Press Releases

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has announced the creation of a new Fellowship program that will assist researchers in pursuing innovative technical work with the potential of making valuable contributions to society.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its publishing partner John Wiley and Sons, Inc., have released the inaugural issue of the Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing — a peer-reviewed journal that captures leading-edge manufacturing techniques and technologies that reduce costs, save energy, and create solutions that address societal needs.

Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), through its technical entity the Institute for Sustainability (IfS) and in cooperation with other AIChE entities, has established a Climate Solutions Community — a global collaboration that will bring together the expertise of a diversity of engineers and scientists to help industry and society to address and manage the effects of climate change.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:00am
NEW YORK, NY — The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announces the Center for Hydrogen Safety. This new Center promotes the safe handling and use of hydrogen across industrial and consumer applications in the global energy transition.

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has announced a major funding commitment from Ecolab, a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, in support of two priority initiatives of the AIChE Foundation’s “Doing a World of Good” campaign.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will hold its 2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 31 to April 4.

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Bioengineering & Translational Medicine (BioTM), published by Wiley on behalf of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), has released a tribute issue dedicated to research inspired by Robert Langer and Nicholas Peppas — two biotechnology luminaries whose game-changing contributions to drug delivery and biomaterials have made those fields integral elements of modern chemical engineering research and education.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
More than fifty exceptional women from companies around the world participated at a Leadership Workshop for Rising Star Women in Engineering, December 11, 2018, in New York City.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:00am
AIChE honored Pfizer Inc and Covestro LLC, along with Nance Dicciani, who received the AIChE Foundation’s Doing a World of Good Medal, at an awards gala held in New York City on Tuesday, December 11.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:00am
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 President of AIChE in 2019. Ogden succeeds 2018 President Christine B. Seymour, Director at Pfizer Inc.

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is launching STAR Tech — Space Travel: Adaptive Research and Technologies from biological and chemical engineering — a conference emphasizing non-traditional technologies applicable to space exploration and other ventures. The conference is set for November 12–14, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Houston, in Houston, TX.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
AIChE and John Wiley and Sons, Inc. announce the launch of a new quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing. Set to debut in Spring 2019, the new journal will focus on capturing leading-edge manufacturing techniques and technologies that reduce costs, save energy, and create solutions that address societal needs.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its subsidiary the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) have partnered with Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider, to host process safety workshops for undergraduate chemical engineering students in China.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will showcase the pivotal roles that chemical engineers play in addressing the needs of society and industry at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 28 – November 2.

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Companies Pfizer Inc and Covestro LLC — along with Nance Dicciani, Founder and CEO of RTM Vital Signs LLC — to be honored in New York City on December 11

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Chemical engineering professor will discuss chemical process intensification techniques at AIChE’s Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh on October 31.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced today that William (Bill) Grieco has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AIChE’s RAPID (Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment) Manufacturing Institute, replacing the interim CEO, Thomas Walsh. Grieco will officially assume his role on August 1, 2018.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will hold its 2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, April 22–26.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:00am
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 by AIChE to leaders who have made significant contributions to the chemical engineering profession and whose innovations have made a significant impact within the industries that employ chemical engineers.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
NEW YORK, NY, and FLORHAM PARK, NJ, January 18, 2018 — BASF today affirmed its ongoing commitment to safe chemical industry practices and education by funding two key priorities of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) “Doing a World of Good” campaign.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) honored LyondellBasell and Bechtel Group, Inc., along with those companies’ leaders, for their efforts to inspire the next generation of engineers, at an awards gala held in New York City on Wednesday, December 6.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:00am
How can scientists and engineers use new knowledge about the genetic-level behavior of cells as protein producers to create beneficial products and industrial processes?

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
The AIChE Foundation — the philanthropic arm of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — has named S. Shariq Yosufzai, Vice President, Global Diversity, Chevron Corporation, as its chair. Yosufzai will lead strategic development for the Foundation’s initiatives — exemplified by the ongoing Doing a World of Good campaign, which funds projects that chemical engineers have identified as crucial to advancing the good works of the profession.

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:00am
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 29) – In a ceremony during its Annual Meeting here Saturday, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) presented awards to 15 leaders and innovators in chemical engineering.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Leaders of the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced the first round of public-private partnership projects selected for negotiation here at AIChE’s Annual Meeting.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has announced that Christine B. Seymour, PhD, Director at Pfizer, Inc., will become President of AIChE in 2018. Seymour succeeds 2017 President T. Bond Calloway, Jr., Associate Laboratory Director at the Savannah River National Laboratory.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Bioengineers and other researchers will examine the revolutionary CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) genome-editing technology, and discuss its applications to a variety of fields at the inaugural International Conference on CRISPR Technologies (www.aiche.org/CRISPR), December 4-6, 2017, at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00am
This fall, the chemical engineering community will gather in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting, October 29 through November 3. The meeting is distinguished by many new and innovative topical conferences and technical program tracks that underscore the pivotal roles that chemical engineers play in addressing societal needs — from sustainable energy, water, and food production, to breakthroughs in medicine, to advances in manufacturing, and beyond.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:00am
Bioengineers will explore the adaption of groundbreaking research into practical and commercial applications for healthcare at the 2nd Bioengineering and Translation Medicine Conference, October 28–29, 2017, in Minneapolis, MN. The conference is organized by the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), with support from the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:00am
LyondellBasell CEO and Bechtel President and COO — along with DowDuPont’s Jim R. Fitterling — to be honored in New York City on December 6

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