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Process Intensification Principles: Structure – PI in the Spatial Domain

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 11:00am-12:00pm
In this 60-minute webinar you’ll learn about the first of the four elementary domains of Process Intensification – the spatial domain. Structure is the keyword here as the various ways of structuring the space in the processing equipment are discussed. Why Structure? Randomness accompanies the...

Better Plants Overview

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
Improving energy efficiency is critical to your plant’s profitability and sustainability. Take this webinar to find out how the DOE can help. In 60 minutes. Robert Lung shares his many years of experience expanding the DOE’s Better Plants program and ensuring it supports manufacturers and...

Process Intensification Principles: Structure – Focus on Micro- and Millireactors

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:00am-12:00pm
Millireactors on their way to establishment as a process technology. Process intensification provides radically innovative principles in process and equipment design which can benefit process and chain efficiency, capital and operating expenses, quality, yield, process safety and more. There is a...
Simulation of a mixer equipped with three impellers. The velocity profile is shown using streamlines, arrows, and slice plots.

Mixer Simulations, Modeling Nonideal Reactors and Mixers

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
Continuous stirred tank reactors, batch reactors, and mixers are frequently used in the consumer product, food, pharmaceutical, and fine chemical industries. Processes using these devices usually require carefully controlled environments, where conditions such as temperature and composition are...

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A basic course tailored specifically to chemical engineers. Improve your productivity while solving day-to-day ChemE problems.
eLearning (online) Course
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Face-to-Face 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.
Face-to-Face 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

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

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

March 20, 2018
New York, NY, March 20, 2018--The Rapid Manufacturing Institute is pleased to announce that in late March, two calls for project proposals will be forthcoming. Unlike our previous calls, these will be open only to current RAPID members in good...
March 13, 2018
Mark Vergnano
Mark P. Vergnano, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Chemours Company, a U.S.-based global chemical firm, will receive the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) Government and Industry Leaders (AGILE) Award. The award is given...
February 6, 2018
Join RAPID for its first webinar scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11 am/ET. The webinars are free to RAPID Members. Process intensification (PI) is one of the most promising development paths for the chemical process industry and one of...
January 29, 2018
The Rapid Manufacturing Institute and AIChE are pleased to announce that Thomas J. Walsh has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of the RAPID Manufacturing Institute, taking over for Karen Fletcher. Mr. Walsh will be responsible for...