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CEP: November 2003

The future is here - nanotechnology, once a blue-sky topic, is slowly becoming a reality. As Tim Harper, Cristina Roman Vas and Paul Holister of Cientifica Ltd. note in our 16-page nanotechnology supplement (pp.

CEP: October 2003

You can't teach someone common sense, or can you? The principles of inherent safety, first formalized by Trevor Kletz quite some years ago, are purely based on common sense...

CEP: September 2003

Corporate strategy in the U.S. places high importance on R&D because of its proven capability to improve competitiveness and profitability.

CEP: August 2003

"How'm I doin'?" was the mantra of a former New York City mayor, Ed Koch. Similarly, "How're we doin'?"is something that women engineers often contemplate - their progress, their status, and their prospects...

CEP: July 2003

For those of you wondering what exactly is on the cover of this month's CEP, step back nearly 500 years ago and think chymistry, the archaic spelling of chemistry, which was once synonymous with alchemy...

CEP: June 2003

Gender issues continue to be a source of heated discussions.

CEP: May 2003

Back in late February, many of you may have received an email survey asking your opinion about the value of CEP and whether or not we should be placing more emphasis on the online version...

CEP: April 2003

People are the most important asset when it comes to developing or refining technology. "Without intellectual capital, steel and concrete in the ground are unlikely to meet long-term profitability requirements,"said William H.

CEP: March 2003

Using the logo RIF, a public service announcement once proclaimed "Reading Is Fundamental."When it comes to this month's cover topic of sustainability, we can also say RIF, here meaning "Research Is Fundamental."...

CEP: February 2003

Pollution control and pratical economics don't always go hand-in hand. In fact, they have often been at odds with each other.

CEP: January 2003

Recently, I attended a working lunch with volunteers who are organizing a new topical conference for the 2003 Spring National Meeting - Using Information Technology (IT) to Increase Profitability and Productivity - and the question came up, "What

CEP: December 2002

Tackling sensitive and timely issues that impact the general public and in which chemical engineers can play a key role is the continuing theme of the Critical Issue Series (CIS; p. 15)...