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Meeting Announcement 2-28-2019

Brewery Tour / Social / Networking Event
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Thursday, February 28th from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at Bond Brothers Beer Company in Cary for a brewery tour / social / evening of networking. Meet and mingle with chemical engineers working in and around Raleigh along with students from NC State's AIChE Student Chapter. Please see the...Read more

Meeting Announcement: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Project Management for Manufacturing Facilities
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for a presentation on project execution by John Lewis, DPS Consulting. This talk will cover how to control cost, risk, and quality when presented with incomplete or flexible data. The discussion will include a project execution model and the influence of project organization. For...Read more

Meeting Announcement 9/27/2018

TOPO Distillery Tour
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:30pm-9:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
The Eastern NC Section of AIChE invites you to join us for a tour of TOPO Distillery in Chapel Hill, hosted by Head Distiller George Dusek. A $20 fee is payable at the door and includes a tasting session! For details and to register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/topo-distillery-tour-with-...Read more

Meeting Announcement 5-16-18

Novo Nordisk Plant Tour
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 5:15pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our Eastern NC AIChE Section has lined up a tour of Novo Nordisk Diabetes Finished Products on Wednesday, May 16th - see the meeting announcement below. Note that the dinner/presentation starts at 5:30 PM, but please arrive 10-15 minutes early to register/badge in. Also note that closed-toe shoes...Read more

Meeting Announcement 4-26-18

Industry 4.0 and the Chemical Industry's Future & AIChE Priority Initiatives
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Dr. Billy B. Bardin, Global Operations Technology Director for The Dow Chemical Company and a member of the national AIChE Board of Directors, will give a presentation on "Industry 4.0 and the Chemical Industry's Future & AIChE Priority Initiatives". Please come hear Billy on Thursday, April...Read more

Social 2-8-18

Thirsty Thursday Social at Clouds Brewing
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
We will start off 2018 with a Thirsty Thursday Social at Clouds Brewing. Please see the announcement below for details. Please RSVP to Tim Wallace by February 6th : easternncaiche@gmail.com Our socials provide an excellent opportunity to network!Read more

Meeting Announcement 11-14-17

Exploring the Power and Challenges of Regenerative Medicine
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 5:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our Eastern NC Section has lined up an interesting talk by Ted Lithgow of Humacyte on Exploring the Power and Challenges of Regenerative Medicine. We hope you can join us on Tuesday, November 14th at the University Club. Please see the announcement below for details. RSVP to Tim Wallace by 11/9/17...Read more

Meeting Announcement 10-26-17

Serialization – Implementation for Filling/Packaging Lines
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our AIChE Eastern NC Section has lined up a presentation by Carlos Machado of SEA Vision on serialization implementation of pharmaceutical filling and packaging lines. The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 26 at the University Club, with the Social starting at 5:30 PM, the Dinner at 6:30 PM...Read more

Meeting Announcement 10-4-2017

Brewery Tour/Social at Ponysaurus Brewing
Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our Eastern NC AIChE Section has arranged a Brewery Tour/Social at Ponysaurus Brewing on Wednesday, October 4th. The tour starts at 6 PM and the social will follow. Note there is a $10 fee to cover the tasting. Please see the announcement below for details. RSVP to Tim Wallace by October 1st:...Read more

Meeting Announcement 5-16-17

Agitation Design in Bioreactor Systems
Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for a presentation on Agitation Design in Bioreactor Systems by Nicolle Courtemanche of Lightnin'. The meeting will be held at the University Club on Tuesday, May 16 with a social at 5:30 PM, dinner at 6:30 PM and lecture at 7:00 PM. Please see the announcement below for details...Read more

Meeting Announcement 4-20-17

Thirsty Thursday Social and Brewery Tour at Brice's Brewing Company
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for a Thirsty Thursday Social and Brewery Tour at Brice's Brewing Company on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Note that everyone is welcome - so bring a neighbor, a prospective member, or a significant other. Please see the announcement below for details. RSVP to Tim Wallace by April...Read more

