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Posted on March 14th, 2016 by Ken Klapproth in New Materials & ApplicationsCan history hold the solution to the range limitations on current plug-in electric vehicle batteries? Instead of focusing on improving battery materials, perhaps the answer is in the cord? Continue reading “Cutting the Cord of Plug-in Electric Cars” »
Posted on March 7th, 2016 by Ken Klapproth in Chemical Manufacturing ExcellenceWith all the recent issues issues in the oil markets from foreign exchange factors to uncertain demand growth and the return of Iran to the global market, are there lessons learned from manufacturers of other products – such as facial tissues – that chemicals companies can apply to improve certainty in their feedstock supply chain? Continue reading “Stop Crying Over Feedstock Supplies – Take a Tissue” »
Posted on February 29th, 2016 by Ken Klapproth in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Early in my engineering career, my first Design Chief told me, “No one should care more about your career than you.” While that is true, this infographic can certainly help give it a boost. Continue reading “Unlocking Your Career with LinkedIn” »
Posted on February 22nd, 2016 by Dr. Hannah Murnen in New Materials & Applications
When I started graduate school in Chemical Engineering at the University of California Berkeley, I thought I would be a professor. I liked research, I liked my classes and most of all, I liked being in college. Continue reading “What does a chemical engineering degree get you?” »