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CEP: November 2019

Communication style needs to be adapted to changing scenarios and applications.

CEP: October 2019

Read about recent developments in the field of industrial biotechnology. This series of articles highlights new products, sustainable feedstocks, and deployment strategies.

CEP: September 2019

Space is the latest frontier of human exploration, and chemical engineering is expected to play a large role in galactic travel and extraterrestrial inhabitation. Many scientists have set their sights on Mars, looking for answers about human existence and contemplating potential colonization.

CEP: August 2019

This issue of CEP highlights the H2@Scale initiative, including critical analyses performed by the DOE’s national laboratories to assess the impact of the growth of hydrogen on our economy and the safety aspects required to sustain a large-scale hydrogen distribution and utilization network in the U.S. It also reviews and discusses the value proposition and technology advancement of H2@Scale happening globally around ammonia produced from renewable hydrogen.

CEP: July 2019

Single-use equipment is becoming increasingly commonplace across the biopharmaceutical industry. Advancement in such systems is relevant for new product niches within the biopharma space.

CEP: June 2019

AIChE’s 2019 Salary Survey reports on the impact of factors such as age, gender, experience, industry, and location on the salary of chemical engineers nationwide.

CEP: May 2019

Chemical engineers in the food industry are tackling the challenges presented by changing consumer demands and environmental issues. Better understanding of process and technologies, as well as applications of totally new innovations will help the industry transform.

CEP: April 2019

CPI facilities can reduce the risk of natural disasters by adopting wind and flood mitigation measures and creating detailed catastrophe-response plans. Other topics in this issue include designing industrial fermenters, biosafety levels and combined heat and power.

CEP: March 2019

Process Intensification (PI) is the application of novel process design, technologies, and equipment to substantially increase yield, reduce energy consumption and waste generation, and lower capital and operating costs. This special section underscores how PI-enabled technologies and new tools are already impacting manufacturing.

CEP: February 2019

Reverse osmosis is a pressure-driven desalination technique that is generally used to remove water from a solution. This month's Back to Basics article covers the basics of the technology and provides guidance on troubleshooting performance issues, cleaning, and more.

CEP: January 2019

One of the main objectives of hot work safety is to prevent the interaction of an ignition source and a flammable mixture. This seemingly simple objective can be complicated by the geometry, environment, and conditions surrounding the hot work. History has shown that incidents can occur despite adherence to regulations, rules, and safe work practices.

CEP: December 2018

Read about current drug development trends and their impact on pharmaceutical manufacturing and how the industry’s manufacturing leaders are creating modular processing environments and applying continuous-flow technologies and single-use systems to meet quality, efficiency, and flexibility objectives.