Press Releases

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
LyondellBasell CEO and Bechtel President and COO — along with DowDuPont’s Jim R. Fitterling — to be honored in New York City on December 6

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Caltech engineering professor will be honored by AIChE, October 29 at Minneapolis Annual Meeting.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will showcase the innovative work of chemical engineers and the pivotal roles they play in addressing global challenges at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Oct. 29-Nov. 3.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Chemical engineering professor will discuss the engineering of pharmaceuticals at AIChE’s Annual Meeting in Minneapolis on November 1.

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Leaders of the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute — a part of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and one of the nation’s 14 Manufacturing USA Institutes — are calling for stakeholders in industry, academia, and government laboratories to submit proposals for early-stage research and development projects that apply process intensification and modular chemical processing to solve industrial challenges.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) will host the 4th CCPS Global Summit on Process Safety at the Okayama Convention Center in Okayama, Japan, September 12 to 13, 2017. The summit will be presented in collaboration with the Japan Society of Safety Engineering and Okayama University’s Center for Safe and Disaster-Resistant Society, and supported by the Japan Petrochemical Industry Association.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), with support from the AIChE Foundation, is recognizing 35 young professional members of AIChE in a new 35 Under 35 honors program.

Thursday, August 3, 2017
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) have slated a series of international conferences devoted to safe processes and practices in the chemicals and petrochemicals industries. The meetings promote a global culture of process safety in industry and are based upon decades of safety best practices documented by CCPS through its network of affiliated companies, engineers, and industrial safety experts.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Anil Gokhale, an executive with more than 30 years of experience in engineering, process safety, and process automation, has joined the staff of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) as director of CCPS projects. In his project execution duties, Gokhale will oversee a large group of CCPS staff consultants.

Thursday, July 13, 2017
NEW YORK CITY — The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — in the June 2017 issue of its flagship magazine, Chemical Engineering Progress (CEP) — published the results of the organization’s salary survey for 2017. Among its key findings:

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pertamina University (Jakarta, Indonesia) to establish a partnership on activities of mutual importance to the two organizations. The signing ceremony took place on May 23, 2017, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Friday, June 23, 2017
NEW YORK – The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — through its technical subsidiary the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) — is uniting industry practitioners, academic researchers, and business leaders to advance the burgeoning fields related to biotechnology.

Monday, March 27, 2017
SAN ANTONIO, TX — Leaders of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) formally launched the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute here today at AIChE’s Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety. Late last year, the U.S.

Monday, March 20, 2017
AIChE’s Nominating Committee has announced the slate of candidates for president-elect, treasurer, and directors for 2017. The Treasurer for 2017–2019 has resigned and created a vacancy. Under the terms of AIChE’s constitution, the Board of Directors has appointed Joseph D. Smith, a former AIChE director, to serve as interim treasurer until the position is filled in the next election.

Monday, March 20, 2017
On March 17, 2017, AIChE released the following statement: "Statement in response to proposed elimination of the Chemical Safety Board:

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its RAPID (Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment) Manufacturing Institute announced today that James R. Bielenberg will be assuming the role of RAPID’s chief technology officer.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
John Y. Televantos, Partner at Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on the specialty industrial, healthcare, and specialty financial services sectors, will receive the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Government and Industry Leaders (AGILE) Award.

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