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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

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

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

Recent Events

VOTE! in the AICHE Virtual Local Section Elections

Tuesday, October 15-28, 2019, 12:00am EDT
Posted by Paul Shuey
VOTE! in the AIChE Virtual Local Section Elections Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:01 am This year we are electing a Chair, a Vice Chair, a Secretary, and two Directors. If elected, their terms will begin January 1, 2020. Per our bylaws, the Virtual Local Section’s Executive Committee has a four-...Read more

2019 Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 8:00pm-9:00pm CDT
Posted by Noah Meeks
Top undergraduate student co-ops and interns will present on their exciting work at this special annual Virtual Local Section event. Four finalists have been chosen from among the pool of student competition applicants. Each finalist will have up to 10 minutes to present the results of their summer...Read more