Student Design Competition - Individual

Each year, chemical engineers from a designated company devise and judge a student contest problem that typifies a real, working, chemical engineering design situation. The problem's solution requires a wide range of skills in calculation and evaluation of both technical data and economic factors.

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Deadline: 
June 10, 2016
Award Administrator(s): 
Award Sponsors: 
Award: 

For individual entries, 1st Prize (The A. McLaren White Award)--$500; 2nd Prize (The A.E. Marshall Award)--$300; 3rd Prize (The Omega Chi Epsilon Award)--$200.

Additional prizes will be awarded by SAChE and the Safety and Health Division in both the individual and team competitions. 

Presentation: 
Awards are presented at the AIChE Annual Student Conference.
Instructions: 

Competition statements were distributed online to student chapter advisors and department heads in October. Late requests for problem statements should be made to awards@aiche.org. Contact awards@aiche.org for an entry form, which must be included with submission.
 

For information aboiut the Team competition, click here

Award Winners

Cale Hyzer
Michigan State University (Third Prize)
2015
Kelli Hogenkamp
Trine University (Second Prize)
2015
Michigan State University (Honorable Mention)
2014
Andrew Woolley
Kansas State University (First Place)
2014
Logan Matthews
Michigan State University
2013
Valerie Coulter
Honorable Mention (Trine University)
2012
Christopher Beuerle
Michigan State University
2012
Nathan W. Hanna
2011
Philip J. Lehman
1st Place
2010
Brandon J. DeKosky
2nd Place
2010
Brian Ashenfelter
1st Place
2009
Terry Mazure
2nd Place
2009
John Krystof
3rd Place
2009
Arely Torres
Honorable Mention
2008
David Hellen
2007
Paul Handke
2006
Ben Koenigsknecht
2005
Seth Holderman Sheldon
2004