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.

Recent Events

2017 AIChE NorCal June Monthly Meeting

AIChE NorCal invites you to join us for great presentations and guided pilot plant tour
Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 6:00pm-9:00pm PDT
Posted by Nathan Hanna
Program consists of: Networking & Refreshments (6:00-6:30 pm) Introductory Remarks by Todd Pray, Program head, AB-PDU (6:30-6:40 pm) Eric Sundstrom talk & Q/A (6:40-7:10 pm) Murthy Konda talk & Q/A (7:10-8:00 pm) ABPDU Pilot plant tour (8:00-8:30 pm) De-risking process scale-up for...Read more

2017 AIChE NorCal May Monthly Meeting

Production of Biodegradable Polymers From Waste Methane Gas
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 6:00pm-8:30pm PDT
Posted by Nathan Hanna
Synopsis of the Presentation: Mango Materials is a Bay Area-based start-up that uses methane gas to produce biodegradable biopolymers that are economically and functionally competitive with conventional, oil-based plastics. Mango Materials produces powder or pellets of poly-hydroxyalkanoate (PHA),...Read more