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

ChemE Car Competition

Spring AIChE Regional Conference
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 8:30am-12:00pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Volunteers needed for the safety and poster competition! I’m not sure how many of you were involved with AIChE during undergrad, but one of the most exciting events to go during the year is the Spring AIChE Regional Conference. This is a conference that rotates being hosted at schools in an AIChE...Read more

Recent Events

March 2018 Meeting

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topic: Building the First Steamship in History from a Chemical Perspective Speaker: John Laurence Busch Menu: Greek Food Cost: $20 per person ($15 AIChE members, $10 students) Reservations: Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Chelsea Bourdon , by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, March 13...Read more

February 2018 Meeting

Sammy's Prairieville
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topic: Carbon Usage in Chemical Processes Agenda: 5:30 – Registration and Social 6:00 -- Dinner 6:15 – Speaker Speaker: Bill Zavora, Calgon Carbon Menu: Starters: Shrimp & Corn Soup or Sensation Salad. Entrée: Hamburger steak, or Crawfish Etoufee, or Pepper Jack Chicken. Mashed potatoes and...Read more