St. Louis Local Section

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Engineering Society BBQ

Posted by Tom Blackwood on
See the attached flyer for details of the BBQ being held at the Engineers' Club, Saturday August 29. Vote for our favorite BBQ, listen to live music, and talk with other engineers. This is a great opportunity to get the younger people to attend as it’s a good food and music and primarily a social/...

Donate used technical books

Posted by Tom Blackwood on
Do you have any used technical books? - Earl Beaver runs a used books collection and redistribution program for AIChE, ACS and ASME. Earl gathers books from retirees and others for donation to University libraries, faculty and students in disadvantaged and war-torn areas and Native American tribal...

Upcoming Events

Tour of Bissinger's factory

includes dinner
Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 5:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Come and see first-hand the art and craft of creating Bissinger’s award-winning fine confections. The tour will highlight the company’s 350-year history, artisan techniques, and discuss the chocolate-making process and the social and environmental elements related to cocoa farming. Experts will...Read more

Sulfuric Acid Heat Recovery System

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Don McAlister will present a talk titled “Sulfuric Acid Heat Recovery System (HRS). This will provide a summary of energy recovery work in sulfuric plants culminating in a discussion of a novel process for recovering energy from cooling high temperature sulfuric acid. Discussion of the HRS process...Read more

Epic Systems Tour

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Tom Blackwood
The November meeting will be a tour of a EPIC Systems Inc . EPIC Systems, Inc. is an experienced multi-discipline industrial engineering company and fabrication firm. They provide turnkey solutions for modular process plants and systems, integrated packaging lines, custom machine manufacturing,...Read more

Recent Events

AIChE STL YP Happy Hour this month

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 4:00pm-6:00pm CDT
Posted by Robert Gale
You are invited to the AIChE Local Section Young (and young at heart) Professionals happy hour at Café Napoli in downtown Clayton. AIChE STL will be buying the first beer, for up to the first 25 who attend, and providing some light appetizers. Student members home for the summer or participating in...Read more

Tour of Wood River refinery

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:30pm CDT
Posted by Tom Blackwood
Please join us for our May AIChE Meeting on Wednesday May 6, 2015 featuring a tour of the jointly owned Cenovus and Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery. The refinery is operated by Phillips 66. Process engineer Greg Witte will be giving us a tour featuring several of the major unit operations. Before...Read more

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