Press Releases

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.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Program will improve process safety training of undergraduate chemical engineering students worldwide. WACKER Chemical Corporation, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Wacker Chemie AG, is affirming its commitment to safe chemical industry practices and the education of the future chemical industry workforce through a collaboration with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS).

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) — an industry technical alliance of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — hosted the 3rd Global Congress on Process Safety in Damman, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 4–5, 2016. The event — the first held by CCPS in Saudi Arabia — attracted nearly 500 process safety practitioners and leaders from organizations in the Middle East and worldwide.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will be the newest, and tenth, member of the nation’s network of Manufacturing USA Institutes. Earlier this year, DOE called for the establishment of a Manufacturing Innovation Institute on Modular Chemical Process Intensification for Clean Energy Manufacturing.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
To expand on the promise of regenerative engineering for revolutionary applications in health care, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is launching The Regenerative Engineering Society (The RE Society).

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Gala lauds 3M, BASF, and Biogen; celebrate Hoover Medal recipient and biotech pioneer Robert Langer of MIT The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) honored 3M, BASF, and Biogen, along with those companies’ leaders, for exemplary achievements in innovation at an awards gala held in New York City on Monday, November 28.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
In a ceremony held during the 2016 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, (November 13-18), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) presented awards to 14 leaders and innovators in chemical engineering.

Monday, November 14, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced today that T. Bond Calloway, Jr., Associate Laboratory Director for Clean Energy Research at Savannah River National Laboratory (Aiken, South Carolina), will become President of AIChE in 2017. Calloway succeeds 2016 President Gregory Stephanopoulos, the W. H. Dow Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Thursday, November 10, 2016
An unwavering emphasis on safety by Eastman (NYSE:EMN) will help transform the curriculum of undergraduate chemical engineering students around the globe, through a collaboration with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS).

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) — an industry technical alliance of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — partnered with the European Process Safety Center (EPSC) on an innovative conference that applied concepts of big data analytics to improve process safety performance in the chemicals, petrochemicals, and allied industries.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) announced today that Karen Fletcher is assuming the new role of chief executive officer of its RAPID (Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment) Manufacturing Institute. In making the announcement, AIChE Executive Director June Wispelwey saluted Fletcher’s efforts as “a key player in the conception and development of this AIChE initiative” to provide products and services for the modular process intensification community.

Monday, September 26, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) are partnering with the European Process Safety Center (ESPC) to share best practices and techniques for safe industrial operations at chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical facilities in Europe and globally.

Monday, September 26, 2016
The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) — a technical subsidiary of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — will unite researchers and practitioners in fields related to biotechnology and biomedicine at its first Translational Medicine and Bioengineering Conference. The conference will take place Nov. 12–13 in San Francisco, California, in connection with AIChE’s Annual Meeting Nov. 13–18.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) brought the expertise of the chemical process safety community to engineers across the Americas at the organizations’ seventh CCPS Latin American Conference on Process Safety. The meeting took place August 22–23, 2016, in Lima, Peru, and drew more than 200 delegates representing 60 companies and 16 nations, including many countries in Central and South America.

Monday, September 19, 2016
Endowment Will Fund Conferences for Chemical Engineering Students in Northeast Region The Foundation of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has received a gift to fund annual conferences for chemical engineering undergraduates in the northeastern U.S.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has selected its John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecturer for 2016: Doros N. Theodorou, professor of chemical engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Theodorou will deliver the inaugural Prausnitz Institute Lecture on Nov. 16 at AIChE’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Bioengineering & Translational Medicine (BioTM), published by Wiley in partnership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), has released its first issue. The special issue, entitled “Nanoparticles in Medicine: Targeting, Optimization and Clinical Applications,” is freely available to read, download and share from Wiley Online Library.

Monday, July 11, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will honor Inge G. Thulin, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of 3M; Wayne T. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BASF Corp.; and George A. Scangos, Chief Executive Officer of Biogen, at its 2016 Gala, which will spotlight excellence in innovation.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), together with the China University of Petroleum, hosted the 4th CCPS China Conference on Process Safety in Qingdao, China, on June 2 and 3. The conference attracted more than 300 participants representing the chemical process industries (CPI), academia, and government agencies in Asia and around the world.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has announced its intention to form a Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (Rapid) Manufacturing Institute. The new institute aligns with the objectives of the United States National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI).

Friday, May 27, 2016
The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has established a new professional designation for engineers and practitioners working in the chemicals, petrochemicals and affiliated industries. Becoming a CCPS Certified Process Safety Professional exhibits an employee’s proficiency in, and ongoing commitment to, process safety principles and practices.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) to establish a strategic partnership on activities of mutual importance to the two engineering organizations. The signing ceremony took place on April 9, 2016, at AIChE’s Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety in Houston, Texas.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
The AIChE Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) – has named Jim Fitterling, president and chief operating officer of the Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), and John Y. Televantos, partner at Arsenal Capital Partners, as co-chairs of the foundation’s “Doing a World of Good” campaign.

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