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Announcing Fall 2021 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Fall 2021 PEAK Experiences Awards. The PEAK Experiences Awards are a progressively structured sequence of opportunities designed to support learners as they continue climbing to new heights of achievement in undergraduate research and creative endeavor throughout their Northeastern journeys. ASCENT AWARDS […]

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Willey published in Processed Safety Progress

ChE Professor Ronald Willey published “The Nature of Ammonium Nitrate Decomposition and Explosions” in Process Safety Progress which focuses on a thermodynamic understanding of why ammonium nitrate is considered nonhazardous by some groups, and extremely hazardous by other groups.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2020

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2019-2020 academic school year.

AIChE Members Attend National Conference and Place 14th in Chem-E-Car Competition

Twenty-one chemical engineering students attended the AIChE National Conference in Orlando, Florida, along with a number of their professors.

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Dialogue of Civilizations: Process Safety Abroad in Spain

Twenty-one second-year chemical engineering students joined Professor Ronald J. Willey and Program Assistant Alexis Dubs (ChE’20) for a five-week study abroad experience in July and August 2019.  The dialog featured process safety as practiced abroad that included visits to Dow Chemical, BASF, and Clariant, chemical facilities located near Tarragona Spain.   The students also completed a […]

Willey Delivers Keynote Address at the 11th International Symposium on Safety Science and Technology

Ron Willey, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering, delivered the lead keynote presentation at the 11th International Symposium on Safety Science and Technology in Shanghai, China. Professor Willey presented results in paper entitled “Instruction of Hazard Analysis Methods for Chemical Process Safety at the University Level”.  Co-authors of this paper included […]

Willey Delivers Keynote Presentation at C-RISE3

Chemical Engineering Professor Ron Willey delivered a keynote presentation for the Third Workshop and Symposium on Safety and Integrity Management of Operations in Harsh Environments hosted by the Centre for Risk, Integrity and Safety Engineering (C-RISE) in St. John's, Newfoundland on October 18th. Willey's presentation for C-Rise3 is entitled, "Layers of Protection Analysis Combined with BowTie Analysis: […]

Research from ChemE Undergraduate Deb Pano Featured on the Cover of Process Safety Progress

Deb Pano is a 4th year Chemical Engineering student pursuing her BS and MS degrees concurrently. She first became interested in process safety after traveling on Professor Ron Willey’s Dialogue of Civilizations in Tarragona, Spain during the summer of 2015. During this trip, Professor Willey taught a course on process safety which included visits to […]

Chemical Engineering Announces Process Safety Graduate Certificate at Global Congress of Process Safety

The Department of Chemical Engineering announced their new graduate certificate in process safety engineering at this year’s Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS), which was held in Houston, TX.

Preparing Titania Nanotubes

ChE Professor Ron Willey was awarded a patent for his method of creating “Titania nanotubes prepared by anodization in chloride-containing electrolytes”.

Awarded for Health & Safety

Chemical Engineering Professor Ron Willey is the recipient of the Norton H. Walton/ Russell L. Miller Award in Safety/Loss Prevention which is the highest honor from the Safety and Health Division of AIChE. AIChE is the world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with over 45,000 members from over 100 countries. AIChE has the breadth […]

Modeling an Explosion

ChE Professor Ron Willey received the Bill Doyle Best Paper Award at the 2011 AIChE Loss Prevention Symposium for modeling a 2007 reactor explosion at T2. It was one of the hottest articles published in 2011 in the field of chemical engineering & process safety.