Current and former students win AIChE awards

Congratulations to our current and former students who took home American Institute of Chemical Engineers awards!

 

Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer National Scholarship Award Winner for 2018-2019

Ojas Pradhan

Each year, Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship Awards 15 AIChE student members a scholarship of $1,000. Awards are presented on the basis of academic achievement and involvement in student chapter activities.

 

AIChE Outstanding Sophomore Award

Michael Leyden

The Sophomore Academic Excellence Award is presented to the one AIChE student member in each student chapter who has attained the highest scholastic grade-point average during his/her freshman and sophomore years, on recommendation of the Student Chapter Advisor.

 

AIChE Student Design Competition – Individual Category

Bjorn Blomquist

Each year, chemical engineers from a designated company devise and judge a student contest problem that typifies a real, working, chemical engineering design situation. The problem's solution requires a wide range of skills in calculation and evaluation of both technical data and economic factors.

 

Jack Wehman SAChE Team Design Award (Team Award for Overall Safety)

Madison Murhammer

Jackie Ricke

Rachel Seibel

Elizabeth Zimmerman

Each year, chemical engineers from a designated company devise and judge a student contest problem that typifies a real, working, chemical engineering design situation. The problem's solution requires a wide range of skills in calculation and evaluation of both technical data and economic factors. The SAChE award is presented to teams and individuals from the AIChE Student Design Competition for designs that apply appropriate principles of chemical process safety.

 

Safety & Health Division National Design Competition Award for Inherently Safer Design

Madison Murhammer

Jackie Ricke

Rachel Seibel

Elizabeth Zimmerman

There will be up to four awards ($600 each) for the appropriate application of inherent safety in the designs from the individual and team AIChE Student Design Competitions. A subcommittee of the Safety and Health Division will evaluate and pick the award recipients.

 

AIChE Student Design Competition – Team Category (Honorable Mention)

Madison Murhammer

Jackie Ricke

Rachel Seibel

Elizabeth Zimmerman 

Each year, chemical engineers from a designated company devise and judge a student contest problem that typifies a real, working, chemical engineering design situation. The problem's solution requires a wide range of skills in calculation and evaluation of both technical data and economic factors.

 

AIChE Outstanding Student Chapter Award for 2017-2018 (14th consecutive year)

University of Iowa AIChE Student Chapter

Presented annually to those Student Chapters that show an exceptional level of participation, enthusiasm, program quality, professionalism, and involvement in the university and community.