Local Section Webinars

2017 AIChE President-Elect Debate

Archived Webinar
Aug 31, 2016
Meet the 2017 AIChE President-Elect candidates. Liese Dallbauman and Christine Seymour joined the AIChE Virtual Local Section to speak about their vast experiece with the Institute, the many advances they have accomplished during their service to the Institute, and their vision for the future of...

Working Abroad: A Discussion

Archived Webinar
Nov 10, 2015
Daniel Sujo and Experience Nduagu speak about their experiences immigrating for work, and share advice for those both working abroad or who have teammates from other countries.

Program Management: Techniques and Pillars

Archived Webinar
Oct 22, 2015
Vice Admiral Joseph Dyer, USN (ret) speaks to the VLS about creating successful programs. He will provide insight on his view that programs – be they fighter planes, pharmaceutical production lines, or major construction projects have much in common. This talk will provide insights and give you a...

Co-op and Summer Internship Presentation Competition

Archived Webinar
Sep 24, 2015
Six students have a maximum of 10 minutes to present their industrial experience and original research, demonstrate its application to chemical engineering and have a chance to win awards.

2016 AIChE President-Elect Debate

Archived Webinar
Aug 25, 2015
Meet the 2016 AIChE President-Elect candidates. T. Bond Calloway and Wendy Young Reed joined the AIChE Virtual Local Section to speak about their vast experiece with the Institute, the many advances they have accomplished during their service to the Institute, and their vision for the future of...

AIChE Fellows - Who, Why & How?

Archived Webinar
Jul 23, 2015
John P. O'Connell tells of this history and criteria of the AIChE Fellow membership class, and hosts a panel of Fellows to speak about becoming a Fellow.

The Dow Chemical Story

Archived Webinar
Jun 25, 2015
Dow Chemical was founded in 1897 by Herbert Henry Dow. Learn about the history of this chemical giant as it grows and merges into the top company it remains more than 100 years later, and hear some insight as to what has kept it successful and sustainable.

Engineering Adventures from Outer Space To Patient Safety And Then Some

Archived Webinar
May 28, 2015
Dr. James P. Bagian will share some of his career experiences, from his diverse "jobs" as astronaut, engineer, doctor, and patient-oriented healthcare delivery expert. Dr. Bagian is a physician and engineer who currently serves as the Director of the Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient...

Look Who's 213: The DuPont Story

Archived Webinar
Apr 23, 2015
One of the oldest companies in the world, DuPont has invented thousands of materials, played critical roles in both World Wars, and has indirectly saved the lives with its aramid fibers, Nomex® and Kevlar®. Jim Porter, retired VP of Engineering and Operations and Chief Engineer who employed by...

Through a Glass, Darkly - Early Chemical Technologies

Archived Webinar
Mar 26, 2015
Dr. Jennifer Brand will introduce the history of chemical industries that have shaped the world since time immemorial and the ways they changed lives, often in unforeseen ways. She will also discuss an engineering approach to historical lessons.

VLS Presents 2015 AIChE President-elect Candidates

Archived Webinar
Aug 20, 2014
The Virtual Local Section hosted the 2015 AIChE President-Elect Candidates, Tom Hanley and Greg Stephanopoulos, to discuss their vision for AIChE. After the discussion, the candidates had the opportunity to answer questions in a friendly sharing of ideas and plans. Visit the Virtual Local Section...

Green Chemistry and Materials

Archived Webinar
Apr 24, 2014
Many advanced composite materials use hazardous chemicals in the adhesive resin and use inorganic fibers for strength. A typical composite like fiberglass might use a styrene-polyester co-polymer, a polyurethane, or an epoxy resin. While the cured resin is unreactive, the uncured form may be quite...

Young Professionals and AIChE

Archived Webinar
Mar 27, 2014
Whether you are a recent graduate looking to get involved or your AIChE communities are struggling without new interest, you will appreciate the practical advice and insight for and about Young Professionals. As chair of the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) in AIChE, Elizabeth will discuss the...

An Engineer's Guide to Using Humor

Archived Webinar
Jan 23, 2014
Engineers strive for efficiency and effectiveness. Sadly, humans aren’t always either one. Luckily we have a tool to help us get the most out of ourselves and our co-workers. Humor has been shown to improve communication, build relationships, enhance problem-solving, increase productivity, and...

VLS: AIChE Presidential Candidates Meetup

Archived Webinar
Jun 27, 2013
The Virtual Local Section hosted the 2014 AIChE President-Elect Candidates, Cheryl I. Teich and Philip W. Winkler, to discuss their vision for AIChE. After the discussion, the candidates had the opportunity to answer questions in a friendly sharing of ideas and plans.

Patent FAQ’s - What You Really Need To Know

Archived Webinar
May 2, 2013
This presentation will cover the definition of a patent, types of patents, criteria used to obtain a patent, the duration of the patents, the new patent law, and disclosure issues.

VLS: Great Inventions That Changed The World

Archived Webinar
Mar 28, 2013
You will not only learn about inventions and inventors, but also the impact they have had on our lives and the society and environment in which we live today. Inventions solve problems, but they can also directly or indirectly create new problems as well, from pollution to global warming to...

Algae - The New Green Crude

Archived Webinar
Mar 1, 2012
Algae provides one solution to help the US reduce its dependence on foreign oil and create new green jobs. Barry Cohen and Will Thurmond will discuss both the technology and the commercial framework for the New Green Crude.

AIChE Professional Support – Career Services

Archived Webinar
Feb 23, 2012
Whether you are getting ready to graduate with your chemical engineering degree, you are currently unemployed, or you are looking for a new technical challenge, learn about a number of tools AIChE has designed to support you in your job search.

Impact of Shale Gas Development on NGL Supplies and Petrochemical Feedstocks

Archived Webinar
Feb 2, 2012
Development of shale gas and oil resources in the United States has resulted in significant byproduct production of natural gas liquids, which has reversed the declining trend in US NGL production experienced at the turn of the century. A wide gap in natural gas and oil prices has supported the...

Process Safety for Process Engineers

Archived Webinar
Jan 26, 2012
Process safety is the most important facet of our jobs as process engineers. Learn how CCPS can support process engineers in their quest to make their processing facilities both more productive and safer.

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