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Do you want to test your skills is operating a distillation column? Take part in AIChE virtual student championship!
05.11.2020.

Do you want to test your skills is operating a distillation column? Take part in AIChE virtual student championship!

ChemE-Sports - Distillation Operations Competition is back for 2020! Take note of Sunday, November 15 8:30AM-12:00PM PST! It's focused on optimization and safety, open to academia and industry, using a simulated distillation column provided by PetroSkills - Simulation Solutions.

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Biogas from Brewery Wastewater Makes Power With a Fuel Cell
14.10.2020.

Biogas from Brewery Wastewater Makes Power With a Fuel Cell

This month, a demonstration project to generate power from fuel cells running on biogas has begun at Asahi Breweries’ Ibaraki Brewery, Tokyo, Japan.

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The Neural Network Unit Operation for DWSIM Released
11.08.2020.

The Neural Network Unit Operation for DWSIM Released

The field of chemical engineering, and engineering in general, is transforming. One of the facts that proves this best is a continuous upgrade and improvement of open source tools that support engineering calculations. DWSIM is one of the great examples of that change.

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Turning Carbon Dioxide into Liquid Fuel
07.08.2020.

Turning Carbon Dioxide into Liquid Fuel

A research team, led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with Northern Illinois University, has discovered a new electrocatalyst that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) and water into ethanol with very high energy efficiency, high selectivity for the desired final product and low cost. 

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EU calls for proposals for 1bn euro for clean technology fund
15.07.2020.

EU calls for proposals for 1bn euro for clean technology fund

THE EU Commission has launched a call for proposals for its €1bn (US$1.1bn) Innovation Fund for large-scale low-carbon technologies, including energy storage and carbon capture.

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Recently Published Books for Chemical Process Industries
08.07.2020.

Recently Published Books for Chemical Process Industries

Find out what are recently published books that may be of interest to chemical process industries professionals.

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Producing Hydrogen from Biomass by Electrolysis
02.07.2020.

Producing Hydrogen from Biomass by Electrolysis

A new electrochemical system that uses biomass-derived lignin to produce hydrogen has been developed by a team from the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology.

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Enzymatic Conversion of Waste Algae into Specialty Chemicals
01.07.2020.

Enzymatic Conversion of Waste Algae into Specialty Chemicals

Waste algae from municipal wastewater-treatment plants is typically sent to landfills, but a new process offered by Gen3Bio, Inc. aims to convert it into specialty chemicals using a proprietary blend of enzymes to break open — but not digest — the microalgae.

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New Version of Open Source Process Simulator DWSIM Released
14.10.2019.

New Version of Open Source Process Simulator DWSIM Released

DWSIM is an open-source CAPE-OPEN compliant chemical process simulator for Windows, Linux and macOS. Includes many features previously available only on commercial simulators and is continuously improving. 

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Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program Provides Postdoctoral Scholarships
23.09.2019.

Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program Provides Postdoctoral Scholarships

The Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program supports future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math in the United States and Israel.

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