Student Paper Competition

Monday, November 11, 2019, 8:00am-11:00am EST
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

Enhanced virus removal in a practical sand filter
Andrew Pei, The Pennsylvania State University

8:20 AM

Effect of the NiO/SiO2 Nanoparticles-Assisted Ultrasound Cavitation Process on the Rheological Properties of Heavy Crude Oil: Steady State Rheometry and Oscillatory Tests
Daniel Montes Pinzon, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Medellín

8:35 AM

Carbon Encapsulated Iron Nanoparticles for Removal of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions
Chee Yang Ng, The University of Tulsa

8:50 AM

Characterization of Fluid Dynamics in CPOT
Lexy LeMar, California Institute of Technology

9:05 AM

Mathematical Model of the Performance of the Einstein-Szilard Refrigeration Cycle for Rural Vaccine Refrigeration
Jay Bender, Cornell University

9:30 AM

Asphaltene Deposition and its Mitigation in Porous Media
Harrison Sarsito, University of Washington

9:45 AM

Combinatorial Synthesis of MgxZn1-xO thin films for use in CdTe solar cells
Gavin Yeung, Colorado School of Mines

10:00 AM

Electrochemical Band Marking- An experimental evaluation
Chinmayi Gudi, B.M.S College of Engineering