Dallas AICHE – February Meeting Announcement
Tuesday February 23th, 2010
TIME: 6:00 PM Officer / Director’s Meeting
6:30 PM Social Hour (Bring your business cards)
7:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Presentation
PLACE: Two Guys From Italy Restaurant
(West side of Webb Chapel Rd, South of Forest Lane)
11637 Webb Chapel Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
COST: Cost of meal (typically $8-15)
RSVP by email to Shannon Kramer at Skramer@bcd.tamhsc.edu. If by phone, please call Nancy Garnett at 972-647-3414.
SPEAKER: Derek White-Stevens, Applied Consultants, Inc.
TOPIC: Oil Refining – 1 hour CEUs
Derek will review the fundamentals of oil refining with particular attention to key processes.
Derek White-Stevens has over 40 years of domestic and international experience in process design, process engineering support, technical services, and construction oversight for new and existing facilities in oil and gas refining, producing, pipelining, and petrochemical processing industries. He is currently working with Applied Consultants, Inc. His previous experience includes 7 years with Valero Energy Corporation and 9 years with ARCO International Oil & Gas.
Derek earned a B.S. Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY and completed some graduate studies at Temple University, University of Houston, and MIT. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas. He is a member of AIChE, ASME and is a registered Nuclear Analyst.
Derek comes from a well-educated family (His father was a biochemist who worked at American Cyanamid, then was a Director of Rutgers University environmental science department. One brother is a physicist and the other is a biochemist.) Derek and Shirley have three sons and 4 grandchildren (2 in Denton and 2 in Australia).
NEXT MEETING anticipated on March 23rd – speaker pending.
Also note that Engineer’s Week is Engineers Week Awards Luncheon is Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel. AIChE will be honoring Don Abrahamson as the Chemical Engineer of the Year. For more information see www.eweekluncheon.com.