St. Louis Local Section

This site provides information and resources for chemical engineers in the greater St. Louis area.  Please click on one of the sidebars to learn more.  If you need additional information, please send us a note at, and welcome to our website.  All of our events qualify you for an attendance prize (click for details).

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Career Slam

The Engineering Center is hosting a career session to help high school students find their best fit for a career. The event will be held July 19 from 8:30 to noon at Parkway Central HS, 369 N. Woods Mill Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017. If you are interested in helping with this event, please contact...

Upcoming Events

St. Louis Section Family Picnic

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 4:30pm-8:30pm CDT
Posted by Robert Gale
Join your fellow AIChE local section members to celebrate the end of a good year with a BBQ picnic. We will cater the picnic with Bandanas BBQ (Pork and Beef), along with sides, snacks and dessert. The section will provide plates, utensils and cups. Dinner will be served at ~6:00 p.m. This event...Read more

Building the First “Steamship” in History

St. Louis AIChE Presentation
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 5:00pm-9:00pm CDT
Posted by Robert Gale
In 1807, a brilliant, creative, and controversial American by the name of Robert Fulton declared his intent to build an experimental “steamboat,” which would be used to initiate a continuous passenger service between New York City and Albany, New York. With the success of his North River Steam Boat...Read more

Recent Events

Proctor & Gamble Plant Tour

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 5:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Robert Gale
P&G St. Louis produces nearly $1B of P&G sales in our home care business each year. We manufacture a variety of Cascade products (powders, gel, and action packs) Mr. Clean, Swiffer Wet Jet, and Febreze products. The plant itself has been in operation for just over 90 years. We employ...Read more


Service Awards, Student Awards and an eye-opening speaker
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:00pm-9:00pm CDT
Posted by Robert Gale
SCIENCE! THE CHEMISTRY OF BREWING COFFEE It may sometimes seem like dark magic, but brewing a delicious cup of coffee is nothing more than conducting a chemistry experiment. Coffee expert Dan Pabst will explain the 7 Fundamental Brewing Variables and the chemical processes that go into brewing a...Read more