RAPID Spotlight: Five Trends in Manufacturing and Their Impact on Process Intensification

By Rose-Marie Brandwein, Director of Membership and Marketing Communications
February 19, 2019
You don’t need to gaze into a crystal ball to ascertain what’s on the horizon for manufacturing as the innovations of tomorrow are being made possible today through greater adoption of transformative technologies. Many are a cluster of technologies under the umbrella of Industry 4.0, which is often...

RAPID Announces 2019 Spring Conference Topicals on Process Intensification

February 13, 2019
The RAPID Manufacturing Institute is pleased to announce its schedule of conference topicals at AIChE's upcoming 2019 Spring Meeting in New Orleans. Our complete schedule is available for download below. If you have any immediate concerns or questions, contact Ashley Smith-Schoettker for more...

RAPID’s CEO, William Grieco, Talks About the Future

By Rose-Marie Brandwein
December 17, 2018
Depending on which survey or poll you read, manufacturers are either on the edge of despair over the workforce and attracting viable candidates or euphoric over tax cuts and improved capital spending. However, the real state of manufacturing in the process industries today is far more balanced and...

Peer Review Results are in and RAPID Receives High Marks!

November 23, 2018
In mid-July, we reported that the RAPID Manufacturing Institute underwent two different peer reviews by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). One was a closed DOE Peer Review held in Golden, CO; the second was part of the DOE's Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) Peer Review held in Washington, DC,...
AIChE’s Board of Directors for 2019: Front row from left: Joseph Smith, Christine Seymour, Kimberly Ogden, Monty Alger, Rosemarie Wesson. Behind from left: June Wispelwey (AIChE Executive Director), Mary Kathryn (Kathy) Lee, Billy Bardin, Lori McDowell, Timothy Olsen, Ana Davis, Al Sacco, Kristi Anseth, David Sholl, Kate Gawel, Erin Kane. Not shown: Marianthi Ierapetritou, Cato Laurencin.

AIChE Names New Officers, Board for 2019

October 29, 2018
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced today that Kimberly Ogden, Director of the Institute for Advanced Energy Solutions and a Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Arizona, will become...