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XXIII Congreso Interamericano de Ingeniería Química
XXIII Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering
En el marco especial del Centenario del
Instituto Americano de Ingenieros Químicos - AIChE Annual Meeting

Philadelphia Marriott & Pennsylvania Convention Center
16 al 21 de Noviembre de 2008 Philadelphia, PA.


2008 AIChE Annual Meeting: Philadelphia, PA

November 16-21, 2008
Loews Philadelphia Hotel,
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown &
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

This year, in celebration of AIChE's centennial, the AIChE Annual Meeting will feature special sessions that highlight chemical engineering innovations over the past 100 years, as well as a look into the future. It will also include 15 Core Programming Areas and 17 Topical Conferences focused on the latest developments in areas ranging from core chemical engineering fundamentals to emerging technologies in energy, sustainability, pharmaceuticals, bioengineering and nanotechnology. Over 5,000 attendees are expected to attend over 750 sessions scheduled for this year’s event.

Featured Events Include:

  • Presentation of the 60th AIChE Institute Lecture, “The Rise and Realization of ‘Molecular’ Chemical Engineering” by Mark Davis, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • Danckwerts Lecture, "Incremental Identification of Reaction and Transport Models"  by Wolfgang Marquardt, Professor of Process Systems Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Professional Progress Award Lecture, "Synthetic Biology in Pursuit of Low-Cost, Effective, Anti-Malarial Drugs"  by Jay Keasling, Bard Howe Distinguished Professor of Biochemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • AIChE Centennial Convocation with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Robert A. Brown, President, Boston University
  • IACChE's Jim Oldshue Lecture, "Mixing in Chemical Engineering" by Carlos A. Cabrera, President & CEO, UOP
  • AIChE's first Industrial Innovation Award, to be presented to 3M. Lecture by  Dr. Frederick J. Palensky, Executive Vice President and CTO, Research and Development, 3M.

In celebration of AIChE's first 100 years, a series of Centennial events have been planned throughout the meeting. Don't miss this once in a century event.XXX

Meeting Program Co-Chair
Carol K. Hall
Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Box 7905, COE1
911 Partners Way
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7905, USA
Phone: 919-515-3571; Fax: 919-515-3465
Email: hall@turbo.che.ncsu.edu

Meeting Program Co-Chair
D. Bhattacharyya
Alumni Professor
University of Kentucky Dept. of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone Number: 859-257-2794
Email: db@engr.uky.edu