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April – June 2017
This newsletter begins as usual with a letter from the President, David Manuta, which appears on page 2 and 3. On page 4 is a message from your editor.

On pages 7 and 8, there is information on those members who will be speaking at the Chem Show, including tentative titles and abstracts for their talks.

February – March 2017

This newsletter begins as usual with a letter from the President, David Manuta, which appears on page 2. On page 3 is a message from your editor and on pages 4 and 5 are an obituary announcing the passing of John Bonacci and comments from some of our members regarding John’s contributions to ACC&CE.

On page 8, there are listing and some description of our newest three members. On pages 10 through 12 is an interesting article written by a one of our newer members, Anne-Marie Rossmeisl, about radioactive isotopes of Iodine, and how this led to the formation of her consulting practice.

October 2016 – January 2017

This newsletter begins as usual with a letter from the President, David Manuta, which appears on pages 2 and 3. On page 5 is a message from your editor.

On page 7, there is an article by Bernie Ennis regarding a recent successful assignment, including Bernie’s recommendations to the membership on how to generate more potential projects. On page 8 is a list of all of our current members, with their locations. This is a testimony to the national appeal that is increasing the success of our organization.

July – September 2016

This newsletter begins as usual with a letter from the President, David Manuta, which appears on pages 2 and 3. On page 4 is a message from your editor.

On page 5, we have duplicated the announcement for the Annual Meeting, which will take place on October 25, only online. This event is traditionally two meetings in tandem, the first the Annual meeting as required by our bylaws, and the second the first meeting of the new fiscal year.

On page 7, short bios are shown for our two newest members, Dr. Norman Sammons (Certificate #965) and Dr. Jason Babcock (Certificate #966). On page 8 is duplicated the item submitted last
newsletter by Bernie Ennis, describing our new virtual meetings.

January – June 2016

This newsletter begins as usual with a letter from the President, David Manuta, which appears on pages 2 and 3. We have a short letter on page 4 from the Executive Director, John Bonacci, who is recovering from a series of illnesses. He plans to retire from this position at the annual meeting in October, 2016. Also on page 4 is a message from your editor.

On page 5, Bernie Ennis will describe our progress in getting our meetings and presentations on line and available to all members. On page 6, we have the name and contact information on our newest member, Masatake Fushijima, and on pages 8 -10 appears an article by member, Marvin DeTar.

September – December 2015

In this issue we have the President’s Letter from David Manuta on page 2, followed by a letter from our Executive Director, John Bonacci on page 5.

On page 7, John Bonacci has submitted a thoughtful article on the issues he sees regarding the current education of chemical engineers and his ideas for future improvements. On page 9, ACC&CE President Manuta has contributed an article about a laboratory accident in China which resembled closely an accident in the US which he had investigated a number of years ago.

July – August 2015

This issue of the newsletter is commemorating the passing of Dr. David W. Riley, a long-term and very devoted member and leader of ACC&CE. A number of postings of thoughts of some of our members appear in this issue, starting with the President’s Letter of our new President, David Manuta, on page 2. A letter from our Executive Director, John Bonacci appears on page 3. On page 4, we welcome our newest member, Anne-Marie Rossmeisl, who has been given Certificate #962. A short note from your Editor, Joe Porcelli, appears on page 5, expressing his thoughts on the passing of Dave Riley. On page 6, there are excerpts of messages from a number of our members.

May – June 2015

This special issue of the newsletter is intended to commemorate the naming of our new President, David Manuta, whose first letter is located on page 2.  A letter from our Executive Director, John Bonacci appears on page 3. On page 4, you will find a letter from the newsletter editor, Joe Porcelli, who is also now our outgoing President. An article written by David Manuta appears on pages 7 and 8.

January – April 2015

In this issue, we again have letters both from our President, (also your editor), Joe Porcelli (page 2) and by our Executive Director, John Bonacci (page 3), who provides an update on the organization. On page 5, you will find the abstract of Dr. Phil Eisner’s May 19 talk on “Understanding The Universe”.

September – December 2014

In this issue, we again have letters both from our President, (also your editor), Joe Porcelli (page 2) and by our Executive Director, John Bonacci (page 3). On page 6, you will find a short item by Joe Porcelli containing the abstract of a talk he gave to a joint meeting with two AIChE New Jersey sections.  A copy of the slides is available to anyone who declares interest by sending Dr. Porcelli an email message. On page 9, John Bonacci offers some thoughts on the performance of our clearing house program intended to connect our consultants with potential clients. We would be interested in the reactions of our readers.

