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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

by Paul Vosejpka, Global R&D Director Formulation Science, The Dow Chemical Company
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 mitigation of...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

2017/2018 Mid-Michigan AIChE Kick-Off

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 5:30pm-7:30pm EDT
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Calling all Chemical Engineers!!!! (Chemists and other Engineers welcome too) You are cordially invited to the 2017/2018 Mid-Michigan AIChE Kick-Off When: Tuesday September 19th from 5:00 to 7:30 Where: Oscars 140 E Main St, Downtown Midland What: Meet and Fellowship with colleagues, Learn about...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

Two-Dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy and Development of Novel Bioplastics, Nodax™

Sponsored by the Mid-Michigan AIChE Section & The Midland Section of the ACS
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Kathleen Wu
Two-dimensional (2D) correlation spectroscopy is a versatile spectral data analysis technique which has gained wide popularity over the last 25 years in both academic and industrial laboratories. It is used in many different fields, including inorganic and organic chemistry, life science and...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 Water...Read more

2016 Mid-Michigan AIChE Spring Banquet

Keynote Speaker: Victor Atiemo-Obeng, Safe Water Team
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

Presenter: Jeff Zawisza, Dow Chemical Company
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

Presenter: John Bissell, Micromidas Inc.
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

Presenter: Adam Peterson, Dow Corning
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

Presenter: Dr. Rich Helling, Dow Chemical
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

Presenter: Kevin Shaughnessy, Dow Chemical
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

Presenter: Mark Barteau, University of Michigan
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

What does toxicology really have to say?
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

featuring Dr. Cheryl Teich, AIChE President
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 region...Read more

Join the Local Section!

Paypal Link Added
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