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.
Hear about Weslee's past experience at Afrobiotech, what makes it special to him, and what you can expect when you attend.
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.
This short video provides teachers with a way to introduce school students to CRISPR-Cas9. Also see the accompanying downloadable lesson plan.
Hear Steve Henikoff's thoughts on the most important trends and greatest challenges in epigenetics and bioengineering.
Sytems that interact with cell and tissue barriers in the body are being developed to improve therapeutic delivery and promote healing.
Maranas is being honored for his contributions to the application of algorithmic and optimization techniques for the reconstruction, analysis, and redesign of metabolic networks and strain design.
New biosensor relying on deformed graphene makes it possible to detect just a few biomolecules in blood or serum.
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.
This brand new award will honor a scientist or engineer who has made a groundbreaking contribution to the field of metabolic engineering.
Learn which specific skills are particularly useful for chemical engineers to develop, and hear about promising areas of innovation from each of the speakers.
De la Fuente's work devises new therapies for antibiotic resistance, infectious diseases, cancer, microbiome engineering, and more.
What will it take to make diets around the world healthy, sustainable, and equitable? And how can chemical engineers contribute to solutions?
Synthetic biology, and particularly advances in metabolic engineering, show strong promise for personalized therapeutics, sustainable biofuels and textiles, animal-free meat, and many new and sustainable products.
Asia is an increasingly important center of biotech research and development, with multiple hubs of activity across the continent.
Hear from the 2019 James E. Bailey Award winner about his research that seeks to understand the systems biology of metabolism.
Hear from UC Berkeley's Dr. Douglas S. Clark about his work which aims to teach old enzymes new tricks.
The honor, from the National Academy of Engineering, recognizes outstanding professional, educational, and personal achievements that have benefited society.
Sharing next-generation manufacturing knowledge and experiences among different chemical process industries has the potential to unlock advances for many.
Hear from James about promising career paths in cell-free systems, and get a preview of his upcoming talk at the Cell Free Systems Conference.
A preview of the work Emma Rawlins of the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, will discuss at the upcoming 7th International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering in Barcelona.
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.
Optogenetics is opening new doors, thanks to discoveries about how neurons function and their role in various conditions and behaviors.
A common water plant's immune system offers a wide range of possibilities to help society, from wastewater treatment to antibiotics.
Graham presents his lecture, "Flowing Complex Fluids, from Blood to the Buffer Layer,” at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 13.
A new bioprinting technique has advanced tissue engineers’ ability to create free-form shapes and achieve high cell viability.
Ed discusses his work in optogenetics and neurology, including challenges he faces and his insights into the future of the field.
Earlier this year, NASA worked with identical twin astronauts to understand how the Earth-bound twin's body differed from the space-traveling twin's.
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.
Food waste is a problem most nations have yet to solve, but Singapore has taken a number of important steps others can learn from to make food waste more sustainable.
Learn how numerous fields are coming together in pursuit of regenerative engineering solutions, and understand the field's special challenges.
Hear David's predictions for the future of gene editing, and learn about his work to develop epigenetic editing as a therapy for neurological disorders.
The pharmaceutical industry is finding new uses for artificial intelligence (AI) in drug development.
A look at commissioning smart technology equipment, an intro to vapor intrusion, cutting costs and emissions with combustion control, and more.
Diversity of background helps provide diversity of perspective, which is often the basis of innovation and discovery in modern team-based research.
AIChE and the AIChE Foundation unveil a fellowship program to assist researchers in pursuing innovative technical work with the potential to make valuable contributions to society.
Interested in what other chemical engineers are talking about? Check out the latest discussions on AIChE's Engage.
Twist Bioscience CEO, cofounder, and director Emily Leproust discusses the company's work and the promising future of synthetic biology.
Cell-free systems reduce complex interactions by allowing researchers to study the reactions in the cell outside of the cell boundary.
Chang Liu of UC Irvine shares his views on the the top trends in synthetic biology and tells us about his upcoming talk at SEED.
Important discoveries are often overlooked or delayed due to fragmented scientific data. Tim discusses how the biotech industry can address this issue.
Wondering what others are talking about? Check out the latest technical and career discussions on AIChE Engage.
Jeremy discusses the role of dry-grind corn biorefining in the bioeconomy, the opportunities it presents, and how it will affect our future.
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.
Caltech's Mikhail Shapiro discusses his work in cell-based medicine and highlights top trends in biomedicine.
Welcome to AIChE’s What’s Trending feature, where you'll discover some of our most viewed and read content from the prior months. Check out the video above for a short recap.
Ginkgo Bioworks cofounder Reshma Shetty discusses her upcoming keynote on biological design at SEED 2019.
Hear Smita's take on how microbial fermentation stands to change the world's future, and learn more about her upcoming talk in Los Angeles.
Jack Szostak shares his hopes for what synthetic biology can accomplish and what attendees can expect from the rich conversation about synthetic biology at the SEED conference.
Daniel will speak about brand owner engagement and how it's essential for the adoption of renewable materials and chemicals in the marketplace.
Suddenly, synthetic biology is being discussed a lot beyond the walls of academia and the pages of scientific journals. Today, it abounds in the mainstream press.
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin has been recognized by the American Association fo the Advancement of Science for his work in regenerative engineering and other scientific advancements.
Understanding the bivalve genome and the mechanisms of how they fight disease could lead to new drugs, therapies, and novel biomaterials.
Henk discusses some of the insights into fermentation computation that he will present at CIB and shares thoughts on future advances in industrial biotechnology.
Chemical engineering and polymer science played a significant role in creating this new blood-filtering cancer treatment technology.
Hear from invited speakers about what you can expect to learn at this event and about what they see in the future for the commercialization of industrial biotechnology.
The market for chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is projected to be valued at almost $300 million by the end of 2018, and this number is expected to grow annually by 32% for the next decade.
Students have a unique opportunity to hear from major leaders in the fast-growing and interdisciplinary world of regenerative engineering.
This month CEP looks at pharmaceutical manufacturing trends in addition to articles on electric heat tracing systems, process intensification, distillation tower inspections, and much more.
Dr. Arnold formally received the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry today in Stockholm. Watch video of the ceremony in this post.
Consumers have grown used to having information at their fingertips, which has bred greater awareness about healthy eating and demand for transparency.
Jacob Albrecht discusses the challenging but enjoyable road to manufacturing new medicines, and the creative aspects of process engineering.
Watch 2015 WISE intern Jami Summey-Rice interview the 2018 WISE interns about their projects and experiences.
AIChE's Hailey Murphy chats with with Jeffrey Hubbell about the award he's won, and also discusses with him good leadership and advice for young engineers.
We sat down in Pittsburgh with John Aunins to learn about his work and career in biopharma, and hear some of his advice to young chemical engineers building a career.
The article “A Novel Mammalian Cell Line Development Platform Utilizing Nanofluidics and OptoElectro Positioning Technology” is drawing tremendous attention.
As part of our celebration of AIChE's 110th year, Marc Birtwistle of Clemson University shares his predictions for chemical engineering's next 25 years.
A conversation with editor-in-chief Matthew Realff looks at the role of chemical engineers in advanced manufacturing and processing, and at the expansion of this exciting area.
AIChE and its Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) are honoring two of bioengineering’s top researchers.
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.
Bob Langer of MIT shares his predictions on where he sees the profession of chemical engineering heading over the next 25 years.
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