Virtual Local Section

The Virtual Section functions much as any local section does, we hold monthly meetings to encourage the professional growth of chemical engineers, we provide opportunity for networking with meeting attendees, and we serve our local communities, states, country and world using our hands, heads and hearts. The virtual section isn't limited by geography so geographically isolated ChEs can be supported. But there are some differences that make us unique... Read more about us, join the VLS and follow us on LinkedIn & Facebook.

Upcoming Events

2016 AIChE President-Elect Debate

August 2016 Webinar
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Experience Nduagu
This month the VLS has the privilege to host a debate for the AIChE Board of Directors President-Elect candidates. The candidates will speak about their vast experience with the Institute, the many advances they have accomplished during their service to the Institute, and their vision for the...Read more

Summer Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:00pm EDT
Posted by Noah Meeks
Did you enjoy working an industrial co-op or internship this year? Or work on an exciting project? If so, we invite you to participate in the VLS Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition! VLS members are invited to join the meeting, learn about the work of these co-ops, and support them in their...Read more

Recent Events

July 2016 VLS Webinar

ALTSEP – AN INDUSTRY-DRIVEN TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP FOR SEPARATION ALTERNATIVES TO DISTILLATIONS BY DR. DAVID J.C. CONSTABLE
Thursday, July 28, 2016, 8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Posted by Experience Nduagu
This month, the VLS welcomes Dr. David Constable, who give us a behind-thescenes tour to the transformational initiative described on the website www.altsep.org. Rooted in a collaborative partnership between the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) and the American...Read more

Accelerating your Success in STEM- Tales from the Trenches

Conchita Jimenez-Gonzalez, PhD
Thursday, June 23, 2016, 9:00pm EDT
Posted by Amanda Scalza
Based on her experiences as a leader in GlaxoSmithKline's programs for early-career technical talent development, Dr. Jimenez-Gonzalez will present "do's and don'ts" for early-career success at GSK and beyond. Conchita Jimenez-Gonzalez is currently program lead of global manufacturing and supply at...Read more

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