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    January 2011 - AIChE Meeting

    posted Apr 6, 2011, 4:47 PM by Nancy Garnett

    Dallas AICHE – January 2011 Meeting Announcement


    DATE:            Tuesday January 25th 2011


    TIME:            6:00 PM Officer / Directors’ 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 your meal (typically $8-15)


    RSVP by email to Shannon Kramer at Skramer@bcd.tamhsc.edu.  If by phone, please call J. R. Rodriguez at 940-725-0493.


    SPEAKER:     Dr. Fei Bien. Trinity Consultants


    TOPIC:           Topic: Recent EPA Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Regulatory Developments  
    The presentation will discuss the recent EPA's GHG permitting and other developments.  – 1 hour CEUs


    What’s in it for me?


    Here’s part of the answer:


    •          I will be better informed on the recent changes in Jurisdictional responsibilities between the Federal Government and the State of Texas.


    •          I will have a better understanding on the intricacies of environmental permitting for the protection and conservation of the quality of the air around us.


    •          I should see some areas where my responsibilities as an engineer relate to those that depend upon my decisions for my welfare


    Do not miss the meeting!



    Dr. Bian is a Senior Consultant in the Dallas office of Trinity Consultants, a nationwide environmental consulting company specializing in industrial air quality issues. Dr. Bian is also an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and teaches the Fundamentals of Air Quality course at Department of Environmental & Civil Engineering. At Trinity, her expertise encompasses air permitting and regulatory applicability analysis (state and federal), emissions quantification, control technology analysis, risk management planning and hazard assessment, air dispersion modeling and greenhouse gas emission management.  Dr. Bian has assisted with air quality permitting and compliance strategies for clients from a variety of industries, including chemical, petroleum refining, oil and gas, asphalt and roofing, cement, lime and aggregates, pulp and paper, bulk storage terminals, aerospace, wastewater treatment, and general manufacturing.  Dr. Bian is also a co-instructor for Trinity's professional training courses in air permitting and compliance for industrial clients in Texas.  


    Dr. Bian holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a B.S. degree in Process Control Engineering from Zhejiang University in China.  In her doctoral research, Dr. Bian developed a new secondary organic aerosol lumping model that was adopted in the aerosol module of EPA's CMAQ (Community Multiscale Air Quality Modeling System) model.  Dr. Bian has technical publications and conference proceedings in Environmental Science & Technology, Atmospheric Environment and AICHE, AAAR, and A&WMA annual conferences.


    Dr. Bian’s Contact information:


    Fei Bian, Ph.D.

    Senior Consultant, Trinity Consultants

    Adjunct Professor, Southern Methodist University


    Trinity Consultants

    12770 Merit Drive, Suite 900

    Dallas, TX  75251

    Tel: 972-661-8100(main), 972-419-5683(direct),972-413-5099(cell)

    Fax: 972-385-9203



    February meeting:


    We have rescheduled our November 2010 talk on Ethics in Engineering for February 2011. Please save the date for this meeting, February 22, 2011 at the same time and the same place as usual.


    Watch your inbox for the details!