Making the Most of Your Conference Experience

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By Chris Lowe , Graduate Research Fellow, Rutgers University Conferences are a rite of passage for graduate students and post-docs. Crammed into just a few short days are endless sessions of technical talks, poster presentations, mixers, and all the standard hustle and bustle of a scientific...Read more

Featured YP Local Section: East Tennessee Gets into the Rhythm

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Article Written By: Loraine Kasprzak AIChE’s East Tennessee YP Group knows how to kick it up and get social. We got the inside story on what the 45-member group does to promote connections and engagement from AIChE’s YP coordinator Erin Ekart, who is a ChemE at Eastman Chemical Company. High energy...Read more

Local Sections: the Grown Up Student Chapter

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Article Written by: Owen Jappen Most undergrads who were active with their AIChE student chapters look back on their time with friends and peers with fondness and longing. Many wonder to themselves – “If only there was a way to recreate those relationships with other chemical engineers, at work and...Read more

Meet Donna Bryant, YPC Vice Chair 2018-2019

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Hi everyone! My name is Donna Bryant and I am the incoming Vice Chair for the YPC. Thank you all for your support and votes to elect me to this position! I am excited to help lead the YPC in the upcoming years with Colin Young and Jon Haughton in making the YPC a great place to meet other young...Read more

Featured YP Group - Chicago Local Section

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There are 10 local sections within AIChE that have formal YP (Young Professional) groups. These YP groups are formed under an AIChE local section, and have specific activities for young professional members as well as leadership and volunteer opportunities for YP members. These organizations allow...Read more

Member Benefit Spotlight-AIChE Academy

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AIChE Academy AIChE Academy is the consolidated learning portal accessible to all AIChE members to continue their education and boost their professional knowledge in all areas of chemical engineering. Many members may be overwhelmed by the 88 page catalog, or feel unsure about how to find the...Read more

Introducing Colin Young, New 2017-2018 YPC Vice Chair

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Hello everyone! My name is Colin Young and I am just beginning my term as Vice Chair of the Young Professionals Committee. First, I would like to thank everyone. This is an honor for me, and I am really excited to work with Jon Haughton and Chris Lowe (current YPC and Past Chairs) and to be a part...Read more

Inaugural AIChE Beer Brewing Competition

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The first AIChE Beer Brewing Competition (ABBC) will be taking place this year at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting on October 29 th . There are about 20 AIChE Local Section teams, comprised of homebrewers from all over the US, competing for multiple prizes, from best-of-show award to the most...Read more

Preview of YPC Programming at the Annual Meeting

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E ach year, YPC works to organize and collaborate with others to provide sessions targeted for young professionals. Additionally, YPC host various sessions for the Annual Student Meeting. This year sessions include a new opportunity for YPs in industry to present research and new sessions hosted by...Read more

Congratulations to the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award Winners!

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The AIChE 35 Under 35 Award honors the talented young professionals with a chemical engineering Bachelors degree. The winning chemical engineers work in traditional and non-traditional fields, and all are active members of the AIChE community. The esteemed winners of the inaugural awards will be honored at a reception at the Annual meeting.Read more

Recap of the Young Professionals Mixer in San Antonio

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Young Professionals gathered at Yard House in San Antonio last night to catch up with friends and make some new ones. It was a chance for young professionals to network with members from divisions and forums. The ChEnected team dropped by to check out the crowd and snap a few photos of the YPs...Read more

Jubail Industrial City hosts 6th Saudi Arabian Local Section Young Professional Committee Team & AspenTech Workshop on Refinery Planning

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The Saudi Arabian Local Section Young Professional Committee (SAS-YPC) team organized a technical workshop under the topic of “Refinery Planning with Aspen PIMS” on February 13, 2017. This was the 6 th of a series of technical workshops that are sponsored and delivered by AspenTech. SAS-YPC team's...Read more

What Else Can an Engineer Do?

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By Susan Dennehy, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law If you’re reconsidering whether to be an engineer, then it might be time to explore other career options. The technical training you received and the skills you have in problem-solving, logical thinking, and persistence are very desirable in a...Read more