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Spring 2017 Seminar

Tank University + Engineering Ethics
Friday, May 19, 2017, 8:00am-4:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
PROPOSED AGENDA 7:30 A - 8:00 A Breakfast 8:00 A - 11:30 P 11:30 P -12:00 P Lunch (provided by AIChE) 12:00 P - 4:30 PRead more

2017 Coates Award Banquet

May Meeting
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Please join us to honor the 2017 recipient of the Coates Award: Dr. Samuel Sangokoya! Sam received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of London, Ph.D. with Sam Grim at the University of Maryland, and a postdoctoral stint with Bruce King (Georgia). He joined Ethyl Chemical Co., in the early...Read more

Volunteer Day at the Baton Rouge Food Bank

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8:00am-12:00pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Come volunteer with the LSU and Baton Rouge AIChE chapters at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank! We’ll be helping out an integral part of the community that serves those in need by sorting food donations and assembling food boxes at their facility. Afterward, we’ll get lunch at a location TBD, so...Read more

April 2017 Meeting

CAMD Tour
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topic: Tour of LSU’s Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices Menu: Box lunch. Cost: $20 Per person (Members $15, Students $10, Flood victim members free) Reservations: Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Chelsea Bourdon, by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, April 18th at CBourdon@...Read more

March Meeting

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: Glenn Young, Principal, Glenn Young & Associates, LLC Topic: “Ruggedizing” Safety Instrumented Systems Menu: Full Mexican buffet, soft drink, coffee or tea. Cost: $20 Per person (Members $15, Students $10, Flood victim members free) Reservations: Please make your reservation with...Read more

February 2017 Meeting

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speakers: Tyson Ducote and Joe H. Harman, P.E., Louisiana Engineering and Land Surveying Board Topic: LAPELS Enforcement Actions and Other Relevant Topics Menu: French onion soup or Salad Maison, choice of Fish Meuniere Amandine with Broccoli Hollandaise or Chicken Clemenceau, Banana Bread Pudding...Read more

5th Annual LSU-AIChE Industry Panel

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:00pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
The panel of industrial and engineering company representatives answers questions by the LSU chemical engineering students on careers in industry and engineering consulting, and on what it is like to work as a chemical engineer. Volunteers are needed to represent the companies and answer questions...Read more

January 2017 Meeting

And Election of 2017 Officers
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: Dr. Phillip Sprunger, LSU Superfund Research Center, Department of Physics and Astronomy Topic: LSU Superfund Program: Understanding atomistic details of environmentally persistent free radicals Menu: Complete Chinese buffet selections, soft drinks, coffee, tea Cost: $20 per person (...Read more

Holiday Social

And 2017 Officer Election
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Please join us to celebrate the season! We will also be electing our slate of officers for 2017. Spouses and friends are encouraged to attend! Cost: $25 per person (Members $20, Students $15) Reservations: Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Donna Bryant, by 5:00 PM on Monday,...Read more

November Meeting

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: David A. Patterson, AGI Industries. Topic: Pump Applications and Optimization Menu: Selection of Mexican foods, coffee, tea or soft drinks. Cost: $20 per person (Members $15, Students $10) RESERVATIONS: Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Donna Bryant, by 5:00 PM on...Read more

Super Science Saturday

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 10:00am-3:00pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
We will be doing a classic experiment of making foam from baking soda and vinegar! Volunteers are needed to help run experiments and assist with set up and clean up, if anyone would like to be a part of this educational outreach or for any questions please contact education committee chair Erick...Read more

October Meeting

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: Daniel Smith, Albemarle Topic: Pure Component Physical Property Prediction Methods Agenda: 5:30 PM – Registration and social (cash bar) 6:00 PM – Dinner 6:20 PM – Business 6:30 PM -- Speaker Menu: Sensation salad. Choice of: Fried thin-cut catfish, Chicken Lafitte, The Atchafalaya, Black...Read more

September 2016 Meeting

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topic: Tour of Orion Instruments, Magnetic Pressure and Level Sensors. In 2001, Magnetrol International, a staple in the level instrumentation industry, launched Orion Instruments in the heart of the industry-rich U.S. Gulf coast. Located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Orion has quickly become a...Read more

