2020 Annual Student Conference Keynote Address | AIChE

Kick off the Annual Student Conference with an exciting keynote speaker. AIChE leaders will also be on hand to review the schedule for the weekend.

We are pleased to announce that this year's keynote speaker is Udit Batra, President and CEO of Waters Corporation.

Udit Batra, PhD is President and CEO of Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), a leading specialty measurement company with operations in 35 countries and a long track record of outstanding innovation in life, material and food sciences. He brings more than two decades of leadership and operational expertise in the healthcare and life sciences industries. He has a proven track record leading multi-billion-dollar global organizations and driving results at the top of the industry. Learn more here.

Dr. Batra will delineate several of the challenges in the life science industry and how chemical engineers are engaged in solving them.  A chemical engineer by training, his insights will focus on the skills and diversity required to thrive in the fast-paced life science industry, from the lab to the C-suite. Udit’s reflections on the experiences that have shaped his 25-year career and the aspirations that have guided him to make a positive impact on global public health will provide a unique perspective from the lens of an engineer.