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Cullen College Hosts 2016 AIChE Southwest Student Regional Conference

The University of Houston’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) student chapter hosted the 2016 AIChE Southwest Student Regional Conference on the UH campus from April 8-10.

The conference brought together over 170 chemical engineering students and 30 industry professionals from the southwest region for networking, professional development and academic enrichment opportunities. The conference included various workshops, plant and lab tours, a research paper competition, a regional Chem-E-Car competition, a Jeopardy-style game and an awards banquet. Justine Smith, the Vice President of Global Business Management Oilfield Solutions at BASF Corporation, delivered the keynote address during the awards banquet.

Two undergraduate Cullen College of Engineering students, Nora Elghetany and Priya Patel, organized the event in conjunction with UH AIChE student officers, student volunteers and Cullen College faculty.  

The conference was sponsored by the Cullen College’s chemical engineering department, BASF, Vinmar International Ltd, STS-AIChE, Albemarle and Pilot Ceritas CO2, LLC. Other contributors included Celanese, Chevron, Sabic, and Shell.

AIChE is a leading organization for chemical engineering professionals.

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