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Professional Engineering Licensure

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.

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Professional Engineering Licensure

Professional engineering licensure is the mark of a professional.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Shuey
Professional Engineering Licensure by Kodi Verhalen, PE, F.NSPE and Michael E. Aitken, P.E., F.NSPE Professional engineering licensure is the mark of a professional. It's a standard recognized by employers and their clients, by governments and by the public as an assurance of dedication, skill and...Read more

The Chemistry of Bourbon: the "Spirit" of Molecules

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Shuey
The Chemistry of Bourbon: the "Spirit" of Molecules by Lenny Demoranville, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Centre College The production of quality bourbon involves an understanding of the chemistry involved in the process. Most modern distilleries rely on both sensory and chemical analysis as...Read more

Recent Events

Municipal Wastewater and Sludge Are a Resource, Not a Waste:

Coping with Tightening Water Supplies and Limited Landfill Availability
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Shuey
As in many parts of the world, water districts in Southern California are adapting to meet new challenges in supplying potable water and providing wastewater treatment. Southern California’s water supply has become less reliable and, in the case of the Tapia Water Reclamation Facility, ecosystem...Read more

Ring In the New or Déjà Vu?

Adventures in Chemical Engineering History Part II - January 2019 AIChE VLS Webinar
Thursday, January 24, 2019, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Adamson
To kick off the New Year, we’ll reflect on a few lessons, still relevant today, from technological progress in the past. Like us, our forbearers faced political, social, and economic challenges, and, like us, they looked to science for solutions. Along the way, they made amazing discoveries but...Read more