Chemical Engineering

Houston Process Safety Faculty Workshop

AIChE’s Center for Chemical Process Safety will present a chemical engineering faculty workshop sponsored by LyondellBasell in Houston on January …

Engineering

New Graduates: Present the Skills Employers Seek

As I was preparing for my last exam of my undergraduate career, I got an email from my campus mail center that I had a package arrive for me. I had …

Employment

Multiscale memory and bioelectric error correction in the cytoplasm-cytoskeleton-membrane system.

2017 Nov 17. doi: 10.1002/wsbm.1410. [Epub ahead of print]<p>121 Rue des Lavandiéres, 11160 Caunes Minervois, France.2Allen Discovery Center at Tufts …

Neuroscience

TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline leaks 5,000 bbl in South Dakota

TransCanada Corp. shut down its Keystone pipeline at about 6 a.m. CST Nov. 16 after a pressure drop was detected in its operating system resulting …

South Dakota

Energy company bankruptcies plunge as oil prices rise

Engineering

Industry, Academia, and Government Working Together

Industry and academia have a symbiotic relationship. Industry looks to academia for qualified candidates to add to its workforce, while educational …

Innovation

Ionic 'solar cell' could provide on-demand water desalination

Modern solar cells, which use energy from light to generate electrons and holes that are then transported out of semiconducting materials and into …

Clean Energy

Yosufzai is Named Chair of the AIChE Foundation

The AIChE Foundation — the philanthropic arm of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — has named S. Shariq Yosufzai, Vice President, …

Engineering

Podcast Series Speaks to Top Chemical Engineers

As part of AIChE's Doing a World of Good campaign, we interviewed three prominent chemical engineers to discuss various aspects of their careers, …

Engineering

NASA's Next Mars Lander Zooms toward Launch

LITTLETON, Colo.—After expensive delays, NASA’s next mission to Mars is on track to embark next year. As spacecraft names go, this one is a mouthful: …

Engineering

Protective Thermostable Protein Exoshell Boosts Recombinant Protein Yield 100-Fold | GEN

Scientists in Singapore have developed a bacterial protein nanoparticle that improves recombinant protein folding, increases functional expression …

Biology

U.S. Promotes Fossil Fuels at Global Climate Meeting

BONN, Germany—A White House roundtable on fossil fuels and nuclear energy became an outlet for international rage at President Trump, who has …

Climate

Lessons Learned from Process Safety Incidents (and Near Misses)

Every chemical engineer knows that seemingly small mistakes or temporary lapses in judgment can have serious consequences.<p>Young professionals can be …

Engineering

30 Hot Cellulosic Technologies, 30 Quick Takes

Last week, DowDuPont said it was exiting the cellulosic biofuels business and you’d think that the company just burned down the warehouse with the …

Engineering

Excision BioTherapeutics Licenses New CRISPR Systems from UC Berkeley

Excision BioTherapeutics has become the first company to exclusively license new CRISPR systems discovered last year by Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., a …

Genetics

Janssen to Develop Bispecific Antibodies Based on Zymeworks Platforms in Up-to-$1.4B Deal | GEN

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Biotech will use Zymeworks’ Azymetric™ and Effector Function Enhancement and Control Technology (EFECT™) platforms to …

Engineering

November 2017 CEP Preview

CRITICAL ISSUES<p>Preparing Chemical Engineering Students for Industry<p>Many chemical engineering courses do not reflect current practices in the chemical …

Engineering

Giving agriculture a global do-over could feed nearly a billion more people | Ars Technica

Globally optimizing which crops we grow where cuts water use and feeds more people.<p>As the human population grows and the human middle class grows in …

Agriculture

How to Convert a Physical Book Into an Ebook?

Being a student majoring Chemical Engineering, I usually have bulktextbooks, technical books and notes to scan (sometimes print) I’ve looked for an …

Publishing

EOS unveils newest additive manufacturing system for polymer parts at formnext

3D-printing technology company EOS GmbH (Krailling, Germany) will showcase its growing portfolio of additive manufacturing (AM) systems, software and …

Engineering

A Tesla Model S that runs on hydrogen fuel cells? Dutch firm claims it built one

Tesla has never built anything but battery-electric cars. Now a Dutch gasoline company believes it's improved upon the Silicon Valley automaker's …

Alternative Fuel

Miscarriage research: the bioengineers taking a fresh look at pregnancy

With the help of CGI models of placentas, universities are collaborating to investigate why one in five pregnancies end in miscarriage<p>For an engineer, Dr Michelle Oyen has spent a lot of time with placentas recently. “It’s a really weird organ, half baby, half mother. It must begin functioning at …

Bioengineering

Chinese, Alaskan officials sign LNG project development agreement

Chinese and Alaskan officials signed a five-party, $43-billion joint development agreement for the Alaska LNG project on Nov. 8 in Beijing. US …

Engineering

Tesla Powers Up Nantucket With Grid Storage Installation

<b>Published on</b> November 9th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>November 9th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>There are thousands of islands around the world that have no access …

Engineering

Lamborghini joins forces with MIT to develop concept electric supercar with self-healing carbon fiber structure

Automobili Lamborghini is collaborating with two laboratories of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in what are the first steps of a …

Engineering

U.S. drillers put 9 rigs back to work

Engineering

Two oil executives plead guilty in foreign bribery case

Two former executives at a Dutch oil and gas services company pleaded guilty to conspiracy for their roles in bribing foreign government officials in …

Corruption

Empire Oil & Gas acquired by largest shareholder

Troubled Perth-based producer Empire Oil & Gas NL (EOG) has been acquired by its largest shareholder, Mineral Resources Ltd. (Min Res), also of Perth.

Engineering

U.S. Flexes Refining Muscles to Satisfy Mexico’s Fuel Thirst

U.S. refiners are setting up for the strongest end-of-year they’ve ever had, and it’s all thanks to Mexico.<p>Nationwide gross oil refinery inputs will …

Engineering

Keystone XL pipe has adequate commercial support: TransCanada

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO) has received adequate support from crude oil shippers on its long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, but the parties still need to work out specific terms, the company said on Thursday as it reported a rise in quarterly earnings.<p>A TransCanada …

Engineering