Student Paper and Poster Competitions

Please submit entries by Monday, March 25th! Submit your abstracts here: Submission Form. Presentations will be held in the morning on Saturday April, 13th.

Contact us at 2019.utoledo.aiche@gmail.com with any questions

General rules for Paper and Poster Competitions:

  1. Each entry must be an undergraduate student and a member of one of the participating student chapters.
  2. Based on individual chapter interest, chapters may be required to nominate a limited number of participants (TBA based on interest from all chapters)
  3. Co-authorship is permitted. However, only one person shall make the presentation at the Regional Student Paper Competition, and this person must have been substantially involved in the project or subject of the presented paper.

Paper Competition

  • Presentations will last 15 minutes with 3-5 minutes for questions
  • The contents of the paper must be substantially different than any paper presented by the presenter at any previous National Student Paper Competition
  • A panel of at least three chemical engineers (faculty, industry representative, or AIChE local section member) will judge paper presentations. The decision of these judges will be final. Awards are designated as follows:
    • 1st place: $200 and an invitation to compete at AIChE Annual Student Conference in Orlando, FL
    • 2nd place: $100
    • 3rd place: $50

Chem-E Jeopardy

  • Should have 2-3 minute presentation prepared and expect 2-3 minutes of questions from judges
  • Posters should be no larger than 48” wide and 36” high. Poster backs and stands will be provided
  • A panel of chemical engineers (faculty, industry representative, or AIChE local section member) will judge paper presentations. The decision of these judges will be final. Awards are sponsored by Omega Chi Epsilon and will be designated as follows:
    • 1st place: $200
    • 2nd place: $100
    • 3rd place: $50