CEP: August 2007 Chemical engineers have something to smile about - results from AIChE's 2007 Employment & Salary Survey (pp. 25-30) indicate that individuals in the profession now earn a median salary of $103,703, an incredible 12.6% increase compared to the $92,500 recorded in 2005... Share Don't Let History Repeat Itself August2007SafetyJohn F. Murphy, P.E.Heed these lessons learned from investigations conducted by the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board to prevent accidents at your site. Selecting Laboratory Reactors August2007Reactions and SeparationsFrancesco Picciotti, Marcello PicciottiThis article outlines some of the considerations involved in selecting and specifying a reactor system for research and development applications. Properly Select Equipment for SIP Systems August2007Fluids and Solids HandlingTony GeorgeSterilization-in-place (SIP) systems are essential to the operation of many pharmaceutical and biotech facilities. This article reviews design considerations, selection criteria and performance expectations for control valves, regulators, isolation... A Renewable Route to Propylene Glycol August2007News FeatureSuzanne ShelleyRapid expansion in biodiesel production has spurred a bumper crop of competing processes to turn byproduct glycerin into propylene glycol. 2007 AIChE Employment & Salary Survey: Riding a Positive Wave to Higher Income August2007Career CatalystKristine ChinChemical engineering salaries continue to move on an upward trend. In 2007, chemical engineers broke the $100K barrier — reporting a median salary of $103,730, up 12.6% from two years ago. 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.