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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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Please join STS at the Annual Holiday Social!

Enjoy a celebration of our year’s accomplishments, recognition of our volunteers, Distinguished Service and E.L. Ekholm Distinguished Leadership awards, exceptional gala quality meal, and live Jazz ensemble with our members, guests, and friends of STS -AIChE.  Enjoy the views from the Maritime’s banquet room and deck overlooking the Port of Houston’s Boggy Bayou turning basin.  Music by Wolfpack Jazz Ensemble.

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Upcoming Events

STS AIChE December 1st 2022 Holiday Social

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 6:00pm-9:00pm CST
Posted by Rachel Carlton
Enjoy a celebration of our year’s accomplishments, recognition of our volunteers, Distinguished Service and E.L. Ekholm Distinguished Leadership awards, exceptional gala quality meal, and live Jazz ensemble with our members, guests, and friends of STS -AIChE. Enjoy the views from the Maritime’s...Read more

Spring 2023 PE Review Course for Chemical Engineering

Friday, January 20 - April 14, 2023, 3:00pm CST
Posted by Rachel Carlton
University of Houston Main Campus Engineering I Room 102-D (Contingent) Virtual Sessions Planned Date 2023 Topic Instructor 20-Jan Introduction; Mass/Energy Balances & Thermo I Dale Embry 27-Jan Mass/Energy Balances & Thermodynamics II (3) Gary Gildert/Dale Embry 3-Feb Thermodynamics III (1...Read more

Recent Events

STS AIChE November 3rd 2022 Hybrid Meeting

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 5:30pm-9:00pm CDT
Posted by Rachel Carlton
The November 3rd meeting agenda is as listed below. Our Houston area venue for November 3 rd is located on the West side of town at The Bougainvilleas, 12126 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77077 (Hybrid format- in person or online). 5:30PM - 6:30PM Pre-dinner Workshop- Randy Miller, Schneider, Operator...Read more

STS K-12 STEM Outreach on Energy Day

Saturday, October 15, 2022, 9:30am-4:00pm CDT
Posted by Rachel Carlton
Energy Day is Houston’s largest annual FREE family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day has nearly 70 interactive demonstrations and exhibits that teach students and their families about the various forms of energy through STEM fields, along with...Read more

Recent Activity

STS Officer Elections Close Nov 25th

The STS AIChE elections close on November 25th for the following officer elections: STS AIChE Chair-Elect Dr. Mona Setoodeh William A. Shaw, B.S/M.S. ChE STS AIChE Director Position 1 Yasmine McColl STS AIChE Director Position 3 Dr. Nitish Mittal STS AIChE Treasurer Sarah Olmedo Harshad Shah Voting...