August 2022 CEP Preview


Audit Process Safety for Compliance and Performance  

Process safety audits can provide an important feedback mechanism to help maintain compliance with regulations and improve process safety program performance.

Critical Issues

Creating a Resilient Supply Chain for Dangerous Goods

Establishing reliable and repeatable processes across the supply chain is critical for businesses to maintain resilient, efficient, and compliant operations, even when disruptions arise.

Plant Operations

Practical Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) tools are being applied in the process industries to improve a variety of operations and maintenance tasks.

Computational Methods

Simultaneous Process and Economic Uncertainty Analysis

Use modeling software to quickly evaluate the impact of process uncertainties on the economics of chemical processes during the development stage.

Environmental Management

Dealing with PFAS in the Water Supply: Creative Solutions to Emerging Threats  

Current regulatory programs are not well adapted to address emerging water supply threats. Collaborative solutions are needed to avoid further loss of water resources and develop new sources of supply.

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  • An Easy Visual Way to Detect COVID-19 Antibodies
  • “Silent” Mutations Are not Harmless, New Research Finds
  • A New Process Harnesses Light to Convert Acetylene into Ethylene
  • Water-Harvesting Polymer Draws Moisture from Arid Air
  • Business Update


  • Editorial: Emerging Threats to Our Water Supply
  • Catalyzing Commercialization: Simple Method Enables New Class of Supported Atom Catalysts
  • Process Safety Beacon: What Is an Acceptable LEL Detector Reading?
  • New Products: Instrumentation; Fluids and Solids Handling; Software; Laboratory Equipment; Operations and Maintenance; Materials and Chemicals
  • Profile: Julie Rorrer – Adding Color to the World of Research
  • Advanced Manufacturing Progress: Processes of the Future Should Emphasize Conservation of Exergy
  • Career Connection: Network for your Job and Career
  • Books
  •  Institute News
    • 2022 AIChE Annual Meeting Set for Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 13–18
    • AIChE Gala will Celebrate Companies and Leaders for Engineering the Extraordinary, Dec. 1 in New York City
    • Center for Hydrogen Safety Establishes Hydrogen Safety Credential
    • Center for Hydrogen Safety Signs MoU with Korea Gas Safety Corp.
    • In Memoriam

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