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Local Section Webinars

Using Thermal Imaging to Guard Industrial Facilities

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, November 20, 2019,
9:15pm to 10:15pm
EST
Early detection prevents disaster. Perimeter breach, terrorism, drone intrusion, hazardous leaks, fire… Whether the danger is inbound or outbound, catastrophic incidents in critical infrastructure...

Reactive Chemical Hazards

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, August 28, 2019,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Incidents due to reactive chemical hazards continue to occur in the manufacturing industry, resulting in loss of life, property damage, and environmental impacts. There are many federal regulations...

Should I Py or Should I Fortran?

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, July 24, 2019,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
EDT
Fortran and Python are programming languages with substantially different histories, design principles, and target applications. Yet, they are often found (and used) together in the toolbox of a...

Design Considerations for Organic Electronic Materials and Devices

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, June 26, 2019,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
EDT
In this talk, an overview of the exciting field of organic electronics will be given. Tailor-made macromolecules offer the promise of providing made-to-order, low-cost materials solutions to some of...

Why Can't You Compete Without Virtual/Augmented Reality in Your Plant

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, May 22, 2019,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
EDT
Given today’s workforce challenges combined with today’s workplace constraints, the need for hands-on technology inside the plant has never been greater. Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) can be...

The Chemistry of Bourbon: The "spirit" of molecules

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, April 24, 2019,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
The production of quality bourbon involves an understanding of the chemistry involved in the process. Most modern distilleries rely on both sensory and chemical analysis as part of their process...

Demystifying Professional Engineering Licensure and How to Put it to Work for you

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, March 27, 2019,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Professional engineering licensure is the mark of a professional. It's a standard recognized by employers and their clients, by governments and by the public as an assurance of dedication, skill and...

Municipal Wastewater and Sludge Are a Resource, Not a Waste: Coping with Tightening Water Supplies and Limited Landfill Availability

Archived Webinar
Thursday, February 28, 2019,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EST
As in many parts of the world, water districts in Southern California are adapting to meet new challenges in supplying potable water and providing wastewater treatment. Southern California’s water...

Bring in the New or Déjà Vu ? Adventures in Chemical Engineering History Part II

Archived Webinar
Thursday, January 24, 2019,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
EST
To kick off the 2019 New Year, we’ll reflect on a few lessons, still relevant today, from technological progress in the past. Like us, our forbearers faced political, social, and economic challenges...

Transforming the Process Industries through Modular Chemical Process Intensification

Archived Webinar
Thursday, November 15, 2018,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EST
The ideas of process intensification and modular chemical processes offer the promise of fundamentally changing the way the process industries operate – from the types of equipment employed to the...

Flameless Oxidation for Heating Ethylene Furnaces

Archived Webinar
Thursday, October 18, 2018,
12:00pm to 1:00pm
EDT
Flameless Oxidation (FLOX) is a combustion method which was invented and developed 30 years ago in Renningen, Germany. In this presentation Sebastian provides an overview of the fundamental working...

Chemical Engineering Student Competition, Co-Op and Internship Presentations

Archived Webinar
Thursday, September 27, 2018,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
EDT
Four finalists were selected to give short 10 minute slide presentations on their summer internships. The students interned at Assured Flow Solutions, Abbot India Ltd., Cornerstone Chemical Company,...

The Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Program on Atomically Precise Manufacturing

Archived Webinar
Thursday, August 16, 2018,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM) refers to the newly emerging capabilities to produce materials and devices that are virtually defect-free. Approaches include new methods for atomically precise...

Mathematical Modeling in Chemical Engineering

Archived Webinar
Thursday, July 26, 2018,
8:00pm to 9:00pm
EDT
In this webinar, the use of numerical modeling of reactors and other process equipment using the Chemical Reaction and the CFD Modules is described. Mathematical modeling is a powerful tool for...

Using Big Data for Predictive Analysis

Archived Webinar
Thursday, May 24, 2018,
8:00pm to 9:00pm
EDT
Mr. Khan spoke about the power of big data analytics. He gave examples of how the Dynamic Risk Analyzer ™ has supported improved maintenance, process safety, production and operations excellence.

The Recovery of Acid Rock Drainage, Recovery and Conversion to Saleable Fertilizers and Agricultural Water

Archived Webinar
Thursday, April 19, 2018,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
The webinar briefly discusses the causes and analyses of Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) and the effect of sodium to agriculture.

Waste to Energy

Archived Webinar
Thursday, March 22, 2018,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Introduction to waste-to-energy operations, including an overview of facility operation.

Evaluating Methods for Determining the Vapor Pressure of Heavy Refinery Liquids

Archived Webinar
Thursday, January 25, 2018,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
EST
Heavy refinery liquids such as fuel oil no. 6 and liquid asphalt are generally stored in heated tanks because at ambient temperatures they are too viscous to be pumpable. Studies have suggested that...

Refinery-Petrochemical Integration

Archived Webinar
Thursday, October 26, 2017,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Petrochemical plants and refineries both process hydrocarbon derived materials. Refineries focus on fuels production. Refinery products include LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), gasoline (petrol),...

Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition

Archived Webinar
Thursday, September 28, 2017,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
September`s webinar features Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition. Three selected finalists speak on a variety of experiences on projects covering: Finding optimal parameters for...

Energy Reduction Opportunities for Desalination Systems

Archived Webinar
Thursday, July 27, 2017,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Seawater desalination technologies are less common in the United States for providing municipal potable water than in other places around the world for a number of reasons, including: high capital...

Integrating Operations and Information Technology (OT/IT) Systems and the Practice of Smart Manufacturing

Archived Webinar
Thursday, June 22, 2017,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
Discussing the practice of smart manufacturing and integrated operations and information technology (OT/IT) systems. Smart Manufacturing (SM) is the technology practice of applying advanced sensors,...

Process Safety Leadership and the Role of Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

Archived Webinar
Thursday, May 25, 2017,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
An overview of CCPS and its journey to achieve its mission of reducing process safety incidents in industry and academia. It will highlight what it means to achieve process safety excellence. It will...

Cooling Towers and Legionella: Assessing and Managing Risks of Exposure

Archived Webinar
Thursday, April 27, 2017,
9:00pm to 10:00pm
EDT
If you think that Legionella won’t affect you – think again. As recent outbreaks have shown, Legionella bacteria shows up in a lot of places like industrial facilities, cooling towers,...

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