May – August 2014
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821, reporting on recent activities, growing membership, Clearing House Inquiries (CHI) now at the highest level in some years, and a new meeting location.

An introduction to new member: James L. Manganaro, Certificate #961 and returning member Catherine A. Byrne, Ph.D., Certificate #921.

A Letter from ACC&CE President and Editor, Joseph V. Porcelli, member #906, including new opportunities and Dr. Porcelli’s insight into “Why so Many Startups Fail”.

January – April 2014
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821, reporting on recent activities, growing membership, increasing Clearing House Inquiries (CHI) and a new meeting location.

An introduction to new members: Dr. Vijay S. Bhise, Certificate #960.

A Letter from ACC&CE President and Editor, Joseph V. Porcelli, member #906, including successful New Jersey AIChE joint meetings and new opportunities.

An article on simple consultant-client contracts by our Mentoring group leader, Dave Riley.

A review of a recent report on climate change by Dick Schauer.

September – December 2013
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821, reporting on recent activities, growing membership, improving financial stability and increasing consulting opportunities.

An introduction to new members: Jacqueline Sibblies, Certificate #957, Murray S. Cohen, PhD, Certificate #959 and returning member Duane B. Priddy, PhD, Certificate #928.

A review of the 2013 Chem show at Javits Center in New York where ACC&CE presented a one-day seminar.

A Letter from ACC&CE President and Editor, Joseph V. Porcelli, member #906, including successful joint meetings and new opportunities.

May – August 2013
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821, reporting on continued growth and increasing membership.

An introduction to new members: Alfred A. Sagarese PE, Certificate #955, Jim Ivchenko, Certificate #956, and Jacqueline Sibblies, Certificate #957.

January – April 2013
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821, reporting on stable membership, newsletter and other publicity. Mr. Bonacci also reported on client activity and success.

Letter from ACC&CE President and Editor, Joseph V. Porcelli, member #906, including an upcoming joint meeting with the New Jersey AIChE and ACS Sections.

An introduction to one new member: Richard P. Muny, Certificate #954, and returning member Ivan Gargurevich, Certificate #933.

September – December 2012
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821, including increasing membership and our improving financial situation.

Letter from ACC&CE President and Editor, Joseph V. Porcelli, member #906, including organizational changes.

An introduction to three new members: Timothy J. Grinsteiner, PhD, Certificate #951, Ronald S. Newman, Ph.D.—Certificate #952, and Hebah A. Wahab, Certificate # 953.

June – August 2012
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821, including our markedly improved financial picture.

Letter from ACC&CE President and Editor, Joseph V. Porcelli, member #906, including organizational changes.

An introduction to new members: Thomas J. Vichroski, member #949, Michel (Mike) Molaire, member #950, and returning member Bruce McLaughlin, member #847.

January – May 2012
Highlights in this issue include:
“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821.

Letter from ACC&CE President, Joseph V. Porcelli.

An introduction to new members: Charles D. Leonard, member #946, David M. Marks, member #947, and Kamaswara R. Upadrashta, member #948, and returning members Shri Thanedar, member #775 and Edward Richman, member #778.

“From the Editor – What’s Happening at ACC&CE” by Joseph Porcelli, member #906.

October – December 2011
Highlights in this issue include:
Message from ACC&CE President, Richard M. Goodman including his plans to move to the DC area and retire from the presidency.

“Message from the Executive Director” by John Bonacci, member #821.

An introduction to new member John Fetzer, member #945.

The abstract to: “Bioremediation: What It Can Do and What It Might Cost” presented at the January 30, 2012 meeting by Prof. Peter Strom, PhD.

“Data: Who has It and How to use It” by John Bonacci, member #821.

June – September 2011
Highlights in this issue include:
Message from ACC&CE President, Richard M. Goodman including revised organization and fee structure.

“Mentoring – The Process” by Dave Riley, member #591

“A New ACC&CE Initialtive” by John Bonacci, Executive Director, member #821, relating to means for ACC&CE to assist in the alternative energy concerns in the US.

“From the Editor – Thoughts on the Future of ACC&CE” by Joseph Porcelli, member #906.

January – May 2011
Highlights in this issue include:
Message from ACC&CE President, Richard M. Goodman

“Living with Cyclical Oil Prices” by James Divine, member #769, relating to crude oil prices and supply and demand.

“Congressional Hearings on Changes to U.S. Patent Law Threaten Rights of Inventors” submitted by Tom Brumfield, member #907.

