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Welcome to the AIChE Academy

AIChE Academy brings a full array of education and training resources to chemical engineers and the companies they work for. You’ll find courses, webinars, conference presentations and more from AIChE, CCPS, SBE, IfS, and ISWS.  You can search by topic, availability of CEUs and PDHs, delivery method, skill level - even location. Start learning today.

Top Picks in Chemical Engineering Practice

Process Control Considerations in Process Design

Archived Webinar
Feb 8, 2017
What does a process design engineer need to know about process control? Here’s a quick introduction to what you need to know to be able to complete a process flowsheet and understand the impact of control on process hydraulics. In 60 minutes, Towler explains the basics of process control and...

Distillation Trays as Mechanical Equipment

Archived Webinar
Dec 14, 2016
Further your understanding of the mechanics of vapor-liquid handling on the tray, how trays are laid out and installed, and how this knowledge helps to avoid common problems.

Top Picks in Energy

Process Safety Management for Bioethanol

eLearning (online) Course
Process safety management is different in the biodiesel industry. Gain tools, techniques and regulatory guidance tailored to your unique needs.
Torresol Energy’s Gemasolar CSP plant in southern Spain. [image - NREL]

Concentrating Solar Power: Solar Energy on Demand

Archived Webinar
Jun 21, 2017
Can a power plant ever expect to reliably provide solar power on demand—even when it’s nighttime or cloudy? Find out here. Join National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Craig Turchi as he explores the possibilities that arise when thermal energy storage systems (TES) are combined with concentrating...

Steam System Control and Optimization

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 9:00am-9:30am
Control of the overall steam system in a refinery or a large petrochemical plant can be one of the most difficult automation challenges, yet one of...

Dynamic Emulsion Characterization

Archived Webinar
Jan 21, 2015
This presentation illustrates several analytical tools that are being used to characterize dynamic emulsion behavior with application to flow assurance. Results will be presented for interfacial tensiometry, acoustic spectroscopy, inflow microscopy, and diffusional NMR techniques. Insight from this...

Top Picks in Process Safety

Process Safety Boot Camp

Public (classroom) Course
Offered in North America, this intensive and highly interactive 4-day course trains chemical engineers in the fundamentals of Process Safety. Taught...

Process Safety Management Overview

eLearning (online) Course
Explore the whys and hows of process safety. A great introduction for new hires and refresher for seasoned engineers.

Process Safety in Operations - What's Missing?

Archived Webinar
Sep 15, 2016
Frontline operations is where everything comes together. It’s where production happens. It’s where all of the activities needed to operate and maintain the plant, where all of the operational risk and all of the human interaction with the assets occurs. It’s a dynamic and inherently hazardous place...

Top Picks in Chemicals & Materials

Crystallization Operations

Public (classroom) Course
A practical overview of the basics of crystallization and precipitation and how to apply the fundamentals of crystal growth and nucleation to...

Basics of the Chemical Industry

eLearning (online) Course
The chemical industry value chain is complex. In this online course, you’ll gain a high-level review of the manufacture and markets for roughly 70...

AIChE Fuels and Petrochemicals 2017 Recording Bundle

Conference Product Bundle
Get all 75 recordings for one low price. These papers, delivered during the 2017 AIChE Spring Meeting, all relate to the production, refining, utilization, and conversion of liquid, solid, and gaseous fuels; and in the manufacturing and sales of petrochemicals derived from these fuels. They include:

Nitrogen Asphyxiation Incident at the Valero Refinery

5/6   in the series Safety and Chemical Engineering Education: Accidents and Prevention
Academy Video
One of the most widely experienced hazards of Nitrogen for the process industries is its role as an asphyxiant. To learn more about the incident at...

Top Picks in Biological Engineering

Biotechnology for Chemical Engineers

eLearning (online) Course
What chemical engineers working in design, operations and other support functions need to know about biotechnology.

Bioprocessing Bundle

Webinar Product Bundle
Learn about cells-therapy bioprocessing, drug discovery, viral contamination in manufacture of biologics, chimeric proteins and industrial systems biology in this webinar bundles.

AIChE Annual Meeting 2015 Recording Bundle - Pharmaceutical ...

Conference Product Bundle
Get all 46 recordings for one low price. Select papers from the Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development and Manufacturing Forum program, delivered during the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting detail theoretical models and experimental studies on formulation, process development, and manufacturing approaches...

Hybrid Cell Culture Models for Efficient Process Development

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:15pm-5:45pm
Cell culture processes are dynamic systems governed by a large number of influential and highly interacting process variables. Despite the stringent...

Top Picks in Professional Development

Cash Flow Principles for Chemical Engineers

eLearning (online) Course
Projects can fail or succeed based on cash flow. Yet many chemical engineers don’t truly understand cash flow or its role in project evaluation. In...

Creating an Environment for Student Success

Archived Webinar
Apr 5, 2017
Teaching chemical engineering students? Learn how to create an environment that ensures all students have the opportunity succeed. In this 60-minute webinar, discover how to create an environment for success in the classroom. Learn how to prepare before class begins, including specific things to do...

A Leader's Tactical Approach to Influence Changes in ...

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 11:15am-11:45am
Following the Texas City disaster and the subsequent publishing of “Failure to Learn”, many companies were awakened to the idea that their top...