AIChE Announces 2013 Gala Dates, Theme, and Honorees

May 20, 2013
AIChE’s 2013 Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, November 21, in New York City. This year’s gala, which celebrates excellence in advancing engineering ethics, will honor David M. Cote, Chairman and CEO of Honeywell; David T. Seaton, Chairman and CEO of Fluor; and Stephen F. Angel, Chairman, President and CEO of Praxair.

YCOSST Questionnaire for Sustainability Professionals: Helen Lou

May 6, 2013
Every month, AIChE's Youth Council for Sustainable Science and Technology (YCOSST) will present profiles of sustainability professionals or those with a background in sustainability. Learn about their educational background, current employer/title, job function, and how sustainability plays a part in their industry, university or agency.

Dr. John McKetta, Jr. Honored at Spring Meeting

May 1, 2013
Dr. John McKetta, Jr., was honored at this years Spring Meeting in San Antonio. He shared highlights of his journey towards his successful career in chemical engineering research and education.

An Invention’s Nonobviousness May Not Be Obvious

April 22, 2013
M. HENRY HEINES, PhD, JD, is a chemical engineer and patent attorney with expertise in organic and inorganic chemistry, chemical and mechanical engineering, nanotechnology, biotechnology, and medical devices. Read his CEP article on the importance of novelty for a patent.

Former AIChE President Leaves Legacy with Foundation Bequest

April 12, 2013
One recent Legacy Society inductee is the late Klaus Timmerhaus, AIChE’s president in 1976 and a Fellow of the Institute. Timmerhaus, who died in Feb. 2011, made a bequest of $100,000 to the AIChE Foundation, along with a request that the funds be allocated to AIChE’s Unrestricted General Fund.