“Jobs” by John Bonacci, member #821.

September – December 2010
Highlights in this issue include:
January 2011 Message from ACC&CE President, Richard M. Goodman

Officers and Directors elected in October 2010

A New Approach to Advertising Our Membership
by Dan Kruh, #830.

“Chemical Process Simplification: Improving Productivity and Sustainability” by Girish K. Malhotra, PE, EPCOT International. Congratulations to Girish for publication of his new book!

Profiles of Our Members
Please see the Newsletter for further details on:
Olagoke Olabisi, certificate #919
Daniel Kruh, certificate #830
Girish K. Malhotra, certificate #861
Joseph V. Porcelli, certificate #906
Michael M. Blumenthal, certificate #856
John C. Bonacci, certificate #821

“What Do You Think? Living with Cyclical Oil Prices” by Joe Porcelli, #906.

May-August 2010
Highlights in this issue include:
Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at Snuffy’s Restaurant: Dr. Rohit Ramachandran, Rutgers University

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at Ben’s Deli, New York. Annual Membership Meeting, presentation by Dr. Richard M. Goodman

September Message from ACC&CE President, Richard M. Goodman

Solving The Oil Spill Problem publications of several ideas from our members submitted by William A. Hoffman, ROBILL Products.

“The Path Towards Continuous Processing” by Girish Malhotra, PE, EPCOT International

“Living with Cyclical Oil Prices by Joe Porcelli

January-April 2010
Highlights in this issue include:

Thursday, May 27, 2010: “The Importance of Science and Engineering in Agriculture” by Richard L. Schauer, Ph.D., Schauer Associates

Thursday, June 24, 2010: “Differential Scanning Calorimetry” by Dr Michael M. Blumenthal, Libra Technical Center LLC

Spring Message from ACC&CE President, Richard M. Goodman

The ACC&CE and the Need for Consultants in the Chemical Industry (Part 2)written by Lewis B. Weisfeld and Harry J. Prebluda. Continued from Volume 21-4, Sept-Dec 2009.

“Politicians and Scientists” by John C. Bonacci, PhD, PE, US Patent Agent, Fibonacci Inc.

“Let’s Revisit the Science behind Carbon Dioxide Control” (part 2) by Gerry McDonald.

November-December 2009
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meetings:
Rescheduled for May 2010: “DSC” by Dr Michael M. Blumenthal, Libra Technical Center LLC
Thursday, April 1, 2010: “The World’s First 1000MW Solar-Hydrogen Demonstration Power Plant” by Bela Liptak, PE, Liptak Associates

Message from the President, Richard M. Goodman, #747

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
David W. Riley, #591, “Value Through Vision”

Climate Change and its Impact on Industrial Production by Girish Malhotra, #861, EPCOT International

The ACC&CE and the Need for Consultants in the Chemical Industry written by Lewis B. Weisfeld and Harry J. Prebluda. Recently updated by Daniel Kruh, #830

A Technology Driven Paradigm by John C. Bonacci, #821, Fibonacci Inc.

“Let’s Revisit the Science behind Carbon Dioxide Control (part 1) by Gerry McDonald

September-October 2009
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meeting:
October 27, 2009: 81st Anniversary Annual Membership Meeting at Ben’s Deli in New York.
Speaker: Richard M. Goodman, ACC&CE President Elect

Our Current Slate of Officers for 2010

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
David W. Riley, #591, “The Flow of Polymer Melts”
Welcome New ACC&CE Member: Kenneth Annan, #944
Shri Thanedar, #775, Chemir Analytical Services newsletter
Girish Malhotra, #861, “A Pharmaceutical Challenge for Technocrats.” Visit Girish’s blog for a complete listing of recent publications.

“Who’s That and What Is It?” Take a look at this picture!

May-August 2009
Special Issue: Commemorating Elliott L. Weinberg
Colleagues and fellow members of ACC&CE share their memories of Elliott Weinberg.

