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South Texas Local Section

Welcome to the website of the Greater Houston Area Chemical Engineers! We are known as the South Texas Section. We are one of the largest local sections of AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers).

We provide many activities and services for our members!

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Volunteer Opportunity - Webmaster

STS is the largest local section of AIChE. If you want to increase your visibility to industry, volunteering with STS is a great opportunity to do so. STS-AIChE is in current need of a webmaster. The position does not require ANY coding experience because coding isn't required to modify the website...

Upcoming Events

First Friday Process Networking Forum – June 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
Topic: The Future Price of Oil: A Perspective In mid-2014, the price of oil began a precipitous drop from about $110/bbl Brent to a low of about $30/bbl in the beginning of 2016. It has since partially recovered -- averaging $66-67/bbl over the past 3 months. This dramatic drop and partial recovery...Read more

2018 Annual STS-AIChE Houston Ship Channel Trip

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
REGISTRATION CLOSED -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SECURITY NOTICE Because of the increased security requirements at Port Houston, the annual STS-AIChE Houston Ship Channel Trip is subject to cancellation at the last minute by Port...Read more

Third Friday Process Networking Forum – June 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
Topic: Patents and Intellectual Property: From Invention to Value Most chemical engineers are aware of patents but the details of getting from invention to realizing value can be elusive. This talk will cover many of the aspects of the patent process and how to use patents to create value. First it...Read more

Recent Events

Third Friday Process Networking Forum – May 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
Speaker: Cody D. Rosier Cody Rosier, an HS&E Corporate Director at Zalemo, oversees Health, Safety and Environmental programs, Health, Safety and Environmental compliance, safety managers, safety technicians and corporate initiatives across the United States and abroad. Cody has worked in a...Read more

May 4th – First Friday Networking Lunch

Friday, May 4, 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
The next STS-AIChE First Friday Networking Lunch (FFNL) will be held on Friday, May 4th from 11:30AM -1:00PM at the Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor Park Restaurant and Grill (14703 Park Row Dr, Houston, TX 77079). The restaurant is located on the east side of the hotel and there is designated...Read more