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Chemistry and Engineering of Shale Ga...

Chemistry and Engineering of Shale Gas and Tight Oil Resource Development

Agenda | Workshop Report | Speaker Biographies | Organizer Biographies | Download Report   Oil and gas exploration in the United States has expanded with the increased use of horizontal, or directional, drilling to facilitate the recovery of shale gas and tight oil resources. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 25,000 to 30,000 new hydraulic […]

Opportunities and Obstacles in Large-...

Opportunities and Obstacles in Large-Scale Biomass Utilization: The Role of the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Communities

Agenda | Workshop Report | Speaker Biographies Based on a one-day public workshop held in Washington, DC, Opportunities and Obstacles in Large-Scale Biomass Utilization: The Role of the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Communities: A Workshop Summary explores the current state of biomass utilization for bulk-production of sustainable fuels and chemicals. The discussion focused on the […]

The Role of Chemical Sciences in Find...

The Role of Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources

Agenda | Workshop Report | Organizer Biographies | Speaker Biographies In September 2011, the Chemical Sciences Roundtable organized a workshop on the topic, “The Role of Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources.” The one-and-a-half-day workshop addressed key topics, including the economic and political matrix, the history of societal responses to key mineral and […]

Preparing Chemists and Chemical Engin...

Preparing Chemists and Chemical Engineers for a Globally Oriented Workforce

Agenda | Workshop Report | Speaker Biographies Globalization the flow of people, goods, services, capital, and technology across international borders is significantly impacting the chemistry and chemical engineering professions. Chemical companies are seeking new ideas, a trained workforce, and new market opportunities regardless of geographic location. During an October 2003 workshop, leaders in chemistry and […]

Women in the Chemical Workforce

Women in the Chemical Workforce

Agenda | Workshop Report | Speaker Biographies Women in the chemical workforce was identified as a workshop topic by the CSR in response to broad concerns in the chemical sciences community about underutilization of women in chemistry and chemical engineering. To provide a forum for exploring these concerns, a workshop was planned for May 2000. […]

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