Separations Division (SEP)

Applying chemical engineering to separations technologies.

Chartered: 1990             Dues: $15

The SEP Division provides technical programs for meetings with coverage of a variety of currently used and novel methods of separation. Division members can exchange knowledge of technical publications, computer programs, databases, separation research centers, networks and programs. SEP keeps members informed of future separations meetings and plans exchanges with other groups. In addition, the group encourages chemical engineering educators to place emphasis on the field of separations and on the development of appropriate course materials through research, development, and application.


The 2016 Fall Edition of the Separations Division Newsletter has been posted. You can access it from the link below or the Newsletter link on the website.

The 2017 Separations Division Award Winners have been announced! Congratulations to all of our winners!  See the details in the link below:


Call for 2018 Separations Division Awards Nominations

The 2018 Separations Division Awards nominations are now open! The Division offers awards for graduate students, junior professionals, senior professionals, and to recognize exceptional service to the Division. Additional awards opportunities include recognition of transformational innovation in...

Recent Events


Rapid Fire TED Talk Session: Succeeding by Separating
Sunday, November 8, 2015, 4:00pm MST
Posted by Roger Whitley
The Separations Division will be holding a new type of event at the Annual Meeting. From an initial 5 minute YouTube presentations, selected presenters will be given a stage to make a TED-type pitch of their work to a live audience. The 3 top presenters will receive cash prizes. See the attached...Read more

Collaborative Events - Austin Spring AIChE & PSTC Meetings

Sunday, April 26 - May 1, 2015, 9:00am EDT
Posted by Roger Whitley
In order to take advantage of the synergy between the Austin Spring AIChE meeting (April 26-30) and the Spring Process Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Sponsors’ Meeting (April 30 and May 1) we are planning several collaborative activities. The AIChE meeting will feature the “Kister...Read more