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Computing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)

Welcome to the Computing & Systems Technology Division (CAST) community site!

The Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division is responsible for the wide range of activities within AIChE that involve the application of computers and mathematics to chemical engineering problems including process design, process control, operations, and applied mathematics. We arrange technical sessions at AIChE Meetings, organize special conferences, and publish the newsletter - CAST Communications - twice a year. These activities enable our members to keep abreast of the rapidly changing fields of computers and system technology.

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CACHE Conferences

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
A list of some upcoming & archived conferences sponsored by CACHE that may be of interest to the CAST community: https://cache.org/convention-centerRead more

CAST Division Awards Nominations due April 15, 2021

Posted by Matthew Bassett on
Nominations are being accepted for all six CAST Division Awards for 2021: • Computing in Chemical Engineering Award • Computing Practice Award • W. David Smith Jr. Graduate Student Paper Award • CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award • David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based...Read more

2020 Virtual CAST Awards "Banquet" Recording

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
The virtual CAST "banquet" was held on Nov. 24 & at least 125 people joined for our awards recognition and the Computing in Chemical Engineering Award lecture by Mahmoud El-Halwagi. The link to the recording is available here: https://youtu.be/2A5nmWJfmNwRead more