Young Professionals Community

Young Professional (YP) members are a vital and active group of AIChE members.  AIChE Young Professionals are:

  • Under the age of 35 and have graduated from an undergraduate institution,
  • Those new to the working world,
  • Masters or PhD students,
  • Those looking for a career in chemical engineering post-graduation, and
  • Those who have been working for a few years and starting to advance in their careers.

The Young Professionals Committee (YPC) works to increase participation among Young Professionals in AIChE benefits, services and volunteer opportunities.  The committee

  • Serves as an intermediary between undergraduate students moving into the next phase of their professional or academic careers,
  • Creates technical and social programming for YP's at AIChE conferences,
  • Supports sub-sections of local sections that hold events especially geared toward YP's,
  • Supports and vocalizes the needs of YP's within the Institute, and
  • Helps define the future of AIChE and the chemical engineering profession.

Interested in getting involved? E-mail for more information.

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Recent Activity

YPC Mixer in Atlanta

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
The Young Professionals Committee will be holding the annual YP mixer! This is a great way to meet fellow Young Professionals and have a relaxed evening at the conference. Over 100 attendees have attended this event in the past, and it will be a hit again this year. Where : Truva Turkish Kitchen,...Read more

Now Trending: #AIChEYoungProf

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
The AIChE Young Professionals Committee (YPC) has gone social! The YPC will begin using #AIChEYoungProf in the buildup the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting and Student Conference and so should YOU! The YPC will be posting reminders of events, socials and workshops for all the Young Professionals attending...Read more

AIChE YPC Annual Meeting Programming Preview

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
Young Professionals in academia and industry have a lot to look forward to at the upcoming 2014 Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Through a variety of sponsored and co-sponsored sessions, AIChE YPC is offering lots of learning, networking, collaborating, and professional development opportunities.More

Local Section Revival Fueled by YPs

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
Many local sections face declining membership among other challenges. In the face of these challenges, the Kansas City local section has doubled its monthly meeting attendance in the past three years mostly with YP participation. The local section chair and YP Joe Deneault shared some of the biggest challenges and the principles his local section is employing to overcome them.More