Northern California Local Section

Welcome to NorCal AIChE, the 5th largest AIChE section in the world, encompassing Northern California and the Reno area of Nevada.

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NorCal AIChE would like to acknowledge those who have made substantial gifts to NorCal AIChE over the last year. These include Chevron, Genentech, Dr. Andre Da Costa, Enersimp, LLC, and Tesoro for contributions in kind.

Upcoming Events

AIChE March 8, 2018 Section Meeting and Plant Tour in San Francisco

What fermenting honey into mead and launching your own consulting business have in common.
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:00pm-9:30pm PST
Posted by Austin Lin
Join us in SF/ Hunter's Point for a combo evening of factory tour and presentation on small business consulting as a chemical engineer. // Need-finding and Independent Consulting with Small Businesses Greg Dudish consulted for the SF Mead Company to improve production and inventory management...Read more

Recent Events

AIChE NorCal February 2018 Meeting @ South SF

From Environmental Consulting to Construction: Chemical Engineers Can Do It All!
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:00pm-8:00pm PST
Posted by Austin Lin
// From Environmental Consulting to Construction: Chemical Engineers Can Do It All! *Sponsored by Dome Construction* Curious about what other industries ChemEs are making an impact? What types of technical problems are encountered in one field with lessons learned reapplied in others? Come hear the...Read more

January 2018 AIChE Section Meeting in Downtown Berkeley

Your Career is a Startup
Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6:00pm-9:00pm PST
Posted by Austin Lin
Dear NorCal Members, Start 2018 off with a focused, interactive workshop about supercharging your career as a chemical engineer using entrepreneurial thinking. The interactive workshop will discuss the skills and technology you should sharpen to maintain a competitive edge, and how to balance...Read more