CEP: January 2007 The capabilities and competencies needed to become a successful manager in the chemical industry keep evolving as businesses globalize. For many years, successful "fast track"managers honed their leadership, management and communication skills... Share Where is the Chemical Engineering Industry Headed? January2007Special SectionJohn C. ChenThe chemical enterprise is already global - a trend that is almost certain to continue. What does this trend mean for the chemical engineering profession and for the practicing professional? Educational Perspective on the Future of Chemical Engineering January2007Special SectionJames T. Cobb Jr., Gary K. Patterson, S. Ranil WickramasingheDiversification, globalization, emerging technologies...Times have certainly changed for chemical engineers. But, has the undergraduate chemical engineering curriculum kept pace? U.S. Research Universities - Globalize or Face Demise? January2007Special SectionWilliam R. SchowalterAlthough the effects of globalization have revolutionized corporate behavior, they are only beginning to affect the thinking, and much less the policies, of U.S. research universities. It is something that should be embraced, rather than resisted. A Simple Approach to Vapor Pressure Prediction January2007Reactions and SeparationsAndrew J. DeDoes, Matthew D. Goetz, Michael J. MisovichThis method reproduces the vapor pressure predictions of the Soave-Redlich-Kwong and Peng-Robinson equation of state with a simple Antoine equation that uses constants derived from critical properties and the acentric factor. Improve Catalytic Oxidizer Operation January2007Environmental ManagementJohn C. BonacciA catalyst guard bed is a simple, low-cost modification that reduces catalyst-replacement costs, saves natural gas and cuts energy expenses. Succeed in the Workplace January2007Career CatalystStan SebastianThis top 10 list covers things you may never have been told about the real world. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine or purchase an article reprint? Learn more about Reprints and Permissions.