Conferences & Events

2017 Process Development Symposium

June 6-8, 2017
Just added: XRCC Plant Tour on Tuesday, June 6. Learn more The 2017 Process Development Symposium is a place to exchange wisdom, knowledge, tips, and personal experiences in the development and scale-up of chemical and related processes. This symposium, planned jointly between AIChE and its Process...

Live Online Events

Live Online Events

Mixing and Reaction without Stirred Tanks: Part 2

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:00pm-1:00pm
Are you working with mixing and reaction processes in stirred tanks? It may be time to switch to pipelines. This is the second part of a two-part webinar series. Click here to also register for Part 1. In this webinar series, you’ll examine how to achieve several mixing and reaction processes in...

Concentrating Solar Power: Solar Energy on Demand

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
Concentrating solar power (CSP) is a solar electricity generation technology that captures and stores the sun’s energy in the form of heat, using materials that are low cost and materially stable for decades. This makes CSP with thermal energy storage (TES) an effective solution to a key challenge...

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Courses

Public (classroom) Course
Do you work with chemical engineers and need to speak their language? Learn the fundamentals of chemical engineering in just 3 days.
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Public (classroom) Course
Responsible for the safe handling of the effluent from relief systems? Explore the broad topic of emergency relief system design with an emphasis on DIERS technology.
eLearning (online) Course
Identify strategies for alleviating problems, improving design and optimizing flow. Learn the bulk material flow strategies you need and how to apply them.
Public (classroom) Course
Incidents are minor occurrences and are often the result of a single failure or defect. Join Incident Investigation expert Brian Kelly for an in-depth look at a look at the systematic process of examining and evaluating the causes of an incident so that recurrence can be prevented.

CEP Magazine

CEP: Editorial - It’s All About the Culture

December
2014
Editorial
Cynthia Mascone
December 3 marks the 30th anniversary of the worst chemical accident in history — the catastrophic release of methyl isocyanate (MIC) from a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, in 1984 that resulted in thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of injuries. Two articles and the Process Safety Beacon in this issue review some of the lessons learned from that tragic incident.

Editorial: A Vote for Science and Engineering

December
2015
Editorial
Cynthia Mascone
Even though the election of a new U.S. President is almost a year away, it’s hard to ignore the news media’s extensive coverage of the many candidates — their debates, their campaign speeches, their experience; almost anything they do or say is fair...

AIChE News

The RAPID Manufacturing Institute is announcing the first step in a call for research and development program proposals in the areas of process intensification and modular chemical processing that will advance the following institutional goals:...
Earlier this fall and at the Spring meeting, the AIChE Foundation had a chance to sit down with Scott Love and learn more about how his passion for process engineering and how AIChE can help raise awareness about what process engineers bring to the...
A chemical engineering professor at Purdue University is taking an extracurricular step to send his school’s new ChE graduates on a prosperous career path. Sangtae “Sang” Kim, Distinguished Professor and the Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head of Purdue’...
The AIChE Foundation had a lot to celebrate at the 2017 Spring Meeting in San Antonio . Director of Development Stephanie Viola had the opportunity to sit down with Syamal Poddar, Vice Chair of the Fellows Council, Trustee, and recipient of the 2016...