Young Professional's Trivia Night

(And "Young-At-Heart" Professional's Too!)
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Agenda: 5:30 PM – Social hour as people arrive and form teams of up to 5 6:00 PM – Trivia contest starts 7:30 PM – Final question asked, scores tallied and winning team awarded. Menu: A selection of small bites and cash bar Cost: FREE to attend! (Second guesses and double-point value opportunities...Read more

Spring 2016 Technical Seminar

Friday, May 6, 2016, 8:00am-4:00pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Earn 7 PDH’s! Enrollment is Limited! Sign-Up Early! Topics: Plant Air Systems Project Management Fertilizer Plant Explosion Process Safety Controls Perspective (See the Spring 2016 Seminar Registration Form for complete information) Click Here to Register Online Now!Read more

April 2016 Meeting

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: Dr. Robert R. Twilley, Executive Director, Louisiana Sea Grant Program Topic : The Sea Grant Program at LSU and Other Coastal Issues Cost : $15 for members, $20 nonmembers, $10 students. Reservations: Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Donna Bryant, by 5:00 PM on Tuesday...Read more

March 2016 Meeting

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: Tom Carter, AAF International Topic : Explosive and Combustible Dust Management Menu: Full Chinese buffet menu, Sushi, tea, soft drinks. Cost: $15 for members, $20 nonmembers, $10 students. PDH: 1 Hour Reservations : Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Donna Bryant, by 5:...Read more

February 2016 Meeting

Abita Brewery Tour
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 10:00am CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Our February meeting will be a tour of the Abita Brewery in Covington. A car pool will be available. Please see the attachment below for all the details. RSVP to Donna BryantRead more

January 2016 Dinner Meeting

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: Kevin W. Kelley, President, Mezzo Technologies Topic: “Microtube Exchangers” Cost: Free to guests. Courtesy of Mezzo Technologies. Reservations: Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Donna Bryant, by 5:00 PM on Monday, January 25th at donna.bryant@syngenta.com PDH: 1 HourRead more

LSU / AIChE Industry Panel

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7:00pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Career professionals meet with LSU ChemE students to reflect on their collegiate days, share career wisdom and advice, and gain the perspective of what new hires seek in their careers over a complimentary dinner! Constact Stephen Reilly for more information.Read more

Monthly Dinner Meeting

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speakers: Todd Jaco, Business Development Engineer, MYNAH Technologies Topic: “Let’s Talk Simulation” Cost: $10 per AIChE member ($15 per guest; $8 per AIChE student member) RESERVATIONS: Please make your reservation with chapter secretary, Ryan Schexnaydre, by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 1st,...Read more

Monthly Dinner Meeting

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 5:30pm CST
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Speaker: Dr. Greg Upton, Assistant Professor – Research, Center for Energy Studies, LSU Topic: “Unconventional Oil and Gas Activity and Crude Export Restrictions: A discussion of U.S. policy restricting crude oil exports” Cost: $20 per AIChE member ($25 per guest; $13 per AIChE student member)...Read more

Monthly Dinner Meeting

Presentation from Dustin Beebe, CEO, ProSys Inc.
Thursday, September 17, 2015, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Topic: The Business Case for Operations Excellence and Optimization Agenda: 5:30 PM - Social hour as guests arrive and get dinner 6:00 PM – Meeting begins, presentation 7:15 PM – Meeting adjourns Cost: $15 per AIChE member ($20 per guest; $8 per AIChE student member) Menu: Eat to your heart’s...Read more

2nd Annual Young (and Young-at-Heart) Professionals Trivia Night

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Brandon Lithgoe
Join the Young Professionals (Young-at-Heart are welcome too!) for food, drinks, and a game of trivia. All are welcome. We encourage you to RSVP to Ryan Schexnaydre at valed1980@gmail.com or (337) 412-1727 by Tuesday August 18th at 5PM. We had a great turnout at last summer's event and hope to have...Read more