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October 16th, 2011

2011 AIChE Student Awards Ceremony [On Location]

By John Vasko | Comments (0)
It's time to acknowledge notable achievements of chemical engineering students during 2010. There are a variety of accolades presented at this ceremony including awards, scholarships, and competition winners. They include:

National Student Design Competition

Sponsored by AIChE and Omega Chi Epsilon The first-place winners in the individual and team categories will present their winning designs for Gas to Liquids (GTL), in a session on Monday morning, October 17. Individual Category 1st Place Nathan W. Hanna Michigan State University Honorable Mention Nathaniel Cy McIntee-Chmielewski Michigan State University Team Category 1st Place – William A. Cunningham Award Justin Williamson, Derek A. Needham & James R. Wright Mississippi State University Honorable Mention Brittany J. Quigley, Jonathan D. Jones & David Quigley University of Mississippi Eric Casey, Andrew S. Estess & Rebecca D. Atkinson Mississippi State University

2011 T-shirt Design Contest

This year’s winning student conference T-shirt design was created by Victoria Baldwin, Stevens Institute of Technology. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="470" caption="Victoria Baldwin - Stevens Institute of Technology"][/caption] This top design received 401 votes. Here's what Victoria had to say about the design:
[caption id="attachment_30030" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Click to Enlarge"][/caption] This T-shirt design couples originality with a variety of important aspects of both chemistry and chemical engineering. Though the central design reads "AIChE," the letters are rooted in five basic laboratory tools and compounds that come together heralding the attendees of the AIChE National Conference! I hope you all really enjoy my design and thanks so much for your votes!

John J. McKetta Undergraduate Scholarship

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="160" caption="John J. McKetta"]John J McKetta[/caption] Sponsored by the Dekker Foundation Awarded for the ninth year in 2011, this scholarship, named in honor of Professor Emeritus John J. McKetta, recognizes a chemical engineering undergraduate who is planning a career in the chemical engineering process industries. The recipient is Peter Ries of Northeastern University

Engineers Without Borders Grant Award

The 2011 recipients of AIChE’s Engineers Without Borders grant is supported by the Societal Impact Operating Council.
  • Kelly Barb, Rowan University
  • Matthew Conway, University of Maryland, College Park
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="470" caption="Kelly Barb, Rowan University and Matthew Conway, University of Maryland, College Park"][/caption]

Slideshow: AIChE Student Award Ceremony

Download the complete list of student award and scholarship winners for 2011.

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