Upcoming Dinner Meeting:
September 21, 2009: Dr. John C. Bonacci, “A Consulting Business–Then and Now” Joint Dinner Meeting with NY Metro AIChE, Pfizer Bldg, New York, NY

January-April 2009
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meeting:
September 21, 2009: Dr. John C. Bonacci, “A Consulting Business–Then and Now” Joint Dinner Meeting with NY Metro AIChE, Pfizer Bldg, New York, NY
ACC&CE President, John C. Bonacci, “President’s Note”
Welcome New ACC&CE Member:
Kenneth Annan, Ph.D., member #944, Romeoville, IL
Experiences of our Member Consultants:
David M. Manuta, #882, “Help for atomic veterans should be a priority.”
Shri Thanedar, #775, Chemir Analytical Services newsletters
“The World Economy and the Perfect Storm” by Joseph Porcelli, #906
“Why Don’t You Try LinkedIn?” by Joseph Porcelli, #906
“A Novel Number Generator” by William Hoffman, #908

October – December 2008
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meetings:
October 28, 2008: Annual Membership Meeting in New York City
ACC&CE President, John C. Bonacci, “State of the Association 2008”
“Crude Oil Prices–the Continuing Saga” by Joseph Porcelli, #906
Experiences of our Member Consultants:
David M. Manuta, #882
Upcoming Dinner Meetings:
January 27, 2009, “Man in Space–Next Stop, Mars” by Dr. Alfred U. MacRae at Snuffy’s in Scotch Plains, NJ
Op-Ed “Right Now, Access” by William Hoffman, #908

July-September 2008
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meetings:
October 28, 2008: Annual Membership Meeting in New York City

Message from ACC&CE President, John C. Bonacci, #821

“Peak Oil–A Red Herring Masking the Real Problems” by Joseph Porcelli, #906

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
Shri Thanedar, #775

One Consultant’s Opinion–What Do You Think?”
“Pharmaceutical companies and their effort to improve profits” by Girish Malhotra, #861
“Training Holistically or Technically!!” by John C. Bonacci

January-June 2008
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meetings:
September 23, 2008: TBA
October 28, 2008: Annual Membership Meeting in New York City
Message from ACC&CE President, John C. Bonacci, #821
Experiences of our Member Consultants:
Dan Kruh, #830
Shri Thanedar, #775

“One Consultant’s Opinion–What Do You Think?” by John C. Bonacci
“Public Speaking to Build a New Network” by Mike Blumenthal, #856
“Richard’s Rules of Consultancy” by Richard M. Goodman, #747

November-December 2007
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meetings:
February 26, 2008: “Developing Effective Networks–Introduction to LinkedIn.com” by Alan Johnson
April 8, 2008: Joint Meeting with New Jersey AIChE

“Hats Off to Charles Davidoff, member #167” by Daniel Kruh

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
Philip Rakita, #918
Girish Malhotra, #861
Norman Smith, #718
Shri Thanedar, #775

Geographical list of ACC&CE members by region

July-October 2007
Highlights in this issue include:

The passing of Charles Garber, member #533

U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board article

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
Dan Kruh, #830
John M.Wetzel, #943
Shri Thanedar, #775
David W. Riley, #591
Girish Malhotra, #861

January -June 2007
Highlights in this issue include:

Dr. John C. Bonacci, #821, publication in Chemical Engineering Progress (CEP)

Welcome New ACC&CE Member:
Dr. John M. Wetzel, member #943, Albany, OH

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
Merrill Cohen, #920
Charles Ned Forbes, #896

September-December 2006
Highlights in this issue include:

Letter from the New President William Hoffman

Upcoming Dinner Meeting on January 23, 2007
Topic: “What is Wrong with Your Polymer”
Speaker: Willis B. Hammond, Ph.D., W.B.Hammond Associates, LLC

Dr. Shri Thanedar, #775, featured in Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN)

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
Ronald Zager, #742
Bill Hoffman, #908
Joseph Porcelli, #906

June-August 2006
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meeting on September 26, 2006
Topic: “Lessons on Learning from the Women of MIT and Resultant Community Outreach”
Speaker: Barbara A. Henke, President, Today’s World Learning Center Foundation

Dr. Vincent Venturella, #831, receives ACS award

Experiences of our Member Consultants:
David Manuta, #882
Richard Goodman, #747
John Bonacci, #821
Merrill Cohen, #920
Gerry Reimer, #940

Welcome New ACC&CE Members:
Dr. Gerry J. Reimer, member #940, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dr. Willis B. Hammond, member #941, Chatham, NJ
Dr. Oscar A. Moreno, member #942, Princeton, NJ

January – May 2006
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meeting on June 27, 2006
Topic: “CHEMICAL BUSINESS IN ASIA
Speaker: Mr. Douglas Riley

“Successful Defense Against Infringement”
by Elliott Weinberg, Cross Gates Consultants

MENTORING –THE PROCESS
by David Riley

July-December 2005
Highlights in this issue include:

