December 2022 CEP Preview

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Five Things to Know About Cybersecurity in Process Safety

Process safety professionals have an especially important part to play in protecting the chemical process industries (CPI) from cybersecurity threats.


A Look at Hydrogen-Fueled Passenger Trains

Hydrogen is taking its place as an alternative fuel for automobiles, buses, and now passenger rail.


Management of Change Reviews for Small Modifications

Management of change (MOC) reviews should not be do-it-yourself, even for small changes. Seek skilled specialists for all aspects of your MOC reviews.

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Reactions and Separations

Optimal Mixing for Agitated Extraction Columns

The performance of a liquid-liquid (LLE) extraction column can be impacted by the mixing technology. This article provides case studies that help demonstrate the optimal choice between rotational and reciprocating mixing.

Environmental Management

Green Chemistry Is the Key to Sustainable Growth

The chemical industry has a responsibility to adopt the tenets of green chemistry — a framework designed to reduce the quantities of chemicals that have a negative impact on human health and the environment.


  • Real-Time Air Quality Monitoring Linked to Drop in Pollution
  • Scientists Discover Two-Step Process to Recycle Mixed Plastic Waste
  • Researchers Warn of Climate Emergency
  • Innovating a New Method of Producing Ammonia with Light
  • Business Update


  • Editorial: Engaged Students Make for a Bright Future
  • Catalyzing Commercialization:Bamboo-Based Affordable Roofing Promises Safer Dwellings
  • AIChE Journal Highlight: Assessing the Extensional Flow of Protein-Excipient Formulations
  • Process Safety Beacon: Take Safety Home for the Holidays
  • New products: Fluids and Solids Handling; Laboratory Equipment; Software; Environmental, Health, and Safety; Operations and Maintenance
  • Advanced Manufacturing Progress: Intensification of Biomass-to-Chemical Processes
  • Spotlight on Safety: Even Astronauts Make Mistakes
  • Books
  • Institute News 
    • Introducing Some of AIChE’s New Fellows
    • President’s Message: Reflections on 2022 and our “NEXT”
    • AIChE Announces New Officers, Board for 2023 
    • Future of STEM Scholars Initiative Reaches Fundraising Milestone 
    • FOSSI Brings Its Magic to the Magic Kingdom

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