The deadline for abstracts for the AIChE Annual Conference has been extended until next Monday, May 19.

That means there's still an opportunity to submit an abstract for our Division 10(e) session on "Chemical Engineering Applications of Web 2.0" 

Abstracts may be submitted for consideration via the AIChE Conference Management system:

If you have questions regarding the session, feel free to contact one of the session co-chairs:
Scott Butner
Senior Research Scientist
902 Battelle Boulevard
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN K7-28
Richland, WA 99354
Phone Number: (509) 372-4946
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Paul Nix
PDC Corporation
10101 Fondren Road, Suite 246
Houston, TX 77096
Phone Number: 713-661-6940
Email: [log in to unmask]


Session Description
Chemical Engineering Applications of Web 2.0

Technology pundit and publisher Tim O'Reilly first coined the term "Web 2.0" in 2004, to describe   a convergence of technologies and business models that have had a significant impact on the way we view the World Wide Web. Social Networking sites such as FaceBook and LinkedIn, social bookmarking sites such as, and collaborative content tools such as Wikis and blogs, are all part of this transformation of the web from “top down” information models to “bottom-up” models, where information is built collaboratively by communities of interest. This session will focus on applications of these technologies to problems in chemical engineering and chemical engineering education.  Papers and/or posters are invited which address: chemical engineering blogs and wikis;  use of social networking applications within the chemical engineering community; use of collaborative bookmarking sites and other Web 2.0 tools within the chemical engineering profession; other applications of Web 2.0 technology to chemical engineering