Dinner Meeting on February 28, 2006
Topic: “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Printing”
Speaker: Richard M. Goodman, Richard M. Goodman Consulting

“Accomplishments for 2005:”
Gaining visibility by Symposia:
American Chemical Society Northeast Regional meeting in Fairfield, CT
National ACS Meeting in Washington, DC
The Chem Show in New York, NY.
Surveys of Members’ Opinions

Explaining Our Roster of Mentors

Welcome New ACC&CE Members:
Dr. Ivan Gargurevich, affiliate #933, San Diego, CA
Dr. Michael H. Fisch, member #934, Wayne, NJ
Dr. Paul J. Giammatteo, member #935, Danbury, CT
Dr. Richard S. Simons, member #936, Akron, OH
Dr. Larry F. Charbonneau, member #937, West Chester, PA
Dr. Daniel D. Perlmutter, member #938, Narberth, PA

May-June 2005
Highlights in this issue include:
Dinner Meetings
Sept 27, 2005 Meeting: Topic: “Making Money Overseas” Speaker: Elliott Weinberg, Cross Gates Consultants

October 25th Annual Membership Meeting: Topic: “State of the Association: Speaker: Joseph V. Porcelli, ACC&CE President

“Lessons Learned–Reducing Financial Risks” by Ronald Zager, member #742

Learn About Our Members: Diversity of Member Services
Girish Malhotra, #861, of Pepper Pike, OH
May 2005 Meeting Summary
June 2005 Meeting Summary
Welcome New ACC&CE Affiliate Member
Abhijit Banerjee, #932, of Danville, CA

ACC&CE Members Speak on Consulting

January-April 2005
Highlights in this issue include:
May 24th Meeting: Topic: “Microextruders and Nano-processing.” Speaker: Keith Luker, President, Randcastle Extrusion
June 21st Meeting: Topic: “Transforming Projects into Breakthroughs.” Speaker: Douglas Berger, Managing Partner, INNOVATE

Innocentive CSO Speaks on New R&D at the February 2005 meeting

Member Speaks Out: “A Consulting Chemist’s Perspectives” by David M. Manuta, #882, of Waverly, OH
A letter to the editor of C&EN.
Welcome New ACC&CE Member:
Mark J. Blackman, #931, of Oswego, IL

Learn About Our Members: Diversity of Member Services
Charles Churchman, #923, of Atlanta, GA
Robert Small, #924, of Tucson, AZ
Fabrizio Parodi, #897, of ITALY

August – Dec 2004
Highlights in this issue include:
February 22nd Meeting: Topic: The InnoCentive Global Scientific Community Speaker: Dr. Jill Panetta, CSO, Innocentive, Inc.
March 22nd Meeting: Topic: Forensic Consulting-Practice and Pitfalls Speaker: James F. Korczak, Summit Professional Resources
Letter from the President by Dr. Joseph V. Porcelli
Welcome New ACC&CE Members: Nasim Hassan, #927, Duane B. Priddy, #928, Ignace M. Badou, #929, Kenneth H. Brown, #930
Warning to Travelers by Joseph V. Porcelli
Consulting Experiences from previous Newsletters

April – July 2004
Highlights in this issue include:
“The Art of Mentoring-The Priceless Value in ACC&CE Membership” by David W. Riley.
“Improve Your Visibility” by William A. Hoffman
ACC&CE will present a seminar at the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia on August 24, 2004 on “Consulting As and For A Small Business.”
Welcome New ACC&CE Members:
Philip E. Rakita #918, Robert Small #924, Michael W. Helioff #925, Frederick G. Haibach #926

January – March 2004
Highlights in this issue include: Nanotechnology Meeting in NY: presentations by Dr. Sam Brauer and Mr. Doug Jamison.
“Experiences Running a Contract Research Laboratory” presentation by Dr. Peter Wachtel.
Welcome New ACC&CE Members: Randy W. Meirowitz #917, Philip E. Rakita #918, Olagoke Olabisi #919, Merrill Cohen #920, Catherine A. Byrne #921, Cynthia F. Mascone #922, Charles G. Churchman #923.

May – August 2003
Highlights in this issue include: ACC&CE Celebrates 75th Year and Establishes Membership Drive; Consulting – What it Takes; Tax Rebates For Chemical Change; Chemical Facilities & Homeland Security; Internet Sites of Interest and much more!

January-April 2003
Highlights in this issue include: ACC&CE 75 Years Old This Year, David Riley, President of ACC&CE, Genck Teaches Crystallization, New Members, Events Listing and much more!

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