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.


2019 Election Notice

Nominations for the following section officers’ vacancies are solicited: Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Executive Committee Member. Send nomination name and brief resume to Randy Goodman . The call for nominations will be closed on 31 October 2019. However, at the annual Election Meeting,...

2019 Beer Brewing Competition

The Young Professional Committee (YPC) is hosting the AIChE Beer Brewing Competition again this year at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Orlando ! This is a competition where teams can make up to 3 different types of beers and compete against other groups from local sections around the world to see who...

Upcoming Events

Fall 2019 Seminar

Process Technologies, Equipment Sizing and Specification, P&ID Creation + Engineering Ethics
Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Morning Session Process Technologies Petroleum Refining Nitrogen Based Fertilizer Manufacturing Process Polyvinyl Chloride Afternoon Session Engineering Ethics, Equipment Sizing and Specification Engineering Ethics Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers Drums Equipment Heat Loss Art of the P&ID...Read more

Recent Events

October Dinner Meeting

High School Grant Awards
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30pm-7:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Annual grants will be awarded to local high schools for STEM programs. High school teachers and students have been invited to be our guests. Randy Peterson will be our guest speaker presenting "Giants on the River," a story of chemistry and industrial development on the Lower Mississippi River...Read more

September 2019 Dinner Meeting

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topic: Pall Introduction and Filtration Fundamentals Speaker: Brandon Peterson, Pall Corporation Cost: Pay for your meal at the counter Reservations: By Wednesday September 11 at 5PM to Erick Flores PDH: One HourRead more