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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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

2019 Annual STS-AIChE Houston Ship Channel Trip

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 6:00pm-7:30pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
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 Houston. If this happens, we will notify all people with reservations and put a notice on our website: http://www...Read more

2019 Annual Astros Game

Friday, July 19, 2019, 7:00pm-10:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
AIChE STS Young Professionals invites you to a night out at the Houston Astros game The game against the Texas Rangers starts at 7:00 PM at Minute Maid Park. The cost of attending is only $30 per person, which covers your game seat in Section 133. There also will be fireworks after the game! You...Read more

Recent Events

Third Friday Networking Lunch – May 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Yougen Kong, Ph.D., P.E., Technical Support Manager, Gexcon US Dr. Yougen Kong is Technical Support Manager at Gexcon US, a leading process safety company with expertise in flammable gas dispersion, fires and explosions. He holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering and is experienced in...Read more

STS AIChE May 2019 Monthly Dinner Meeting - Workshops

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Workshop I Title: Innovation Tools Abstract: In today’s global and fast-paced environment, the only way companies survive is to innovate. New products and services are required to keep pace with competitors, yet many executives feel that the ideas from within their organizations are stale and...Read more