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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Volunteer Opportunity - Webmaster

STS is the largest local section of AIChE. If you want to increase your visibility to industry, volunteering with STS is a great opportunity to do so. STS-AIChE is in current need of a webmaster. The position does not require ANY coding experience because coding isn't required to modify the website...

Upcoming Events

Third Friday Networking Lunch – July 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
Speaker: Jed Anderson Esq Mr. Anderson is recognized nationally and regionally as a leading expert in the areas of air quality and climate change law. He was formerly with the nationally prestigious law firms of Baker Botts, and Vinson & Elkins, and “of counsel” to the law firm of Bracewell...Read more

STS Young Professionals - Astros vs Rangers Outing

Friday, July 27, 2018, 7:00pm-10:00pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
The AIChE STS Young Professionals group invites you to a night out at the Houston Astros game on Friday, July 27th ! The game against the Texas Rangers starts at 7:00 PM at Minute Maid Park. The cost of attending is only $25 per person, which covers your game seat. You are more than welcome to...Read more

Recent Events

Third Friday Networking Lunch – June 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
Topic: Patents and Intellectual Property: From Invention to Value Most chemical engineers are aware of patents but the details of getting from invention to realizing value can be elusive. This talk will cover many of the aspects of the patent process and how to use patents to create value. First it...Read more

2018 Annual STS-AIChE Houston Ship Channel Trip

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 6:00pm-7:30pm CDT
Posted by Phillip Purpich
REGISTRATION CLOSED -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SECURITY NOTICE Because of the increased security requirements at Port Houston, the annual STS-AIChE Houston Ship Channel Trip is subject to cancellation at the last minute by Port...Read more