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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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Upcoming Events

STS AIChE March 2020 Monthly Dinner Meeting - Workshops

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 5:30pm-6:30pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Workshop I Title: Process Optimization Through Better Separations Abstract: Conventional phase separation devices do not remove all traces of contamination. As a result, solid and liquid contaminants tend to persist in liquid or gas streams, and can create operating challenges (foaming, fouling,...Read more

STS AIChE March 2020 Monthly Dinner Meeting

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 5:30pm-9:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
March 5, 2020 Dinner Presentation: Navigating Your Career: 3 Tips to Advance Effortlessly 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: Chemical engineers are high achievers...Read more

First Friday Networking Lunch - March 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: TBD Topic: TBD 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...Read more

TIEEP 2020 Spring Energy Forum

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 4:00pm-6:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Texas Industrial Energy Management Forum Our theme is Plant Resiliency - Lessons from Harvey. Hurricane Harvey ripped through the Greater Houston area in late August of 2017, leaving a trail of destruction with an estimated cost of $125 billion, and disrupting operations at oil refineries and...Read more

Recent Events

Third Friday Networking Lunch – February 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Liang Tao, PhD/MBA Senior Director, Global Business Development Townsend Solutions 509 N Sam Houston Parkway E, Suite 500 Houston, TX 77060 +1-504-756-6190 Ltao@townsendsolutions.com Dr. Tao possesses an extensive track record of executions and proven results in sales development, market...Read more

First Friday Networking Lunch - February 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Don Abrahamson Don Abrahamson has over 50 years in the chemical process industry with experience in operations and engineering roles including: process safety management, operations management, process safety engineering, technical management, quality assurance management, process...Read more