Webinars | AIChE


Many Virtual Local Section (VLS) events are recorded and published on AIChE's Academy platform. These recordings can be viewed at your convenience. Recent recordings of VLS events are listed below.

Modeling and Digital Twins for Process Development, presented by Charles Siletti

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 9:00pm EST
While the general idea of digital twins has been in use for nearly ten years, the chemical process industry has employed similar computational technologies for decades. Originally developed for the...

Decarbonization of Chemical Manufacturing by CO2 Electrolysis: Presented by Magda Barecka

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 9:00pm EDT
This talk will focus on how to introduce CO 2 electrolysis into established industries and allow for their full-scale decarbonization. Following a brief introduction of state-of-the-art CO 2...

Anaerobic Digestion: Sustainability through Organic Waste Management presented by Dana M. Kirk, Ph.D., P.E.

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 9:00pm EDT
Abstract: Anaerobic digestion is a tool for addressing sustainability goals through organic waste management. Organic waste is generated from a number of sources ranging from livestock farms,...

Boost Green and Sustainable Chemical Development with AI Presented by Craig Rowlands

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 9:00pm EDT
Abstract: Public concerns about the health and environmental safety of chemicals are driving the development of more sustainable, ‘‘greener’’ chemicals and products. Intrinsic chemical hazards are a...

The TurboPy Approach to Learning Python presented by Paul Adamson

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 9:00pm EDT
According to the TIOBE ( https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index ) and PYPL ( https://pypl.github.io/PYPL.html ) indices, Python is the top computer programming language in the world. This popularity is...

Automation Cybersecurity: Connectivity’s Double-Edged Sword Presented by Marc Ayala

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 9:30pm EDT
Automation Cybersecurity: Connectivity’s Double-Edged Sword Today’s automation systems are much more highly connected than they were at the start of this millennium. Advances in technology, the cost...

Evaluating our Assumptions: The Need for Diverse Perspectives Presented by Elif Miskioglu

Archived Webinar
Friday, May 27, 2022, 9:00pm EDT
Defining and justifying the validity of our assumptions is a cornerstone of engineering problem solving. While much of our education focuses on technical assumptions (does this gas behave ideally?),...

Lessons on Incident Investigations, Presented by Steven Cutchen

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 9:30pm EDT
The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is an independent, non-regulatory federal agency that investigates the root causes of major chemical incidents in order to protect people...

Converting CO2 into Products

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 9:00pm EDT
Converting CO2 into useful products?? What's up with that?? Many start-up companies are getting funded to convert carbon dioxide into useful products such as chemicals and food using renewable...

2022 Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition Hosted by Noah Meeks

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 5:00pm EST
Top undergraduate student co-ops and interns will present on their exciting work at this special Virtual Local Section event. Four finalists will be chosen from among the pool of student competition...