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).

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2019 Monthly Dinner Schedule

January 10, The Bouganvilleas, 12126 Westheimer Rd, Houston Mike Allison, Raptor Aerial Services Drones, a new tool for industrial applications February 7, Holiday Inn IAH, 15222 JFK Boulevard, Houston Andrew Smith, Sympatec Advances in lab and process particle characterization March 7, The...

Upcoming Events

First Friday Networking Lunch - November 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: William Pittman, PhD William Pittman, PhD Micropack (Detection) Americas 800 Town and Country Blvd, Houston TX, 77024 Dr. Pittman holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and received the university’s Safety Engineering Certificate in August 2015. He has 10 years...Read more

STS AIChE November 2019 Monthly Dinner Meeting

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 5:30pm-9:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
November 7, 2019 Dinner Presentation: Operational Sustainability Schedule 5:30PM-6:30PM Workshops 6:00PM - 7:00PM Social/Networking Time 7:00PM - 8:00PM Dinner and STS Announcements 8:00PM - 9:00PM Dinner Presentation/Speaker Abstract: TBD Speaker: David Drerup Enjoy a Piccolo Italian Evening with...Read more

Spring 2020 PE Review Course for Chemical Engineering

Friday, January 31 - April 24, 2020, 4:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Date 2019 Topic Instructor 31-Jan Introduction; Mass/Energy Balances & Thermo I Dale Embry 7-Feb Mass/Energy Balances & Thermodynamics II (3) Gary Gildert, Dale Embry 14-Feb Thermodynamics III (1); Kinetics I (2) Dale Embry, Gary Gildert 21-Feb Kinetics II (2); Plant Design Economics (1)...Read more

Recent Events

Third Friday Networking Lunch – October 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Thomas E. Rehm, PhD, PE, CCPSC, CPSA, CLP After a career in the design of refinery processes with UOP in Des Plaines IL (1972-1981), return to graduate school for an MS and PhD at Northwestern University in Evanston IL (1982-1985), as a research engineer with Amoco Chemicals at the Amoco (...Read more

First Friday Networking Lunch - October 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Ken Bush, PE, PMP Ken Bush PE, PMP Lumen PMC Williams Tower 2800 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 4100 Houston, TX 77056 713-609-9634 | Mr. Bush received his BSChE degree from Texas A&M University and his MSChE from the University of Houston. His first job out of college was...Read more