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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2019 Monthly Dinner Schedule

January 10, The Bouganvilleas, 12126 Westheimer Rd, Houston Mike Allison, Raptor Aerial Services Drones, a new tool for industrial applications February 7, Holiday Inn IAH, 15222 JFK Boulevard, Houston Andrew Smith, Sympatec Advances in lab and process particle characterization March 7, The...

Upcoming Events

First Friday Networking Lunch – February 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Curtis (Curt) Miller Mr. Miller has a P.E. in Control Systems and received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M in 1986. He is a Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) and has recorded 20,000+ hours in functional safety. He is further specialized in protection systems for...Read more

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

Third Friday Networking Lunch – January 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019, 11:30am-1:00pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Speaker: Dyron Hamlin, MS, PE, CIH – Chemical Engineer Mr. Hamlin is a Registered Professional Chemical Engineer and Certified Industrial Hygienist with GHD. Mr. Hamlin has over 20 years’ experience conducting air monitoring, air dispersion modeling, environmental fate assessments, and other...Read more

STS AIChE January 2019 Monthly Dinner Meeting - Workshops

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 5:30pm-6:30pm CST
Posted by Talia Sanchez
Workshop I Title: Achieve Test Run Objectives with Advance Preparation and Real Time Information Abstract: Formal plant test runs are done for a variety of reasons, including: Demonstrating the capacity of a new or revamped unit Identifying specific equipment or piping that limits operating...Read more