F&PD 2017 Elections

Posted by Ellen Kloppenborg on
The Fuels & Petrochemicals Division Election will be taking place from March 15 - 30, 2017. This year, the election is late due to difficulty in recruiting candidates. If you wish to be considered for one of the positions, please let Rick Kolodziej know. Generally, to be considered, a certain...

WISE - Summer 2017 Program

Posted by Ellen Kloppenborg on
Applications are being collected for the summer 2017 Washington Internships for Students of Enginering (WISE) program. This program will run from June 4 - August 4, 2017 and is intended for exceptional engineering students who display evidence of leadership skills and have a keen interest in public...


Posted by Sharon Maydak on
F&PD & Environmental Division Outreach Meeting Sunday, April 26, 2015: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Location: 408 Hilton, Austin Number of People: 20-30 Set Up: Hollow Square Pads & Pencils, Ice Water on Tables F&PD Programming Meeting Sunday, April 26, 2015: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Location: 410...

Yu Nan Liu is retiring

Posted by Sharon Maydak on
After 39 years of service to Air Products, Yu Nan Liu will be retiring in April. Yu Nan joined Air Products in 1976 and has spent 38 of his 39 years dedicated to the advancement of Air Products’ position in the LNG industry, both technically and commercially. He has been instrumental in...

Dr. Chen-Hwa Chiu is retiring.

Posted by Sharon Maydak on
Dr. Chen-Hwa Chiu is a Senior Technology Advisor of Chevron Energy Technology Company since 1999. He has a Master and a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma, and he is a Fellow of AIChE. He is also a registered Professional Engineer at Texas and Pennsylvania. He also presented papers or served as...

Bipin Vora to receive Process Development Practice Award

Posted by Sharon Maydak on
Longtime active F&PD member (past Area 16 programming chair and past Director), Bipin Vora to receive the Process Development Practice Award. Bipin is a retired UOP Fellow and is also AIChE Fellow. He has been credited with the development of several UOP processes and holds 94 US patents. The...

2015 Election Results

Posted by Sharon Maydak on
The results of the 2015 election are posted. The new directors will start their 3 year term after the Spring meeting Award dinner on Monday night, 4/27/2015.

2014 Spring Meeting Highlights

Posted by Jayce Mathews on
2014 Spring meeting just concluded in New Orleans with the distinction of being the second largest attended meeting so far. The Fuels and Petrochemical Division (F&PD) officers convened to host their Executive Committee meeting to go over the order of business within the division and also held...

2014 Spring Flashpoint Newsletter

Posted by John Vasko on
We would like to welcome our new Communications Director, Sharon Maydak. As you can see from this year's flashpoint newsletter, we have redesigned our newsletter to give a fresh look - thank you to Sharon and her team! To view the 2014 Spring newsletter, please visit our newsletter section or click...

F&PD Scholarships

Posted by Jayce Mathews on
We provide scholarships to exemplary ChE students and high school seniors. For more information to submit your application before the January 31 deadline, please visit the awards section of our website by clicking here.

Design F&PD Division's new logo!

Posted by Jayce Mathews on
F&PD Division is looking for a new logo! We will be voting on a new logo during our elections in early 2014. If you have ideas for a new logo, please send your ideas to . Three finalists will be included in the vote and all the finalists will receive a prize!

Best Presentation Award at Spring 2013

Posted by Jayce Mathews on
F&PD kicked off a best presentation award for the first time at the 2013 Spring Meeting in San Antonio . This first time pilot award was available to all presenters in F&PD sponsored sessions that had submitted an extended abstract. Selecting a best presentation proved very difficult for...

F&PD 2013 Elections

Posted by Jayce Mathews on
Elections are underway for open positions within F&PD Executive Committee. If you are a member of F&PD, we encourage you to participate in the elections. Please visit the election portal at to cast your ballot, the...