AIChE's Fuels and Petrochemicals Division was established to further the application of chemical engineering principles in the fields of fuels and petrochemicals. The division provides a forum for information exchange and coordination of activities with those of other societies in the field. The division also coordinates activities through its own Ethylene Producers Subcommittee. Each year, the Fuels and Petrochemicals Division sponsors some 350 papers in nearly 70 technical sessions at AIChE meetings, relating to the production, refining, utilization, and conversion of liquid, solid, and gaseous fuels.
Objectives of the AIChE Fuels and Petrochemicals Division include:
F&PD has several members that are on AIChE's Board of Directors: Bond Calloway, Freeman E. Self, Dennis Griffith, Meagan Lewis, Timothy O. Odi, Joseph Powell, and Joseph Smith.