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

Python for chemical engineers: Getting started

Monday, December 9, 2019, 9:00pm-9:45pm EST
Posted by Paul Adamson
Presented by Paul Adamson, PhD Monday December 9, 9:00 to 9:40 PM Eastern US NOTE: The AIChE Virtual Local Section will be moving to a different online meeting platform in 2020. The Executive Committee thinks Zoom is a good bet but we want to test it before committing to a license. We are testing...Read more

Holiday Mingle!

hosted by the Virtual Local Section Executive Committee
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Shuey
Bring the adult beverage of your choice and join us for our first holiday social! We will find out what the most interesting chemical engineer in the world is drinking, who knows the most chemical engineering trivia, who has the best hideous holiday sweater, and more! This meeting is free and open...Read more

Recent Events

Using Thermal Imaging to Guard Industrial Facilities

Presented by Dr. Ram Hashmonay and Mr. Eran Bluestein
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Adamson
Early detection prevents disaster. Perimeter breach, terrorism, drone intrusion, hazardous leaks, fire… Whether the danger is inbound or outbound, catastrophic incidents in critical infrastructure and industrial plants may cause irreparable damage to the surrounding environment, to invaluable...Read more

Python for chemical engineers: Getting started

Presented by Paul Adamson, PhD
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Adamson
Python is a general-purpose programming language used extensively in web development, information technology automation, and TECHNICAL COMPUTING. In this presentation, we will explore some applications of Python technical computing in the chemical engineering domain. First, we will learn about some...Read more