Summer 2009


The CACHE Corporation

CACHE Task Forces and Committees

Industrial Supporters of CACHE

Chemical Engineering

Departments Supporting CACHE

Comments from the Editors

    CACHE Newsletter Committee


Future of CACHE – Retrospective on 40th Anniversary of the Founding
of the CACHE Corporation

Bridging the Gap between Academia and Industry
(2009 American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO)

Bridging the Gap between Universities and Industry

Terrence Blevins and Gregory McMillan – Emerson Process Management

Bridging the Gap between Academia and Industry – Washington University’s Process
Control Laboratories

Yinjie J. Tang and Robert Heider

Bridging the Gap between Academia and Industry – Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology, Unit Operations Laboratory

Atanas Serbezov, Ronald Artigue, and Ron Knecht

Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate
Synthesis (ERC-SOPS)

Arun Giridhar, Gintaras V. Reklaitis, and Venkat Venkatasubramanian

Using a Distributed Control System (DCS) for Distillation Column
Control in an Undergraduate Unit Operations Laboratory

Ivan Castillo and Thomas F. Edgar – University of Texas at Austin

Process Design Education Centennial Session (Philadelphia AIChE Meeting, November 2008)

Some Thoughts on Chemical Engineering Design Education

Jeffrey J. Siirola – Eastman Chemical

Teaching Product and Process Design

Warren D. Seider – University of Pennsylvania

Designing New Chemical Products

Edward L. Cussler – University of Minnesota

Systematic Methods of Process Synthesis and Design

Lorenz T. Biegler – Carnegie Mellon University

Chemical Process Design: An Enduring Philosophy for a Changing

Richard Turton and Joseph A. Shaeiwitz – West Virginia University

Teaching Design from an Industrial Perspective: The Practical Problems
of Practical Problems

Gavin P. Towler – UOP

Applications of the Peng-Robinson Equation of State Using MATLAB

Zakia Nasri and Housam Binous – National Institute of Applied
Sciences and Technology, 1080 Tunis, Tunisia

(reprinted with permission from Chemical Engineering Education)

Using a Readily Available Commercial Spreadsheet to Teach
a Graduate Course on Chemical Process Simulation

Matthew Clarke and Carlos Giraldo – University of Calgary,
Alberta, Canada

(reprinted with permission from Chemical Engineering Education)

Numerical Problems and Agent-Based Models for a Mass Transfer Course

Manohar Murthi, Lonnie Shea, and Randall Snurr –
Northwestern University

(reprinted with permission from Chemical Engineering Education)

The Chemical Engineer’s Toolbox – A Glass Box Approach to Numerical
Problem Solving

Daniel Coronell and M. Hossein Hariri – Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology

(reprinted with permission from Chemical Engineering Education)

Systems Thinking and a Process Control Viewpoint for Academic
Administration: Toward a Learning and Continuously Improving System

Yaman Arkun – Koc University

GAMS Newsletter No. 27

Bruce McCarls


FOSBE 2009

Mike Henson – University of Massachusetts

FOMMS 2009

Sharon Glotzer – University of Michigan


Mahmoud El-Halwagi – Texas A&M University