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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

Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Adamson
After much debate and review of the submitted abstracts, our five finalists will present their summer internship projects as our speakers for tonight’s meeting. Each finalist will have up to 10 minutes to present the results of their summer or co-op project and answer questions from our live...Read more

Flameless Oxidation for Heating Ethylene Furnaces

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Adamson
Flameless Oxidation (FLOX®) is a combustion method which was invented and developed 30 years ago in Renningen, Germany. In this presentation Sebastian will provide an overview of the fundamental working principles and provide examples of burner installations in various industries. Image: ceramic...Read more

Recent Events

August 2018 Webinar: Atomically Precise Manufacturing

David Forrest, Ph. D., Technology Manager, Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO)
Thursday, August 16, 2018, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Posted by Paul Adamson
Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM) refers to newly emerging capabilities to produce materials and devices that are virtually defect-free. Atomically precise products will provide game- changing advances in energy applications and beyond. The presentation will describe the Dept. of Energy...Read more