A member of MIT’s chemical engineering faculty since 1965, Wang’s research and teaching contributed profoundly to the growth of chemical engineering at its interface with biology.
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.
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.
Tired of a constant stream of negative news? Find relief here, with a news feed of positive stories about what chemical engineers are doing to fight COVID-19.
Learn about the many ways we've adapted to continue providing the many services and resources you need to remain productive, whether you're an engineering professional, academic, or student.
See what we're up to at AIChE and connect with other chemical engineering students around the world through Instagram. Got a story or picture to share? Send it our way.
Want to keep up with what other chemical and biological engineers are discussing, or keep up on what other students are talking about? Join in the conversation at AIChE's Engage.
Check out the 2020 slate of candidates for the AIChE Board. Interested in running or nominating someone? It's not too late to be added as a petition candidate.
Can you donate supplies to help fight COVID-19, or manufacture protective equipment, such as masks? Help us get supplies to where they're needed.
If you vowed to build your network in 2020, AIChE's Engage is an easy way to get started. Check out these current discussions.
President Monty M. Alger shares thoughts and plans for AIChE's future, and asks for your input on ways AIChE can do even more.
AIChE enters 2019 strong and with goals for building an even stronger association. Hear more from AIChE President Kimberly Ogden.
It is with mixed emotions that I announce the retirement of Stephen R. Smith, effective in early 2018.
A message of support to the community affected by Irma from AIChE's Executive Director, June Wispelwey.
A message of support to the community affected by Harvey from AIChE's Executive Director, June Wispelwey.
AIChE and member volunteers from the Northern California (NorCal) Local Section will take part in one of the U.S.'s largest K-12 outreach events, when AIChE hosts an exhibi
As I assume the 2016 presidency of the Institute, I would like to extend to all chemical engineers - along with my wishes for a happy new year - a message of optimism about the future prospects of
To many of us, a new year signals a fresh start, a new beginning, a time to roll out the old and usher in the new.
Over 240 Young Professionals were in attendance at this event hosted by the AIChE Young Professionals Committee (YPC). See post for photos.
Takara Scott says that when other kids wanted to play with Barbies and watch Power Rangers, she wanted to play with a microscope and watch science documentaries.
Welcome to 2014's fourth edition of the Latest News. This newsletter is brought to you by the YPC News Team and is meant to give you the latest and greatest news and information from around the organization.
This year, three $400 travel awards for the 2014 AIChE Annual Student Conference in Atlanta will be given to qualifying undergraduate students. Learn more details here and apply.
This month, learn about smart grids, spay nozzle selection, the basics of chemical plant production capacity, and much more.
Chemical engineers have developed a new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water.
Researchers have successfully created a bioreactor that generates human platelets in vitro, potentially addressing blood transfusion needs worldwide.
Summer may mean vacations, but it also means career advancement and learning! Check out what's going on this summer at AIChE conferences and workshops.
Newly developed liquid crystals that can be manipulated by external magnetic fields may open the door for the next generation of device displays and more.
Sharp unveiled a small solar cell prototype that relies on exotic physics to double current solar cell efficiency.
Find out about this U Conn senior's experience as a chemical engineering student and learn what he plans to do following graduation.
Take part in the Virtual Local Section meeting this evening and meet 2014 AIChE President Otis Shelton!
Take a guided tour through an oil refinery in the pages of CEP this month, and learn about 3-D printed prosthetics, the latest in biofuels, and much more.
MIT senior Michelle Teplensky will pursue a PhD in chemical engineering and biotechnology while at Cambridge.
Networking is a great way to build your resume and professional contacts, and you can use it to develop leadership opportunities.
Unlike the Google Glass, Google's contact lens should not be scary to anyone. Developed as a blood glucose monitoring device, millions of diabetics could benefit from the lens.
Researchers have successfully created retinal cells that could ultimately be used to treat conditions such as macular degeneration.
The development of new "mixed-matrix membrane" systems can benefit our soldiers on the chemical warfare battlefield.
