CEP: February 2008 This year, as AIChE celebrates its 100th birthday, we salute the many contributions of chemical engineers to improving the world. This month, we also celebrate National Engineers Week, Feb. 17-23... Share RFID - Rx for Drug Security? February2008News FeatureGerald ParkinsonSome pharmaceutical companies are turning to radio frequency identification to protect against counterfeiting and theft of expensive drugs. Piloting Bioreactors for Agitation Scale-Up February2008Reactions and SeparationsGregory T. BenzThis article offers guidance on how to design appropriate experiments to measure scalable data for agitation in both aerobic and anaerobic bioreactors. Avoid Chemical Reactivity Incidents in Warehouses February2008SafetyScott Berger, J. Wayne Chastain, William W. Doerr, Scott Berger and Peter N. Lodal, Peter LodalUse this approach for the initial evaluation of potential reactivity hazards in storage applications. Dealing with Climate Change at the Local Level February2008OpinionPaul A. JenningsWhatever problems may be caused by climate change, engineers will be expected to solve them.Now is the time to begin addressing the issues at the local and regional scale. Use Spreadsheets to Estimate Modeling Parameters February2008Computational MethodsTomas B. CoDynamic process modeling based on non-uniformly sampled data and multiple sampling runs, even for nonlinear systems, can be performed using spreadsheet implementations of the weighted-least-squares (WLSQ) and Runge-Kutta WLSQ methods. 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.