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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

Modular Chemical Process Intensification

RAPID’s goal of Transforming the Process Industries
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 9:00pm-10:00pm EST
Posted by Paul Adamson
For several decades, the ideas of process intensification and modular chemical processes have offered the promise of fundamentally changing the way the process industries operate – from the types of equipment employed to the business models of industry participants. In this talk, we will look at...Read more

Recent Events

VOTE! in the AIChE Virtual Local Section Elections

Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:45pm HDT
Posted by Paul Adamson
In October, the Virtual Local Section will be electing a Chair, a Senior Vice Chair, a Vice Chair, a Treasurer, and two Directors for terms that will begin in 2019. Please review the candidate statements at the folowing link and vote: slate_of_aiche_vls_candidates_for_2019.pdf . In order to be...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