Archive:September, 2014

September 30th, 2014

US Coalition Bombs ISIS’ Modular Oil Refineries In Syria

By Kent Harrington | Comments (0)

Last week, US and Arab allies obliterated Islamic State’s (ISIS) most reliable cash cow when highly targeted rockets and bombs pounded at least 12 small modular oil refineries which the terrorists had hauled into Syria to process crude oil from oilfields captured in 2012, turning it into refined products that were […]

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September 30th, 2014

Women in Chemical Technology: Takara Scott

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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Takara Scott says that when other kids wanted to play with Barbies and watch Power Rangers, she wanted to play with a microscope and watch science documentaries.

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September 29th, 2014

Texas A&M Qatar Starts Gas and Fuels Research Center to Promote Innovation

By Kent Harrington | Comments (0)
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Texas A&M just approved the new Qatar Gas and Fuels Research Center, which will serve as a collaborative hub to produce and explore the deluge of shale gas.

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September 26th, 2014

Fall 2014 Virtual Career Fair – Jobseekers

By Idell Bryan | Comments (0)
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Register and begin searching for jobs and apply for positions now. The Fall 2014 Virtual Career Fair will open November 5, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET.

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September 25th, 2014

Q&A: Meet the 2014 Candidates – Part 4

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series 2014 AIChE Board Elections

Get to know this year’s candidates as they recall their fondest moments as young engineers.

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September 24th, 2014

2014 Annual Meeting Workshop – Professional Integrity: Best Practices for Publishing Your Work

By Idell Bryan | Comments (0)
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This workshop is designed to promote a better understanding of how to prepare a manuscript for publication with professional integrity.

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September 23rd, 2014

Video Tutorial: Degrees of Freedom

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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What is a degree-of-freedom analysis, and how can you use it to analyze engineering problems? Brush up on basics in this short video tutorial.

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September 22nd, 2014

Northwestern’s MacArthur Winner Thought Call From Foundation Was a Joke

By Kent Harrington | Comments (0)
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For a former Eagle Scout and Cambridge scholar, what’s the surest way to vault into America’s top 1%? A MacArthur Grant is certainly one way.

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September 19th, 2014

Souping-Up Bio-Waste into Supercapacitors

By Kent Harrington | Comments (0)
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Mitlin converted industrial hemp waste into a graphene-like nanomaterial for a fraction of the cost – $500 a ton – and it actually outperformed graphene.

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September 18th, 2014

Elements of Fun

By Cindy Mascone | Comments (0)
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CEP editor in chief Cynthia Mascone takes a look at the periodic table, with plenty of trivia and fun. How well do you know the periodic table?

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