AIChE would like to thank its multiple guest authors for the ChEnected blog. Browse posts below that cover a variety of topics.
Biologist Ellen Jorgensen wonders, "We have personal computing, why not personal biotech?" So she and her colleagues decided to opened Genspace, a nonprofit DIYbio lab in Brooklyn devoted to citizen science, where amateurs can go and tinker with biotechnology.
Looking to take on a leadership role? Read more about open Young Professionals Committee leadership positions.
Meet Breanne Muratori, a senior at UConn and learn what she's planning after graduation, hear advice for other students, and more.
The Local Sections Committee (LSC) is a subcommittee under the Career and Education Operating Council (CEOC). Our main goal is to support the AIChE Local Sections by being a resource for local section leaders to rely on when needed in addition to facilitating open communications between local sections and headquarters.
After another very successful Annual Student & Professional Conferences, YPC is beginning to plan for the 2013 year. Check out what YPC is up to!
The 2012 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh was another busy meeting for the Young Professional Committee (YPC). The conference started early for the group with most young professionals arriving on the Friday before the conference to help with the Annual Student Conference.
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.
Get to know more about this month's featured YP, including how he left a more traditional chemical engineering job in Houston to pursue a new career choice.
Have you attended the AIChE Spring Meeting and been impressed by the sessions? Have you thought that you might have something unique to talk about, but weren’t sure how? Well, here’s your chance to share your knowledge with your peers!
If you're joining us in Pittsburgh later this month for the Annual Meeting, you'll want to check out this quick guide to some of the city's highlights. Pittsburgh is no longer a city of steel and heavy industry; today it's a thriving city of noted for high-tech and medical industries, and its neighborhoods are filled with rich ethnicity. The city offers plenty to vistors, from spectacular architectural achievements and sights to extraordinary dining and nightlife experiences.
YPC is currently working on finalizing a number of great YP and Student sessions and activities for this year’s Annual Student and Professional Conferences in Pittsburgh, PA this October - but that's not all!
As a faculty advisor for a local AIChE student chapter for over twenty-three years, I have enjoyed seeing the energy and enthusiasm built around attending student conferences. But why should I let YOU attend the national AIChE student conference?
Each year, the AIChE Annual Meeting focuses on academia topics and this year the Young Professional Committee will explore several advanced degrees options. Whether you are interested in technical research or a business track, there will be a session available for you.
On Sunday, October 28, from 8 pm to 11 pm, the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) and the Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC) will be sponsoring a social event for both YPC and SIOC groups.