October 2019 CEP Preview


Lessons Learned Implementing ISO 50001

Follow this advice if you are considering implementing the ISO 50001 energy management system to improve the energy performance of your sites.

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SBE Special Section: Industrial Biotechnology

  • Industrial Biotechnology Inspires and Innovates

  • Building Successful Startups in Industrial Biotechnology

  • Developing the Next Generation of Sustainable Biomaterials

  • New Tools from the Microbial World for Agriculture and Beyond

  • Meeting the Needs of the Cell-Based Meat Industry

  • Scaleup and Commercialization of a Gas Fermentation Technology

Back to Basics

Applying Scaling Laws in Process Engineering

Capital cost estimation techniques in the chemical process industries (CPI) rely largely on scaling relationships. Understanding how scaling relationships relate to equipment characteristics enables you to use them more effectively, even when specific data is not available.

Global Outlook

Canada’s Chemical Industry: Evolving with the Times

Canada’s chemical industry began in eastern Canada in the Montreal area, then moved to Sarnia in central Canada. More recently, it traveled further west, and is now dominated by the oil sector in Alberta.


  • AIChE Diversity Report Highlights Gaps in Inclusion
  • A New Test to Prevent Exploding Beer
  • Scientists Create Metal Patterns on the Softest Surfaces
  • Catalyzing the Conversion of Carbon Waste


  • Editorial: Acing Sustainability
  • Catalyzing Commercialization: Tiny Optical Fiber Sensors Offer Continuous, In situ Measurement of Humidity
  • AIChE Journal Highlight: Decomposing Control and Optimization Problems Using Network Structures
  • Career Connections: Etiquette for Today’s Workplace
  • New Products: Fluids and Solids Handling; Software; Instrumentation; Environmental, Health, and Safety Equipment
  • Process Safety Beacon: Look Out for Sluggish Control Systems
  • Profile: Jin Kim Montclare — Keeping It Local: Engineering for the Community
  • Advanced Manufacturing Progress: Distributed Manufacturing for the Process Industries
  • Technical Entity Trends: A Green Thumbs-Up for the Future of Cosmetics
  • The ChE in Context: AIChE’s Aids to Information Exchange
  • Institute News
    • AIChE Names Keasling 2019 Doing a World of Good Medalist
    • WISE ChE Students Complete DC Policy Assignments
    • National Academies Launch Study on Chemical Engineering in the 21st Century
    • Your AIChE Membership: AIChE Engage

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