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Joining AIChE gives you access to an amazing network of top professionals in chemical engineering in addition to providing a host of other valuable member benefits.

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Regardless of your career stage, AIChE membership is one of the best ways to meet accomplished chemical engineers and tap into our deep reserve of specialized information.


Access to all of the benefits AIChE has to offer. Great for professionals, educators, students, or retirees!

Professional (U.S.) $199 /yr
Graduate Student $50 /yr
B.S. Graduation Current Year $25 /yr
B.S. Graduation Minus 1-Year $50 /yr
B.S. Graduation Minus 2-Year $100 /yr
B.S. Graduation Minus 3-Year $150 /yr
Post-doctoral Researcher $75 /yr
Emeritus $50 /yr
Retired $100 /yr
Unemployed $50 /yr
Professional (Non U.S.)
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AIChE Pro membership includes:

  • Full Access to CEP
  • Member Discounts on Books, Journals, White Papers, Conferences, & Courses
  • Unlimited credits for Academy Webinars (Live & On-Demand)
  • Full Access to AIChE Engage
  • Full Access to Career Discovery & Virtual Job Fairs
  • Ability to hold office and vote in Elections


Are You Getting the Most Out of Your AIChE Pro Membership?

AIChE offers a wealth of resources and opportunities for professionals in the chemical engineering field. By strategically leveraging your AIChE Pro membership, you can unlock numerous benefits that enhance your career development and networking capabilities. 

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The Definitive Resource for Engineering Education

At every stage of your career, AIChE Academy is the definitive resource engineers use to sharpen their professional skills. We offer up-to-date courses and webinars in chemical engineering, process and hydrogen safety, bioengineering, sustainability, professional development, and many more. AIChE members receive discounts on courses and credits to take webinars.

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Engage Online Directory and Networking

Cultivate meaningful professional relationships through AIChE Engage, the mobile-friendly platform where you can connect with other members. Create and build an AIChE member profile and discuss relevant topics.

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Career Discovery

Gain insight into the next step in your engineering career with AIChE Career Discovery. Start with our workshop or get help with building your resume. We offer tools for job search, career coaching, networking, interviewing, and career insights through Career Engineer.

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Knovel eLibrary

Find engineering best practices and enhance foundational knowledge on various engineering topics using the AIChE collection from Knovel® which includes access to over 250 technical handbooks, material property numeric search, interactive chemical engineering equations, extensive chemical property databases, and more. Video support videos and tips are available.

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CEP, Journals, and Books


AIChE Pro Membership offers access to Chemical Engineering Progress (CEP), AIChE's flagship publication. AIChE Pro members can access it in print, online, and our mobile app. AIChE Explorer members get access to one article per month.

Journals, Books, and Newsletters

Enjoy discounts on AIChE’s extensive collection of journals and books, providing an unequaled information resource for chemical engineers in every field. Receive the AIChExchange and AIChE SmartBrief Newsletters in your inbox.

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Divisions, Forums, and Technical Entities:

You'll find unprecedented opportunities to expand your professional networks, gather information, engage your community, and further your development through participation in AIChE's divisions, forums, and other technical entities. All members can join forums. Divisions are open to AIChE Pro members.

Local Sections:

Worldwide, AIChE's grassroots groups provide unique opportunities for leadership, affiliation, personal and professional growth and leadership in your local community. And if you don't have access to one near you, join the Virtual Local Section.

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Services and Discounts

As an AIChE member, you can avail of a family of financial products and services, insurance, discounts on travel, shopping, UPS, Dell Computer, Office Depot, and others. See details below in member insurance options and member discounts.

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Discount Member Products & Services

AIChE offers you discounts on products and services plus a wide array of support and resources - information, career, professional connections, education, recognition, savings, and personal benefits.

Engineered Tax Services
Many AIChE members simply don’t realize that substantial tax credits are available to them or don’t understand which activities qualify --- and many of your normal day-to-day activities include elements of R&D.

ETS will guide you and your CPA through the process to assess your eligibility to qualify, document, and claim your R&D credit.

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SoFi Student Loan Refinancing and Personal Loans

American Institute of Chemical Engineers has partnered with SoFi to help members get their money right. SoFi is offering members special discounts on student loan refinancing, personal loans, and private student loans through SoFi evaluates borrowers holistically to offer low rates that ultimately can save borrowers thousands. Get rid of your high interest debt today and see how much you can save.

Are you still paying off your student loans or high interest rate credit card debt? American Institute of Chemical Engineers has partnered with SoFi to offer flexible financing options for student loan refinancing and personal loans.  

Whether you want to lower your monthly student loan payment, save money on your total debt, or use a lower cost private loan to pay off a high-interest credit card or make a major purchase, SoFi can help reach your financial goals faster.

