AIChE Annual Meeting To Feature College Car Competition

By Chemical Processing Staff

Sep 07, 2011

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) annual meeting will take place Oct. 16-21 in Minneapolis. The meeting is expected to draw more than 5,000 engineers and undergraduate engineering students with plenary lectures, 13 topical conferences, more than 750 technical sessions and special events.

The meeting will also feature the Chem-E-Car Competition with teams from colleges across the country racing small alternative-fueled cars the students have created.

Presentations will cover all aspects of chemical engineering, including sustainable water supplies, pharmaceuticals, bioengineering and nanotechnology. The second International Congress on Energy will feature more than 100 sessions related to energy technologies, markets, business strategies and policies covering the solar, nuclear, lignocelluosics, biorefineries, hydrogen production, hydrogen storage and green innovation.

AIChE will update content on its social media channels throughout the meeting.  News, photos, videos, special event and keynote coverage is available at  Facebook ( and Twitter feeds (@chenected) will have regular updates direct from the meeting. The official hashtag for the meeting is #AIChEAnnual.

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