Resilience and Process Intensification

September 3, 2019
The classic definition of resilience is the “ability to recover quickly from difficulties,” and while this is often applied to individuals, it holds true for corporations and even countries. However, within the context of industry, resilience is often applied to a system’s ability to recover from...
Karen Gleason

MIT’s Gleason is Named 2019 Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecturer

August 27, 2019
Karen K. Gleason, the Alexander and I. Michael Kasser (1960) Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has been chosen by AIChE to present the John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecture for 2019. She will...

RAPID Goes to Washington for a Congressional Briefing in September

August 23, 2019
For the third consecutive year, the RAPID Manufacturing Institute will be participating in Manufacturing USA® meetings that include a Congressional Briefing and EXPO. On September 19, all Manufacturing Institutes will convene for collaboration meetings at the Keck Center in Washington D.C. then...
William R. Schowalter (left); Michael D. Graham (right)

AIChE Endows Lectureship Honoring William R. Schowalter

August 22, 2019
The AIChE Foundation has announced a new lectureship inspired by the career contributions of William R. Schowalter — a Fellow and former director of AIChE, and the Class of 1950 Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, Emeritus, at Princeton...

RAPID@Annual 2019 Schedule Now Available

July 2, 2019
RAPID members are cordially invited to attend AIChE’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. RAPID will be hosting a number of events and PI Topical Conference sessions. For the full RAPID@Annual schedule of events, click here .

RAPID Spotlight: Sustainability and Process Intensification

June 27, 2019
Since the late 1980s, the concept of sustainability has grown from corporate catchword to competitive advantage. According to a 2011 McKinsey Report [1] , corporate reputation was supplanted as the most frequently cited reason for actively pursuing sustainability strategies. As data emerged,...
Robert Langer (Photo: MIT)

AIChE Announces Langer Prize for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

May 28, 2019
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has announced the creation of a new Fellowship program that will assist researchers in pursuing innovative technical work with the potential of making valuable contributions to society. The Langer...

Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing Publishes its First Issue

April 22, 2019
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its publishing partner John Wiley and Sons, Inc., have released the inaugural issue of the Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing — a peer-reviewed journal that captures leading-edge manufacturing techniques and technologies that reduce costs, save energy, and create solutions that address societal needs.