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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 LinkedInFacebook & Twitter.

Upcoming Events

Internships and Undergraduate Education

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:00pm EDT
Posted by Dan Lambert
Internships and Undergraduate Education: Reflections from Student Competition Finalists Presented by Raj Bhuva, Clayton Brandenburg and Morgan Bergstrom Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT For six years, VLS has hosted a student presentation competition around co-op and...Read more

CSB Accidental Release Reporting Rule

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Shuey
The enabling statute of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) provides that the CSB shall establish by regulation requirements binding on persons for reporting accidental releases into the ambient air subject to the Board’s investigative jurisdiction. On February 5, 2020, the U.S...Read more

Recent Events

VLS Candidate Statements for the Fall 2020 Election

Sunday, September 20, 2020, 10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Shuey
AIChE VIRTUAL LOCAL SECTION 2020 CANDIDATE STATEMENTS This year, Virtual Local Section members are electing a Senior Vice Chair, a Vice Chair, a Treasurer, and two Directors. VLS members who are caught up on their dues are eligible to vote in the election. This year’s candidate statements are...Read more

Physical Property Models to Design Better Chemical Products

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Shuey
Presented by Dr. Kevin Joback Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT "Refrigerants, shaving gels, light bulbs, inks, and fuels: these are just some of the chemical products we use each day. Exciting new chemical products such as artificial blood, energy efficient carbon dioxide...Read more