AIChE's Annual Student Conference welcomed 31 teams from the United States and around the globe to compete in the Chem-E-Car Competition at the Annual Student Conference. We received great coverage on the event. SFGate said:
It was Super Sunday for more than 30 U.S. college teams and a handful of international competitors. The field was a wooden parquet floor instead of Astroturf. The protective gear involved eye glasses and lab coats. And the battle was about brains, not brawn.
Read the story in full: "Chem car contest for engineering students like Super Bowl"
2013 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners
University of Tulsa took first place, at 3.0.
City College of New York earned second place, at 6.0.
University of Houston ranked third, at 13.0.
Teams getting set up for the competition
See complete photo gallery on Flickr.
Full list of competing teams
Place in Regional
|University of Tulsa||Jasmine Htoon||Tyler Johannes||Mid America||1|
|Oklahoma State University||Meg Lees||Heather Fahlenkamp||Mid America||2|
|Kansas State University||Kevin Diehl||Jennifer L Anthony||Mid America||3|
|Rutgers University||Maya Gelman||Maria S Tomassone||Mid Atlantic||1|
|Virginia Tech||Meredith Cook||Peter Rim||Mid Atlantic||2|
|City College of New York||Evgeniya Rubin||David Rumschitzhi||Mid Atlantic||3|
|University of Maryland||David Vanaskey||Chunsheng Wang||Mid Atlantic||4|
|Stony Brook University||Weida Zhang||Taejin Kim||Mid Atlantic||5|
|University of Toledo||Mr Kevin Garverick||Dong S Kim PE||North Central||1|
|Ohio State University||Gabrielle Vasquez||David L Tomasko||North Central||2|
|University of Akron||Benjamin Sauer||Ed Evans||North Central||3|
|University of Michigan||Chris Fair||Pablo Levelle||North Central||4|
|Purdue University||Henka Darsono||Michael Harris||North Central||5|
|Cornell University||Brianna DeRooy||Roseanna Zia||Northeast||1|
|University of New Haven||Mr Mina Elias||Arthur S Gow||Northeast||2|
|University of Maine||Kody Allcroft||John J Hwalek||Northeast||3|
|Washington State University||Ian Vanhouten||Richard L Zollars||Pacific Northwest||1|
|University of British Columbia||Colleen Chau||Fariborz Taghipour||Pacific Northwest||2|
|University of North Dakota||Dylan Shallbetter||Frank M Bowman||Rocky Mountain||1|
|South Dakota School of Mines and Technology||Wyatt Hunter||Kevin Hadley||Rocky Mountain||2|
|University of Utah||Kat Bell||Anthony E Butterfield||Rocky Mountain||3|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||Leon Liu||Victor Breedveld||Southern||1|
|University of Tennessee, Knoxville||Kelli Byrne||Steven Paddison||Southern||2|
|University of Puerto Rico||Southern||3|
|University of South Florida||Spencer Davis||Ryan G Toomey||Southern||4|
|University of Tennessee||Mr Benjamin Kegley||Tricia A W Thomas||Southern||5|
|Tecnol?gico de Monterrey, Mexico||Guillermo Alberto Garc?a Candanosa||Miguel A Romero-Ogawa||Southwest||1|
|University of Houston||Rishabh Mahajan||Manolis Doxastakis||Southwest||2|
|San Jose State University||Jason Everett||Gregory Young||Western||2|
|University of California||Kevin Chan||Roya Maboudian||Western||3|
|Texas A&M Qatar||Mostafa Aly||Ghada Salama||International|
Stay tuned for interview with some Chem-E-Car teams plus the official video for this year's competition. See 2012 Chem-E-Car Highlights