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Chemicals & Materials
This month, optimizing catalyst performance, managing change safely, a look at vortex flowmeters, and much more.
Special digital issue takes in-depth look at climate through chemical engineering lens, covering observations, modeling, impacts of climate change, and potential solutions.
This month, chemical engineers exchange tips on safely speeding up bleach processing, debate digital twins, discuss how they can best improve the world, and more.
The award recognizes Chen for advancing the frontiers of understanding and applications of carbide and bimetallic materials in catalysis and electrocatalysis.
This award recognizes outstanding chemical engineering contributions in the industrial practice of the profession through manufacturing, R&D, management, or business leadership practices.
This award is presented to individuals or teams exhibiting exceptional leadership in industries served by chemical engineers.
Dr. Kotov is being recognized for his fundamental studies and practical implementations of self-assembly processes at the nanoscale.
This month, understand how digital transformations are affecting plants and refineries, get an intro to blockchain technology, and more.
This issue, take a look at reducing area electrical classification through upgraded ventilation, get the information you need for pressure-relief system design, get tips for managing ammonia in wastewater, and much more.
Low-cost catalyst is a major breakthrough, opening up possibility of producing fuel for naval ships at scale from seawater.
A new super-white paint formulation can reflect 98% of solar radiation, which helps keep buildings cool and reduces energy consumption and expenses.
This month, a special section on the cosmetics industry, plus safety incident prevention, a look at the race for a COVID-19 vaccine, and much more.
Which career opportunities allow chemical engineers to work in bioengineering? How about opportunities in agrochemicals? These discussions and more top the list this month.
In addition to using it for the purification and desalination of drinking water, the membrane can also be used for the separation of gases and solvents.
Hear about some of the most important trends in cosmetics and consumer products engineering, and get a preview of what John will discuss in his upcoming talk.
Strategies for repurposing existing antiviral drugs, such as modifying how they are dosed, administered, and delivered, could them an important part of fighting COVID-19 until a vaccine is available.
Senior research scientist Mai Uibu tells us about her upcoming talk at ACEME 2020 and shares recommendations for visitors to Tallinn, Estonia.
Antibacterial-resistant microbes can leave behind genetic matter that enables resistance in other bacteria, but a novel technique efficiently destroys it with nanomaterial and ultraviolet light.
Advances in polymers and textiles are creating new possibilities for wearable electronics, high-performance fabrics, and even new space exploration equipment.
A new and inexpensive catalyst makes it possible to generate hydrogen through water splitting, providing an effective means of storage for renewable energy.
Chemical engineers have found an alternative to palladium catalysts in their work to remove agricultural runoff from water.
LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel will open the AIChE Spring Meeting and 16th Global Congress on Process Safety in Houston.
Quick and cheap graphene that's created from trash has the potential to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions that result from the production of cement.
Learn which specific skills are particularly useful for chemical engineers to develop, and hear about promising areas of innovation from each of the speakers.
What will it take to make diets around the world healthy, sustainable, and equitable? And how can chemical engineers contribute to solutions?
Lessons on process safety: Learn from some of the symposium's top papers detailing safety incidents and solutions.
Learn how Veronique came to chemical engineering and process engineering, and hear about the joys and challenges of her work.
Photos and details from the 2019 Institute and Board of Directors' Awards.
The new article “Nanoparticles in the Clinic: An Update” by Samir Mitragotri (Harvard) and Aaron C. Anselmo (UNC Chapel Hill) is already generating lots of attention.
Hear from Ranjit about how he became interested in chemical engineering and learn about his career and current work.
Optogenetics is opening new doors, thanks to discoveries about how neurons function and their role in various conditions and behaviors.
Researchers at Brown University have shown that multilayer graphene can provide a defense against mosquito bites in two ways.
Fuel cells continue to be a hot topic, and as hydrogen fuel cell technology advances, we are also seeing fuel cell alternatives.
Researchers have found a compound derived from cashew shells that offers UV-absorbing properties with many applications.
