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MMAIChE 2020- 2021 season kick-off meeting

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Please join us for the 2020-2021 MMAIChE season kick-off meeting next Wednesday September 30th from 6PM-8PM! The event will be hosted virtually this year as we adapt to the circumstances around us. We are looking forward to the year ahead, and we invite you to join us to learn more about last...Read more

Thinking about Sustainability [Virtual Meeting]

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 6:00pm-7:30pm EDT
The Mid-Michigan AIChE invites you for our April seminar on the topic: “Thinking about Sustainability” by Dr. Rich Helling Director of Sustainable Chemistry for Dow Wednesday April 22 nd from 6:00 to 7:30 pm We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all meeting attendees. In...Read more

An Overview of the Center for Chemical Process Safety

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
Details: When: Tuesday, February 11, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Where: Grand Traverse Pie Company Address: 2600 N Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640 Complimentary sandwiches will be available, first come, first serve at 6 with Ken’s talk starting around 6:30. The lecture qualifies for one continuing education...Read more

This Stuff Really Works! by Ted Calverly

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
This Stuff Really Works!: Unravelling Apparently Complex Systems using Chemical Engineering Tools By: Ted Calverley (Fellow at Dow and recipient of MMAIChE's 2018 Chemical Engineer of the Year Award) When: Tuesday, January 14, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Where: Michigan State University St. Andrews Address:...Read more

Engineering Ethics: A Clash of Fundamental Principles

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm EDT
Mid-Michigan AICHE Seminar Series Kick-off! Please join us for: Engineering Ethics: A Clash of Fundamental Principles Presented by: Jeffrey Koperski From Saginaw Valley State University This exciting seminar will dive into the world of ethical disagreements. Some conflicts in engineering are driven...Read more

Mid-Michigan AICHE Kick-off Meeting 2019-2020

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5:30pm EDT
Come One, Come All! Mid-Michigan AICHE Kick-off Meeting Please join us at Oscars for the 2019/2020 Kick-Off Meeting. We are looking forward to the year ahead and our goals for another successful year! Come join us and learn about this year’s exciting programs and seminar series! There will be an...Read more

Mid-Michigan AIChE Spring Banquet 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 5:30pm-8:45pm EDT
Remember to RSVP by May 10! Mid-Michigan AIChE to Hold Spring Banquet Featuring Guest Speaker Henry T. (Hank) Kohlbrand Mark your calendar! The Mid-Michigan Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) cordially invites you to attend the annual Spring Banquet on Tuesday, May 14,...Read more

Defining Moments, Things That Shaped My Career

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 6:00pm-7:30pm EDT
Ron Leng , Research Fellow, Corteva Agriscience (a division of DowDuPont) will be the April speaker for the 2018/2019 Mid-Michigan AIChE seminar series on the topic: “ Defining Moments , Things That Shaped My Career” When: Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Where: MSU St. Andrews Address: 1910 W...Read more

Process Intensification: Using LESS to Make MORE

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm EST
Gregory Theunick will be the January speaker for the 2018/2019 Mid-Michigan seminar series on the topic: Process Intensification: Using LESS to Make MORE When: Tuesday, January 15, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Where: The Dow Chemical Company, 1790 Building, Room 272 Address: Washington Street, south of...Read more

A Winning Recipe: Chemical Engineers and Homebrew

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
A Winning Recipe: Chemical Engineers and Homebrew by William Liechty , The Dow Chemical Company, David Couling , Corteva Agroscience, and Scott Tipler , The Dow Chemical Company When: Tuesday, December 4, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Where: Creative 360 (1517 Bayliss St, Midland, MI 48640) Complimentary snacks...Read more

2018/2019 Season Kick Off Meeting

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Please join us for the 2018/2019 season kick off meeting! Come socialize with your fellow engineers and learn about the exciting programming offered this season by MMAIChE (Have a complimentary drink and hors d’oeuvres building companionship with others while gaining knowledge that will transform...Read more

AIChE PEAK Leadership Workshop

Friday, May 18, 2018, 9:00am-3:00pm EDT
Providing Effective & Knowledgeable (PEAK) Leadership Workshop Center for PEAK Leadership American Institute of Chemical Engineers Friday May 18, 2018 // 9 am – 3 pm Dow Chemical Bldg 1790 Rm 172 // 633 Washington St, Midland MI (Location may be subject to change) Free for AIChE members,...Read more

Mid-Michigan AIChE Spring Banquet 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 5:30pm-8:45pm EDT
Remember to RSVP by May 12! Mid-Michigan AIChE to Hold Spring Banquet Featuring Guest Speaker Mark Weick Mark your calendar! The Mid-Michigan Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) cordially invites you to attend the annual Spring Banquet on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the...Read more

