American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Baton Rouge Section


AIChE Baton Rouge Section
News & Activities


December Meeting

Date:Thursday, December 18, 2014
Place:Teppanyaki, 7677 Andrea Dr. Ste. 4 - 10, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Speaker: Mr. John Willis,
Vice President, ADCO Companies LTD
Topic:Steam Boiler Steam Equipment Design Evolution
Agenda: 5:30 — Social hour
6:00 — Dinner begins with officer and executive committee member elections
6:30 — Speaker begins
7:15 — Meeting adjourns
Menu: Buffet...
Price per person:$15 per AIChE member ($20 per guest, $8 per AIChE student member)
Reservations:Make your reservations Chapter Vice Chair, Stephen Reilly by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at or by calling 908-295-6744.

Upcoming Events

December 18  Mr. John Willis, Vice President of ADCO Companies LTD, at Teppanyaki
January 15  Dr. Krishnaswamy Nandakumar, Gordon A. & Mary Cain Professor at LSU, presenting “How is Chemical Engineering evolving? The role of computers in shaping the future of research, discovery, design, and education”
February 19  Daniel Shantz, Ph.D, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Professor, Tulane University (jointly hosted with the Southwest Catalytic Society)
March 19  Private Tour & Trivia Night at Tin Roof Brewery
April 23  BASF at Geismar site

Recent Events

November 22, 2014: Geaux Build (Community service event w/ LSU AIChE)

November 11, 2014: monthly meeting

November 7, 2014: AIChE Fall Seminar

October 23, 2014: Social Mixer w/ LSU AIChE + Mr. DallasCooley, CEO of Jeaux’s Boys BBQ Sauce, "Engineering Success: The Value of Softer Skills"

October 11, 2014: Super Science Saturday, LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center

September 18, 2014: monthly meeting: "RTO and MPC Should Be the Repository for a Company’s Best Technology"

July 24, 2014: BR AIChE Young Professionals Trivia Event

May 8, 2014: Coates Award Banquet

May 2, 2014: Multi-topic Seminar

April 22, 2014: monthly meeting: "Microfluidic Technology"

March 18, 2014: monthly meeting: "2013 OSHA Update"

February 18, 2014: monthly meeting: "Southern Region EPC Business Outlook"

January 30, 2014: Question & Answer Panel with LSU Student Chapter

January 21, 2014: "New Insight into Combustion-Related Environmental Risks"

December 10, 2013: December Joint Meeting with New Orleans Section: "South Central Louisiana Technical College — Tour of Plant Operator and Instrument Technician Training Laboratories"

November 21, 2013: monthly meeting: "Louisiana Economic Development — Chemicals and Refining"

October 17, 2013: monthly meeting / joint meeting with ISA: "Common Misconceptions and Pitfalls in Alarm Management"

September 17, 2013: monthly meeting: "Deposition and Corrosion Control in Cooling Water Systems"

May 21, 2013 — Coates Award Banquet

April 2013 Meeting with AIChE President Phil Westmoreland

April 12, 2013: Seminar: Fire Video Image Detection, Explosion Protection and Pressure Relief, and Pneumatic Conveying.

April 11, 2013: Local Industry Question & Answer Panel happening at the LSU AIChE chapter’s weekly meeting

April 8, 2013: monthly meeting: "Entering a Golden Age of Chemical Engineering," Speaker — Phil Westmoreland, 2013 AIChE President

March 19,2013: monthly meeting: "Process Hazard Analysis and Safety-Instrumented Systems"

February 21, 2013: Seminar: Engineers Without Borders

February 19, 2013: Glenn Young, OSHA National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Chemical Plants

January 30, 2013: monthly meeting, "An Overview of Twisted Tube Heat Exchangers"


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