SoFi Student Loan Refinancing: SoFi’s refinancing can help those with student debt save money on total interest, make lower monthly payments, or shorten the duration of their loans. SoFi can refinance both Federal and/or private student loans into a single loan with one monthly payment as well as offer low fixed or variable rates with flexible loan term options (5-20 years). For more information and to qualify for a $400 welcome bonus when you refinance a new loan, please visit

Other Financial Solutions: SoFi offers American Institute of Chemical Engineers members financial education, personal loans and private student loans which are designed to help you with your financial journey. Whether you need to borrow money for personal use such as paying off credit card debt or need additional financing to cover your remaining university costs, SoFi lends a hand in helping you pay off your debts. With this partnership, American Institute of Chemical Engineers members receive a $150 welcome bonus for taking out a personal loan through You can check your rate in just 2 minutes with no impact on your credit score.  

Don’t let that debt stand in your way any longer! Friends and family members can also qualify by applying at If you have any questions, please visit or contact customer service by calling (833) 277-7634 or emailing

Discounts on Dell Computer Technology

AIChE and Dell are partnered to offer the AIChE community savings up to 40% on the regular price of Dell computer systems and a wide range of Dell branded technology products.

Through this partnership, AIChE members will have access to a number of valuable benefits:

  • Exclusive Member Savings:  Stackable 5%-10% coupon
  • Access to a dedicated Small Business Advisor
  • Access to Dell Financial Services
  • Complimentary Onsite Consultations through the Partner Outreach Program

To access these benefits, visit or call 800-757-8442 to speak with a Small Business Advisor and mention your Member Discount ID 530004250526

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Travel Discounts & Benefits

AIChE is pleased to offer an exclusive worldwide travel discount service to our members. Savings average 10-20% below-market on all hotels and car rental suppliers around the world.  Save time and money. Let us negotiate the best deals and comparison price for you on any hotel, any car, anywhere, anytime. Use the AIChE code "aiche" to access discounts.

AIChE has made arrangements for members to save 5 to 15% off regular rates every time they rent a car from Hertz or Avis.

  • To make a reservation online, visit the Avis AIChE Web page. Or call 1-800-331-1212. Don't forget use your AIChE exclusive Avis Worldwide Discount number: A499100.
  • Call Hertz at 1-800-654-2200 and mention your member number – CDP0015759 – to receive your AIChE discount.
AIChE Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+) Program

The AIChE Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+) program steps in with a wide range of VITAL services that your health insurance generally will not cover- such as medical evacuation, return of travel companions, and various other travel and medical assistance services.

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Office Depot AIChE Discount

AIChE has partnered with Office Depot to bring you a FREE national discount program. Shop online or in stores and save up to 80% off preferred products!

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UPS Discounts

Improve your bottom line with NEW and even more competitive rates on UPS® shipping services. Enroll now in the AIChE UPS Savings Program and save on a broad portfolio of shipping services.

New Rates and Shipping Services

Take advantage of new, even more competitive rates using AIChE UPS® shipping services.  Enrollment is easy to set up your shipping services savings account.

UPS® Delivers Savings and Speed

Whether you need your documents or packages to arrive the next day or are looking for affordable shipping options, UPS understands the importance of speed, reliability, and cost. Plus, the more you ship, the more you can save.

New AIChE rates help you save on a broad portfolio of shipping services including:

  • Up to 34%* on UPS Air letters
  • Up to 30%* on UPS Air packages (1 lb.+)
  • Up to 32%* on UPS International imports and exports
  • Up to 18%* on UPS® Ground shipments
  • Savings begin at 75%* on UPS Freight® shipments over 150 lbs.
  • 50%* on UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Next Day Air Saver®, UPS Worldwide Express® export, UPS Worldwide Saver® export, and UPS Worldwide Expedited® export shipments for up to four weeks after you enroll.*

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UPS Canada Shipping [New]

AICHE wants to help improve your bottom line and give you access to some of the most competitive rates available on shipping services. You’ll receive 40% off small package shipments within Canada, to the U.S. and to worldwide destinations, 40% off imports into Canada, at least 70% off freight shipments over 150 lb. and more! Plus, you get FREE Automatic Daily Pickup and UPS On-Call Pickup®, so you can ship from the comfort of your office or home. Put logistics to work for you. You can receive these discounts even if you already have a UPS account. It’s free to sign up and there are no minimum shipping requirements. Enroll and start saving, or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST. and ask about the AIChE shipping discounts in Canada. 

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Member Insurance Solutions

You’ll receive member-exclusive group rates and flexible coverage options to fit your budget and your needs. The #1 priority of the AIChE Insurance Program is to provide members with relevant, quality insurance products and services.

Business Coverage—Liability Insurance for Chemical Engineering Professionals

ChE Consultant, Part-time consultant ...or thinking about it? Reduce your risks, protect your income and assets with a solid E&O Plan. Custom written by and for Chemical Engineers and chemical professionals, this policy is underwritten by Lloyds of London.  Affordable liability policies are offered to chemical engineers, chemical engineering educators, chemists, and professionals who are AIChE members. 

