CEP: March 2010 Want to have a really good time with your AIChE membership? Have we got an opportunity for you! For many members - from students to emeritus members - some of the best fun to be had in AIChE involves the annual Chem-E-Car Competition series... Share Ionic Liquid Pretreatment March2010SBE Special SectionHarvey W. Blanch, Bradley M. Holmes, Blake A. Simmons, Seema SinghIonic liquids show promise as lignocellulosic biomass solvents. But is this approach a scientific curiosity or a commercially viable biofuel pretreatment technology? Converting Cellulose to Biofuels March2010SBE Special SectionDavid Hogsett, Youngmi Kim, Michael R. Ladisch, Nathan S. Mosier, Eduardo XimenesBiochemical and thermochemical process technologies being developed to convert wood and other lignocellulosic feedstocks to liquid fuels will drive the transition from corn-based ethanol to advanced biofuels. Submitting Your First GHG Report March2010Environmental ManagementKristine Baranski, Mary Ellen TernesThis overview of EPA’s greenhouse gas reporting rule explains the regulation’s requirements and suggests strategies for compliance. It also provides insights regarding enforcement and confidential business information. SBE Update: Engineering Advanced Biofuels March2010SBE Special SectionMiriam Cortes-Caminero Evaluating the Risks and Rewards of an Expatriate Assignment March2010Career CatalystLisa L. WalkerThe global chemical industry is showing particularly strong growth outside North America. Understanding where opportunities exist — and which are worth taking — can help you decide whether it is time to take your career, and your life, on the road. Understand the Real World of Mixing March2010Back To BasicsThomas PostMost chemical engineering curricula do not adequately address mixing as it is commonly practiced in the chemical process industries. This article attempts to fill in the gaps by explaining flow patterns, mixing techniques, and the turbulent,... The Role for Biofuels March2010SBE Special SectionCarrie Atiyeh, Tim EggemanThe advanced biofuels industry is at a critical stage of development and deployment. Minimize Scale-Up Risk March2010SBE Special SectionJ. Brad Cort, Thomas Pschorn, Bertil StrombergProven commercial-scale equipment already exists for many operations involved in producing biofuels from lignocellulosic feedstocks. 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.