you perform your role. It can lead to change of career, change of...

Sustainable R&D for new Technology in Start Ups

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Often Start Ups develop technology for building block chemicals from renewables. DOE has a list of 12 such building blocks, such as glucaric acid,...

2014 Conference Keynote

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 9, 2014
Strong process research organizations and capabilities constitute very relevant competitive advantages in the chemical industry, enabling constant...

Molecular Modeling of Naphtha Catalytic Reforming

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Molecular Modelling of Naphtha Catalytic Reforming Catalytic reforming is one of the most important refinery processes providing high octane number...

CO2 BACT Preparation and Analysis

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 1, 2014
ABSTRACT AIChE 2014 SPRING CONFERENCE – ENVIRONMENTAL AND WATER SOLUTIONS SESSION AUTHORS Joseph W. Guida, PE – Director, Process Technology and...

PM2.5 Modeling Challenges

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Mar 31, 2014
Air Dispersion Modeling is usually required to demonstrate compliance with the Ambient Air Quality Standards for PM 2.5 in support of an air permit...

Water Reuse Challenges and Hydraulic Fracturing

International Society for Water Solutions - ISWS
Dec 4, 2013
GE Water & Process Technologies offers a broad product and solutions portfolio that addresses water challenges associated with hydraulic...

Modeling of CO2 Capture Using Microalgae

AIChE Annual Meeting
Nov 7, 2013
In order to model the growth of microalgae in a open-pond reactor , a 1000L system has been built and operated under realistic outdoor conditions...

Project Execution Using the Stage Gate Process

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 4, 2013
In recent years more and more projects are being executed effectively using the “Stage Gate” process. This presentation provides an overview of the...

Exploiting Hydrogen Plant to Improve Refinery Margins

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 30, 2013
In addressing the global drive for cleaner transport fuels against increasing proportion of heavier and sourer crudes, refiners are faced with the...

Worker Behavior Changing by Dynamic Culture

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 30, 2013
INTRODUCTION The chemical industries need appropriated project of process to control safety and production avoiding accidents and environmental...

New Quantitative Risk Criteria for U.S. LNG Facilities

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 29, 2013
The recent increase in natural gas production has expanded the outlook for exporting domestically-produced natural gas. As a result, many existing...

Abqaiq Plant Virtual Plant RTO Implementation

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 29, 2013
Abqaiq Plant Virtual Plant RTO Implementation Abstract Abqaiq Plant is the largest worldwide crude stabilization plant with $200MM energy consumption...

Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products

AIChE Webinar
Apr 3, 2013
This presentation will review Consumer Reports (CR) recently completed testing project studying the levels of arsenic in rice and rice products.

New Materials for Membrane Separations

Mar 13, 2013
In this webinar, Dr. Richard D. Noble - the co-director of the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Membrane Applied Science...

Solutions for a Sustainable Tomorrow

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