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.

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...

Reimagining Energy and the Case for Greening Companies

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 9:00pm EST
Energy markets are fundamentally changing and shifting towards low carbon – driven by societal expectations, technology, and changes in consumer preferences. bp has been an international oil company...

Don’t Wake Sleeping Dragons: Managing Often-Overlooked Ignition Hazards presented by Sarah Eck and Jena Dorrin

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 9:00pm EDT
Engineers are often aware of the inherent flammable and combustible properties of the materials they use, ranging from flammable liquids to combustible dust to ignitable gas. However, they often miss...

Beyond unconscious bias training: What works? Presented by WuQing Hipsh

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 9:00pm EDT
By now we’ve all heard that unconscious bias is part of being human. Although we may believe we’re being objective, we all have unconscious biases. At this meeting, we'll be breaking down the...

How Can Nuclear Energy Help Fight Climate Change?

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 9:00pm EDT
Nuclear energy has looked about the same for the last 60 years. Now, startups and the innovation arms of larger companies are looking to deploy new kinds of reactors in the 2030 timeframe. What's...

Automation of Process Simulation and Data Analytics with MATLAB

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 9:00pm EDT
When undertaking the upfront design or studying routes to optimization of a production plant, the workflow typically requires manual transfer of data between different process simulators (Eg. Aspen...

Chemical Fuels in a Carbon Neutral Energy System

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 9:00pm EDT
Mitigating climate change necessitates stopping net carbon dioxide emissions within the coming decades. Part of this transition requires moving from fossil fuels like coal and natural gas to...

Biomimicry: Green Chemistry Innovations Inspired by Nature

Archived Webinar
Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 9:00pm EDT
We may assume that the functions required by commercial chemicals and materials are different from the functions required by organisms. Upon closer look, however, the overlap of common functions may...

Impactful Online Meetings

Archived Webinar
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 3:45pm EDT
Join us for tips on making your online meetings impactful, as Emil Kresl from UT Austin shares concepts to ensure rewarding and productive virtual meetings. Working remotely can be logistically and...