Jeopardy! Chemical engineering students heading to nationals

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On May 3, 2017

Dr. Christi Luks, associate professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, accompanied 25 chemical engineering undergraduate students to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Mid-America Regional Student Conference March 30-April 2 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The students competed in the organization’s Chem-E-Car competition, research competitions and the ChemE Jeopardy competition. Highlights include:

  • The varsity Jeopardy team won the ChemE Jeopardy competition and will compete at the national competition in November. The team includes Mark St. Amour, Stephen Eastman, and Will Whelan.
  • The ChEMystery Machine team, led by Mathias Whitworth, won third place for its Chem-E-Car poster.
  • Shane Lawson presented his research, “Monolithic Coating of Metal Organic Frameworks Using Torton Polymer.”
  • Luks gave a presentation titled “Engineering to Make a Difference.”

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