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2019 AIChE Salary Survey: Overview

June
2019
Salary Survey
The results of AIChE’s biennial salary survey are in, revealing positive advances for the chemical engineering profession. The median annual salary of respondents to the 2019 survey is $126,000 — a 1.6% increase over the 2017 median of $124,000.

Closing the Gaps in Cybersecurity

November
2019
Critical Issues
Emily Petruzzelli, Nidhi Sharma
The cybersecurity industry suffers from an immense talent gap. As the need for tougher security measures in industrial facilities becomes dire, numerous organizations are creating training programs to build and strengthen cybersecurity education.

Career Catalyst Feature: Communicate

November
2019
Career Catalyst
Speaking and writing are skills we practice often, whether discussing an issue with a colleague or typing an email. Communication style, however, needs to be adapted to changing scenarios and applications.

October 2019 Featured Engage Discussions

October 30, 2019

Have good advice to share? Want to see what other chemical engineers and chemical engineering students are up to? Check out the latest discussions.

CCPS 2019 Summer and Fall Highlights

October 25, 2019

Catch up on the latest CCPS news, including student boot camps, faculty workshops, regional meetings around the world, and more.

Stephanie Farrell: Featured LGBTQ+ Ally

August 22, 2018

As the staff liaison for AIChE's LGBTQ+ & Allies Initiative, I'm thrilled and proud to introduce long-term AIChE volunteer Stephanie Farrell as our first Featured Ally of our LGBTQ+ professiona

Gayle Gibson: Featured LGBTQ ChemE Professional

May 16, 2018

A Texas A&M graduate and newly retired engineer, Gayle discusses working in various areas at DuPont, including engineering design, plant improvement, and manufacturing as well as her experiences as an LGBTQ professional.

Career Connections: Etiquette for Today’s Workplace

October
2019
Career Connections
Loraine Kasprzak
When the writers of The Office were creating the show, they studied how people interacted in actual offices. Based on their research, they created Dunder Mifflin’s regional manager Michael Scott, whose off-color comments offend many of his peers and...

2019 AIChE Salary Survey: Overview

June
2019
Salary Survey
The results of AIChE’s biennial salary survey are in, revealing positive advances for the chemical engineering profession. The median annual salary of respondents to the 2019 survey is $126,000 — a 1.6% increase over the 2017 median of $124,000.

NSF Funding: Planting the Seeds of Innovation

September
2019
Career Catalyst
Emily Petruzzelli
The National Science Foundation (NSF) issues hundreds of grants every year to translate invention into impact. This article discusses some of the many NSF funding opportunities and profiles several organizations that have found success due, in part, to NSF funding.

Young Professionals Point of View: Chemical Engineers in Medical School

September
2019
YPOV
Zachary Holtzapple
Chemical engineering and pre-medicine students often find themselves sitting side-by-side in science elective courses. But, eventually, we reach a fork in the road that separates us from our pre-med friends. As chemical engineers, we progress to...

Improve Your Negotiating Skills

August 9, 2019

How fast you advance in your career often relies on how well you negotiate. Hone your skills with these negotiating tips.

High Performance in Process Safety ֠Balanced Approach

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
The core of high performance in process safety is managing risks to prevent incidents from happening. In a high-performance process safety culture,...

Engineering Creative Thinking

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
What do you think of when you hear the word Creativity? If you’re like me, you often think of something artsy that you would see on...

Networking Strategies to Propel Your Career

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
April 3, 2019
This presentation discusses various early career strategies to build business relationships with coworkers, clients, and vendors. Develop a strong...
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