CEP: April 2013 "Understand the Basics of Membrane Filtration," this month's cover story, compares some of the liquid-phase membrane technologies commonly used in the chemical process industries. Other topics include high capacity distillation trays, HSE in engineering design and Singapore's chemical industry. Also read about the latest developments in materials, energy, and nanotechnology. Editorial If you are a young professional under the age of 35 and are willing to assume a leadership role in AIChE (on a project of your choice), the AIChE Foundation, through its Young Professionals Apprentice program (CEP, Sept. 2012, p. 72), will subsidize your dues for 2.75 years. Read More Share Graphene Marches Down a Long Road to Commercialization April2013News FeatureMichelle BrynerWith so much graphene research underway, it can be hard to keep track of the progress, as well as to evaluate the commercial viability of such developments. Here’s a look at what scientists and engineers are doing and saying about graphene. Understand the Basics of Membrane Filtration April2013Back To BasicsHua Wang, Hongyi ZhouMembrane filtration is an integral part of many industrial processes, as it is often more environmentally sustainable and cost-effective than other separation technologies Apply Quantitative Gamma Scanning to High-Capacity Trays April2013Reactions and SeparationsHenry Z. KisterPush valves, multiple downcomers, and truncated downcomers boost tray capacities, but they also present troubleshooting challenges. Use quantitative gamma-scan analysis to measure froth heights, froth densities, and blowby in order to solve... Integrate Health, Safety, and Environment into Engineering Projects April2013SafetyJack Chosnek, Victor H. Edwards, Ralph Ellis , Alan English, Edward Geaslin , Sandra L. Jones, Myra A. RayApply HSE principles during front-end engineering design to assure safe, operable, and economical facilities. Singapore’s Chemicals Industry: Engineering an Island April2013Global OutlookKeith Carpenter, Wai Kiong NgThe chemicals industry is a pillar of Singapore’s economic success. The island city-state’s emergence as a chemical industry leader has been boosted by investment in infrastructure and the creation of an industrial island complex. 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.