St. Louis Local Section

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AIChE - Our Heritage

Posted by Tom Blackwood on
A short video describing the history of chemical engineering and AIChE is available for your enjoyment at this link .

Sarah Bock - Shining Star

Posted by Tom Blackwood on
Recently AIChE recognized one of our directors, Sarah Bock, as a "shining star." This award is in recognition of outstanding service and long term commitment to the section. Sarah has organized many superior meetings and is the creator of our Trivia contest. She is active with the students and...

Upcoming Events

Environmental Update

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 11:30am CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Join us for a special joint meeting with the Air and Waste Management Association. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will discuss the proposed opacity rule. This, along with the proposed lower ozone standard may have a significant effect on all industrial operations. Both fine particles...Read more

Focus on Pneumatic Conveying

and Air Movement
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 2:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Our April meeting will feature a seminar on pneumatic conveying presented by three experts from 2 to 5 pm followed by an evening presentation on fans. This seminar covers theory of operations and the fundamentals of both dilute and dense phase conveying, advantages and features of the various types...Read more

Recent Events

Trivia for Engineers

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Schedule: Doors open at 6 p.m. Games begin 7 SHARP Evening Includes: Trivia Wine# Beer # Soda Light Snacks { PRIZE MONEY WILL BE AWARDED! } #Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol Tables of up to Eight (8), we will place those who do not have enough for a table. Cost: $20/Person (Students $10) (...Read more

Alloys: The Metallurgist's Perspective

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 5:00pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Speaker: John P Crowe, Adjunct Professor of Metallurgy at Jefferson College. The presentation will be divided into 3 distinct sections: Overview of alloy families. Metal fabrication processes and techniques. Unique and lesser known metals and alloys Professor Crowe’s presentation is aimed at...Read more

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