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4 hrs ago | Go Local

GoLocalWorcester | News | WPI Co-Organizes NATO Workshop for Biological and Chemical Threats

Terri Camesano, professor of chemical engineering and dean of graduate studies at WPI and lead organizer and co-chair of the workshop. Worcester Polytechnic Institute has helped to co-organize a NATO workshop that aims to improve the detection and decontamination of biological and chemical agents.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Engineering, Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Turkey,

19 hrs ago | Plastics News

Sabic, Chinese Academy of Sciences sign five-year development agreement

Ties between one of the world's biggest oil producers and one of its biggest consumers grew tighter Sept. 12 with the announcement of a five-year agreement between petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp. and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Chemistry, Science, Engineering, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

SABIC, CAS collaborate to propel science & technology

The five-year agreement with a multi-million US dollar investment by SABIC, will cover joint research in the chemical and chemical engineering fields to develop advanced technologies and solutions, allowing SABIC to bring to market the results of collaborative research. The agreement was signed in of Sciences .

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Chemistry

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The News-Star

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The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Leading biomed professor to launch lecture series RUSTON - The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tOV7Xw The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick off its second year at Louisiana Tech University with a presentation by Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Pratt Chair of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Tech University, Engineering, Science, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, Inventions, Science / Technology, Biology

AME Info

SABIC and CAS sign strategic collaboration agreement to propel science & technology in China

To propel the progress of science and technology in China, SABIC and the Chinese Academy of Sciences , a public research and education institution in China, signed a landmark strategic collaboration agreement to further research, intellectual exchange and talent development. The five-year agreement with a multi-million US dollar investment by SABIC, will cover joint research in the chemical and chemical engineering fields to develop advanced technologies and solutions, allowing SABIC to bring to market the results of collaborative research.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Engineering, Science, Chemistry

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Purdue-based startup manufactures fragrance, improves biofuel production

The president and founder of Spero Energy, Inc., a Purdue-based startup company, is commercializing technology to strip wood products of flavor and fragrance which in turn would create a chemical-free wood product that could be used in the production of biofuels. Mahdi Abu-Omar, founder and president of Spero Energy Inc., conducts research on the company's single-step catalytic process to create high-value chemicals.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Purdue University, Engineering, Chemistry, Science

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Wall Street Journal

For Wannabe Advisers, Career Path Widens

The path that led Nikki Little into a job as a fledgling securities broker might surprise some people in the industry. It even surprised her.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Auburn University

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Provides...

The resulting gold nanocrystals were coated with microperoxidase-11 via electrostatic interactions." Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from the , "Electrodes modified with protein-coated gold nanochains or nanoflowers display well-defined and quasireversible redox peaks and enhanced high electrocatalytic activity toward the reduction of H2O2 that is due to direct electron transfer to the protein.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Engineering

PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: Simona AG (SIM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Simona AG is a thermoplastic products manufacturer. The company has worldwide production facilities and sales offices.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, World News, Germany

Water Online

SwRI, UTSA Researchers Prove Biochar Is Low-Cost, Effective Method To Treat Fracking Water

Researchers at Southwest Research Institute and The University of Texas at San Antonio have determined that biochar, a substance produced from plant matter, is a safe, effective and inexpensive method to treat flowback water following hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Flowback water treatment is a critical sustainability issue for the oil and gas industry.

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Related Topix: Southwest Research Institute, Technical Services, University of Texas at San Antonio, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Chemistry, Science, Environment

SeacoastOnline

James L. Bailey

James Lewis Bailey, 88, of Vero Beach, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 7, 1926, in Newton, Mass.

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Related Topix: Northeastern University, Engineering, Science, Hampton, NH, Ossipee, NH, Wolfeboro, NH, Belmont, NH

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Green Car Congress

SwRI, UTSA researchers show biochar is low-cost, effective method to treat fracking water

Researchers at Southwest Research Institute and The University of Texas at San Antonio have determined that biochar, a substance produced from plant matter, is a safe, effective and inexpensive method to treat flowback water following hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Flowback water treatment is a critical sustainability issue for the oil and gas industry.

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Related Topix: Southwest Research Institute, Technical Services, University of Texas at San Antonio, Oil & Gas, Chemistry, Science, Engineering, Environment

The Times

Leading biomed professor to launch lecture series

Leading biomed professor to launch lecture series A leading biomed professor and scientist will launch La. Tech's research lecture series.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Tech University, Engineering, Science, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, Inventions, Science / Technology, Biology

Hispanic Business

Science and Engineering Scholarship Competition Now Open

Open to national and international applicants attending an accredited college, NASF's Scholarship Program supports student research in plating and surface finishing science and engineering. Applications for the 2014-2015 school year are due .

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science, Mechanical Engineering

Sun Sep 07, 2014

This is Bath

Oil production expert retires from University of Bath

Professor Malcolm Greaves, 73, worked in the chemical engineering department, where he had a particular focus on oil production research. He officially left ten years ago, gaining the title Emeritus Professor of chemical engineering, but continued to work part-time.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science

Oredigger

Colloidal Dispersions: Where Various Length Scales Become Correlated

On Friday September 5, Colorado School of Mines was honored to hear a lecture on "Colloidal Dispersions: Where Various Length Scales Become Correlated" by Dr. Jared Chun of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Dr. Chun received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and is now performing and leading research looking at various aspects of structured fluids: multiphase flows, granular materials, and suspension rheology.

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Related Topix: Colorado School of Mines, Engineering, Cornell University, Science, Nuclear Energy, Chemistry

National Public Radio

How Dolph Lundgren Went From Chemical Engineer To Action Star

Lundgren's performance in Rocky IV as Ivan Drago --A A' the "blond beast with flatiron hair and perfect muscles," as one critic wrote --A A' made a big impression on American audiences United Artists/Getty Images hide caption Lundgren's performance in Rocky IV as Ivan Drago --A A' the "blond beast with flatiron hair and perfect muscles," as one critic wrote --A A' made a big impression on American audiences As part of a series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into their careers.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Dolph Lundgren, Engineering, Science, The Expendables, Washington State University, Clemson University

Anchorage Daily News

Hometown U: Keeping up with a coronavirus expert

Keeping up with University of Alaska Anchorage biochemist Megan Howard is no easy task, especially if it's early in the morning and she's had coffee. She walks fast, talks fast, and is intensely excited about her work.

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Related Topix: University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Engineering, Science, Biochemistry, Biology

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Safari Books Online

Ludwig's Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants, 4th Edition

This complete revision of Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants, Volume 1 builds upon Ernest E. Ludwig's classic text to further enhance its use as a chemical engineering process design manual of methods and proven fundamentals. This new edition includes important supplemental mechanical and related data, nomographs and charts.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Science

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Investopedia

Charles Koch

Charles Koch is the multi-billionaire chairman and CEO of Koch Supply and Trading and co-owns Koch Industries with his brother, David. Forbes named Charles Koch one of the world's wealthiest people in 2014 with an estimated net worth of $41.4 billion.

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Related Topix: Koch Industries, Energy, Oil & Gas, Wichita, KS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering

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