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.

Recent Events

Virtual Local Section: Path Forward

Supporting Chemical Engineers Everywhere
Thursday, January 22, 2015, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST
Posted by Dan Lambert
The Virtual Local Section met on January 22,2015 to celebrate the start of the VLS's fifth year of "supporting chemical engineers regardless of geography". The topic focused on exploring the experiment in progress, the virtual local section. It also included a discussion and some recommendations...Read more

Dec 2014 Meeting: Engineer's Professional Responsibility

Deb Grubbe
Thursday, December 18, 2014, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST
Posted by Noah Meeks
More than any other professional (physician, attorney, etc.), the practicing engineer has the capacity to make mistakes which could cause massive and irreversible damage to people and property. Process safety expert Deb Grubbe will discuss the engineer’s professional responsibility particularly as...Read more

Recent Activity

2014 VLS Election Results

Posted by Noah Meeks on
Election results for 2014 are now certified. Congratulations to the new officers. I think their combination of talents and perspectives will be amazing for the VLS in the next few years. Daniel Sujo Nava - Vice Chair (to become chair) - Process Engineer at Inolex and adjunct professor at Rowan Univ...Read more