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 Bouganvilleas

Professor Mark Holtzapple, Texas A&M ChE Department:

Global warming: An engineering perspective

April 11 (in conjunction with the Energy Forum), Shaffai Hall, 1622 Federal Rd, Houston

Professor Pavel Tsvetkov, Texas A&M Nuclear Engineering Department

Gen IV Nuclear

May 9, The Bouganvilleas

Fanxu Meng, Houston Advanced Research Center

Extreme weather event resiliency

June – Ship channel cruise

July – Astros game

August – Alternate shot two-player-team pool tournament

September 5, The Bouganvilleas

Mike Foggia, Process Combustion Corporation:

Flameless thermal oxidation – Achieve 99.9999% DRE at < 2ppmv NOx

October 1 (in conjunction with the Southwest Process Technology Conference)Sugar Land Marriott Town Square, 16090 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX

Joseph Powell, Shell Chief Scientist, Chemical Engineering

Addressing Cliamte Change, an Energy Industry Perspective

November 7 (in conjunction with the Water Forum), Shaffai Hall

David Drerup, Operational Sustainability

Best practices in PSM data management

December – Holiday Season Social

This schedule does not include other STS events, such as networking lunches, workshops, plant tours, Young Professional events, K-12 outreach, PE review course offerings, etc. 2019 will be an exciting year for the South Texas Section. To become an STS volunteer, contact Tom Rehm at or 832-331-6491.