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Bio: Alessandra (Ale) Carreon is a licensed chemical engineer and LEED accredited professional (AP) with a professional background in environmental consulting and engineering. She currently works with Ford Motor Company's Global Supply Chain Sustainability Conflict Minerals team to support public disclosure of conflict minerals within the company's supply chain. Ale graduated with a BS in chemical engineering with a focus in environmental engineering from Rice University in Houston, Texas, in 2007. Ale earned her MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business in 2014 and is pursuing her passion for eco-preneurship and social enterprise in southeast Michigan. Ale served as chair and past chair of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Emerging Professional National Committee (EPNC) in 2012 and 2013, respectively. She is a member of the USGBC Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) Board and works with the Emerging Professionals (EP) Committee to grow Detroit's local green economy. Ale and the DRC EPs organized the first-ever Detroit Better Block project in 2012 and 2013 and developed the Detroit Green Map. She is also an elected director (2011-2013) and Programming Chair (2013-2015) for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) national Environmental Division. Ale co-founded her neighborhood association's sustainability committee in Detroit, where she serves on the board as well.

October 25th, 2012


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September 17th, 2012


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May 23rd, 2012

Spring in Pacific Northwest Marks Annual Student Regional Conference: The Other Moscow

By Alessandra Carreon
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AIChE held its 2012 Pacific Northwest Student Regional Conference at the University of Idaho (U of I) in Moscow the weekend of Friday, April 27. The event included a student paper competition and a regional ChemE Car competition, among other activities.

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November 17th, 2011

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In September, I interviewed director and producer, Rachel Cook, of the Microlending Film Project (you can read the interview here).

Rachel’s team has been making great progress in finalizing the film, which you can preview with the video below. You can learn more at the film’s Kickstarter page too.
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November 9th, 2011

Strengthening Your Local Section

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For anyone interested in getting involved with his or her local section (LS), or for those currently leading or interested in leading a LS, the AIChE Local Sections Committee (LSC) is for you! The LSC provides resources and support to sections across AIChE borders and serves as a clearinghouse for information and contacts.

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November 4th, 2011

District Energy Steam Systems Serve 130 Blocks in Minneapolis

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This diagram shows the stream distribution lines of Minneapolis' district energy system and was on display at the Minneapolis Convention Center during the Annual Meeting.

An elaborate district energy system owned and operated by NRG Therman in Minneapolis serves 130 blocks downtown and was originally established in 1926 for ten buildings.

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November 3rd, 2011

Moving the Needle on Sustainability Metrics and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)

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Dr. Subhas Sikdar, director of the Sustainable Technology Division at the National Risk Management Research Lab, shared insights and advice on quantifying sustainability metrics.

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November 1st, 2011

Chemical Engineers Address Sustainable Building Materials

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Since 2009, a handful of Environmental Division members have been chairing a session on green building as part of the Division’s Sustainability Programming Area. The first year, the session featured sustainable building materials, water conservation, and energy efficiency. One of the session speakers included Myer Harrell, an architect from Seattle, […]

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October 25th, 2011

First Woman Awarded the Lawrence K. Cecil Award for Environmental Chemical Engineering

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Urmila Diwekar, president and founder of the Vishwamitra Research Institute, is the 2011 recipient of the Lawrence K. Cecil Award for Environmental Chemical Engineering, presented annually by AIChE’s Environmental Division. Urmila is the first woman to receive the award in its 39-year history. Listen to Urmila’s message to all chemical […]

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October 23rd, 2011

Annual Meeting Showcases Green Building in Minnesota

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On Wednesday, October 19, the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Minnesota Chapter (USGBC-MN) held its own Annual Meeting designed to celebrate the previous year’s accomplishments and kick-off thecalendar for 2012. The evening featured exhibits by local green businesses, engineering firms and architectural solutions providers.

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