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Industrial processes for carrying out this type of chemistry are well developed. Many manufacturers rely on steam cracking, for example, to convert ethane to ethylene. But that process is energy intensive. Catalysts can mediate C-H-activation chemistry and reduce the required energy input, but they have ...
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Sulzer Ltd. (Winterhur, Switzerland; www.sulzer.com) announces that it has completed the acquisition of JWC Environmental, LLC. JWC is a leading provider of highly engineered, mission-critical solids reduction and removal products such as grinders, screens and dissolved air flotation system for ...
Dan Coombs, LyondellBasell's executive vice president of Global Manufacturing, Projects, Refining and technology and member of the AIChE ... Through its varied programs, AIChE continues to be a focal point for information exchange on the frontier of chemical engineering research in such areas as ...
job Summary: Senior chemical engineer provides technical leadership and support to manufacturing, engineering, and process development. Analyzes the existing process and identifies and develops means to improve plant yield and throughput. Develops new processes to satisfy production/market ...
Alexander Orlov, an associate professor of materials science and chemical engineering at Stony Brook University in New York, agrees that the elimination of membranes is a "substantial" development. "The membranes are weak points in the technology," he says. "There are some more sophisticated solutions, but ...

Pyrene is a crystallike solid that is part of a class of compounds used to make pesticides, dyes, and plastics. Ralph Lange at ETH Zurich photographed these pyrene crystals using an optical microscope with polarized light, which created the rainbow of colors. His research group was using the pyrene in a ...
The Green chemistry & commerce Council (GC3), which sponsors the conference, has posted an application for would-be participants that have novel technology in areas such as adhesives, coatings, flame retardants, and ingredients for consumer products. The deadline for applying is Feb. 16, says ...
The paper industry has a significant environmental impact, from cutting down trees for raw material to consuming large amounts of energy and water to process that material. To curb that impact, chemists have been working on rewritable paper technologies that would allow people to print on a sheet of ...
Check out the following recent publications with relevance to professionals in the chemical process industries . . . Comprehensive Membrane science and engineering, 2nd ed., edited by Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno and Enrica Fontananova, Elsevier Press, 2017, 1,720 pages, $1,650.00. Designing ...
A good chemical approval process contains three vital elements, all of which can be enhanced and supported by a technology solution: the approval form, an approval process, and technology to run the workflow. The approval form contains all relevant chemical, use and regulatory data required for ...
A team from the National University of Singapore (www.nus.edu.sg) led by professor Boon Siang Yeo has developed a prototype device that uses artificial photosynthesis to produce ethylene using only sunlight, water and CO2, at room temperature and pressure. The team designed a two-electrode cell and ...
... 2017 -- Clariant AG (Munich, Germany; www.clariant.com) will develop a custom-built Catofin catalyst and propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in cooperation with CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) for Xuzhou HaiDing chemical technology Co. The project includes the license and engineering ...
The Gardner HE Series of U-trough ribbon mixers (photo) has mixing troughs with unconventional short aspect ratios (length to diameter). Short mixing times combined with low-energy, gentle action and high efficiency ensure that minor ingredients are dispersed homogeneously without the need for ...
Cell technology. From a chemical engineering perspective, one of the most important advances in the development of the new cell is the anode structure. Unlike traditional chlor-alkali cells, which have gas-generating reactions at both the cathode (H2) and anode (Cl2), the eShuttle cell does not generate ...
The floor plan also includes space for the Center for Innovation and technology Entrepreneurship to help faculty members and students take UTSA discoveries, products and services to market. "Having the resources this building will bring to our chemical engineering program will make UTSA an even ...
Someday, many people hope, humans will travel to Mars. The U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has plans for a mission to the planet in the 2030s, and entrepreneur Elon Musk says his SpaceX company can do it by 2024. If people succeed in setting up an outpost on Mars, they'll ...

