Press Releases

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced today that Monty M. Alger, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the Institute for Natural Gas Research at Pennsylvania State University, will become President of AIChE in 2020. Learn more about the 2020 board of directors.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Grant will help to advance Undergraduate Process Safety Learning Initiative; inclusion in chemical engineering

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS) — a global technical community within the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — has launched a strategic partnership with The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO initiative of leading energy, transport and industry companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will spotlight the roles that chemical engineers play in addressing societal and industrial challenges when the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting convenes in Orlando, Florida, November 10–15.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will present awards to 16 leaders and innovators in chemical engineering, at a ceremony to be held during the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting, November 10–15, in Orlando, Florida.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Jay D. Keasling, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and Faculty Senior Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been selected by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) as its Doing a World of Good Medalist for 2019.

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will celebrate the many ways that chemical engineers — and the organizations that employ them — are “Doing a World of Good” at the 2019 AIChE Gala, to be held on December 3 at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Karen K. Gleason, the Alexander and I. Michael Kasser (1960) Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has been chosen by AIChE to present the John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecture for 2019. She will present her lecture, “From Chemical Engineering Fundamentals to the Commercialization of Vapor Deposited Polymers,” on Wednesday, November 13, at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The AIChE Foundation has announced a new lectureship inspired by the career contributions of William R. Schowalter — a Fellow and former director of AIChE, and the Class of 1950 Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, Emeritus, at Princeton University. The lectureship was established to recognize Schowalter’s outstanding contributions to both the technical and educational foundations of the chemical engineering profession.

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.

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