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2020 AIChE Spring Meeting Preview for Young Professionals

Posted by Monica Mellinger on
The AIChE 2020 Virtual Spring Meeting and 16th GCPS gets started on August 17, 2020 and runs through August 21, 2020. The AIChE Young Professionals Committee has coordinated and co-sponsored a number of fantastic sessions specifically for YP members. Check out the full list of YP-oriented sessions...Read more

Getting your MBA Part Time

Posted by Monica Mellinger on
By: Elizabeth Haughton So, you are thinking about pursuing your MBA part time. Congratulations! This can be a great opportunity to advance your career, but there are a lot of things to consider before starting. Having just finished my MBA at the University of South Carolina, I wanted to give some...Read more

A Chemical Engineer’s MBA Journey

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By: Ahmed A. Youssef , Ph.D., MBA It all starts with a question: “Where should I steer my career next?” That’s typically followed by more questions than answers, but a common one on the list is “Is getting an MBA worth it?” Well, I did get one so let me share why I personally think it is worthwhile...Read more

Unlocking the power of LinkedIn® to Advance Your Career

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By: Meha Jha , Emerson Flow Solutions Refining Industry Marketing Manager Our lives and decisions are becoming more data driven with technology providing us feedback loops for almost everything we do. We have smart watches that can monitor and trend our stress levels, sleep cycles, and steps. Even...Read more

Fundamental Research with a Chemical Engineering Undergrad

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By: Rohit Goswami , MInstP AMIChemE AMIE There is, in the academic community, a very fixed progression of time. The average time to publish in a peer-­reviewed journal for a diligent student is typically six to eight years after high­-school, often during a master’s or doctorate program. Two...Read more

How to Keep Your Resume up to Date While Working

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By: Giselle Johnston Undoubtedly, a resume is an important tool throughout your entire career. It is a record of your experience and greatest professional achievements. While working full time, it can be easy to forget about this document. After all, when you love your job, you may not see the...Read more

Calling chemical engineers for the nanolight revolution

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By: Dan Wang , Ph.D., Professor, State Key Laboratory of Organic-Inorganic Composites, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China. Luminescent nanomaterials have found many potential applications in health, energy, information and safety area. In 2016, Nature commented that...Read more

The Importance of Daily Skills in the Workforce

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By: Bertha Elizabeth Ibarra Lopez The impact of certain skills in life can be underestimated. As a graduate or undergraduate student, it is necessary to understand the meaning and use of the word skills since it is a vital subject in life. Acquiring skills is very important in every stage of life;...Read more

The Importance of Daily Skills in the Workforce

Posted by Monica Mellinger on
By: Bertha Elizabeth Ibarra Lopez The impact of certain skills in life can be underestimated. As a graduate or undergraduate student, it is necessary to understand the meaning and use of the word skills since it is a vital subject in life. Acquiring skills is very important in every stage of life;...Read more

The Importance of Daily Skills in the Workforce

Posted by Monica Mellinger on
By: Bertha Elizabeth Ibarra Lopez The impact of certain skills in life can be underestimated. As a graduate or undergraduate student, it is necessary to understand the meaning and use of the word skills since it is a vital subject in life. Acquiring skills is very important in every stage of life;...Read more

A Glimpse into the Environmental World: Reporting

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By: Thomas Leusner , Global Environmental Manager, Aerospace SBU, PPG Industries, Inc. Following the end of the first two quarters of the year, some chemical engineers working in the environmental world in facilities across the United States have finished reports for state and federal regulatory...Read more

A Glimpse into the Environmental World: Reporting

Posted by Monica Mellinger on
By: Thomas Leusner Following the end of the first two quarters of the year, some chemical engineers working in the environmental world in facilities across the United States have finished reports for state and federal regulatory agencies and are looking forward to the second half of the year as...Read more

Steganographic watermarking for documents and files

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By: Keith McIver During our studies, we all worried about committing plagiarism by failing to give proper credit. Now that we are professionals, the boot is most often on the other leg and we are more likely to have our work stolen. Internal use only documents are protectable with hardware and...Read more

A Bright Future for ChemE Jobs Includes the Cloud

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by David Treff Some time ago, when I first began using the AIChE’s Discussion Central, I read through the “STEM shortage?” discussions. One AIChE member directed attention to a 2014 article, “Where the STEM Jobs Are (and Where They Aren’t),” comparing current needs in different STEM disciplines,...Read more

Filing Taxes as a Married Couple

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By Lance Aligo, CPA, MSA If you were married this past year, congratulations! Getting married is a big step in your life and along with it comes many changes. One change is filing taxes as a married couple for the first time. This advice can help you get started. First, you must determine your...Read more

Networking: The Benefits of Having a Mentor

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By Ogochukwu Yvonne Enekwizu, Graduate Research Assistant, New Jersey Institute of Technology Networking. For some people, this word is usually accompanied by a sense of foreboding and mistrust because it conjures up images of glib sales reps, overt friendliness and shameless self-promotion. Simply...Read more

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