Izabela Balicka Consultant -Technical EntitiesAIChEIzabela Balicka is a Consultant for AIChE Technical Entities. She holds an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts from Bard College, and is currently studying Chemical Engineering at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Her areas of interest include organic synthesis, quantum chemistry, and material science. ChEnected contributions Addressing Waste Plastics May 14, 2020 . by Izabela Balicka The extensive use of plastics and the demand for sustainable practices is driving interest in plastic waste management, remediation, and recycling. Improving Bioproduct Synthesis with Cell-Free Systems May 29, 2019 . by Izabela Balicka Cell-free systems reduce complex interactions by allowing researchers to study the reactions in the cell outside of the cell boundary. Entrepreneurship in the CPI: Paving the Road to Innovation Mar 26, 2019 . by Izabela Balicka Startups are becoming more prominent in the chemical process industries (CPI). Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage: A Plan for Greater Energy Efficiency Oct 11, 2018 . by Izabela Balicka The International Energy Agency reports that energy-related emissions totaled 32.5 gigatons in 2017, an increase of 1.4% from the previous year.