Share Founded in 1908, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a nonprofit organization providing leadership to the chemical engineering profession. Representing more than 50,000 members in industry, academia, and government, AIChE provides forums to advance the theory and practice of the profession, upholds high professional standards and ethics, and supports excellence in education. Institute members range from undergraduate students, to entry-level engineers, to chief executive officers of major corporations. Fields of specialization include refining, petrochemicals, food, pharmaceuticals, textiles, pulp and paper, ceramics, electronic components and chemicals, biotechnology, environmental control and clean-up, and safety engineering. Constitution By-Laws Elections Related Content: Constitution The AIChE Constitution was last amended on December 15, 2016. It covers the organizations objectives, definition of the profession, membership, and organizational structure. Bylaws The AIChE Bylaws were amended June 19, 2017. See all sections from Membership through Office Nominations.