Six CEC students win undergraduate poster session at AIChE meeting
Miami University recently had six poster award winners in the undergraduate student poster competition at the AIChE Annual Student Conference.
The AIChE Annual Student Conference took place from November 11-14 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. The Undergraduate Student Poster Competition took place on the last day and has become the highlight of the conference.
The competition judges students in topical groups of nine to twelve students, with the awards going to the top 3 presenters in each group. At this year's competition, six Miami students ended up placing.
First Place in Group:
Rachel Olp, a senior Chemical Engineering major and Energy co-major, won in Catalysis and Reaction Engineering I with her advisors, chair Keith Hohn and professor Catherine Almquist in the Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering (CPB) department.
Asia Flores, a senior Biomedical Engineering majolr and in the Combined BS/MS Chemical and Biomedical Engineering program, won in Food, Pharma, & Biotech VII with advisor Andrew Jones, assistant professor in the CPB department.
Luke Carter, a senior Chemical Engineering and Chemical and Biomedical Engineering double major, won in Food, Pharma, & Biotech IV with his advisors, assistant professor Jason Boock and associate professor Jason Berberich in the CPB department.
Teagan Carpenter, a senior Spanish and Premedical Studies double major, won in Food, Pharma, & Biotech VIII with her advisor, Dr. Jones.
Second Place in Group:
Evan Danielson, a senior Chemical Engineering and Music Performance double major, won in Food, Pharma, & Biotech VII with his advisors Dr. Boock and Dr. Berberich.
Kerri Peterson, a Premedical Studies and Chemical Engineering double major, won in Education and General Papers I with her advisors Dr. Boock and Dr. Berberich.
The competition had over 400 students present this year with about 100 judges and has become the largest forum for Chemical Engineering undergraduates to present their research activity to a large group of professionals in the community.