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South Texas Local Section

Welcome to the website of the Greater Houston Area Chemical Engineers! We are known as the South Texas Section. We are one of the largest local sections of AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers).

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Posted by Linton Wong on
ELECTION VOTING INSTRUCTIONS The South Texas Section- American Institute of Chemical Engineers (STS-AIChE) needs your vote to determine who will be on the Executive Committee for 2017. To be eligible to vote, you must be an active member and have paid your AIChE and STS-AIChE dues for 2016. Please...


Posted by Phillip Purpich on
Nominated as Chair-Elect for 2017 (and to succeed to the Chair in 2018 and Past Chair in 2019) Carlos Salamanca Carlos is the current STS-AIChE Treasurer for 2015 and 2016. He has been an active member of the STS AIChE Young Professionals Board serving as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chair and Chair...

Upcoming Events

U of H Short Course - Applications of Heterogeneous Catalysis

Monday, January 9-13, 2017, 9:00am CST
Posted by Phillip Purpich
The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON A Short Course APPLICATIONS OF HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSIS January 9-13, 2017 We are pleased to announce the next presentation of our short course "Applications of Heterogeneous Catalysis" for January 9 – 13, 2017. The course is...Read more

STS AIChE January 2017 Monthly Dinner Meeting

Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6:00pm-9:30pm CST
Posted by Phillip Purpich
January 12, 2017 Dinner Presentation: Improving Operational Resilience Using Dynamic Simulation Bronze Sponsor Schedule 6:00PM - 7:00PM Social/Networking Time 7:00PM - 8:00PM Dinner 8:00PM - 9:30PM Dinner Presentation/Speaker Abstract Resilience is the ability to recover from or adjust easily to...Read more

Spring 2017 PE Review Course for Chemical Engineering

Friday, January 20 - April 7, 2017, 4:00pm CST
Posted by Phillip Purpich
Date Topic Instructor Jan 20 Introduction; Mass/Energy Balances & Thermo I Dale Embry Jan 27 Mass/Energy Balances & Thermodynamics II (3) Dale Embry/Gary Gildert Feb 3 Thermodynamics III (1); Fluid Mechanics I (2) Dale Embry Todd Willman; Carol Schmidt Feb 10 Fluid Mechanics II (3) Todd...Read more

Recent Events

December First Friday Networking Lunch

Friday, December 2, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Phillip Purpich
The "First Friday " networking lunch series is continuing into December with Rita Obey, a recruiter from Recruiting Source International, who will be speaking and answering all your questions about working with recruiters. This is a networking event to bring together engineers who are seeking to...Read more

STS AIChE December 2016 Social

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6:45pm-10:00pm CST
Posted by Phillip Purpich
STS invites you to a night on the water for our end-of-year social on Thursday, December 1st ! Sponsored by the YPs but open to all members, the event will include a buffet-style dinner, drink ticket, and a leisurely cruise around Clear Lake, Kemah, and Galveston Bay. The cost is subsidized to $35...Read more

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