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Tidewater Virginia Local Section

Photo courtesy of Morgan Riley via Creative Commons
Photo courtesy of Morgan Riley via Creative Commons

Salt marshes along Jamestown Island, Virginia, part of Colonial National Historical Park

Welcome to the Tidewater Virginia Local Section community site!  Our section covers central and southeastern Virginia, highlighted in blue on our logo, a map of Virginia.  Managed by a group of volunteer officers and directors, we have about 80 local members.   Our programs include technical presentations, plant tours, social events and outreach to student chapters in our area: Virginia Comomnwealth University and Hampton University.  The Tidewater AIChE section is a member of two "umbrella" orgainizations, the Richmond Joint Engineers Council (RJEC) and the Peninsula Engineers Council (PEC).  These councils consist of various enginering societies, support STEM education and sponsor Engineers Week activities; an awards banquet and Career Day events for students.

Recent Events

NOTE: Tidewater AIChE Welcome to Richmond CANCELLED!

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm EDT
Posted by Rudolph Krack
Join us for the Tidewater AIChE Welcome to Richmond Event. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Richmond if you are new to the area and to get involved in the local AIChE section! We will be hosting a scavenger hunt throughout Richmond on Saturday, October 12th. We will begin and end the...Read more

PEC / RJEC E-Trilogy 2019

Celebrating Virginia Engineering - Past, Present and Future
Thursday, October 3, 2019, 5:30pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Rudolph Krack
Jointly sponsored by the Penisula and Richmond Engineers Councils (PEC and RJEC), E-Trilogy 2019 is the 3rd annual event celebrating Virginia Engineering - Past, Present and Future. Welcome all engineers, spouses, friends, and potential members. • Network with colleagues from Richmond and Hampton...Read more