Student Paper Competition | AIChE

Student Paper Competition

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    David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • This session features oral presentations from the winners of undergraduate student paper competitions from each student regional conference. The session features a wide variety of chemical engineering topics. These papers are the best of the best of undergraduate research projects and some research from co-ops and internships. Papers will be presented to a panel of judges who will select the top three papers, which will be awarded cash prizes sponsored by Omega Chi Epsilon.



    8:05 AM

    Prediction of Optimal Chemotherapy Dosing Regimens: Balancing Tumor Degradation and Toxicity Effects

    Ian Dunn, Rowan University



    8:20 AM

    Effects of Waste Vegetable Oil in High Concentration Recycled Asphalt Pavement Binder Mixes

    Connor Dugan, University of Oklahoma



    8:35 AM

    Microfluidic Modulation of Neural Differentiation of 3D Stem Cell Aggregates

    Amanda W. Schaefer, Georgia Institute of Technology



    8:50 AM

    Building Better Proteins: Integrating Cell-Free Protein Synthesis and Coarse-Grained Molecular Simulation to Rapidly Determine the Optimal Location for PEGylation

    Joshua W. Wilkerson, Brigham Young University



    9:05 AM

    Anionic Microgels for the Trypsin-Mediated Retention and Release of Therapeutic Proteins

    Joann Gu, University of Texas at Austin



    9:30 AM

    Desktop Learning Modules (DLMs) and Their Effects on Student Progression through Bloom’s Taxonomy for Fluid Mechanics Concepts

    Kitana M. Kaiphanliam, Washington State University



    9:45 AM

    Characterization of Polymer Binders to Improve Cyclability of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

    Richard Sim, University of California, Berkeley



    10:00 AM

    Efficient Coacervate Extraction of Cationic Industrial Dye from Wastewater

    Benjamin Valley, Wayne State University



    10:15 AM

    Estimation of Critical Exponents Using Asymptotic Approximants

    Logan Melican, Rochester Institute of Technology