September 2020 CEP Preview

Business Management

Understanding the Digital Transformation

Plants and refineries are using data-driven technologies to radically improve performance metrics. Determining the best areas to deploy these technologies is a challenge.

Back to Basics

Introduction to Blockchain

In the age of Industry 4.0, blockchain technology will be a useful tool for chemical engineers to design the next generation of manufacturing supply chains.

On the Horizon

Open Process Automation for Distributed Control Systems

Challenges associated with traditional distributed control systems are driving a shift toward a standards-based, interoperable, and secure industrial process control architecture.

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Critical Issues

Predict the Impact of Cyberattacks on Control Systems

Process simulations can reveal the possible impacts of cyberattacks on process equipment, performance, and safety.

News Update

  • AIChE 35 Under 35 Award Winners
  • Chemical Engineering in the Military: For Soldiers and Civilians
  • 3D Printing Tissue Directly into the Body


  • Editorial: A New Wave of Digitalization
  • Catalyzing Commercialization: Affordable and Sustainable Cooling Using Metal-Organic Frameworks
  • Journal Highlight: Diagnostic Tools for COVID-19
  • New Products: Instrumentation; Software; Materials and Chemicals; Environmental, Health, and Safety; Laboratory Equipment; Fluids and Solids Handling; Bioprocessing
  • Process Safety Beacon: Hand Sanitizers Pose Risks
  • Emerging Voices: Transition from College to Corporate Life
  • Spotlight on Safety: The Beirut Explosion: Hazards of Ammonium Nitrate Storage
  • Institute news
    • 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting Goes Virtual
    • AIChE’s 2020 Virtual Gala
    • AIChE Election in Progress
    • William Hammack Named 2020 Hoover Medalist

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