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AIChE Life Insurance

AIChE Term Life Insurance may be the easiest way to help make sure your family has the appropriate financial security. You have access to three coverages designed exclusively for Chemical Engineers, up to $2,000,000 of coverage, all at member-exclusive group rates which you can lock in for up to 20 years .

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AIChE Preferred Dentists

As an AIChE member, you and your family can take advantage of the Preferred Dentist Program (PDP Plan) through the AIChE Insurance Program, underwritten by MetLife. With our popular plan, you get not only guaranteed acceptance and affordability, but also a focus on quality preventative care and freedom of choice.

Overview of Coverage for the PDP Plan:

  • Guaranteed acceptance for you, your spouse, and dependent children
  • Coverage is immediate
  • Freedom to select the dentist of your choice
  • Additional savings* when visiting a participating
  • Pre-Treatment Estimates available
  • Coverage for more than 100 procedures at the dentist or specialist of your choice.

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AIChE Health Insurance

AIChE Health Insurance Plans give you access to Dental and Vision plans and health options to review on the Aon-Stride Health Exchange. Comprehensive coverage and economical group rates will help you take care of your most precious asset—you. The AIChE plans offered include cancer, dental plans, long-term-care insurance, and medicare supplemental.

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AIChE Disability Insurance

Everything depends on your ability to earn an income. Should you become disabled and unable to return to work, your ability to pay your mortgage, set aside funds for your children’s education and plan for retirement could be at risk. Disability insurance is one of the most important and yet most overlooked coverages in many financial portfolios. Help put your income safety net in place today with the AIChE Group Disability Insurance.

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Accidental Death & Dismemberment

The AIChE Group Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance offers you an extra layer of protection at members-exclusive rates. Members and their families are guaranteed coverage.

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AIChE Insurance Self-Service Center and Contact Info

The AIChE Self-Service Center is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week so you can manage your account online, whenever and wherever you choose. The online service makes it easy to manage your account for the AIChE Coverages - all on your time – without the hassles of added paperwork.  

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AIChE Member Insurance Program - License Information

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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the AIChE Pro Member grades?

AIChE Pro members enjoy the exclusive privileges and benefits of AIChE membership and shall also have the privileges of nominating and voting for officers and directors. They shall also have the privileges of holding office and of voting on amendments to this Constitution after 4 years as a member (a 4-year member). Graduate students and early-career professionals purchasing the AIChE Pro Membership also receive Pro Member Benefits. Below are some specific designations of AIChE Pro Membership.

Senior Members

If you are currently a professional member of AIChE, you may want to consider becoming a senior member. Senior members have the privilege of holding office, voting on amendments to the Constitution, nominating and voting for officers and directors. Being a Senior Member is a prerequisite for becoming an AIChE Fellow. A member may, after regular application and election, become a Senior Member.

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Fellow is AIChE's highest grade of membership and is achieved only through election by the AIChE BOD, generally upon recommendation of the AIChE Admissions Committee through whom all nominations for election to Fellow are processed.A senior sember who has satisfied the Fellow Bylaw requirements and has demonstrated significant accomplishments in, and contributions to, the profession may be nominated for consideration to be elected Fellow.

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Are AIChE Pro rates different for recent graduates and graduate students?

Early Career Professionals

AIChE Early Career Professionals - New B.S. Graduates have graduated from an undergraduate institution, new to the working world, can save on their AIChE Pro Membership based on the year they graduated.

  • Graduated within the current year: $25
  • Graduated 1 year ago: $50
  • Graduated 2 years ago: $100
  • Graduated 3 years ago: $150

After 5 years, early-career professionals will pay the regular AIChE Pro Membership rate.

Graduate and PhD Students

Graduate students working on Master's or PhD students, pursuing a career in chemical engineering or related engineering degrees save on Graduate Student membership.

  • Graduate Student $50/yr
  • Post-doctoral Researcher $75/yr


I am an undergraduate student. Where do I find my rates and benefits?

Undergraduate student members enjoy the exclusive privileges and benefits that are common to all classes of membership, but not the privileges of nominating, voting, and holding office. A student member may not retain this class of membership beyond the end of the calendar year in which he or she is last enrolled as a student. Undergraduate students enjoy sponsored membership at no cost thanks to AIChE's ScaleUp program.

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If I join AIChE as an Explorer Member, can I upgrade to a Pro Member at a later date?

Yes! If you are an AIChE Explorer Member, you can upgrade to an AIChE Pro Membership by calling our customer service department. Call 800-242-4363 in the U.S. and +1-203-702-7660 outside the US. You can also email

Is it possible to downgrade my membership from AIChE Pro to AIChE Explorer?

No. The AIChE Explorer Membership type is designed for professionals who would like to try out AIChE Membership at a lower rate and reduced benefit levels. Current AIChE Pro Members are not eligible to downgrade their membership to the AIChE Explorer level.