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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

Tips to Filing Your Taxes for the Young Professional

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Believe it or not, one third of Americans actually like or love doing their taxes, according to Pew Research Center . Of course, if you do the math, that leaves two-thirds of us who either didn’t like or hated the annual exercise. Whether you love or hate tax season, these tips will keep you sane...Read more

Getting Your Voice Heard

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by Aditi Khadilkar, Process Technology Development Engineer (Intel Corp., OR) Ideas can be powerful but need to be expressed clearly to achieve your desired outcomes. We all have experienced being excited by an ‘aha’ moment that we would then like to bring to implementation. Most significant...Read more

The Role of Chemical Engineers in Smart Grid Development

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By Temilola Famakinwa, Ecolab, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN On October 8, 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report, stating that key changes are necessary to reduce current CO2 levels in the atmosphere by 40% by 2030. 1 Failure to do so poses risks to the livability...Read more

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