June 2021 CEP Preview

Salary Survey

2021 AIChE Salary Survey

The results of the 2021 Salary Survey are in! Uncover how factors such as gender, race, age, experience, location, and industry affect salary. Find additional tables and data online at www.aiche.org/cep.

Back to Basics

Empirical Process Control: Part I

Good process control requires more than just correctly tuning the controller. First, you need to understand the parts of the process to determine the necessary type of control.

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Visual Dust Hazard Analyses Using Bowties

Bowtie diagrams help workers quickly visualize and manage threats that can cause uncontrolled ignition of dust, as well as identify the barriers that prevent ignition.

Heat Transfer

Identify Root Causes of Heat Exchanger Tube Failure

Effective root cause analysis (RCA) can resolve recurring heat exchanger tube failure, enabling safe operation and reducing costs.

News Update

  • Discussing LGBTQIA+ in Engineering and Corporate America
  • A Protein Vaccine for COVID Immunity
  • Genetic Engineering Combats Alzheimer's
  • Clean, Green Hydrogen Production


  • Editorial: The Results Are In
  • Catalyzing Commercialization:Clean, Low-Energy Method for Primary Magnesium Metal Production
  • AIChE Journal Highlight: Metal-Organic Framework Membranes for Gas Separations
  • Advanced Manufacturing Progress: Turning Distributed Low-Value Wastes into Sustainable Products 
  • Profile: Jennifer Wilcox — Creating Policy to Protect the Environment
  • Process Safety Beacon: Combustible Dust Hazards Are Everywhere
  • Career Connection: What Skills Do Managers Need Today?
  • New Products: Instrumentation; Fluids and Solids Handling; Bioprocessing; Heat Transfer; Software; Materials and Chemicals
  • Books
  • Calendars
  • Institute News 
    • Introducing Some of AIChE’s Recently Elected Fellows
    • 2021 Annual Meeting to Offer In-Person and Online Attendance

The June issue of CEP is now available on the AIChE website, on the CEP app, and as a digital flipbook.

Coming in the July issue: Special Section on Waste Plastics Recycling

This special section will focus on the technical challenges and opportunities in replacing, recycling, and reusing plastics, and will give readers a glimpse into recent developments in the quest for a plastics circular economy.