Invited Sessions at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting

Invited Sessions

Sessions from the MPCs

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Attend these special session arranged by the 2018 Annual Meeting Program Chairs.

The Future of Energy in the Region, Nation and World
What the Heck Happened? Past, Present & Future Disruptions to the Chemical/Fuels Business
AIChE's 110 Year Celebration

Noteworthy Invited Sessions

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Invited talks cover a wide-range of subjects and topics, providing an in-depth experience through talks given by experts in their respective fields, and are highly recommended.

ABET Updates and Insights
AIChE Journal Futures: New Directions in Chemical Engineering Research
Biotechnology & Materials U.G. Research Session
Catalyzing the Unique Abilities of Students with Disabilities
Department Heads Forum
Emerging Junior Investigator Open Innovation Forum
Energy & the Environment U.G. Research Session
FEW Nexus: Emerging Chemical Engineering Innovations from Micro-Scale Innovations to Complex, Interconnected Systems
Getting Your Research Published
Highlights from the 20th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties
KIChE-US Chapter Open Forum
MAC Eminent Engineers Awards Ceremony
New Frontiers of Molecular Thermodynamics
Novel Complex Flows
Panel: Pharmaceutical Engineering Challenges As Approached By Chemical Engineers Outside of Pharma
Polymers in Industry - Rising Stars
Survey Results and Best Practices: Thermodynamics
Tutorial on the Catalyst Cost Estimation Tool: Economic Insight for Catalyst Synthesis and Scale-Up Research I
Tutorial on the Catalyst Cost Estimation Tool: Economic Insight for Catalyst Synthesis and Scale-Up Research II
Tutorial Session on Electrochemical Methods, Systems and Applications
WIC 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Chemical Engineering I
WIC 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Chemical Engineering II
WIC 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Chemical Engineering III
World Cafe: Food-Energy-Water Nexus
Young Faculty Forum
Young Professional Research Projects in Industry

Award Sessions

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Join us in celebrating this years award winners. Hear talks on the research that made each winner an expert in their field.

2018 Danckwerts Lecture
Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering Lecture
Chemical Engineering in Sustainability (YCOSST) and Policy (WISE) Award Recipient Talks
D.I.C. Wang Award Lecture
Education Division Award Winners: Service, Innovation, and Research
Environmental Division Awards and Honors
John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecture
Rising to the Challenge: Successful Leadership in Uncertain Times
North American Mixing Forum Award Session
Particle Technology Awards Lectures
Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development, and Manufacturing Forum Awards Ceremony
SBE's James E. Bailey Award Lecture
Wilson Award Winners

Graduate Student Award Sessions

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Area 8D (Inorganic Materials) Graduate Student Award Session
Area 8E Graduate Student Award Finalists
Biomaterials: Graduate Student Award Session
Bionanotechnology Graduate Student Award Session
Carbon Nanomaterials Graduate Student Award Session
CAST Director's Student Presentation Award Finalists
Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research

Celebratory Sessions

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Celebrate birthdays, career long accomplishments, and past award winners in these special sessions.

In Honor of Doraiswami Ramkrishna's 80th Birthday I
In Honor of Doraiswami Ramkrishna's 80th Birthday II
In Honor of Michael Smith's 60th Birthday I
In Honor of Michael Smith's 60th Birthday II
In Honor of Neal Chung I: Gas Separation
In Honor of Neal Chung II: Liquid Separation
In Honor of Neal Chung III: Novel Membranes and Processes
In Honor of Pablo Debenedetti I
In Honor of Pablo Debenedetti II
In Honor of Peter Monson II
In Honor of Professor D. Ramkrishna's Contributions to Biopharmaceutical Industry
In Honor of the 2017 Recipient of the Warren K. Lewis Award
In Honor of the 2017 Wilhelm Award Winner I
In Honor of the 2017 Wilhelm Award Winner II
In Honor of the 2018 CRE Young Investigator Award Winner
Session to Honor Fred Zenz's Contributions to Fluidization
Special Session: Celebrating Career Accomplishments of Prof. Yutaka Tsuji
Tribute to Jacques L. Zakin: Scholar, Teacher and Mentor I
Tribute to Jacques L. Zakin: Scholar, Teacher and Mentor II
Tribute to Jacques L. Zakin: Scholar, Teacher and Mentor III

Division & Area Plenaries & Keynotes

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Come together with researchers in your field to hear comprehensive talks and panel discussions.

3D Printing Keynote
Area 2B Plenary: In Honor of Doraiswami Ramkrishna's 80th Birthday
Area 8E Plenary: Electronic and Photonic Materials: Industry and Academia
Area Plenary: Adsorption and Ion Exchange I - In Honor of Peter Monson I
Area Plenary: Adsorption and Ion Exchange II: Fundamentals and Applications
Area Plenary: Area 8A Emerging Areas in Polymer Science and Engineering I
Area Plenary: Area 8A Emerging Areas in Polymer Science and Engineering II
Area Plenary: Bionanotechnology
Area Plenary: Carbon Nanomaterials
Area Plenary: Future Directions in Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
Area Plenary: Interfacial Phenomena
Area Plenary: Leaders in Biomaterials
Area Plenary: Sustainable Biorefineries
Division Plenary: CAST
Division Plenary: Chemical Engineering Principles for Nanotechnology
Division Plenary: Food, Pharmaceutical, and Bioengineering Division
Division Plenary: Gerhold and Kunesh Awards on Separations
Division Plenary: Major Separations Challenges
Division Plenary: Materials Engineering & Sciences Division
FEW Nexus Topical Plenary: Engineering More Sustainable Primary Production
Forum Plenary: Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum
Forum Plenary: Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development, and Manufacturing Forum
Forum Plenary: Sustainable Engineering Forum
Plenary Session: Multifunctional Biomaterials Addressing Current Healthcare Challenges
PI Topical Conference Plenary: A Look Inside the RAPID Manufacturing Institute 
Topical Plenary: Advances in Biosensing
Topical Plenary: Advances in Fossil Energy R&D
Topical Plenary: Frontiers in Green Process Engineering
Topical Plenary: Microbial Interaction with Biointerfaces

Workshops

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Join us for these workshops where you'll have the opportunity to learn about the most cutting edge developments in chemical engineering technology that can help you in your current and future positions

Adsorption Master Class – Molecular Simulational Adsorption in Nanoporous Materials (Ticketed Event)
Advanced Problem Solving in the Chemical Industry
NSF Workshop I: Highlights from CBET
NSF Workshop II: Proposal Writing and Discussions with Program Managers
Workshop: Best Practices in Research Mentoring
Workshop: Career Planning for Prospective Faculty
Workshop: Effective Teaching for New or Prospective Faculty
Workshop: Hands On With Molecular Simulation (Ticketed Event)
Workshop: Teaching Design (Products, Processes, and Industry Involvement)