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

STS AIChE October 2019 Monthly Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 5:30pm-9:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Oct 1, 2019 Dinner Presentation: Addressing Climate Change, an Energy Industry Perspective Please note that this Dinner event is in conjunction with 2019 SPTC conference Schedule 6:00PM - 7:00PM Join SPTC for the Poster Session and Happy Hour 7:00PM - 8:00PM Dinner and STS Announcements 8:15PM - 9:...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

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: TBD 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: Operational Sustainability Speaker: Dave Drerup Registration Online Online At the door At the...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

First Friday Networking Lunch - September 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: TBD Topic: Costs: The lunch menu is an all-inclusive buffet style for $16 per person and STS-AIChE subsidizes the lunch by $5. The non-refundable $11 registration fee includes the subsidized lunch buffet and attendance for the lunch presentation and networking. Pre-registration reserves...Read more

STS AIChE September 2019 Monthly Dinner Meeting - Workshops

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5:30pm-6:30pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Workshop I Title: Using CHP Simulation Models to Accurately Predict True Net Utilities Opex Impact of Proposed or Planned Plant Project Abstract: Plant utility systems - fuels, steam, power (mech + elec), water and sewer - have a complex inter-relationship especially if the facility uses Multiple...Read more