STEAM COFFIN – Building the First “Steamship” in History

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm EDT
STEAM COFFIN – Building the First “Steamship” in History Tuesday, April 17th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm At MSU St Andrews (next to the Grace A. Dow Library) (former Michigan Molecular Institute) 1910 S St Andrews Rd, Midland, MI 48640 Complimentary sandwiches will be available, first come, and first...Read more

The Future of Transportation

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm EDT
Grand Traverse Pie Company 2600 N. Saginaw Rd Midland, MI 48640 United States Abstract: Paul will share his thoughts on future trends in transportation. He will draw on his experiences as Director of Dow Automotive over the past decade. Rest assured, he will illuminate the challenges that the...Read more

Advances in Big Data Analytics at The Dow Chemical Company

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
Grand Traverse Pie Company 2600 N. Saginaw Rd Midland, MI 48640 United States Advances in Big Data Analytics at The Dow Chemical Company by Leo H. Chiang, Associate Technology Director at The Dow Chemical Company Big data analytics is the journey to turn data into insights for more informed...Read more

Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents: Technology Evolution

Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm EST
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Abstract: Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents – Technology Evolution The widespread use of chlorinated ethenes, ethanes, and methanes as organic solvents, and their subsequent disposal practices, has resulted in extensive global soil and groundwater contamination. Conventional means of solvent...Read more

Hazard Analysis & Risk Analysis Tool Kit

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Ken First, Retired Process Safety Leader at Dow AgroSciences will be December’s speaker for the 2017/2018 Mid-Michigan AIChE seminar series. Abstract: Chemical Process Safety – A Work Process Perspective Chemical Process Safety is a discipline that focuses on the prevention and...Read more

Adventures at a Start-up Company vs the Corporate Gig

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6:30pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Adventures at a Start-up Company vs the Corporate Gig Chris Rentsch, Head of Engineering, Origin Materials, will be our second speaker of the 2017/2018 Mid-Michigan AIChE seminar series speaking on: Wednesday November 15 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM At the Grand Traverse Pie Company 2600 N Saginaw Rd,...Read more

Polycrystalline Silicon Technology and Markets

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Mark Bassett, Ph.D., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Hemlock Semiconductor Group, will kick off the 2017/2018 Mid-Michigan AIChE seminar series on: Tuesday October 17 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm At the Grand Traverse Pie Company 2600 N Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640 Mark will talk about the role...Read more

MMAIChE Lecture Series for 2017-18

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - May 22, 2018, 12:00am EDT
Posted by Kathleen Wu
See below for the tentative MMAIChE Lectures Series for 2017-2018. There will be an official notification by e-mail prior to each seminar. Unless otherwise noted in the official meeting announcement, all evening meetings will be held at the Grand Traverse Pie Company 2600 N. Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI...Read more

2017 Mid-Michigan AIChE Spring Banquet

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:30pm-9:30pm EDT
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Mark your calendar! The Mid-Michigan Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) cordially invites you to attend the annual Spring Banquet on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Great Hall Convention Center in Midland. Our special guest speaker for the evening will be Gene Anderson...Read more

Mid-Michigan AlChE Fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 12:00am-12:00pm EDT
Posted by Kathleen Wu
All friends, family and supporters of Mid-Michigan AlChE are invited to participate in their fundraising event on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Everyone is invited to gather at Buffalo Wild Wings in Midland (6728 Eastman Ave.) for lunch, dinner, or a snack. On this day, 20% of purchases* accompanied by...Read more

MDOT's "Toward Zero Death" Goal

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6:30pm-8:30pm EST
Posted by Kathleen Wu
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIME AND THE LOCATION OF THE SEMINAR ARE DIFFERENT THAN THE USUAL SEMINAR TIME Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) is a statewide safety campaign based on the national strategy on highway safety intended to influence driver behavior and improve safety. With more than 35,000 fatalities...Read more

Recognizing and Mitigating Reactive Overpressure Scenarios

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm EST
Posted by Kathleen Wu
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIME AND THE LOCATION OF THE SEMINAR ARE DIFFERENT THAN THE USUAL SEMINAR TIME AND LOCATION. THE DATE OF THE SEMINAR IS ALSO DIFFERENT THAN THE ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED!!! PLEASE REFER TO THE INFORMATION AT THE END OF THIS NOTICE FOR MORE GUIDANCE FOR LOCATION AND BUILDING ACCESS...Read more