Meeting Announcement 03-16-17

ASME BPE Basics, the Dead-Leg study by an ASME BPE member
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Mr. Joey Nerstad, Life Sciences Regional Sales Manager for Anderson-Negele, will make a presentation on Thursday, March 16, 2017 to our Eastern NC Section in which he will discuss ASME BPE Basics, the Dead-Leg study by an ASME BPE member, and instrumentation to avoid these scenarios. Please see the...Read more

Meeting Announcement 11-10-16

Effective Condensate Drainage for Steam Heating Equipment
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 5:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Dennis Kacsur, Product Manager for Carotek, will give a technical presentation "Effective Condensate Drainage for Steam Heating Equipment" on Thursday, November 10th. This should be a very informative discussion on condensate drainage and it provides the opportunity to earn Professional...Read more

AIChE Meeting Announcement 09-21-16

Distillery Tour/Social at Raleigh Rum Company
Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for a Distillery Tour / Social at Raleigh Rum Company on Wednesday, September 21st. This is a great opportunity to study an extremely valuable unit operation. Please see the announcement below for details. RSVP to: easternncaiche@gmail.com by September 15th. Hope you can join us!Read more

Thirsty Thursday Social 8-18-2016

Clouds Brewing
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 5:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Thursday, August 18th at Clouds Brewing for a Thirsty Thursday Social. Please see the announcement below for details. All are welcome including members and non-members. Let your colleagues know about this networking opportunity. Please RSVP to Tim Wallace, easternncaiche@gmail.com...Read more

Meeting Announcement 3-23-16

Sanitary Design of Instrumented Systems
Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Wednesday, March 23rd for a seminar on Sanitary Design of Instrumented Systems by Larry Harper of Wika Instruments. The seminar will be held at the University Club with a social starting at 5:30 PM, a buffet dinner at 6:30 PM, and the presentation at 7:00 PM. Please see the...Read more

Meeting 2-25-16

Thirsty Thursday Social – Clouds Brewing
Friday, February 26, 2016, 5:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Thursday, February 25th for a social at Clouds Brewing. The social starts at 5:00 PM.See meeting announcement below for details. And please RSVP to: easternncaiche@gmail.com Hope you can attend.Read more

Meeting Announcement 12-9-15

Leadership, Laws and Policy: Environmental Regulations at the Strategic Level.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 5:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
We have a great speaker lined up for our meeting on Wednesday, December 9th: Don van der Vaart who is Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality. Don will speak on Leadership, Laws and Policy: Environmental Regulations at the Strategic Level. Note that Don is a licensed Professional...Read more

Meeting Announcement 10-13-15

Design and Application of Clean-In-Place Systems
Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for a presentation on Design and Application of Clean-In-Place Systems by Brian Gehrke of A&B Process Systems. The meeting will be held at the University Club on Tuesday, October 13th with Social at 5:30 PM, Dinner at 6:30 PM and Presentation at 7:00 PM. Note that the buffet...Read more

Brueprint Brewing Company Tour & Social

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for a tour and social at Brueprint Brewing Company in Apex on Wednesday, September 16th starting at 6 PM. This is a great chance to network, get a brewery tour led by engineers, and partake in your favorite beverage. Please see the announcement below for details. RSVP to:...Read more

Thirsty Thursday Social 7-9-2015

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 5:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our Eastern North Carolina Section of AIChE will have a Thirsty Thursday Social the evening of July 9th at the Hibernian Pub in Cary. Bring a guest - your spouse, a prospective member, a member in hiding, ... Details including directions are in the announcement below. Please RSVP to Tim Wallace at...Read more

Meeting Announcement 5-6-15

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
We hope you can join us on Wednesday, May 6th for a presentation by Diana Mollicone on Double Containment Piping Systems. Diana is an Applications Engineer at IPEX and an expert on the design and installation of plumbing and process piping systems. The meeting will be held at the University Club:...Read more

