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

TIEEP 2020 Spring Energy Forum - Webinar

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 3:00pm-5:00pm 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

STS-AIChE Houston Food Bank

Saturday, May 16, 2020, 8:00am-12:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
STS AIChE will be joining efforts with other groups to volunteer at the Houston Food Bank on Saturday, May 16, 2020. Volunteers produce the equivalent of a meal a minute while helping the Houston Food Bank sort, they help to process and pack food. And it's fun! Volunteers will receive free lunch...Read more

AIChE - The Climate Solutions Community - Annual Symposium

Saturday, August 22, 2020, 9:00am-12:00pm CDT
Posted by Talia Sanchez
1st Annual AIChE-TCSC Symposium: Paths to Texas Zero GHG Emissions: Electricity, Transportation and Industry Engineers, scientists, legislators and the general public are invited to attend a public discussion of vital climate solutions. A distinguished panel will speak followed by a Q/A with the...Read more

Recent Events

First Friday Networking Lunch - March 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Josh Shupp Josh Shupp is responsible for ensuring customers achieve success with the Northwest Analytics suite of products as quickly as possible. Mr. Shupp has 15 years of experience in enterprise software strategy, sales, design and management; the last five years working at Northwest...Read more

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