Keeping Our Food Supply Tasty Through Technology

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Kathleen Wu
The Mid-Michigan AIChE Section Seminar: Keeping Our Food Supply Tasty Through Technology There are few global technology advances that have transformed the daily lives of the world as much as the innovations in food packaging. A safe, cost effective, and sometimes even fun food packaging system...Read more

2016-2017 Mid-Michigan AIChE Kick-Off Meeting

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 5:30pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Chemical Engineers in Mid-Michigan Invite You to Annual MMAIChE Kick-off Meeting You’re invited to the kick-off meeting of the Mid-Michigan Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (MMAIChE) on Thursday, September 22nd from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Tri-City Brewing Company (3020 N...Read more

2016 Mid-Michigan AIChE Spring Banquet

Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 5:30pm-9:00pm EDT
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Mark your calendar! The Mid-Michigan Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) cordially invites you to attend the annual Spring Banquet on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the Great Hall Convention Center in Midland. Our special guest speaker for the evening will be Dr. Victor Atiemo...Read more

Additive Manufacturing

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Free and open to the public Light snacks at 6:00 PM while they last Seminar starts at 7:00 PM For AIChE members, the lecture qualifies for 1 professional development hour credit. CEH certificates are needed for licensed Professional Engineers to maintain their license and will be provided to...Read more

Evolution of a Start-Up

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Free and open to the public. Light snacks at 6:00 pm while they last. Seminar starts at 7:00 pm. For AIChE members, this lecture qualifies for 1 professional development hour credit. CEH certificates will be provided to interested attendees. CEH certificates are needed for licensed Professional...Read more

The Pervasive and Surprising Uses of Silicones

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Free and open to the public. Light snacks at 6:00 pm while they last. Seminar starts at 7:00 pm. For AIChE members, this lecture qualifies for 1 professional development hour (PDH) credit. PDH certificates will be provided to interested attendees. This presentation will focus on the basic...Read more

Food: Footprints and Handprints

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Free and open to the public. Light snacks at 6:00 pm while they last. Seminar starts at 7:00 pm. For AIChE members, this lecture qualifies for 1 professional development hour (PDH) credit. PDH certificates will be provided to interested attendees. As a chemical engineer, one can look at the life...Read more

Inherent Safety Design in Risk Management

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Free and open to the public. Light snacks at 6:00 pm while they last. Seminar starts at 7:00 pm. For AIChE members, this lecture qualifies for 1 professional development hour (PDH) credit. PDH certificates will be provided to interested attendees. We learn from (unfortunate) events, regardless of...Read more

Perspectives on Energy

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Free and open to the public. Light snacks at 6:00 pm while they last. Seminar starts at 7:00 pm. For AIChE members, this lecture qualifies for 1 professional development hour (PDH) credit. PDH certificates will be provided to interested attendees. Energy – clean, sustainable, affordable, and...Read more

The Rise of Chemophobia in the Modern Era

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Kyle Andrews
Free and open to the public. Light snacks at 6:00 pm while they last Seminar starts at 7:00 pm. Note for AIChE members: The seminar qualifies for one professional development hour. PDH certificates will be provided to interested attendees.Read more

Annual AIChE Kick-off Meeting

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 5:30pm EDT
Posted by Kyle Andrews
Are you a chemical engineer? Are you curious about chemical engineering or chemical technologies? Do you enjoy live music, appetizers and drinks? If you answered yes to two out of three, you’re invited to the kick-off meeting of the Mid-Michigan Section of the American Institute of Chemical...Read more

Mid-Michigan AIChE Spring Banquet

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 5:30pm-9:00pm EDT
Posted by Kyle Andrews
The Mid-Michigan Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) cordially invites you to attend the annual Spring Banquet on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Great Hall Convention Center in Midland. Our special guest speaker for the evening will be Dr. Cheryl Teich, the 2015...Read more

Seminar: SMI Snow Makers and the Sochi 2014 Olympics

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Kyle Andrews
Joe VanderKelen, President, SMI Snow Makers 6:00 p.m. dinner (optional), 7:00 p.m. presentation This presentation will focus on SMI Snow Makers and its Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics story. SMI built a brand-new resort to host the Olympics’ alpine, freestyle, and extreme events in the Caucasus...Read more

Join the Local Section!

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 8:00am EST
Posted by Nancy Tseng
Get involved and boost your career by joining AIChE today! Beyond networking opportunities, your AIChE membership gives you resources and opportunities to grow professionally and personally. To join the local section, follow the steps below. If you are a member of Nationl AIChE, you will be...Read more