AIChE Resources

AIChE Resources for Students

AIChE (the American Institute of Chemical Engineers) is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from more than 110 countries. As the AIChE student chapter here at the University of British Columbia, Envision has compiled a list of resources AIChE provides for its student members. Joining AIChE is free for undergraduate students, and only $50 USD for graduate students. Follow the link below to register with AIChE!

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Conferences & Events

AIChE’s conferences and meetings are designed to help you stay current on the latest advances in core areas of chemical engineering, while also covering specific topical areas. Specialty conferences cover emerging and related fields—including process safety, bioengineering, sustainability, and alternative energy.



Keep pace as ChemE industries change with a diverse and reliable set of publications. CEP is offered as a member benefit, while others—including the AIChE Journal, Process Safety Progress, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, and multiple books—are offered to members at substantial discounts.


CEP Magazine

Written for and edited by chemical engineering professionals, Chemical Engineering Progress is packed with practical information you can apply to current or future projects. Get monthly updates on business news, insight into technical issues, and advice on how to improve your career.



AIChE offers a variety of continuing education options for chemical engineers and their colleagues, including a variety of online courses offered through the eLearning Center and developed by renowned engineers and other experts. In addition, AIChE offers in-person, classroom-style courses on chemical engineering essential, and more.



Attend LIVE webinars scheduled at least twice monthly on core and specialized topics relevant to ChemE’s and view more than 250 on-demand webinars and web forums. Professional members are entitled to 6 FREE ‘credits’, worth more than $700, good for live or archived webinars each year. Undergrad student members get free unlimited access to ALL archived content.



The AIChE eLibrary is continually growing, delivering new, critical research support to professional members through it partnerships with Knovel and McGraw-Hill. Access leading technical handbooks, critical databases, and analytics tools through Knovel and Perry’s and other key titles through McGraw-Hill.


Technical Presentations

Couldn’t make the Meeting? Not to worry as you can still access hundreds of important AIChE technical presentations, recorded during the Spring and Annual meetings and other important conferences.



Get online access to proceedings from Spring and Annual AIChE meetings, plus select topical and specialty conferences. Browse proceedings from 2003 to present by programming area or purchase access to complete, downloadable papers and presenters’ contact information. CD’s also available.



Find jobs through Career Engineer, a job board that caters to the ChemE and related professionals. Learn about and attend AIChE virtual career fairs. Get career and professional advice and access professional development articles written by and for chemical engineers.


Member Services

Being an AIChE member comes with multiple perks, including access to a variety of insurance plans, discounts, financial benefits, and more. Make sure you’re taking advantage of all member services.


News & Newsletters

AIChE publishes daily industry and institute news updates on its homepage. Plus, AIChE’s SmartBrief is a weekly email news digest with the latest updates on technology, industry, business, and career tips critical to chemical engineering professionals worldwide. XChange is a monthly newsletter for members to keep current with the latest AIChE Institute News.

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Directories & Databases

Databases include The Design Institute for Physical Properties (DIPPR), a source of critically evaluated thermophysical and environmental property data. Directories include the Graduate School Directory, which helps undergraduate students choose the best graduate school to fit their needs.