Meeting Announcement 3-25-15

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
David Lovein, Regional Sales Manager for Protego Inc., will give a talk on flame arrestors and tank venting design. Please see the announcement below for details. RSVP to: easternncaiche@gmail.com Hope you can join us.Read more

Thirsty Thursday Social at Clouds Brewing

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 5:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
AIChE Members and Friends, Mark your calendars now for a Thirsty Thursday Social at Clouds Brewing on February 19th. Great time to network with AIChE Members in our local section. And great excuse to check out Clouds Brewing. Details are in the meeting announcement below. Please RSVP to Tim Wallace...Read more

Mallinckrodt Tour Announcement 11-18-14

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 4:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
A tour of the Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical plant has been arranged for our AIChE section on Tuesday, November 18th starting at 4:00 PM. The tour will be led by local section member, Jay Collie. Please see the announcement below for details. Everyone is invited to meet after the tour for dinner at On...Read more

Meeting Announcement 9-23-14

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Adam Merah of Goulds Pumps will present a seminar for our AIChE Eastern NC Section next Tuesday, September 23rd on Centrifugal Pump Design and Selection . As our first meeting this fall, the buffet dinner will be free to AIChE members. Great chance to network, enjoy a good dinner, learn about...Read more

Career Panel Discussion with the NC State AIChE Student Chapter

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our Local Section will be conducting a career panel discussion with the NC State AIChE students. Several of our members will answer questions from the students about the Chemical Engineering profession and share their experiences with our soon to be minted Chemical Engineers. If you would like to...Read more

Thirsty Thursday Social

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 5:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Join us for a Thirsty Thursday social at Raleigh Brewing Company which is located just off Hillsborough Street across from Meredith College. All are welcome - both current and prospective members. See the Meeting Announcement below for more info. RSVP to: Tim Wallace ( timwallace@embarqmail.com )...Read more

Meeting Announcement -- 7-10-2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014, 5:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Thursday, July 10th at Crank Arm Brewing Company for a Thirsty Thursday Social. Details can be found in the attached meeting announcement below. Please note that they do not serve food, but it can be brought in. Come anytime after 5:00 PM and look for our group. Please RSVP to Tim...Read more

Principles of Rupture Disk Design, Selection and Operation

Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Wednesday, October 16th for our next AIChE local section meeting -- Jay Baker of BS&B Safety Systems will give a talk on and demonstration of rupture disks. You'll notice that this dinner meeting is FREE to AIChE members for a buffet dinner and a great presentation.Read more

Entering a Golden Age of Chemical Engineering

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
We are delighted that the president of our national AIChE organization, Dr. Phil Westmoreland, will speak on "Entering a Golden Age of Chemical Engineering". Dr. Westmoreland will present his talk on Wednesday, September 18th at the University Club.Read more

Social and Brewery Tour

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 5:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Thursday, August 22nd at Raleigh Brewing Company for our kick-off social and brewery tour. It's a great way to connect with other chemical engineers and see a chemical engineering process. Hope to see you there!Read more

Instrumentation Selection and Design

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for our March meeting (Wednesday, March 27th) on Instrumentation Selection and Design. Brett Easterling of Burkert Fluid Control Systems will be our speaker. Hope to see you there for networking, a delicious buffet dinner and a very interesting presentation.Read more

Gary R Tomkins Chilled Water Operations Center

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 6:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for a tour of the Gary R. Tompkins Chilled Water Operations Center in Chapel Hill on Tuesday, February 26th at 6:30 PM. See the attached flyer for details. Afterwards we'll go to Mama Dip's for a traditional southern meal.Read more

Tour of Grifols North Fractionation Facility

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 6:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our AIChE Eastern NC Section is pleased to announce that Grifols will host us for a tour of their new North Fractionation Facility on Thursday, November 15th. Grifols produces pharmaceutical therapies from blood plasma at this facility.Read more

Tour of Piedmont Bio-fuels

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Our AIChE Chapter has lined up a tour of Piedmont Bio-fuels with Link Shumaker on Wednesday, May 16th. The facility produces biodiesel from vegetable oil. Hope you can join us.Read more