UTSA's chemical engineering students will have the option to specialize in one of five areas: petroleum and energy systems, environmental engineering, materials engineering, bioengineering, or technology management. "By offering a chemical engineering degree, we certainly fill that emphatic call for a ...
... start-ups and have likely profited from their success, they haven't been as up front in promoting the technology as Stoddart is. Last year MIT chemical engineering professor Robert Langer and associates developed an elastic "second skin" that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and bags under the eye.
In addition to Caltech and Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is preparing to redesign its chemical engineering curriculum. Paula Hammond, head of MIT's chemical engineering department, charged her faculty with designing a curriculum at the vanguard of chemical engineering without regard ...
The technology is meant to make the burning of fossil fuels a cleaner, efficient and sustainable process, said Fan and Peter Sandvik, a researcher and first-year graduate student in chemical engineering. The process has the ability to reduce coal consumption by 25 percent. "A lot of people recognize that ...
"My experience at AIChE was great," said Giessler, a chemical engineering student at Arizona State University's IRA A. Fulton schools of engineering. "What I have found is that this is a meeting of genuinely curious people and so the ones that interact with you about your poster or work are easy to talk to.
We operate chemical plants. Those can be unsafe environments if you don't invest in them and have policies and procedures. The last is business and corporate ethics.. Never do anything illegal. When you have thousands of people around the world, that doesn't mean everyone is acting perfectly every ...
"What we'd like to do is have a technology where we can flip the switch - the light goes on, and we can do the separation. We flip the switch off, the light goes off, and we are able to regenerate our systems," said MIT chemical engineering Professor Alan Hatton. The team is working with agricultural partners ...
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) -- A company says its chemical plant in Tennessee is mechanically complete after two coal gas explosions happened there months before. Eastman Chemical also says in the Wednesday statement that the Kingsport plant is in the process of restarting. The company had said the ...
The prime minister traditionally opens the congress, which attracts scientists worldwide. The theme of this year's meeting is "Reaching the Unreached through Science & technology." Planned symposia topics include recent developments in chemical sciences, drug discovery, natural products, materials for ...
The license for CO2 recovery technology will be granted to Swiss engineering firm Casale. Casale earlier won contract from Metafrax for the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) of the overall ammonia production, CO2 capture, and urea and melamine production facilities.
chemical detector team Demonstrating use of a chemical sensor prototype. (Credit: Joseph Xu/Michigan engineering). "Most chemicals have fingerprint signatures between about 2 and 11 microns," says researcher Mohammed Islam, who developed the laser. "Hence, this wavelength range is called the ...
From cleaning houses, to working as a nanny while going to school, the 30-year-old Guanajuato, Mexico native can now say overcame every obstacle to reach her dreams, as she wraps up her studies in chemical engineering this month at the University of Southern California. "It feels very unreal," ...
UTSA's chemical engineering students will have the option to specialize in one of five areas: petroleum and energy systems, environmental engineering, materials engineering, bioengineering, or technology management. "By offering a chemical engineering degree, we certainly fill that emphatic call for a ...
Germany-based chemical company BASF and China petroleum & Chemical corporation (SINOPEC) have agreed to expand the production capacity of neopentylglycol (NPG) at the Verbund site BASF-YPC in Nanjing, China. The integrated petrochemical site BASF-YPC is a 50-50 joint venture (JV) ...
NRDC is particularly focused on the two quaternary ammonium compounds, saying the data suggests that these chemicals may cause health problems. Hand sanitizers containing these chemicals are marketed as alcohol-free and are widely used in schools as well as in health care settings, Wu says.
Now, a team of Georgia Institute of technology chemical engineers has extended the scrutiny to materials science. ... of gas adsorption in porous materials, Sholl believes the results are more important for demonstrating a widely applicable approach to assessing reproducibility in materials chemistry.
Provides process engineering support to the refinery within defined areas of accountability. They provide technical expertise to achieve the safe, reliable and optimal operations of their assigned process through the appropriate application of process engineering, process control and process technology.
The complementary businesses of the firms are expected to facilitate the launch of NEXAMITE Multifunctional Masterbatch (NMMB), which involves packaging of various additives with NEXAMITE in a masterbatch. Nexam chemical offers technology and products designed to enhance production process ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is struggling to review the safety of new chemicals in an efficient yet still protective manner. The agency has been meeting with the chemical industry over the last few months to develop a framework for getting new chemicals onto the market faster. Environmental ...
Tip-enhanced ablation and ionization mass spectrometry for nanoscale chemical analysis ... 1Ministry of education (MOE) Key Laboratory of Spectrochemical Analysis and Instrumentation, College of chemistry and chemical engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China. 2State Key Laboratory ...
Next fall the chemical engineering major will take up residence on yet another continent as he pursues master's degrees at the University of Cambridge and Imperial ... In 2015 he traveled to the South Dakota school of Mines and technology to participate in the Research Experience for Undergraduates sponsored by the ...
... start-ups and have likely profited from their success, they haven't been as up front in promoting the technology as Stoddart is. Last year MIT chemical engineering professor Robert Langer and associates developed an elastic "second skin" that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and bags under the eye.
But one must remember the most important rule of engineering: "garbage in = garbage out. ... Chiu has 39 years of experience in petroleum refining, chemicals and water processing. Before joining S ... For additional articles on cost engineering, see Part 1, "Integrating technology and economics," on pp.
This company's new holistic approach to explosion protection provides plant operators with a complete range of solutions to protect against dust explosions. The portfolio includes a full range of passive and active explosion-protection systems (photo), allowing security packages to be tailored to each ...
Software advances, including faster computations and ease of use, are opening new doors for simulation software applications in chemical process ... have, so efficiency is the ultimate goal," says Luke Addington, business development manager with Bryan Research and engineering (BRE; Bryan, Texas; ...
Dr. Tracy Rudisill, a chemical engineer and team leader developing chemical engineering flowsheets for the dissolution of used nuclear fuels and other nuclear materials, was named this year's winner. ... We have come to expect this kind of excellence in science and technology to propel the lab forward.
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BACOLOD CITY - Twenty-one-year-old John Cyril Claur of the University of Saint La Salle was one of the two top passers in the chemical engineering Licensure Examination held this month. According to Claur, he did not expect to be a top passer in the exams. While he hoped to land a spot in the top 10, ...
Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking ...
Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking ...
With a rating of 84.60 percent, John Cyril Claur ranked first in the board examination given by the Board of chemical engineering in Manila and ...
Dow technologies were used in the Alpensia Sliding Center for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. (Photo courtesy of ...
The members of the Board of chemical engineering who gave the licensure examination are Engr. Ofelia V. Bulaong, Chairman; Engr. Jeffrey ...


 

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