3rd AfroBiotech Conference | AIChE

AfroBiotech will showcase the innovation, contributions and leadership of our diverse engineering community while also inspiring the next generation of students and scholars. Gain recognition for your work and connect with others in the Biotech space. Women and members of underrepresented groups...

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Transform the Profession for Black Students and Engineers 

Your contribution to the AfroBiotech Conference will expand access and enhance opportunities for Black students and scientists. This effort is supported by the AIChE Foundation’s All For Good: Engineering for Inclusion initiative – a core priority of the Doing a World of Good campaign.   

Submit Your Abstract Now!

Submit your abstract by September 30th, 2021!

Keynote Speakers

Invited Speakers

  • Michaelle Ntala Mayalu
    Stanford University
  • Gregg Duncan
    The University of Maryland
  • Catherine Whittington
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Joseph Freeman
    Rutgers University
  • Jamal Lewis
    UC Davis
  • Carl Denard
    University of Florida
  • James Carothers
    University of Washington
  • Belinda Akpa
  • Carey Wilson
    Georgia Tech
  • Taylor Ferebee
    Cornell University
  • Gianna Hammer
    Duke University
  • Tayloria Adams
    The University of California, Irvine
  • Anjelica Gonzalez
    Yale Univeristy

Conference Chairs

Standing Chairs

Organizing Committee

  • Quinton Smith
    University of California Irvine
  • Kilan Ashad- Bishop
    University of Miami
  • Kevin Solomon
    University of Delaware
  • Valentine Trotter
    Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
  • Stephanie Threatt
  • David Simpson
    Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Ronke Olabisi

AIChE Member Events Discount

Did you know that annual AIChE memberships offer great discounts on conferences and events? Become a member and the discount to this one event will practically cover the rest of the year!