Dilbert works the crowd at a cocktail party, but his credentials fail to impress.Read the rest of this entry »
Mixing, blending, and segregation are routinely practiced across a wide spectrum of industries, but how many engineers are relying on hunch and inherited practices instead of hard science? Far too many, according to expert Eric Maynard of Jenike & Johanson. Read on for his observations and insights into these common processes.Read the rest of this entry »
AIChE educational conference programmer Laura Deitch sat down at AIChE’s New York offices with consultant and Northeast Regional conference producer Herb Cooper to talk about some of the highlights of this conference.
You can watch the interview in the video panel to the right.
The 2011 Northeast Regional Conference at the Chem […]Read the rest of this entry »
The “What in the World” (WITW) program for fifth and sixth graders was started in 1996 by the Lancaster and Lebanon (PA) Science and Technology Alliance (LLSTA). I have personally been involved with it for the last five years. This vocational program is designed to help students understand why they need to study and do well in math and science.Read the rest of this entry »
The Frankfurt Auto Show earlier this month showed a wide range of electric cars, from small and affordable to high-powered sports and luxurious sports cars. Two noteworthy newcomers stood out. Students at Germany’s Technische Universität München presented the Mute, a concept car with an light frame of aluminum and plastic.Read the rest of this entry »
AIChE is programming the education components at the 2011 Chem Show. These components come together in a conference called AIChE’s Northeast Regional Conference at the Chem Show. AIChE educational conference programmer Laura Deitch sat down at AIChE’s New York offices with consultant and Northeast Regional conference producer Joe Porcelli to […]Read the rest of this entry »
Lunar Cubit was designed for Abu Dhabi just outside Masdar City, which will be the world’s first zero carbon city. Both art and technology, Lunar Cubit provides solar energy to light up 250 homes, but it also functions as an enormous work of art and a lunar/solar timepiece and calendar.[caption […] Read the rest of this entry »
Lately there’s been a lot of talk at AIChE about networking. We’d like to know what chemical engineers really think about what could be done to help.
Take our three-question survey below. We’ll let you know what everyone says.Read the rest of this entry »
Join fellow AIChE members for a fun service project at the host city for this year’s annual meeting! The first 40 individuals to RSVP at the provided link will meet at Mill Ruins Park to hear a brief presentation from the City of Minneapolis’ Office of Sustainability on sustainability initiatives […]Read the rest of this entry »