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RAPID Launches Technology Speed Dating Event for 2018 Spring Meeting

April 16, 2018
The RAPID Manufacturing Institute will officially launch its first-ever signature event, the RAPID Technology Speed Dating Networking and Connections Program, on April 26 th at our Members Council Meeting at the 2018 AIChE Spring Meeting. The thrust of the program is to introduce new member project...

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...
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AIChE & Saudi Local Section Sign Agreement at CEO Forum

March 29, 2018

AIChE and the AIChE Saudi Arabia Local Section (SAS) have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate and partner on common goals that strengthen chemical engineering knowledge and support societal needs in the Middle East.

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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...

Share Your Input for AIChE's Strategic Plan

March 8, 2018

AIChE is developing a new strategic plan — with the aim of guiding the Institute toward success in the 21st century. AIChE is seeking input from current members, potential future members, and stakeholders. Complete the survey by March 30, 2018.

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,...
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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...
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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).
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