The 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting - 10/16/11 through 10/21/11

2011 AIChE Meeting
October 16-21, 2011
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN

The Department of Chemical Engineering
would like to invite you to our reception.

Monday, October 17, 2011
Minneapolis Hilton Hotel - Ballroom G
8PM - Midnight

Conference overview:


The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. A wide range of subjects relevant to latest research and newest technologies in emerging growth areas will be covered.

Highlights of the 2011 meeting will include:

  • The International Year of Chemistry Plenary (Monday, October 17, 11:15am - 12:15pm) - delivered by Dr. Thomas W. Peterson, Assistant Director for Engineering, National Science Foundation | See Details
  • 2011 Annual Meeting Plenary: Chemical Science Innovation: Future of the US Chemical Enterprise - co-sponsored by the Council for Chemical Research (CCR) | See Details |(Monday, October 17,  12:30pm - 3:00pm and 3:15pm - 5:45pm) | Featuring:
    • Monty Alger, CTO, Air Products
    • John Anderson, President, Illinois Institute of Technology
    • Bill Banholzer, CTO & Executive VP, Dow
    • Robert Brown, President, Boston University
    • Anthony Cugini, Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory
    • Sangtae Kim, Executive Director, Morgridge Institute
    • Joe Miller, CTO & Executive VP, Corning
    • Larry Wendling, VP Corporate Research, 3M
  • Professional Progress Award Lecture | See Details | (Tuesday, October 18, 11:15am - 12:15pm) - delivered by Professor Michael Deem, Rice University 
  • SBE’S James E. Bailey Award Lecture | See Details | (Tuesday, October 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm) - delivered by Chaitan Khosla, Stanford University
  • 63rd Institute Lecture | See Details | (Wednesday, October 19, 11:15am - 12:15pm)- delivered by William J. Koros, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 4th Corporate Innovation Award | See Details | (Thursday, October 20, 11:15am - 12:15pm) - awarded to the Xerox Corporation; talk delivered by Hadi K. Mahabadi, Xerox Research Centre of Canada
  • 2011 International Congress on Energy - organized in four key areas
    • Global Solar and Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century
    • Lignocelluosics:  Biorefineries and Sustainable Energy
    • Hydrogen Production and Storage
    • Innovations of Green Process Engineering for Sustainable Energy and Environment


About AIChE:

AIChE is the worlds leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 40,000 members from 93 countries. AIChE has the breadth of resources and expertise you need whether you are in core process industries or emerging areas, such as nanobiotechnology.

As a member, you can access information on recognized and promising chemical engineering processes and methods. Connect with a global network of intelligent, resourceful colleagues and their shared wisdom. Find learning opportunities from recognized authorities. All of which can help you move forward professionally and enrich the world we live in.

For more information, please visit the AIChE website here.

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