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RAPID Call for Project Submissions is Officially Open!

April 2, 2018
The Rapid Manufacturing Institute has officially opened its Call for Project Submissions, beginning March 29, 2018 and ending May 22, 2018. Submissions involve two distinct areas: R&D technical projects and Education and Workforce Development. These calls are open only to RAPID members, who...

Orlando Spring Meeting will Highlight Manufacturing, Energy, Particle Technology

March 27, 2018
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will hold its 2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, April 22–26. The Spring Meeting consists of more than...

RAPID Manufacturing Institute Announces Two Concurrent Project Calls to Open in Late March

March 20, 2018
New York, NY, March 20, 2018--The Rapid Manufacturing Institute is pleased to announce that in late March, two calls for project proposals will be forthcoming. Unlike our previous calls, these will be open only to current RAPID members in good standing, who will lead the projects. “Our first...

Vergnano to Receive AIChE Government and Industry Leaders Award

March 13, 2018
Mark P. Vergnano, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Chemours Company, a U.S.-based global chemical firm, will receive the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) Government and Industry Leaders (AGILE) Award. The award is given...

RAPID Manufacturing Institute Launches the First of Ten Webinars on Process Intensification

February 6, 2018
Join RAPID for its first webinar scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11 am/ET. The webinars are free to RAPID Members. Process intensification (PI) is one of the most promising development paths for the chemical process industry and one of the most important progress areas for modern...

Thomas J. Walsh Joins RAPID as Interim CEO

January 29, 2018
The Rapid Manufacturing Institute and AIChE are pleased to announce that Thomas J. Walsh has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of the RAPID Manufacturing Institute, taking over for Karen Fletcher. Mr. Walsh will be responsible for providing continuity in leading the Institute,...

BASF sponsorship will advance AIChE's "Doing a World of Good" initiatives in safety education and workforce diversity

January 18, 2018
NEW YORK, NY, and FLORHAM PARK, NJ, January 18, 2018 — BASF today affirmed its ongoing commitment to safe chemical industry practices and education by funding two key priorities of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) “Doing a World...

Lessells Boosts Henry Brown Scholarship Endowment with Major Gift

January 12, 2018
AIChE’s campaign to fund the Henry T. Brown Endowment for the Education of Under-Represented Minority Chemical Engineers has been given a solid foundation thanks to Gerald Lessells — an AIChE Fellow and longtime friend of Brown.

RAPID Holds First Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill

January 10, 2018
On December 14, 2017, AIChE and ASME co-sponsored a panel presentation on Strengthening Manufacturing’s Heartland—Through Innovation, Standards, Readiness and Supply at the Capitol in Washington D.C., before a gathering of Congressional members and staff; governmental agencies, business executives...

RAPID Manufacturing Institute Celebrates First Anniversary!

December 19, 2017
Just one year ago, The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the formation of Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).