Guide to Coverage: 2014 Spring Meeting & 10th GCPS

March 24, 2014
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is holding its Spring Meeting and 10th Global Congress on Process Safety , in New Orleans March 30 – April 3. The AIChE Spring Meeting is the year’s key technical conference for practicing chemical engineers. A wide range of subjects relevant to the...

"Best Papers" Highlight Process Safety Accomplishments

March 20, 2014
To help mark the tenth anniversary of the Global Congress on Process Safety, a series of Process Safety Spotlight sessions will be held on Wednesday, April 2, featuring “best papers” from past congresses.

Minority Affairs Committee Salutes Members in the News

March 18, 2014
Gilda Barabino has been named Dean of the City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering. Read More Kristala Jones Prather, the Theodore T. Miller Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been awarded permanent tenure at MIT. Read More...

AIChE Members are Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

March 14, 2014
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently elected 67 new members and 11 foreign affiliates to its 2014 class. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded an engineer. This year, the following AIChE members joined the NAE’s distinguished ranks: For...

AIChE Foundation Raises $1 Million in 2013

March 11, 2014
2013 was a year of fundraising success thanks to the generous support from individuals and corporations. The AIChE Foundation raised nearly one million dollars from existing and new campaigns.

Foundation Newsletter, March 2014

Moving Forward, Giving Back
March 1, 2014
It’s gratifying and a privilege to be associated with dedicated professionals like you. You demonstrate the pride you take in being a chemical engineer through your generous contributions that fund innovative and worthwhile AIChE initiatives.

Society for Biological Engineering Set to Host 4th International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering

Society for Biological Engineering Set to Host 4th International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering
February 9, 2014
The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) are partnering to host the 4th International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering, which will be held from March 16 to 19, 2014 at the Coronado Island Marriott in Coronado, California.

CCPS Executive Director Scott Berger Announces Retirement

CCPS Executive Director Scott Berger Announces Retirement
February 7, 2014
Scott Berger has announced plans to retire as executive director of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), effective December 31, 2014. AIChE’s leadership has begun a search for Berger’s successor, in order to assure a smooth and effective transition. After retirement, Berger will support AIChE on key initiatives.

Institute and Board Award Nominations Due Feb. 15

January 15, 2014
Nominations are being accepted for AIChE’s 2014 Institute and Board of Directors’ Awards. These awards, to be presented at the November 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, are the Institute’s most prestigious honors, and recognize outstanding contributions across the spectrum of chemical...

Remembering John C. Chen, 2006 AIChE President

January 8, 2014
John C. Chen, the Carl R. Anderson Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at Lehigh Univ. (Bethlehem, PA), and AIChE’s president in 2006, died suddenly on Dec. 30, 2013. Chen was an internationally known scholar in transport phenomena in multiphase systems and a pioneer in heat transfer theory...

Message from 2014 AIChE President, Otis Shelton

January 7, 2014
On behalf of AIChE’s Board of Directors, I wish you and your family a safe and happy new year. I am looking forward to serving you as President, and will work diligently to lead the Institute’s efforts to provide programs and services that help you advance as a chemical engineer.

The Second Phase of ChE Education [Blog Series]

December 13, 2013
What are you not always taught in school but need to know for your life as a ChE Professional? 2013 AIChE President Phil Westmoreland highlights professionals who describe their responsibilities to date as well as the skills or expertise they needed to learn beyond what they learned as students.