Michelle Bryner Senior EditorAIChEMichelle is the senior editor at Chemical Engineering Progress, where she covers topics ranging from metamaterials (what they are and how they’re being used), to supercomputer advancements, to what’s up in biotechnology. She has written for Popular Science, Psychology Today, TechNewsDaily.com, InnovationNewsDaily.com, and MensHealth.com. Before becoming a writer, she worked as a chemical engineer at W.L. Gore, where she developed new processes and products (including some of the PacLite gear). Michelle has a BChE from the University of Delaware and an MS in science journalism from New York University. In her free time, she trains in Muay Thai kickboxing. Connect on AIChE Engage ChEnected contributions Top Chemical Engineers on the Importance of Mentors and Staying Relevant Oct 28, 2018 . by Michelle Bryner AIChE leaders share their thoughts on mentorship and the skills necessary to stay relevant. A Water Roadmap for Chemical Engineers Jul 30, 2018 . by Michelle Bryner Water is one of the most important resources in the chemical process industries (CPI), presenting both opportunities as well as compliance obligations. Hurricane Disaster Infrastructure Relief and Resilience Planning Jun 4, 2018 . by Michelle Bryner A detailed look into the first of two workshops on hurricane disaster relief and resiliency. Chemical Engineers Share Insights on Career Opportunities Jun 28, 2017 . by Michelle Bryner The biennial salary survey asked chemical engineers about career prospects and employment trends, with varied findings. Shifting Options for Chemical Engineers' Retirement Plans Jun 21, 2017 . by Michelle Bryner Change was the theme for many this year, with additional or new retirement savings options that were received with mixed reviews. Announcing the 2017 AIChE Chemical Engineering Salary Survey Jun 14, 2017 . by Michelle Bryner This year's survey provides detailed information on earnings for chemical engineers across industries, benefits, and more. Closing Chemical Engineering's Leadership Gender Gap Sep 30, 2016 . by Michelle Bryner I’m always surprised when I attend a chemical industry event and the audience is predominantly male, or when I’m looking for CEOs to interview for CEP’s Leadership Q&A column 3/3 in the series Interviews with Leading Engineers Interviews with Leading Engineers: Q&A with Eric Maynard Sep 29, 2011 . by Michelle Bryner Mixing, blending, and segregation are routinely practiced across a wide spectrum of industries, but how many engineers are relying on hunch and inherited practices instead of hard science? Far too many, according to expert Eric Maynard of Jenike & Johanson. Read on for his observations and insights into these common processes. 2/3 in the series Interviews with Leading Engineers Interviews with Leading Engineers: Q&A with Christianto Wibowo on Energy Consumption Sep 22, 2011 . by Michelle Bryner With the rising cost of energy and increased government oversight of greenhouse gas emissions, reducing energy consumption is a key topic for chemical engineers. Christianto Wibowo, principal engineer at ClearWaterBay Technology, talks about ways to manage energy consumption in chemical plants. 1/3 in the series Interviews with Leading Engineers Interviews with Leading Engineers: Q&A with Kevin Joback Sep 13, 2011 . by Michelle Bryner In an interview with Kevin Joback, president at Molecular Knowledge Systems, we discuss his upcoming course on process and product development. Kevin will be a speaker at AIChE's upcoming Northeast Regional Conference at the Chem Show in November.