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ChemE Car Winners

as reported Mon, February 06, 2017

The School of Chemical Engineering at Oklahoma State University hosted its 17th annual ChemE Car competition, naming its winners in both poster and car.

Four teams each delivered a poster presentation that detailed the cost and creation of its car. Judges were from the Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, which also sponsored the event.

Team Orange Juice won the poster competition. Team members were Josh Baker, Choctaw; John Hayes, Broken Arrow; Holly Palmer, Cashion; Nathan Shellady, Sapulpa; and Sara Wilson, Owasso.

Paper Featured on the cover of I&EC Research

Chemical Engineering professor, Dr. Jindal Shah, was recently informed that his paper “Preferential Ionic Interactions and Microscopic Structural Changes Drive Nonideality in Binary Ionic Liquid Mixtures as Revealed from Molecular Simulations,” along with the corresponding TOC graphic, had been selected as a highlight on the cover of the most recent issue of Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research.

The issue can be viewed here:

Congratulations, Dr. Shah!

ANSYS and Dr. Feng’s research group partner to Derive the Next-Generation Computational Lung Aerosol Dynamics Model

Dr. Yu Feng’s research group announced the formation of an academic partnership with ANSYS Inc. (Pittsburg, PA), to extend lung aerosol dynamics modeling to the cell level. As a result of the new partnership, ANSYS will provide Dr. Yu Feng’s group licenses of the entire ANSYS suite of mechanical, computational fluid dynamics and multiphysics software. Dr.

Carrie German awarded Kolb Scholarship

Carrie German, chemical engineering PhD student, is among six Oklahoma State University graduate students who were awarded a Walter Kolb Graduate Studies Scholarship, an annual award for students pursuing a degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) discipline from either the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) or the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT). Walter Kolb graduated from OSU in 1958 with a B.A. in geography.

2016-2017 Seniors of Significance

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has named 43 students as OSU Seniors of Significance for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Seniors of Significance Award recognizes students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to campus and community and have brought distinction to OSU.

Undergraduate Engineering and Technology Lab

as reported Thu, October 20, 2016

Thanks to a $1 million leadership gift from an anonymous donor and a matching contribution from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, Oklahoma State University will break ground on a new laboratory building Saturday at 2 p.m.

Dr. Yu Feng receives ASME ECTC Presentation Award

November 8, 2016

Dr. Feng has been selected as a recipient of this year's ASME Early Career Technical Conference (ECTC) Presentation Awards hosted by UAB. His presentation is titled "A subject-variability study of airflow transport and for three human lung-airway configurations". 


Chemical Engineering grad student speaks to HPC undergrads

Atiya Banerjee, a chemical engineering Ph.D. student on fellowship at Oklahoma State University, spent the afternoon of October 11 speaking to the undergraduate students in the MATH 2910: High Performance Computing in Mathematics course taught by OSU HPCC director Dana Brunson. 

Nonlinear Regression Book

OSU professor emeritus R. Russell Rhinehart has just finished writing the book, Nonlinear Regression Modeling for Engineering Applications: Modeling, Model Validation, and Design of Experiments, which is being published by John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 9781118957965, 360 pages, 2016. The book is a user’s guide to mathematical modeling of physical systems, emphasizing engineering applications.

Shield Student Center Opens!

We were excited to open the Shield Student Center on Friday, October 28, 2016.  The new student center is available 24/7 exclusively to chemical engineering students who are in professional school (juniors and seniors).   The room is located between our executive conference room and our new state-of-the-art active-learning classroom on the fourth floor of Engineering North.  The room was designed by our students and includes a snack area with a Keurig coffee brewing system, microwave and refrigerator.  Also included is a quick-print system with four computers and a wireless video projection