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Virtual Local Section

The Virtual Section functions much as any local section does, we hold monthly meetings to encourage the professional growth of chemical engineers, we provide opportunity for networking with meeting attendees, and we serve our local communities, states, country and world using our hands, heads and hearts. The virtual section isn't limited by geography so geographically isolated ChEs can be supported. But there are some differences that make us unique... Read more about us, join the VLS and follow us on LinkedIn & Facebook.

Upcoming Events

Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Noah Meeks
Submit Abstract: Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition Did you enjoy your time as an intern or co-op, and work on a unique or exciting project? Then enter for a chance to share your experience, practice your presentation skills, and win great awards! Prizes: • $250 1st place • $150...Read more

Recent Events

Energy Reduction Opportunities for Desalination Systems

VLS July Meeting/Webinar
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Experience Nduagu
During July’s Webinar of the AIChE Virtual Local Section, we will discuss the topic of desalinating seawater and the associated energy consumption. Seawater desalination technologies are less common in the United States for providing municipal potable water than in other places around the world for...Read more

Integrating Operations and Information Technology (OT/IT) Systems and the Practice of Smart Manufacturing

VLS June Webinar
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Experience Nduagu
This Webinar will discuss the practice of smart manufacturing and integrated operations and information technology (OT/IT) systems. Smart Manufacturing (SM) is the technology practice of applying advanced sensors, controls, platforms and modeling not only as advanced technologies but as OT/IT...Read more