Space exploration and habitation will require new ways of producing food, oxygen, and more, and chemical engineers are already hard at work.
The AIChE Beer Brewing Competition is not only fun, but it has also proven a good way to energize local sections. It's also a way to help improve the next craft brew.
This month, an up-close look at process intensification, plus an intro to dividing-wall columns, a look at catalyst replacement economics, and more.
From the development of pigments and dyes, to production scaleup, chemical engineers have lots to contribute to R&D in the garment and textile industries.
Daniel will speak about brand owner engagement and how it's essential for the adoption of renewable materials and chemicals in the marketplace.
Varun shares his experiences as a young process engineer, discussing his career path, challenges of his work in process engineering, and more.
Determine the best catalyst replacement interval for fixed-bed reactors, boost fan performance and efficiency, meet the Caltech 6, and much more.
Chemical engineering and polymer science played a significant role in creating this new blood-filtering cancer treatment technology.
Consumers have grown used to having information at their fingertips, which has bred greater awareness about healthy eating and demand for transparency.
Photos and details from the 2018 Institute and Board of Directors' Awards.
As part of our celebration of AIChE's 110th year, David Mackanic of Stanford University shares his predictions for chemical engineering's next 25 years.
Dr. Arnold's research has produced methods now routinely used to create new catalysts. Her work has led to new enzymes for pharmaceuticals, sustainable biofuels, and other environmentally friendly products.
From the perspective of his specialty in the computational study of materials, Josh takes us through his vision of chemical engineering's future.
GlaxoSmithKline's Conchita Jiménez-Gonzalez shares a pharmaceutical perspective on chemical engineering's future.
This month, a guide to distillation tower inspections, a close look at epigenetics, challenges for rare earth elements and other specialty metals, and much more.
As part of our celebration of AIChE's 110th year, Vicky Lange, a postdoctoral research associate at University College London, shares her predictions for chemical engineering's next 25 years.
As part of our celebration of AIChE's 110th year, Billy Bardin of the Dow Chemical Company shares his predictions for chemical engineering's next 25 years.
James revisits his 2008 predictions and looks at the next 25 years, with an eye on how chemical and biological engineers will play a role in solving the world's greatest challenges.
Christina Thomas, senior technical leader at 3M's Corporate R&D Services Center, sees enormous progress in the next 25 years, thanks to chemical engineers and new technology.
This month, CEP looks at the neural networks of deep learning and delves into Fourier transform infrared (FITR) spectroscopy, plus much more.
Current plastic recycling efforts just aren't enough, but new solutions are evolving in response to public awareness and outrage.
The publication will now be offered as a new benefit for Fuels & Petrochemicals Division members.
A team of engineers at MIT has developed a heat-conductive polymer that could find new uses in electronics.
Chemical engineers have developed an MOF that promises to greatly reduce energy consumption in the propylene-propane separation process.
A new catalyst that is eight times as fast as current technology could change the world of fuel cells.
Wind energy can now be more sustainable than ever, thanks to recyclable resin with low-energy production requirements.
By targeting surfaces people touch frequently throughout the day, this self-cleaning material kills microbes to stop the spread of disease.
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As efficient as current platinum-based catalysts, the nanostructured composite material sidesteps costly platinum.
The composite overcomes typical brittleness and shows potential for nuclear industry, oil and gas, aerospace applications.
Researchers have devised a single-atom alloy catalyst that requires significantly less energy to turn shale-gas methane into hydrocarbon fuels.
Engineers have discovered a catalyst that could prove useful in purifying water polluted with nitrates from agricultural runoff and other sources.
An international team of researchers’ study of glass may help lead to shatter-proof screens for mobile devices.
Transparent solar panels that are efficient enough to be practical have been elusive, but no longer.
The discovery could improve catalysts for selective hydrogenation reactions that are vital to the production of plastics and fuels.
Hear why chemical engineers need to get involved in tissue engineering and learn about some of the key insights for bioengineers.
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