Baton Rouge Local Section

Welcome to the Baton Rouge, LA local section.  Our section meetings and other activities offer opportunities to stay abreast of subjects of interest to Chemical Engineers and to network with others in our profession.  We typically meeet once per month, usually Tuesday or Thursday of the third week in the month, from September through May, with a summer break June through August.

Upcoming Events

March 2019 Meeting

Louisiana Sugar Refining Tour
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Please arrive early, around 6PM, for check-in prior to the tour. Dinner to immediately follow at Nobile's Restaurant. Joint meeting with the New Orleans Section. Cost: $20 per person. PDH: One Hour. Register by Wednesday March 20th.Read more

Spring 2019 Seminar

Advanced Process Control, Real-Time Optimization, and Ethics
Friday, May 31, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topics: Advanced Process Control (APC), Real-Time Optimization, & Engineering Ethics. See "Seminar Announcement" below for complete details. PDH: Eight Hours Cost: $110. Early-Bird: $85 for members, $95 for non-members before May 26. Contact: Armand Melikyan (Seminar Coordinator) Click here for...Read more

Recent Events

February 2019 Meeting

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topic: Plasmonic Hot-Carrier Devices: Infrared Photodetectors and Solar Water Disinfection Speaker: Professor Kevin M. McPeak, LSU Chemical Engineering Menu: Greek. Cost: $20 per person ($15 AIChE member, $10 students) Reservation: Make your reservation online by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 20th...Read more

January 2019 Dinner Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Voovio Technologies will present a demo their Enhanced Reality Technology. Voovio Technologies is a global simulation technology firm with the goal of replicating reality for display on any screen, giving users the feeling that they are interacting with the real world. Speaker: Christian McDermott...Read more