The WPI Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is the primary professional society for chemical engineers on campus. All students enrolled in chemical engineering or a related major are eligable for membership.
For all members, WPI AIChE provides support to while pursuing the undergraduate chemical engineering degree, offers numerous networking and professional development opportunities, and helps students transition from their position as a student to their place in academia or industry.
More information about AIChE can be found at aiche.org
AIChE's Vision is to Provide Value as:
The Global Leader of the chemical Engineering profession,
The Lifetime Center for professional & personal growth, and security of chemical engineers,
The Foremost Catalyst in applying chemical engineering expertise in meeting societal needs.
•Promote excellence in chemical engineering education and global practice
•Advance the development and exchange of relevant knowledge
•Uphold and advance the profession's standards, ethics and diversity
•Enhance the lifelong career development and financial security of chemical engineers through products, services, networking, and advocacy
•Stimulate collaborative efforts among industry, universities, government, and professional societies
•Encourage other engineering and scientific professionals to participate in AIChE activities;
•Advocate public policy that embraces sound technical and economic information and that represents the interest of chemical engineers
•Facilitate public understanding of technical issues; and
•Achieve excellence in operations of the Institute.