Western South Carolina Local Section

We are the Western South Carolina section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), a global professional community that seeks to provide its members with technical resources as well as tools to manage their careers and lives.

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Recent Events

Carbon Fiber - Chemical Engineering on (a) String

November 2019 Meeting - Joint Meeting with ACS
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Jacob Lindler
The Solvay plant located in Piedmont, SC was the first PAN Based Carbon fiber plant in the United States. The plant was formerly operated by Union Carbide, Amoco, BP Amoco and Cytec. Ben Walker will share his 38 years of experience with carbon fiber production. He has experience in...Read more

Professional Engineering Licensure

October 2019 Meeting - Joint Meeting with Clemson AIChE
Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Jacob Lindler
David Cox, CEO of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) will present on the uses of Professional Engineering (PE) licensure in chemical engineering career fields. “The new headquarters (in Greenville) will provide a better position for the growth of the...Read more