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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Upcoming Events

Filtration Technologies - Design and Sizing Fundamentals

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm EDT
Posted by Jacob Lindler
Michael Loberger of 3M's Separation & Purification Division will walk us through the fundamentals of filtration technologies, and how they affect the application and sizing for your process - stay tuned for details! 6 PM: Come meet other chemical engineers in the area! 6:30 PM: Catered Dinner (...Read more

Recent Events

Tips and Tricks using BlueBeam Software in Engineering Projects

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm EST
Posted by Jacob Lindler
Terry Brown has been in the engineering design business since pencil was put on vellum. Changes from manual drafting to using Microstation and AutoCAD still required printed drawings and hand markups. Printing to Adobe Acrobat’s PDF file format made it easier to transmit the files, but did not...Read more

Carbon Fiber - Chemical Engineering on (a) String

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