Chemical Engineering Graduate Research Symposium to be held on 20th September 2019

This year’s Department of Chemical Engineering Graduate student symposium will happen on 20th September 2019.

If you are a fourth or fifth-year student who would like to present a talk at the symposium, send in your abstracts by Friday, August 30th. Preference will be given to 4th-year students for whom participation in the symposium is mandatory.
Students of any year are welcomed and encouraged to present a poster! Likewise, please submit your poster abstract by Friday, August 30th. In addition to a cash prize for the best talk, there will also be best poster cash prizes!
Abstracts must be no longer than 1 page, the font should not be smaller than 12 pt Arial font, and the margins should not be smaller than 1 inch. Graphical abstracts are also encouraged and references are allowed but must fit within the one-page guideline.
All abstracts are to be sent to

Schedule and abstract book for tomorrow’s research symposium

The schedule and the abstract book for tomorrow’s research symposium has been published. The symposium features 22 presentations from our senior graduate students, as well as a poster sessions with research from other graduate students in our department.

The McWhirter Graduate Research Symposium, named after Jack and Jeanette McWhirter, will start at 10 am tomorrow morning (September 16) at the Nittany Lion Inn.

2016 Research Symposium Abstract Book

ChE Research Symposium schedule released

The schedule for the chemical engineering department’s annual research symposium, being held Friday, September 16 at the Nittany Lion Inn, has been released. The symposium will feature 22 presenters and many more posters highlighting the research in the chemical engineering department.

The keynote speaker for the symposium is David Latulippe, a professor at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Latulippe graduated with his PhD from the chemical engineering department at Penn State in 2010, having completed his doctorate work under Dr. Andrew Zydney.

2016 Research Symposium - Schedule - Website-1

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