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Lab Bench to Pilot Plant Workshop

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Join us at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich., for a week-long, hands-on, chemical process scale-up workshop May 22-26, 2017 You will have the opportunity to learn from the institute’s chemical industry veterans… The workshop will familiarize you with the transitional issues encountered in moving a chemical process from the laboratory bench to a chemical plant. It includes: chemical plant equipment,…

‘Real-World’ Sabbatical Benefits Teachers, Future Students

“Wait until you get to the real world” is an adage often used in reference to the life of college students, but how does this apply to the faculty who teach those students? For the world of chemistry, the environment in an academic lab is certainly very different from that of an industrial lab, yet a good many undergraduate chemistry majors will…