Cindy Mascone is Editor-in-Chief of Chemical Engineering Progress, AIChE’s member magazine. She has more than 25 years of experience as a technical editor and writer, including four years as the head of her own freelance consulting business, Engineered Writing. Previously, she worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
She holds a BS in chemical engineering and engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon Univ., and has been an active member of AIChE and Society of Women Engineers.
This issue: opportunities to control plastic waste, a look at design and operation considerations for distillation experiments, and much more.
A special section from the Society for Biological Engineering on microbiome engineering, along with tips for using flow additives, strategies for water management at hydrocarbon processing facilities, and more.
This month, understand how digital transformations are affecting plants and refineries, get an intro to blockchain technology, and more.
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.
In this issue: understand pressure drop correlations, evaluate control valve performance, devise a program to reduce the potential for hazardous chemical releases, and much more.
A downloadable section on battery energy storage, a look at hot-vapor bypass systems, tips for troubleshooting process control issues, and more.
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This month, a look at dual-dividing-wall columns, steps to improve disaster preparedness, controlling nitrogen and phosphorus in wastewater, and much more.
This issue, a special section dedicated to process intensification, plus articles on perfecting incident investigations, preventing corrosion, career tips, and much more.
In this issue, troubleshooting combustion and air pollution control equipment, a heat exchanger primer, tips for career growth, and more.
Keep your flare system safe, get tips to troubleshoot a thermosiphon reboiler, build skills to transition to a leadership role, and much more.
Think low pressure means low risk? Think again! Looking for ways to reduce distillation column energy requirements? We've got smart tips. These topics and much more in the December 2019 issue.
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.