June Wispelwey

June Wispelwey

Executive Director
AIChE

Before she became AIChE executive director, June served as executive director of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), overseeing its successful launch and growth. Previously, she served as vice president of marketing services at Aventis Behring and as director of performance chemicals business development at Lyondell. After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Princeton University and a master’s degree in chemical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, June began her career at Lyondell. She also completed an executive education program at The Wharton School.

ChEnected contributions

Share Your Input for AIChE's Strategic Plan

. by June Wispelwey

AIChE is developing a new strategic plan — with the aim of guiding the Institute toward success in the 21st century. AIChE is seeking input from current members, potential future members, and stakeholders. Complete the survey by March 30, 2018.

Why Not South Africa?

. by June Wispelwey

Sometimes my job takes me to unexpected places. A few weeks ago, I flew to South Africa to attend the South African Conference for Chemical Engineers, give a talk on chemical engineering education in the U.S., and meet with the World Chemical Engineering Council.

Best Innovations of 2010

. by June Wispelwey

Towards the end of the year, I typically read quite a few top 10, 20, or 50 lists of music, books, or movies. One list that I read, however, was more unique – Time Magazine’s “50 Best Inventions of the Year.” It struck me because not only was it interesting, it was one that involved chemical and biomolecular engineering, a subject near and dear to my heart.