Education

Hear from Former WISE Interns

. by Stephanie Viola

Hear in a two-part podcast series how gaining an insider's understanding of government policy related to chemical engineering can change the course of a chemical engineer's career.

Two Roads: MS ChE or MBA?

. by Jed M. Bellen

Advantages come with both an MS ChE and with an MBA, so the right choice depends on each chemical engineer's specific career goals and interests.

Free Faculty Process Safety Workshops

. by Jing Chen

In recognition of the work that academic faculty do to prepare the next generation of chemical engineers, AIChE is partnering with industry leaders to provide free faculty workshops in process safe

How Green Is Your School?

. by Elizabeth Pavone

Prospective college students interested in comparing colleges based on their commitment to environmentalism can look to Sierra Magazine’s ninth annual “Cool Schools” ranking of Am

AIChE at USASEF: Doing Our Part for STEM Education

. by Francis Petrocelli

What’s a hydrogel? How do chemical engineers design mixers for viscous fluids such as chocolate? These and other questions were answered at the AIChE-sponsored booth at the recent 3rd USA Science and Engineering Festival (USASEF) in Washington, D.C.

MBA the ChemE Way

. by Emily Fragenberg

Considering an MBA? “MBA the ChemE Way” session in San Antonio gave a quick snapshot into planning and applying to business schools, a look into core classes every MBA takes, and some words from experienced MBAs.

Where Are All the Women?

. by ChEnected Guest

Adina D. Sterling, assistant professor of strategy at Washington University Olin Business School, shares her own thoughts and experiences and invites your opinions on STEM gender equality. What will it take to bring more women to STEM professions? Join in the conversation.

Why Not South Africa?

. by June Wispelwey

Sometimes my job takes me to unexpected places. A few weeks ago, I flew to South Africa to attend the South African Conference for Chemical Engineers, give a talk on chemical engineering education in the U.S., and meet with the World Chemical Engineering Council.

AIChE Seeking ChE Experts for eLearning Course

. by ChEnected Guest

UPDATE: Proposal Deadline Has Been Extended Until August 1, 2012. AIChE is soliciting proposals from qualified chemical engineering experts to develop an eLearning course for practicing chemical engineers who are preparing for the US Chemical PE Exam administered by the NCEES (National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying).

Dow Solutionists in School

. by ChEnected Guest

The Dow Solutionists in School program was created to spark innovation in students. Check out what Dow is doing to fuel interest in chemistry and the sciences.

YCOSST at EPA’s P3 Sustainable Design Expo: People, Prosperity, and Planet

. by ChEnected Guest

The P3 Program is a design competition sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency which promotes college students researching sustainable solutions to current and future issues. P3 stands for People, Prosperity and the Planet. Through this EPA program, college students can benefit people, promote prosperity and protect the planet by designing solutions that move us towards a sustainable future.

Students Find Amazon Fungus That Binges on Petrochemical Junkfood

. by Kent Harrington

Each year 16 students sign up for the Yale rainforest lab, which features a two-week expedition during spring break, followed by intensive research analyzing hundreds of samples brought back from the headwaters of the Amazon. This year, one of the samples has shown potential for landfill cleanup, given its appetite for polyurethane.

K-12 Outreach: Hershey Company Shadow Program

. by Francis Petrocelli

For the past several years, the Susquehanna AIChE chapter has sponsored a shadow program for high school students at a handful of local businesses. One of the most active programs has been at The Hershey Company (THC). Each spring, a number of engineers at THC have been involved with a half-day shadow program that involves exposing four to six high school students to chemical engineering.

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