The 2015-2016 year is off to a great start!
The AIChE chapter at UVA has been recognized by the AIChE as an Outstanding Student Chapter for the 2014-2015 school year.
Fourth year Alexander Yang has been selected by the AIChE as 1 of 15 recipients for the Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship Award.
Last Thursday, the AIChE student body held its fall general body meeting. Professor Davis spoke about the current state of the department and over 100 students joined as members! Class representatives were also elected, congratulations to
3rd year representative: Raleigh Heap
2nd year representatives: Genevieve Glista Tariq Jaser Derek Wu
It is our pleasure to announce the AIChE Executive Board for 2015-2016!
President: Alex Yang
Vice President of Operations: Katy Burgio
Treasurer: Sarah Shamsie
Secretary: Kyle Sherrill
Social Chair: Katelyn Kimm
Mentorship Chair: Joe Pearring
Webmaster: Shivanni Sukha
ChemE Car Committee:
President: William Martin
Vice President: Sarah Rogers
The AIChE at UVA hosted a Skype talk with UVA alumna Anne Kopf-SIll about her experiences in the biotech industry. She provided insight on the rapidly growing field of microfluidic chips and her involvement in biotech start-ups. She also spoke about the value of her chemical engineering degree and background. It was an excellence chance […]
On Friday, March 20, AIChE at UVA attended a plant tour at Evonik in Hopewell, VA. The chemical engineers at the site came down to give presentations about Evonik and to share their own experiences. Afterwards, they showed the students around the plants and answered all student questions. The plant tour was a great experience, […]
In collaboration with the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers, AIChE hosted an Environmental Challenges in Engineering Event on March 18th. Professor Clarens, from the Environmental Engineering department at UVa, spoke about his experience in the Peace Corp and the path that led to an environmental focused career. He […]
On March 4th, AIChE hosted UVa Alumni Mike Surface (M.S. ChE ’82) for a presentation on Evaluating New Technologies. Mike shared his experiences from the past seven years working for Dominion and presented on topics such as power generation plants, algae coal and fuels, and fuel cells in the scope of applying them in industrial […]
On Thursday, February 12th AIChE hosted its first Mentorship Trivia Night. Teams competed to answer questions in subjects ranging from sociology to engineering. After six rounds, the teams were challenged with a sequence of questions that tested their chemical engineering knowledge as well as basic information about the U.Va. Chemical Engineering Department.
AIChE at UVA attended a plant tour at INVISTA’s Waynesboro, VA facility on February 6. The INVISTA team explained background about their company, took us on a tour of their plant, and answered students’ questions. It was great to see ChE in action so close to UVA!
On Jan 26, AIChE held our spring general body meeting in Ern Commons. Students came to eat great food and hear professors speak. Professor Choi spoke about his research in nanomaterials for solar energy conversion, and the visiting Halsey Professor, Ross Thomas, spoke about his experience in the nuclear industry with Babcock & […]