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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).

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Announcements

2021 AIChE Executive Committee Nominations

2021 AIChE Executive Committee Nominations AIChE-STS is looking for nominees for the 2020 Executive Committee. If you or someone you know is interested in any of the below positions, please contact the Nominations Committee: Mark Harkness ( mark.s.harkness@gmail.com ), Lucas Von Ruff ( lvonruff@...

2022 Chair-Elect Election - Ends September 2, 2021

2022 Chair-Elect Election - Ends September 2, 2021 The AIChE Executive Committee is holding the election for 2021 Chair-Elect early this year, and separate from the other officer electionsThe Chair Elect election will run through September 2nd, 2021. The other three elections will then commence and...

2022 Chair-Elect Election - Ends September 2, 2021

The AIChE Executive Committee has decided to hold the election for 2021 Chair-Elect early this year, and separate from the other officer elections. The Bylaws do not dictate a single election for all open 2021 ExCom positions. The Chair Elect election will run through September 2nd, 2021. The other...

13th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference

13th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference The South Texas Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, in partnership with the AIChE HQ, is hosting its 13th Annual AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square, September 30 - October 1,...

2020 Southwest Process Technology Conference Best Presentation Award

South Texas Section – AIChE 2020 Southwest Process Technology Conference Best Presentation Award R. Joseph Flowers, P. E., Principal Consultant – Mass Transfer, DuPont Engineering Technology Center, Process Technologies Group, received the South Texas Section – AIChE’s 2020 Southwest Process...

Upcoming Events

September 2021 Dinner meeting

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 6:30pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Kanjakha Pal
STS AIChE September 2021 In-Person Dinner Meeting Thursday September 30, 2021, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm CDT Sugar Land Marriott Town Square 16090 City Walk Sugar Land, TX 77479 United States Agenda 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Dinner and STS Announcements 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner Presentation/Speaker PFAS and emerging...Read more

STS AICHE November 2021 dinner meeting

Thursday, November 4, 2021, 5:30pm-7:30pm CDT
Posted by Kanjakha Pal
Nov 4 th 5:30—6:30PM Workshop (pre -dinner) Speaker STS-AIChE is pleased to offer a workshop on “Options for reuse or recycling of wind turbine blades,” by Eberhard Lucke, Lucke Consulting Technology Services LLC. Abstract The use of wind energy has expanded significantly in the last 20 years. It...Read more

Recent Events

First Friday Professional Development Webinar – September 2021

Friday, September 3, 2021, 10:30am-11:30am CDT
Posted by Kanjakha Pal
Innovation Magic: Creativity in a Hybrid World Brief Summary As the workforce slowly moves into a blended model of work-from-home (WFH) and work-from-the-office, organizations must adapt their innovation processes. Creativity requires a degree of spontaneity and team members need to share nascent...Read more

September Meeting

Thursday, September 2, 2021, 5:30pm-7:30pm CDT
Posted by Kanjakha Pal
Hydrogen Opportunities for the U.S. Gulf Coast Speaker : Joseph B. Powell, PhD NAE, Fellow AIChE, Principal at ChemePD LLC www.ChemePD.com JBPChE@Outlook.com Increased electrification is a given as the world seeks to decarbonize via a move to renewable energy, and to achieve “zero emissions” in...Read more

Recent Activity

2021 AIChE Executive Committee Nominations

2021 AIChE Executive Committee Nominations AIChE-STS is looking for nominees for the 2020 Executive Committee. If you or someone you know is interested in any of the below positions, please contact the Nominations Committee: Mark Harkness ( mark.s.harkness@gmail.com ), Lucas Von Ruff ( lvonruff@...

2022 Chair-Elect Election - Ends September 2, 2021

2022 Chair-Elect Election - Ends September 2, 2021 The AIChE Executive Committee is holding the election for 2021 Chair-Elect early this year, and separate from the other officer electionsThe Chair Elect election will run through September 2nd, 2021. The other three elections will then commence and...

2022 Chair-Elect Election - Ends September 2, 2021

The AIChE Executive Committee has decided to hold the election for 2021 Chair-Elect early this year, and separate from the other officer elections. The Bylaws do not dictate a single election for all open 2021 ExCom positions. The Chair Elect election will run through September 2nd, 2021. The other...

13th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference

13th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference The South Texas Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, in partnership with the AIChE HQ, is hosting its 13th Annual AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square, September 30 - October 1,...