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CEP: April 2019

CPI facilities can reduce the risk of natural disasters by adopting wind and flood mitigation measures and creating detailed catastrophe-response plans. Other topics in this issue include designing industrial fermenters, biosafety levels and combined heat and power.

CEP: March 2019

Process Intensification (PI) is the application of novel process design, technologies, and equipment to substantially increase yield, reduce energy consumption and waste generation, and lower capital and operating costs. This special section underscores how PI-enabled technologies and new tools are already impacting manufacturing.

CEP: February 2019

Reverse osmosis is a pressure-driven desalination technique that is generally used to remove water from a solution. This month's Back to Basics article covers the basics of the technology and provides guidance on troubleshooting performance issues, cleaning, and more.

CEP: January 2019

One of the main objectives of hot work safety is to prevent the interaction of an ignition source and a flammable mixture. This seemingly simple objective can be complicated by the geometry, environment, and conditions surrounding the hot work. History has shown that incidents can occur despite adherence to regulations, rules, and safe work practices.

CEP: December 2018

Read about current drug development trends and their impact on pharmaceutical manufacturing and how the industry’s manufacturing leaders are creating modular processing environments and applying continuous-flow technologies and single-use systems to meet quality, efficiency, and flexibility objectives.

CEP: November 2018

Energy efficiency plays a key role in helping manufacturers produce product at a designated quality, safely, for the least amount of money.

CEP: October 2018

As part of AIChE’s Centennial celebration in 2008, leaders from industry and academia and a group of graduate students and postdocs speculated about chemical engineering 25 years in the future.

CEP: September 2018

The epigenome is composed of modifications to DNA that determine which genes of the genome are expressed or suppressed without changing the DNA sequence. While your genome is fixed, your epigenome is dynamic and flexible and responds to environmental stimuli. Gaining a complete understanding of epigenetics is necessary to control genetic behavior.

CEP: August 2018

Economic operation of steam turbines requires choosing the right type and size of turbine and integrating it correctly with the heat exchanger network. This month's back to basics article describes the different types of steam turbines, offers design and rating calculations, and explains how to properly integrate turbines with the process. Other topics in this issue include: steam piping; scare tactics in safety communications; and capital projects and turnarounds.

CEP: July 2018

This month's article on designing inherently safer piping discusses regulations and standards that should be considred when designing a piping system and highlights elements of these codes and standards that are commonly overlooked.

CEP: June 2018

Deep learning is fueling what many believe will be the biggest technology revolution the world has seen. Chemical engineers routinely use computers for modeling, simulation, design, and optimization of chemical processes.

CEP: May 2018

Even though translational medicine has been defined in different ways, the central theme is using a multidisciplinary approach to translate novel scientific and technological findings from bench to bedside to address human health in an affordable