Safety Relief Valve Technical Seminar

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Dean Barnes of Tyco Valves and Controls will present a technical seminar on Safety Relief Valves. Please join us on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 for our meeting: Our Social starts at 5:30 PM, with Dinner at 6:30 PM and Lecture at 7:00 PM.Read more

Corrosion Resistant Alloys in Process Equipment Design

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 5:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Wednesday, November 16 at the University Club for the next meeting of our AIChE Eastern NC Section. Nick Zentil of Titan Metal Fabricators will speak on Corrosion Resistant Alloys in Process Equipment Design. The social starts at 5:30 PM, with a buffet dinner at 6:30 PM and the talk at 7:00 PM.Read more

Wine Tasting & Tour Followed by Informal Dinner

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Join us for a Wine Tasting and Tour at Cloer Family Vineyards in Apex. Information on the winery can be found at their website: http://www.cloerfamilyvineyards.com . Afterwards we will go to dinner at Tyler's Restaurant and Taproom in the Beaver Creek Shopping Center at the intersection of US 64 and NC 55.Read more

Glass-Lined Equipment Technology, Design, Fabrication, Care and Maintenance

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 5:30pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us for our first meeting of 2011! Dave Howes of De Dietrich Process Systems will make a presentation at our February 16th meeting on Glass-Lined Equipment -- Technology, Design, Fabrication, Care and Maintenance. Dave has over 25 years of experience in equipment design and commissioning, plant engineering and project management.Read more

Low Pressure Extrusion & Spheronization

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
We are very pleased that David Sliva of LCI Corporation will come to Raleigh to present a seminar on Low Pressure Extrusion and Spheronization. Please join us on Tuesday, October 26th for the presentation.Read more

Tour of the SAS Solar Farm

Friday, September 17, 2010, 1:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
We have lined up a tour of the SAS Solar Farm from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on Friday, September 17th. Parking is not available at the Solar Farm, so we need to meet at 1:30 PM to van pool from the Murphy Center at the NC State University Carter-Finley Football Stadium.Read more

Meet-The-Brewer Tour & Social: Natty Greene’s Pub & Brewing Company

Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 5:00pm-7:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Please join us on Wednesday, September 8th from 5:00 to 7:30 PM for a "Meet-The-Brewer" Tour and Social at Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Company. This is a great opportunity to network with other chemical engineers in a social setting, and just as importantly, an opportunity to learn about the brewing process and to sample a variety of beers! We hope you'll also stay for some great "pub grub".Read more

Pharmaceutical Equipment Design

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
We are very pleased that John Tredway and Dave Pollock of Feldmeier Equipment Company will be presenting a seminar on the design and finish of pharmaceutical equipment.Read more

2009 Automation Forum

Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 3:00pm-6:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
AIChE is partnering with ISPE and ISA to sponsor an automation forum for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. The forum will be held on Tuesday, December 8th from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.Read more

Feeder Designs

Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Jeff Karigan of Material Dynamics will speak on Feeder Designs. We hope you can join us on Tuesday, April 7th at 5:30 pm at the NC State University Club.Read more

Basic Centrifugal Pump Selection

Friday, January 30, 2009, 11:30am EST
Posted by Paul Woolverton
A lunch presentation by Harold Muse, vice president of Tencarva Machinery Company. Harold will speak on centrifugal pump selection, covering such topics as cavitation, parallel operation and the benefits of variable speed drive.Read more

How Dry I Am...

Thursday, April 10, 2008, 3:00pm-6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
Jay Collie, the new Chair of our AIChE Eastern NC section, will be one of the presenters at "How Dry I Am..." a technical symposium on water conservation and resue options.Read more

Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training & Education Center

Thursday, September 27, 2007, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Woolverton
The Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) on the Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University provides a unique pilot-scale, industry-informed, cGMP environment critical to developing a workforce proficient in the skills needed in the biomanufacturing industry.Read more