CEP: March 2002 More and more chemical engineers are becoming leaders and innovators in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical sector of the chemical engineering industries. "Traditionally, microbiologists have played a dominant role in bioreaction development, with assistance from multiple disciplines, including biochemists, geneticists and chemical engineers,"writes this month's cover-story author, John Williams, general manager of EPS: Environmental & Production Solutions, LLC (pp. 34-41)... Share So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur? March2002Career CatalystNancy Passow Keys to Bioreactor Selection March2002Reactions and SeparationsJohn A. WilliamsA few basic types of bioreactor designs are used to produce a wide range of products, from antibiotics to foods to fuels. Here's how to pick the best options for your application. Controlling NOx Emissions - Part 1 March2002Environmental ManagementMike BradfordNOx emission standards are becoming very tight, especially in the Houston area and in Southern California. Among the technologies to meet these standards are process modifications and energy efficiency improvements, as well as advanced burner... Consider Submerged Combustion for Hot Water Production March2002Heat TransferJason L. BagleyHere's a rundown on what submerged combustion is, its advantages and limitations, and how to implement the technology. JasonL.Bagley- Reshaping Process Safety Regulations March2002SafetyWalter L. FrankChanges to OSHA's PSM rule and EPA's RMP programs are underway, due to pressures from various groups and the need for greater security. Optimize Pipeline Design for Non-Newtonian Fluids March2002Fluids and Solids Handling Edgar Amaro Ronces, Cinthya Alejandra Anguilar Guerrero, Alejandro Anaya DurandUse this graphical method to determine pipe diameter, fluid temperature and pressure drop for laminar and turbulent flow. Identifying, Justifying and Prioritizing Technical Projects March2002ManagementJeffrey Worstell, John H. Worstell, Jonathan H. WorstellImprove control for selecting projects for investment and for risk management by following these procedures. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.