Next Dinner Meeting - Tuesday, January 22nd for the Local Section’s next meeting for 2018-19 at the Pfizer Building (Dinner Meeting) Venue. Pay Now. Reservations (for the January meeting) will be available in early December.

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Date: Tuesday, January 22nd at the Pfizer Building

Topic: Simulation Sciences - A Technology Update
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Speaker: Wendy Young is a Business Development Manager at Chemstations, Inc. She provides process simulation solutions through the CHEMCAD suite of products. Previous experience includes: seven years of process engineering experience in various chemical, pharmaceutical, and refining processes, plus seven years of technical service/sales in process, water, and wastewater treatment.

Reservations: Please reserve now as this event normally sells out.

Final Deadline to register: Thursday, 1/17 at 4 pm ET. Reserve Now. Student Registration.

Fees and Deadlines: varies by professional category, and for the students.

Members and Guests:
Members of the Local Section $25.
Guests and Non-Members: $40 (includes local section membership for 2019).
Note: PDH credits (when offered): an addit. $10.

Please note that this event has traditionally sold out.
Reserve now.

Students: Undergraduates - free for all undergrads. Seating is limited, so please register early. How to Register.

Graduate Students: $10. Please pay now. (Please also register after paying by credit card.)

Questions: Contact David Deutsch at or call (917) 684-1659.

If you are not a Member of this Section, you can apply the $15 additional amount paid as a Dinner Meeting Guest to a full Membership for 2018-19. Please notify Treasurer Andrew Sung that you wish to be a Member. Register Now.
Save the Dates: 2019 Meeting Dates

• 2019 Dinner Meetings at the Pfizer Building

2019 - January - February (3rd Tuesdays, due to National Holidays)
1/22; and, 2/19.

March - June (3rd Monday of each month)
3/18; 4/15; 5/20; and, 6/17.

Questions: Contact David Deutsch at or call (917) 684-1659.
Other Past Presentations are available for download:

September 2018 on From Laboratory Research to Startup Company - A Case History (Commercialization of the Rechargeable Manganese Dioxide - Zinc Alkaline Battery Chemistry).

Speaker: • Dr. Alexander Couzis, Chief Technology Officer at Urban Electric Power. Also, Professor of Chemical Engineering at CCNY's (City College of New York) Grove School of Engineering.

March 2018 on Refineries Refineries - Impact of Hurricanes Harvey & Maria, Flood Vulnerability and Mitigation Techniques, and Digital Technology Changes Coming Down the Pike.

Speakers: • Richard K. Ladroga, P.E., Director – Energy at DeSimone Consulting Engineers andLeonardo P. Garzon, P.E., Director at DeSimone Consulting Engineers.

May 2017 on Process Safety Education Using Simulators.

Speakers: Dr. Robert G. Bozic, Columbia University. • Don Glaser, President, & Matthew Garvey, Project Engineer, Simulation Solutions, Inc.
You & Your Chemical Engineering Career
A note of interest to Young Professionals, as well as those who soon will be embarking on a Chem. Engineering Career. You and Your Chemical Engineering Career: The Next Steps is some advice and thoughts from Past local Section Chair Herbert W. Cooper.

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