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July 23rd, 2014

Human Platelets Generated in Vitro

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
Blood cells

Researchers have successfully created a bioreactor that generates human platelets in vitro, potentially addressing blood transfusion needs worldwide.

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July 21st, 2014

AIChE’s Summer Conferences and Workshops

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AIChE Summer Conferences

Summer may mean vacations, but it also means career advancement and learning! Check out what’s going on this summer at AIChE conferences and workshops.

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June 27th, 2014

New Liquid Crystals Controlled by Magnetic Field

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LCD display

Newly developed liquid crystals that can be manipulated by external magnetic fields may open the door for the next generation of device displays and more.

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June 25th, 2014

Prototype for 60% Solar Cell Efficiency Unveiled

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Solar Cell

Sharp unveiled a small solar cell prototype that relies on exotic physics to double current solar cell efficiency.

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June 4th, 2014

Meet Nathan Kastner — Featured Student for June

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Find out about this U Conn senior’s experience as a chemical engineering student and learn what he plans to do following graduation.

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May 22nd, 2014

Tonight: Virtual Local Section Hosts AIChE President Otis Shelton

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Otis Shelton

Take part in the Virtual Local Section meeting this evening and meet 2014 AIChE President Otis Shelton!

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May 12th, 2014

May 2014 CEP Preview

By Karen Simpson | Comments (0)
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Take a guided tour through an oil refinery in the pages of CEP this month, and learn about 3-D printed prosthetics, the latest in biofuels, and much more.

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May 5th, 2014

Lafayette College ChBE Symposium Launches with Twin-Distillation Plant Unveiling

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Pryor Speech

Lafayette College Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) and American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) hosted the Lafayette ChBE Symposium “Engineering re-Connections: framing future networks.

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April 21st, 2014

Membrane Catalytic Reactors for Healthy Eating!

By Martin Bergstedt | Comments (0)
H2

Because of the limitations inherent in current liquid hydrogenation technologies, the hydrodeoxygenation of pyrolysis bio-oils is proposed to be accomplished using a catalyzed membrane reactor. During preliminary trials with vegetable oils, an unexpected benefit was discovered in that the system yielded much less trans fats in the end product.

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April 4th, 2014

Mercury Removal at Coal-Fired Power Plants

By Martin Bergstedt | Comments (0)
Mercury

Removal of Mercury from the combustion air stream at a coal-fired power plant is one of the most sensitive and challenging tasks of pollution control. Dr. Noah Meeks of The Southern Company discussed mercury removal strategies.

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