MAC Eminent Engineers Awards Ceremony

Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30pm-7:00pm EDT

This session will consist of 2018 MAC Eminent Engineers Award recipients (Dr. Cynthia Pierre, BP and Dr. Kafui Dzirasa of Duke University) and the Minority Affairs Committee's William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering (Dr.Yusuf Adewuyi). The objective of the session will be to present to chemical engineering students and young professionals, strategies for achieving at the highest levels of engineering by the 2018 MAC eminent chemical engineers who are achievers in their profession.

Organized by the Minority Affairs Commitee.

Session Chairs:

  • Belinda S. Akpa, North Carolina State University
  • LaRuth McAfee, University of Wisconsin, Madison


5:30 PM - 5:35 PM Welcoming Remarks
5:35 PM - 6:00 PM MAC Eminent Engineer Award Winner, Dr. Kafui Dzirasa, Duke University
6:00 PM - 6:25 PM MAC Eminent Engineer Award Winner, Dr. Cynthia Pierre, BP
6:25 PM - 6:50 PM William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering Award Winner, Dr. Yusuf G. Adewuyi, North Carolina A&T State University
6:50 PM - 7:00 PM Presentation of Awards, Christine B. Seymour, AIChE President

Watch Now:

Eminent Engineer Award Recipient Dr. Kafui Dzirasa recently discussed his work with President Barack Obama as part of the White House Frontiers Conference.

AIChE® thanks the Founders’ Circle companies and individuals who have contributed for their early leadership and support of programming to foster inclusion in engineering.

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