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 month, a guide to distillation tower inspections, a close look at epigenetics, challenges for rare earth elements and other specialty metals, and much more.
This month: revisiting the O'Connell correlation, commonly overlooked codes and standards for piping, tips for team motivation, and much more.
This month, CEP looks at the neural networks of deep learning and delves into Fourier transform infrared (FITR) spectroscopy, plus much more.
This month, brush up on the essentials of continuous evaporation, learn new uses for hydrofoil impellers, enjoy the special section on translational medicine, and more.
CEP editor in chief Cynthia Mascone takes a look at the periodic table, with plenty of trivia and fun. How well do you know the periodic table?
Have great ideas or technology to share? Be a presenter at the 37th Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) in New Orleans next June.
Getting your first job is just the start. Even with the best chemical engineering education under your belt, every job will present new challenges. Following is some great advice to help make the transition easier.
Texting, calling, checking the time in a meeting—which is acceptable, and under what circumstances? See how your cell phone etiquette measures up against the average business person.
In the most recent editorial in the series, Cindy Mascone looks at sports and the efforts the industry is making towards sustainability.
Through our work as chemical engineers, we have the potential to make significant positive impacts on sustainability. There’s also much we can do as individuals. Read on for thoughts on reducing your carbon footprint at work.
AIChE is working towards sustainability on multiple fronts. It has formed the International Society for Water Solutions (ISWS) and the Association's Institute for Sustainability (IfS) has created the AIChE Sustainability Index, which companies can use to benchmark their sustainability performance. You'll also notice changes this year at the Annual Meeting, with the aim of a more sustainable gathering in Pittsburgh.
In part one of a series on sustainability, CEP editor Cindy Mascone shares thoughts and observations about water resources and the environment that were inspired by a recent trip to the Grand Canyon.
Today, mathematicians and number-lovers celebrate Pi Day — because the date can be written as 3.14; extreme enthusiasts take pi to five decimal places and mark Pi Minute at 1:59 (3.14159).