Archive:January, 2011

January 31st, 2011

Young Professionals (YP) Speed Networking Social

By John Vasko | Comments (0)
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At AIChE’s YP Speed Networking event, you can see Chicago, meet other young professionals, enjoy an open bar and appetizers!

Register by February 1 (tomorrow) to enjoy early-bird rates.

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January 31st, 2011

ICOSSE 2011: Columbia University’s Huiming Yin Discusses His Research About the Design Efficiency of Solar Roofing Panels

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Huiming Yin

Huiming Yin is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University. He discussed his research “Design Efficiency Prediction of a Multifunctional Solar Roofing Panel” with ChEnected at the Second International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering (ICOSSE).  Watch the interview in the video located in the […]

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January 28th, 2011

Arctic Thriller

By Kent Harrington | Comments (0)
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What are ecological researchers to do after several weeks at an isolated camp in Arctic Alaska? Bust a move, of course! Christopher Neill introduces a rare display of polar dancing captured on camera. Check out the video in the panel to the right.

When not dancing in […]

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January 28th, 2011

ICOSSE 2011: Bruce Douglas Discusses the Integration of Sustainable Design in Campus Architecture

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Bruce Douglas

Bruce Douglas is the Vice President at Stone Environmental, and he and his team have been working with the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert to integrate sustainable design within the architecture of the campus. Douglas emphasizes that this application of sustainable design can extend beyond college […]

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January 27th, 2011

Online Panel Discussion Launches International Year of Chemistry

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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The U.S. launch of International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011 is Feb. 1 in Philadelphia and live online. Prominent leaders from industry and academia will discuss solutions to increasing global demands for energy, safe food and water, and improving human health.

The United Nations has designated 2011 the “International Year […]

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January 27th, 2011

ICOSSE 2011: Gwendolyn Woods of the University of Arizona Discusses Water Resource Management and Optimization

By Michelle Nguyen | Comments (0)
Gwendolyn Woods

ChEnected interviewed Gwendolyn Woods, a graduate student and research assistant studying environmental engineering at the University of Arizona, at the Second International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering (ICOSSE). Gwendolyn and her research team chose to explore water sustainability in the Southwest. More precisely, they looked at how the management […]

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January 27th, 2011

Interpreting Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams [Part 5 of 5]

By Robert Cook | Comments (8)
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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series How to Interpret Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams

Learning to read and interpret piping and instrumentation diagrams via dry text-based articles (unlike those produced by yours truly) can be painful. To make this critical topic a bit more engaging, a series of videos intended to complement the series provided here are offered. They review the fundamentals of virtually every aspect of symbology and tag application.

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January 26th, 2011

2011 ICBE: Stephen Turner on SMRT Technology

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Stephen Turner from Pacific Biosciences spoke as an invited speaker in the Biomolecular Probes as Diagnostic and Therapeutic Reagents Session. His company has developed single-molecule, real-time (SMRT) technology to visually watch DNA polymerase enzyme activity during replication.

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January 26th, 2011

John Tao’s First Job

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This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Prominent Chemical Engineers' First Job

There’s no such thing as starting at the top for most people. Learn how some of today’s prominent chemical engineers got their start in the working world in this weekly series of personal profiles. This week, we feature John Tao, VP of Open Innovation at Weyerhaeuser and 2010 AIChE board member.

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January 25th, 2011

ICOSSE 2011: Magdy Abdelrahman and the Importance of Integrating Infrastructure Sustainability into Civil Engineering Programs

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Magdy Abdelrahman

Magdy Abdelrahman, Ph.D.  is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at North Dakota State University.  He discussed with ChEnected at the Second International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering (ICOSSE) the role educators, like himself, should play in guiding and preparing graduates who will practice sustainability. Watch the interview in […]

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