Author: Michelle Sasson

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Michelle Sasson

Name: Michelle Sasson

Bio: Hi! My name is Michelle Sasson and I am a Web Design Intern here at AIChE. I am a Computer Engineering Major at The City College of New York and will be completing my Bachelor's of Engineering in June of 2012. Some of my interests include web and game design and development, robotics, image processing, and algorithms.

June 18th, 2012

4th AIChE Regional Process Technology Conference

By Michelle Sasson

The South Texas Section of the AIChE, in partnership with AIChE HQ, is hosting its 4th Regional Process Technology Conference at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, on the shores of Clear Lake in League City, Texas, October 4 & 5, 2012.

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May 22nd, 2012

AIChE Member Peter Spitz Speaks at TedX on Chemical Engineering

By Michelle Sasson
Peter Spitz at TEDx

In this TEDx Talk, Spitz talks about the renaissance in U.S. manufacturing and the role chemical engineers play it in.

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May 15th, 2012

4th CCPS Latin American Conference on Process Safety

By Michelle Sasson

With support of Petrobras, the 4th edition of CCPS Latin American Process Safety Conference will be held in Rio de Janeiro, July 3-5, 2012 with “Operational Discipline – Focusing on the Fundamental” as the theme.

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May 1st, 2012

2012 AIChE Annual Meeting

By Michelle Sasson

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. A wide range of subjects relevant to latest research and newest technologies in emerging growth areas will be covered.

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April 10th, 2012

AIChE Member Laurencin Honored in National Geographic

By Michelle Sasson
Cato Laurencin

Cato T. Laurencin, director of the Institute for Regenerative Engineering at the UConn Health Center, has been recognized in National Geographic’s issue among “Scientific Discoveries that Changed the World” for his work in regenerative medicine.

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March 8th, 2012

Electric Fields Interrupt Cancer Cell Division

By Michelle Sasson
fourth modality

Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation are the best known methods for treating cancer, but in this TEDTalk (see video at right), Bill Doyle discusses a new methodology: tumor treating fields. This new technology uses low-intensity electric fields to fight cancer. The electric fields attempt to interrupt cancer cell division.

What’s impressive about this method […]

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March 6th, 2012

Process Development Symposium

By Michelle Sasson

Are you up on the latest in product and process development? Join us to broaden your knowledge and to discuss technical issues such as scale-up problems as well as non-technical issues, including effective communication with managers and other functions.

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February 27th, 2012

Engineer Competition Reality Show

By Michelle Sasson
Top Engineer

Pilgrim studios and the Discovery channel have teamed up to bring the new reality show competition “Top Engineer” to life. This competition show will bring together a handful of men and women to compete in challenges from various engineering disciplines at the WET facilities in California.

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February 23rd, 2012

Grad School or PE License: Which Is More Important?

By Michelle Sasson

As a senior computer engineering major at The City College of New York, I’m faced with the question of whether graduate education is more, or less, important than a PE (professional engineer)—or are they  equal? Most of my friends – and probably most undergrad engineering students – face this question.

I […]

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February 21st, 2012

SBE’s 6th International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

By Michelle Sasson

This year’s meeting, Bionanoscience and Bioengineering for Translational Medicine, will foster greater knowledge exchange and collaboration in the areas of bioengineering and nanotechnology – two interdisciplinary fields that cut across and integrate various areas in science, engineering, and medicine to create breakthroughs in biomedical research.

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