To wrap up this year's Chem-E-Car coverage, three great video interviews with the University of New Haven; University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez; and University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
This year's AIChE’s 2013 Awards Gala was held yesterday evening at The Plaza in New York City, with the theme of "Recognizing Excellence in Engineering Ethics.”
Yesterday morning at the 2013 Annual Business Meeting in San Francisco, the new members of the 2014 Board of Directors were announced.
AIChE's most prestigious awards—the Institute and Board of Directors’ Awards—were presented yesterday evening. See photos and details.
AIChE’s Annual Student Conference welcomed 31 teams from the United States and around the globe to compete in the Chem-E-Car Competition at the Annual Student Conference.
The Awards Ceremony for the 2013 Student Conference acknowledges notable achievements of AIChE student members.
If you're a young professional and looking to get involved in AIChE, check out the Student-to-YP Challenge.
One chemical engineer looks back at his family's history to realize he comes from a line of chemical engineers and AIChE members.
This month, CEP features lithium-ion batteries, looking at battery basics, their many uses, and much more.
UCLA announced that the lab of one of its researchers, Aydogan Ozcan, a professor of electrical engineering and bioengineering, has developed a handheld smartphone attachment that enables a smartphone to detect a single virus.
This month, CEP takes a close look at guidelines for protective clothing, financial indicators that can help you keep your project on track for success, hazardous-material treatment and much more.
Unlike other biofuel gasifiers that burn only presorted waste, this furnace can heat all kinds of trash to 3,000-4,000°F, from worn tires to raw sewage.
Maersk Oil is offering a free online game called Quest for Oil, where players plan and manage global oil exploration, hoping to attract brainy college students.
Can playing an online game actually change the debate on energy? Siemens thinks so. Learn more here and get a peek at the new game.
UMass chemical engineer Paul Dauenhauer is one of only 14 scientists recognized by the DuPont Young Professors Program this year. He'll receive $75,000 for three years to support research.
Our biannual survey looked at retirement benefits and health care insurance for chemical engineers. How does your experience measure up to that of other chemical engineers?
We have all heard reports that there is a high demand for chemical engineers, but as is usually the case, the headlines don't always match individuals' experiences. See what other chemical engineers have to say about employment prospects.
For thin-film mega-company First Solar, the two-year crisis caused by the solar module supply glut may be almost over. The largest manufacturer of solar panels in the United States surprised silicon valley by announcing that it will buy startup TetraSun, which makes high-capacity silicon solar cells.
Dr. Greg Stephanopoulos from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and chair of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), has been awarded the 2013 John Fritz Medal from the American Association of Engineering Societies.
This month, CEP features a look at improving process safety with near-miss analysis (full article downloadable). You'll also find tips for selecting energy-saving flowmeters, developing an effective air-pollution-control strategy, and much more.
The 2013 AIChE Spring Meeting & 9th Global Congress in San Antonio, Texas, began on Sunday, April 28th with a joint opening reception. See pictures from the reception here.
One of the best 2013 AIChE Student Regional Conferences this year was in Lubbock, TX, hosted by the Texas Tech University, for the Southwest Region. From the Murder Mystery, to the intense ChemE Car competition; nothing could be better than interacting and volunteering with future Young Professional AIChE members.
Up for a plant tour? Or maybe you'd like a chance to present your work at the poster session, including through the new electronic poster area? Check out everything that's going on in San Antonio and learn how you can stay connected while there.
Are you attending Spring Meeting and still wonder what would be applicable to you as a young engineer? Well, look no further!
This month, CEP features membrane filtration and also looks at a variety of other news and topics, including a look at the latest on graphene, Singapore's chemicals industry, and much more.
Reported this week: researchers in Denmark and Switzerland have built solar cells from individual nanowires. Their work showed that the nanowires were able to absorb considerably more light than expected based on their size.
Professor James Wei will present his work, Great Inventions That Changed the World, to the AIChE Virtual Local Section on March 28th. Join us at 9pm EST for this free webinar.
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