Cooper Union ChE’s are Going to Orlando

Chemical engineering students, faculty and alumni will be attending and presenting at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) annual meeting being held in Orlando, Fl from Nov. 10 – 15, 2019. The group includes a first time Cooper Union entry in the Beer Making Contest. ChE masters student, Matthew Grattan ChE’19, and faculty member Dr. Jennifer Weiser will be representing the CU Beer Brewing Team with the CU version of the 1859 porter .

The students and faculty that are presenting technical papers are: Dr Benjamin Davis, Dr. Amanda Simpson, Dr. Jennifer Weiser, Dr. Daniel Lepek ChE’04, Jason Sherman ChE’20, Dave Chun ChE’19, Derek Ni ChE’20,

Papers to be Presented

Dr. Dan Lepek ChE’04 and Dr. Benjamin Davis will be presenting during the the Education Division Plenary Session

Dr. Benjamin Davis will be presenting during the Session: Steal this Course!: Electives and Novel Course Offerings on  Monday, November 11, 2019 and he is co-chairing a session, Experiences in Teaching Process Safety on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Presentation Title: Scientific Computing for Chemical Engineers in Python Presentation Time: 9:15 AM – 9:30 AM

Dr. Daniel Lepek ChE’04 is presenting at the Young Faculty Forum which is being chaired by Dr. Jennifer Weiser Presentation Title: Reflections from Ten Years at the Lectern: Insights on Teaching, Scholarship, and Service from an Educational-Focused Perspective

Peter Zhao (senior) is presenting work done by him, and Dr. Amanda Simpson, Dr. Benjamin Davis, and Dave Chun (masters) during Session: Life Cycle Analysis of Bio-Based Fuels, Energy, and Chemicals on Thursday, November 14, 2019 — Presentation Title: Miscanthus Sacchariflorus Bioenergy Production Presentation Time: 1:20 PM – 1:45 PM

Derek Ni (senior) will present work that he did with Dr. Amanda Simpson, Presentation Title: Kinetic Studies on the CO2 Gasification of Biochar for Use with SOFCs As a Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Sequestration (BECCS) Process