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Meet the RAPID Team

In this ever more virtual climate, we wanted to take a minute to introduce you (or re-introduce you) to the RAPID Team. William (Bill) Grieco ¸ Chief Executive Officer, joined RAPID in July, 2018. Bill leads the Institute in its work to build a community of members focused on modular chemical...
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RAPID Intern Spotlight: Emily Toala, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

This year, 16 students joined the RAPID Intern Program to date. Emily Toala, a junior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, is currently participating in the Summer 2020 program. Emily's current project title is "Fundamentals of Batch to Continuous Process Conversion in Specialty and API." She...
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RAPID Project Spotlight: “Multiphase Microchannel Separator”

Background: In conventional two-phase separation, mass transport between two phases can be intensified via increased surface area, usually in the form of smaller droplets or bubbles. The increase in the interfacial surface area typically results in higher energy cost due to agitation, slower...
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RAPID Intern Spotlight: Edmund Sam-Gyandoh, University of Pittsburgh

In 2019, 26 students from a diverse set of RAPID member organizations participated in the RAPID Intern Program. Edmund Sam-Gyandoh completed the program in the fall and, in this first of many more, intern spotlights, introduces himself, discusses his technical project work, and describes how the...
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RAPID Takes Part in Manufacturing Day 2019

RAPID participated in an exciting Manufacturing Day event on Friday, October 4, at M. Davis & Sons in Newark, Delaware. M. Davis hosted a gathering of customers, suppliers, community leaders, educators, and government officials at their modular equipment manufacturing site. Attendees were...

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