Archive:September, 2014

September 16th, 2014

Anything Can Change, But Not Everything Must

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Change and unpredictability can be a challenge but also keep things interesting. Read on for the experiences of a globe-trotting chemical engineering with a constantly changing job description.

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September 15th, 2014

September 2014 CEP Preview

By Karen Simpson | Comments (0)

In this issue, CEP looks at managing raw material supplies, and focuses on solid-fluid equilibrium modeling, and SEP certification. You’ll also find a great preview to this year’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

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September 14th, 2014

AIChE YPC Newsletter – Fall 2014

By Jon Haughton | Comments (0)

Issue 4 — Fall 2014

Welcome to 2014′s fourth edition of the Latest News. This newsletter is brought to you by the YPC News Team and is meant to give you the latest and greatest news and information from around the organization.


The Latest YPC News

Board of Directors Election

Introduction to the Virtual […]

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September 12th, 2014

6th CCPS Latin American Conference on Process Safety

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Buenos Aires

The 6th CCPS Latin American Process Safety Conference will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Simultaneous English-Spanish translation will be provided.

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September 11th, 2014

New Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Fires Up in Iowa

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After 10 years of R&D, 7 years of feedstock wrangling, and 2 years of construction, the Project Liberty cellulosic ethanol plant finally opened for business.

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September 10th, 2014

New Tech Opens Door for Single-Molecule Detection, Outdoing Graphene

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)

Graphene has serious competition, according to researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara, who are using molybdenum disulfide or molybdenite (MoS2) as an ultrasensitive semiconductor material for biosensing.

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September 9th, 2014

Flow Battery Makers Battle over New Electrolyte

By Kent Harrington | Comments (0)
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One flow battery manufacturer tossed its iron-chromium battery chemistry to switch to much-more-expensive vanadium. Despite vanadium’s cost, the company has created a better-performing and more competitive battery.

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September 8th, 2014

Q&A: Meet the 2014 Candidates – Part 2

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series 2014 AIChE Board Elections

The next question: What do you see as the number-one issue facing young professionals in the chemical engineering profession today? Share your response to this question in the comments section.

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September 5th, 2014

2014 Annual Student Conference

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)

Join other chemical engineering students from around the world at the 2014 AIChE Annual Student Conference this year in Atlanta.

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September 4th, 2014

New Device Harvests Movement to Generate Energy

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)

A new small device that relies on nanotechnology successfully generates electric current from simple vibrations. Its creators look to relieve the load on batteries or eliminate them completely.

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