JW Marriott Essex House 2016 AIChE Gala November 28, 2016 JW Marriott Essex House, New York Black Tie Photos More Information For more information about the AIChE Gala sign up for our mailing list or contact Donnie Manetta at 212.204.8948 or email@example.com. See Photos Sign up for emails The AIChE 2016 Gala recognized companies and their leaders for distinguished achievements in innovation. Below is a film that debuted at the gala celebrating innovation in chemical engineering. You can learn more about it here. Funds raised will support programs for chemical engineering students and professionals in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. They will aid the international growth of the Institute’s Chem-E-Car Competition®, the "Futures" program for high-achieving young researchers, and the development of a new program that fosters manufacturing innovation through modular chemical process intensification. Download the press release. Inspiring and Empowering Women in Engineering Recognizing companies and their leaders for inspiring and empowering women in engineering. Funds raised will underwrite the expansion of women’s leadership programs, improve pre-college STEM education for girls and advance retention programs for women engineering undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals. Honoring: 3M: Inge G. Thulin Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer , 3M Inge G. Thulin began his career with 3M Europe in 1979, and assumed key roles in marketing, sales and management over the course of his career. In 2003, he was appointed 3M’s executive vice president for international operations and, in 2011, was named executive vice president and chief... Read more about 3M: Inge G. Thulin BASF Corporation: Wayne T. Smith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BASF Corporation The 2016 Gala Award for BASF Corporation will be accepted by Teressa Szelest, President, Market & Business Development, North America. Wayne T. Smith is Chairman and CEO of BASF Corporation in North America; a role he assumed on May 1, 2015. Read more about BASF Corporation: Wayne T. Smith Biogen: George A. Scangos Chief Executive Officer, Biogen George A. Scangos, Ph.D., is the Chief Executive Officer of Biogen, Inc. and has served in this position and as a member of Biogen’s Board of Directors since July 2010. From 1996 to July 2010, Dr. Scangos served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Exelixis, Inc., a drug... Read more about Biogen: George A. Scangos Hoover Medal Recipient Robert S. Langer The coveted Hoover Medal will be presented to Robert S. Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Hoover Medal honors civic and humanitarian achievements of engineers. Read bio Gala Dinner Chairs: Mo Hossain Managing Partner and Founder , Ennovance Capital Mo Hossain is a member of Ennovance Group’s Investment Committee and is the founding Managing Partner of Ennovance Capital. Mr. Hossain leads investments across various classes of alternative assets ranging from hedge fund allocations to private equity investments. Mr. Hossain has a... Read more about Mo Hossain Rosalind Hudnell Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Affairs & President, Intel Foundation Roz oversees professionals in nearly two-dozen countries working to inspire and engage the world’s next generation of technology innovators, continuing Intel’s long-standing commitment to corporate responsibility and social impact... Read more about Rosalind Hudnell Ashish K. Khandpur Senior Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer , 3M Dr. Ashish K. Khandpur is 3M’s chief technology officer and senior vice president of Research and Development. With the company for more than 20 years, he leads about 8,300 researchers around the world. Ashish began his 3M career as a senior research engineer in 1995. Over the years... Read more about Ashish K. Khandpur Andreas C. Kramvis Operating Partner, AEA Investors LP Andreas joined AEA Investors LP in 2017 as an Operating Partner focusing on value-added industrial products. Read more about Andreas C. Kramvis Paul McKenzie Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Operations and Technology, Biogen Paul McKenzie is the Executive Vice President of Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology at Biogen and has served in this position since July 2016. Dr. McKenzie is responsible for asset management, technical development, global manufacturing, supply chain operations, quality, and engineering... Read more about Paul McKenzie Teressa Szelest President, Market & Business Development North America, BASF Corporation Teressa Szelest began her current role as President, Market & Business Development North America BASF Corporation on May 1,2015. She is responsible for BASF’s strategic business development and marketing across the region, focusing on customer relations and forging new business... Read more about Teressa Szelest John Y. Televantos Senior Partner, Arsenal Capital Partners John Televantos is a Senior Partner at Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on the Specialty Industrial and Healthcare sectors. Read more about John Y. Televantos S. Shariq Yosufzai (Retired) Vice President, Global Diversity, Chevron Corporation S. Shariq Yosufzai is (Retired) Vice President, Global Diversity, Ombuds & University Affairs Chair, AIChE Foundation. Read more about S. Shariq Yosufzai See Gala Host Committee.