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April 1, 2009
Longtime readers of this magazine may notice that the April cover theme marks an exception to a rule that has been fairly well established for awhile now. Topics on the cover of Chemical Engineering typically reflect one of the practical, how-to articles that we are known for — or at least point readers to an especially timely and lengthy news roundup article. This time, however, instead of focusing...
April 1, 2009
North America Residuals and Biosolids 2009. Water Environment Federation Specialty Conferences (Alexandria, Va.). Phone: 703-684-2400, ext. 7739; Web: wef.org Portland, Ore. May 3 – 6 22nd Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition. American Filtration and Separations Society (Richfield, Minn.). Phone: 612-861-1277; Fax: 612-861-7959; Web: afssociety.org/spring2009/ Bloomington, Minn. May 4 –...
April 1, 2009
The current economic recession has hit trade show attendance especially hard. A number of events for 2009 have been cancelled, while others are implementing contingencies. Discounted registration fees are common, while at least one event offered to cover attendees airfare before finally deciding to postpone altogether. Some of the more resilient organizations are offering the alternative of live...
March 1, 2009
Bringing recognition to the value of the chemical engineering profession and striving to continually advance it have been goals for this magazine since its founding more than 106 years ago. To help cultivate new talent, CE established the annual Chopey Scholarship for Chemical Engineering Excellence in memory of Nicholas (Nick) P. Chopey, our former Editor In Chief. Nick carried many torches at CE...
February 1, 2009
The world’s largest pharmaceutical conference and exhibition, Interphex, will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York from March 17 – 19, 2009. On the show floor, attendees will find equipment and solutions for drug manufacturing, from process development to market delivery. Interphex has organized the exhibitor list of nearly 800 companies into four major segments...
December 1, 2008
North America ProMat 2009. Material Handling Industry of America. (Charlotte, N.C.). Phone: 704-676-1190; Fax: 704-676-1199; Web: promatshow.com Chicago, Ill. Jan. 12 – 15 1st Fertilizer Latino Americano Conference & Exhibition 2009. FMB Consultants Ltd. (Hampton Hill, U.K.). Phone: +44 20 8979 7866; Fax: +44 20 8979 4573; Web: fmb-group.co.uk Panama City, Panama Jan. 18 – 20 REACH USA...
September 15, 2008
2008 Perkin Medal Honors a Pioneer in CFC and HCFC Aternatives On the 18th of this month, the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI; London; www.soci.org) awards its 2008 Perkin Medal to Dr. Ian Shankland, director of technology for Honeywell’s Fluorine Products business (Morristown, N.J.; www.honeywell.com). The Perkin Medal is one of the most prestigious honors given in the chemical industry and is...
August 15, 2008
North America 37th Turbomachinery Symposium. The Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M University (College Station, Tx.). Phone: 979-845-7417; Fax: 979-845-1835; Web: turbolab.tamu.edu Houston, Tx. Sept. 8 – 11 LogiChem 2008. Worldwide Business Research (New York, N.Y.). Phone: 888-482-6012; Fax: 646-200-7535; Web: logichem2008.com Atlanta, Ga. Sept. 23 – 24 Infrastructure...
August 15, 2008
Receivers in Compressed Air Systems June, Cover Story Part 2, Compressed Air: Your Most Expensive Utility, pp. 39 – 43: This is a very good article. I want to add a thought about the current practice of specifying receivers. When the majority of compressors sold and used were reciprocating compressors, receivers were provided as part of the system to act as a muffler, a point for water separation...
June 15, 2008
Engineering an Answer to Poverty Chemical engineers around the world have been challenged to put their design and innovation skills to the test and help some of the planet’s poorest communities. The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE; www.icheme.org; Rugby, U.K.) is looking for individuals and teams to develop and use chemical engineering technology to support people living on less than $2/d...
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