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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Season Pass 2019

This coming year features many great speakers and topics at our STS AIChE Dinner meetings. Our Season's Pass program is a great way not to miss a single meeting! Over 35 of our members enjoyed the benefits of our 2018 Season Pass program such as: One price to attend all eight monthly dinner...

2019 Election - Nominations

Treasurer Candidate 1: Yurika Díaz Bialowas Yurika Díaz Bialowas is a Senior Technical Support Engineer at Chemstations Inc, where she troubleshoots simulations using CHEMCAD Suite software, provides support to clients’ needs regarding engineering principals, process simulation, heat transfer,...

Upcoming Events

Spring 2019 PE Review Course for Chemical Engineering

Friday, February 1 - April 26, 2019, 4:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Date 2019 Topic Instructor 1-Feb Introduction; Mass/Energy Balances & Thermo I Dale Embry 8-Feb Mass/Energy Balances & Thermodynamics II (3) Gary Gildert/Dale Embry 15-Feb Thermodynamics III (1); Kinetics I (2) Dale Embry; Gary Gildert 22-Feb Kinetics II (2); Plant Design Economics (1) Gary...Read more

Recent Events

First Friday Networking Lunch – December 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Mark J. Friedman, Ph.D. Mark J. Friedman, Ph.D., has over 25 years of experience in Executive Coaching, Strategic Alignment, Team Building, Change Management, Career Development and Outplacement, Individual and Organizational Assessment, Developing and Implementing Training Programs for...Read more

STS AIChE December 2018 Workshop-Only Meeting

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 5:30pm-8:30pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Schedule 5:30PM - 6:55PM Workshop I 7:05PM - 8:30PM Workshop II *Drinks and Snacks will be provided. Register Here Workshop I: Energy targeting of chemical processes using Pinch Analysis Abstract: What is the potential for operating cost savings that can be achieved via improved energy efficiency...Read more