Low-cost catalyst is a major breakthrough, opening up possibility of producing fuel for naval ships at scale from seawater.
Chemical engineers and biological engineers, along with other researchers and scientists, play crucial roles in addressing the many challenges of the food-energy-water nexus. Read about some of the promising directions research has taken in search of solutions.
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.
Meet Ali, Lead Process Engineer at Saudi Aramco, and hear about his day-to-day work, how he entered the field of process engineering, and more.
A downloadable section on battery energy storage, a look at hot-vapor bypass systems, tips for troubleshooting process control issues, and more.
Celebrate Earth Day 2020 with interviews and resources focused on chemical engineers' efforts to improve the environment.
A new and inexpensive catalyst makes it possible to generate hydrogen through water splitting, providing an effective means of storage for renewable energy.
The Center for Hydrogen Safety will provide safety reviews for Gangwon Technopark's forward-thinking hydrogen fueling stations and production facilities.
Meet this physicist and mathematician turned chemical engineer, and learn what drove him to pursue chemical engineering.
Guillermo works for Venezuela's PDVSA as a utilities process engineer. Learn about his job and how he sees his role in the company's success.
This month in CEP, tips for getting your research published, advice for strong video presentations, a look at reducing plant energy costs, and much more.
Get great advice on implementing ISO 50001, check out the special section on industrial biotechnology, delve into Canada's chemical industry, and much more.
Madhu Khanna discusses cellulosic biofuels, their economic and sustainability benefits and tradeoffs, and what's needed to see cellulosic biofuels thrive.
Hear from conference co-chair Piet Huizenga about what you can expect from the very first Process Development Symposium Europe.
Fuel cells continue to be a hot topic, and as hydrogen fuel cell technology advances, we are also seeing fuel cell alternatives.
Learn what's in store for participants at the very first Process Development Symposium Europe taking place in Frankfurt this September.
This month the future of hydrogen, a look at advances in distillation, uses for dynamic simulations, and much more.
While it’s often seen as a nuisance, new research finds rust can be used to generate electricity in combination with saltwater, thanks to an electrokinetic phenomenon.
Jeff Erikson of the Global CCS Institute shares thoughts on top trends in carbon management and discusses goals for the Carbon Management Technology Conference.
Hear from chemical engineer Joseph Powell, Shell's Chief Scientist, about the growth of process development and the technology that will bring more change to the field.
Hydrogen fuel cell technology continues to advance and show great promise. Sunita Satyapal of the US DOE discusses advances with Nick Barilo of AIChE's Center for Hydrogen Safety.
In this month's issue, a look at managing severe weather and flood risks (open access article), tips for optimizing industrial fermenters, bioprocessing safety, and much more.
On April 2, AIChE formally unveiled its new Center for Hydrogen Safety with a slate of sessions held at the 2019 AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety in New Orleans, LA.
The latest issue showcases the current thinking related to the reduction of carbon emissions, the utilization of CO2 that can ameliorate its presence and provide useful products, and storage options.
Learn about the career path that led Sundara to Fluor Corporation and about the challenges and rewards of his career as a process engineer.
Consumers have grown used to having information at their fingertips, which has bred greater awareness about healthy eating and demand for transparency.
Watch 2015 WISE intern Jami Summey-Rice interview the 2018 WISE interns about their projects and experiences.
Headlines boast liquid water, potential for life, and successful unmanned missions, but manned travel to Mars will require an enormous amount of work—and many chemical engineers.
Julianne Holloway shares a preview of WIC's 20th Anniversary Symposium, which celebrates women in chemical engineering through invited female speakers with diverse backgrounds.
Being able to perceive and interpret feelings in yourself and others is an important skill that can set you up for success in your professional career and personal life.
Stanford University's Curt Fischer revisits his thoughts from 2008 on chemical engineering's evolution and future.
The International Energy Agency reports that energy-related emissions totaled 32.5 gigatons in 2017, an increase of 1.4% from the previous year.
ExxonMobil's Vijay Swarup shares his thoughts on chemical engineering's evolution and future, with an eye on energy needs.
Learn more about this 2018 Annual Meeting session that features leading minds and their insights on the future of energy.
Cliff Kowall shares insights about how today's responses to industry disruptions can be richly informed by experiences of similar events in the past.
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.
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.
As part of our celebration of AIChE's 110th year, Julie Champion, associate professor at Georgia Tech, shares her predictions for chemical engineering's next 25 years.
During AIChE’s centennial year of 2008, AIChE interviewed Dr. Gani about his vision for the future of chemical engineering.
Water is one of the most important resources in the chemical process industries (CPI), presenting both opportunities as well as compliance obligations.
Condensing natural gas into a liquid, nonflammable form through natural gas upgrading is key to expanding natural gas production.
Air temperature is no longer a significant factor for electric-car charging, thanks to new battery technology.
Looking for a promising career direction? Biotech is a vast and diverse field and has growing opportunities.
The AIChE PAIC’s Climate Change Policy Review Project team is now hosting its sixth and final discussion.
Dr. Brown explains the benefits of autothermal pyrolysis for the conversion of biomass into fuels and chemicals, and discusses BEIs work.
Look at how shale oil and gas will continue to affect and change the North American energy market, including changes in the role chemical engineers play in industry.
AIChE and the AIChE Saudi Arabia Local Section (SAS) have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate and partner on common goals that strengthen chemical engineering knowledge and support societal needs in the Middle East.
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.
A host of innovations across a wide range of areas show potential for a brighter future. Read more about them here.
A team of researchers at the University of York have discovered a set of enzymes in fungi that could help make wood an even more promising source for advanced biofuels.
As efficient as current platinum-based catalysts, the nanostructured composite material sidesteps costly platinum.
Computer modeling reveals the true potential of open-ocean wind farms, compared to conventional land-based wind farms.
Researchers have devised a single-atom alloy catalyst that requires significantly less energy to turn shale-gas methane into hydrocarbon fuels.
This month, methods for order-of-magnitude cost estimation for shale-gas, optimized heat transfer of viscous fluids, the chemical industry in the Philippines, and more.
This new method generates hydrogen from methane and electricity, with near-zero energy loss. The discovery is a boon for hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Transparent solar panels that are efficient enough to be practical have been elusive, but no longer.
Participate in this discussion on causes of warming and increased greenhouse gas concentrations until November 21, 2017.
Watch 2015 WISE intern Jami Summey-Rice interview the 2017 WISE interns about their projects and experiences.
This discussion has been extended through Tuesday, October 24. Please share your thoughtful reply before the deadline.
Sustainable growth through process innovation and downstream integration is the overriding theme October 9-11 in Bahrain.
Inspired by insects’ compound eyes, researchers at Stanford University have developed a new solar cell that could open the doors to a new generation of advanced photovoltaics.
Researchers at Northeastern University have discovered a way to use carbon nanotubes to desalinate water.
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