October, 2010

ChemicalBUET

ChemicalBUET

ChemicalBUET is an organization dedicated to the students, academics and alumni of the Department of Chemical Engineering, BUET. Chemical-BUET gives a platform to the members to share their professional and academic know-ledge, views, experiences and queries. Established in April 2002,...Continue reading)

My Experiences as a Chemical Engineering Student

My Experiences as a Chemical Engineering Student

When I say I am graduating in Chemical Engineering I feel very conceited. The reason is what I have heard on my first day at BUET – ‘Chemical Engineering is a versatile subject’. At first, the line sounded vague, though;...Continue reading)

Nitrous Oxide Abatement Catalyst – “Magic Bullets”

Nitrous Oxide Abatement Catalyst -

Global warming or greenhouse gases- have become somehow familiar words to us. A motto has been selected for people working on environmental issues: Come forward and save your world’. The most vulnerable global challenge the engineers facing these days is...Continue reading)

The Successful Mistakes

The Successful Mistakes

It is said that good inventions are often born out of need, great ones are accidental. Here are a few cases of ‘successful’ mistakes that are worth millions of dollars. Readers, these are different from zillion other accidental inventions where...Continue reading)

Technical Writing and Presentation Workshop

Technical Writing and Presentation Workshop

Engineers always have to work in a multidimensional environment and deal with administrators, executives, vendors, scientists, architects as well as with other disciplines of engineers. Communication skills in written and oral forms are therefore essential for technical personnel. In addition,...Continue reading)

Natural Gas: The Global Underestimated Gold

Natural Gas: The Global Underestimated Gold

The last decade witnessed the glory of crude oil: high price and high production. However, it has been postulated that the production of crude oil in the coming fifteen years is going to drop drastically due to reservoirs drain of...Continue reading)

Richard M Felder – an Author, an Educator, a Legend

Richard M Felder – an Author, an Educator, a Legend

RICHARD M. FELDER is Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a coauthor of the famous book Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, which has been used as the introductory chemical...Continue reading)

Chemical Engineering Thesis Award, 2010

Chemical Engineering Thesis Award, 2010

Worldwide, the engineering trend is changing due to the expansion of information, diminishing boundaries between the disciplines, globalized economy, endangered environment, resource constraints, emerging social responsibilities and rapid changes in technology. To cope with changing situation the Department of Chemical...Continue reading)

Never Give up, Never Give in, Fight to Finish!

Never Give up, Never Give in, Fight to Finish!

When talking to Dr AKMA Quader there is another presence: an aura of diligence and determination. Born in the village of Shoriotpur, Dr Quader graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering, BUET in the year 1967. He earned his PhD....Continue reading)

Fertilizer from Hair!!!

Fertilizer from Hair!!!

A group of BUET ChE researchers have synthesized fertilizer by extracting the nitrogen of waste human hair....Continue reading)