February 2020 CEP Preview

Environmental Management

Troubleshoot Combustion and Air Pollution Control Equipment

Follow this guide to keep your combustion and air pollution control equipment running at full capacity.

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Back to Basics

Heat Exchanger Overview

Understand the basics of heat exchanger operation and design to ensure effective equipment sourcing and efficient operation.


Two Plants, One Fence Line: Process Safety Management in Shared Facilities

All employers within a shared site have a responsibility to effectively communicate process safety hazards and coordinate emergency response planning.

Career Catalyst

Innovation in Chemical Engineering

The concept of innovation goes beyond the pursuit of new products — all stakeholders need to be involved.


  • Plant Synthetic Biology: A Budding Field
  • The Next Stop on the Silk Road: Turning Silk into Structural Materials
  • Saliva Sensor Monitors Glucose
  • Novel Microscale 3D Printing Recreates Michelangelo’s David
  • Self-Cleaning Surface Repels Bacteria


  • Editorial - Innovation: Look to the Spork
  • Catalyzing Commercialization: Researchers Develop Rapid, Low-Cost Norovirus Detection Platform
  • AIChE Journal Highlight: Flame Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Reactor Analysis and Design Guidelines
  • Career Connections: Become an Effective Company Spokesperson
  • Profile: A Scientific Perspective on Art: Joel Kowit
  • New Products: Instrumentation; Materials and Chemicals; Fluids and Solids Handling; Operations and Maintenance
  • Process Safety Beacon: Not Sure? Ask.
  • Safety Minute: The Competency Conundrum
  • Advanced Manufacturing Progress: Considering the Future of CPI Workforce Development
  • The ChE in Context: How Important Are Professional Credentials and Licenses?
  • Meeting Preview: Spotlight on 16th Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Institute News
    • Patel will Present AGILE Award Keynote Lecture
    • Center for Hydrogen Safety Signs MoU with South Korea's Gangwon Technopark
    • Nominations Due Feb. 15 for AIChE's Major Awards and 35 Under 35 Honors
    • In Memoriam

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