Kansas City Local Section

Incorporated in 1949,  we are a non-profit organization serving chemical engineers throughout the greater Kansas City area.  We seek to present exceptional speakers, tours, and career resources to our member base. The Section is managed and run by local, dedicated chemical engineers who graciously volunteer their time and efforts.

Questions? Comments? Want to get involved?

Reach us at kansascity@aiche.org. You can also like the Kansas City local section on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Upcoming Events

May Meeting: Speaker Series

Cultural Awareness & Business Etiquette
Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Suresh Kumar of Kumar Consulting will present on cultural awareness and business etiquette, with an emphasis on Indian culture.

June Meeting: Speaker Series

Kent Pennybaker presents Leadership & Innovation in the Energy Industry
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Leadership and Innovation in the Energy Industry Kent Pennybaker, PE, willl discuss how we can provide leadership and innovation by providing design and technical support for gas and liquids processing/handling projects. Kent has a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from KU. He is the president...

July Meeting: Speakers Series

Generational Differences in the Workplace
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Dr. Tracy Russo, Associate Professor at the University of Kansas Department of Communications, will present on her research. Dr.Russo's research focuses on Millennial differences in the workplace: evaluating the extent to which Millennial workers are like and different from workers from other...

Recent Events

April Meeting: Trivia Showdown

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Everyone knows which KC company has the smartest chemical engineers, right? Now's your chance to prove it! Make a team and join us for the showdown. Don't have a team? No problem, we'll set you up with a team once you arrive.

March Meeting: Harvesters Volunteering Event

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Join AIChE at the Volunteer Outreach Center at Harvesters - The Community Food Network. We will be volunteering our time to sort and repackage food. In addition, we will get a short tour of the facility. See the attached PDF for directions, what to expect, and needed donation items. Please bring an...

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