Past Events

April Section Meeting

Charles (Doug) Bush, Plant Manager, Ameresco’s Department of Energy Savannah River Site Biomass Cogeneration
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Jeffrey Pike
Please RSVP by April 10 by sending name to . 6:00-6:30 Reception/social 6:30-7:15 Dinner 7:15 to 8:00 Presentation Ameresco operates a tire recycling facility in Jackson, SC as well as the bio-mass electricity-steam cogeneration plant at the DOE Savannah River Site (SRS...Read more

March Section Meeting

Opportunities and Challenges in a New Golden Age of Chemical Engineering
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:00pm EST
Posted by Jeffrey Pike
Joint meeting with Palmetto Section and USC student section in Aiken. Dinner $25 Buffet. Please sign up by March 5 by sending name to Phillip R. Westmoreland Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC Director of the...Read more

February Section Meeting

Plant Tour: Bridgestone Aiken County Off Road Tire Plant
Friday, February 16, 2018, 3:00pm EST
Posted by Jeffrey Pike
The Bridgestone Aiken County Off Road Tire Plant manufactures the world's largest tires and is one of only two plants in the world to do so. Please sign up by February 14 by sending name, title and company affiliation to . Safety Guidelines/Dress: No open toe shoes or...Read more

January Section Meeting

The Status and Future of the MOX Project at the Savannah River Site
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Jeffrey Pike
Speaker: David Del Vecchio, President and Project Manager CB&I AREVA MOX Services, LLC Location: French Market Grill, Surrey Center, 425 Highland Avenue, Augusta, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. reception and dinner orders 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. dinner 7:15 p.m. – 8:...Read more

Dinner Meeting with Dr. Brenda Garcia-Diaz

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 6:30pm EST
Posted by Joshua Segura
Please join us at the Boll Weevil Cafe on November 12th at 6:30 PM to enjoy a presentation by Dr. Brenda Garcia-Diaz of the Savannah River National Laboratory. Dr. Garcia-Diaz will be presenting on Electrochemistry and Oxidation in Advanced Clean Energy Systems. Dr. García-Díaz joined the Savannah...Read more

Tour of the Carolina Moon Distillery

Friday, October 30, 2015, 11:15am EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
Please join us as the Central Savannah River Local Section tours the Carolina Moon Distillery on Friday, October 30. Plan to arrive at 11:15 a.m and our tour will start at 11:30 followed by a Q&A session. Sandwiches will be provided after the tour. After the tour, members are free to...Read more

End of Season Local Section Picnic

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 12:00pm EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
The Central Savannah River Local Section's annual spring picnic will be our wrap-up for another season of AIChE activities. Tara Smith has graciously agreed to host this event, so look for the brick house with an Arizona State flag out front. Please feel free to bring your family members to join in...Read more

Dinner Meeting with Dr. Joe Cramer

What's New in Licensing?
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 2:00pm EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
Joe Cramer, AIChE Director Emeritus, Program Development, will broadly review the entire licensing process as it currently exists in the US. He will touch on the primary underlying justification for licensing, how it is managed and regulated within the US, tests that are required and how these...Read more

March Meeting with USC Student Chapter

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 2:00pm EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
Clint Wolfe, Ph.D. will be presenting on the Nuclear Industry with a talk titled "Destruction to Production and a Whole Lot More" during our dinner meeting with the USC Student Section of AIChE. The talk will cover aspects of the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility being built at the...Read more

Why Advance Molecular Thermodynamic Models for Electrolyte Systems?

Presented by Dr. Chau-Chyun Chen, Texas Tech Professor, Aspen co-founder
Thursday, January 22, 2015, 6:00pm EST
Posted by Joshua Segura
Chau-Chyun Chen, Sc.D. of Texas Tech will be speaking at the January meeting. Dr. Chen has been teaching at Texas Tech since the summer of 2013. Before arriving at Texas Tech, he spent the majority of his career with Aspen Technology, Inc., a company that develops software to model chemical...Read more

Holiday Dinner Meeting

Awards Meeting with ACS
Friday, December 12, 2014, 6:00pm-9:00pm EST
Posted by Dan Lambert
The AIChE and ACS Local Sections are hosting a joint Holiday Dinner and Awards Meeting at Houndslake Country Club. Please join us on Friday, December 12 at 6:00 PM to celebrate the holiday season and the previous year. The menu choices consist of Rib Eye Steak ($45), Stuffed Chicken ($35), or...Read more

Nanotechnology Talk at Central Savannah River Local Section

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:00pm EST
Posted by Joshua Segura
The Central Savannah River Local Section of AIChE invites you to a talk on nanotechnology by Clemson University Professor Christopher Kitchens. The November 6, 2014 meeting will be held at Ryan's in North Augusta. Chris' talk is titled "The Impact of Cellulose Nanocrystal Orientation on the...Read more

SRNS President Carol Johnson is Keynote for October Meeting

Joint Meeting with SWE and ACS
Thursday, October 16, 2014, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
In conjunction with local sections of the Society of Women Engineers and the American Chemical Society, the Central Savannah River Local Section is happy to have newly appointed Savannah River Nuclear Solutions President and CEO Carol Johnson speak at this month's meeting. Carol will be speaking on...Read more

AIChE does S.E.E.D.

Ruth Patrick Science Center's Science Education Enrichment Day
Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10:00am-3:00pm EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
The Central Savannah River Local Section is participating in the 29th annual Science Education Enrichment Day hosted by USCA's Ruth Patrick Science Center. The goal of S.E.E.D. is to increase awareness of the critical role science and other STEM fields play in our everyday existence. Our local...Read more

2014-2015 Season Kickoff

Meeting at Bobby's Bar-B-Q
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
Please join us for this year's kickoff meeting. We will start our year off at Bobby's Bar-B-Q at 6:00 PM. The fun-filled evening will consist of a social/networking period, a buffet dinner, and ChemE related trivia (with perhaps a small amount of business thrown in on the side). This event is...Read more

GIW Industries Plant Tour

Plant Tour and Light Meal/Meeting
Friday, May 16, 2014, 3:00pm-5:30pm EDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
GIW Industries began as a small foundry and machine shop in Augusta, Ga., in 1891. In 1914, GIW began building slurry pumps. Today, the company comprises two manufacturing facilities, one in Grovetown, Ga., and the other in Thomson, Ga. These foundries and machine shops are used for manufacturing...Read more

Clemson Professor Rachel Getman Speaks to AIChE Local Section

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Joshua Segura
Professor Rachel Getman of Clemson University will be speaking to the CSR local section of AIChE about Simulations of Catalytic Activity under Aqueous Conditions at the Molecular Level using Quantum Chemical-Based Methods. The meeting will be held Thursday, April 10 at 6:00 pm at the Red Bowl in...Read more

Tour of Halocarbon Products Specialty Fluorochemical Plant

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 4:00pm CST
Posted by Joshua Segura
Our local section will tour the Halocarbon Products Plant in Beech Island on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 4:00 pm. Halocarbon is one of the world's leading producers of specialty fluorochemicals. Halocarbon's products include aliphatic fluorochemicals for pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical...Read more