About STS | AIChE

About STS

Welcome to the website of the Greater Houston Area Chemical Engineers! We are known as the South Texas Local 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!

  • Many of our monthly workshops qualify as CEP PDH credits to maintain your PE license! We typically offer 15+ PDH credits a year! Read About it here!
  • Our monthly dinner meeting is a great chance to meet and greet friends, old and new! Find out general information about our meetings here (or select Meetings - About meetings from our menu). For our next meeting, visit this page or select Events from our menu.
  • Our monthly newsletter keeps you informed of our activities! Sign up for the newsletter today! Read the current newsletter here.
  • We regularly have forum meetings, with presentations by professionals and an exhibitor booth area
  • We provide scholarships to engineering students in Texas
  • We hold an annual awards ceremony to honor members that have made a difference to our organization, and /or to the field of engineering.
  • At our annual Ship Channel cruise, you can enjoy barbeque, friends, and a leisurely boat ride through the Houston Ship Channel.


As a section of AIChE, we serve chemical engineering professionals in the South Texas region through education, professional development, and networking.

We will become an organization with a strong and active membership. We will accomplish this through:

1. Increasing awareness

2. Improving relevancy of our programs

3. Improving our governance

4. Hospitality / Welcome / Social


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