Mission & Vision

AIChE's Vision is to Provide Value as:

  • The Global Leader of the chemical Engineering profession,
  • The Lifetime Center for professional & personal growth, and security of chemical engineers,
  • The Foremost Catalyst in applying chemical engineering expertise in meeting societal needs.

AIChE Mission:

  • Promote excellence in chemical engineering education and global practice
  • Advance the development and exchange of relevant knowledge
  • Uphold and advance the profession's standards, ethics and diversity
  • Promote safety in every aspect of chemical engineering
  • Enhance the lifelong career development and financial security of chemical engineers through products, services, networking, and advocacy
  • Stimulate collaborative efforts among industry, universities, government, and professional societies
  • Encourage other engineering and scientific professionals to participate in AIChE activities;
  • Advocate public policy that embraces sound technical and economic information and that represents the interest of chemical engineers
  • Facilitate public understanding of technical issues; and
  • Achieve excellence in operations of the Institute.