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 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. 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 SeparationsMarcello Picciotti, Francesco 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... Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine or purchase an article reprint? Learn more about Reprints and Permissions.