Graduate Student Chae Jeong (ChE'16, ME'18) Serves as Panelist and Presents Paper at 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting

POSTED ON: October 29, 2017

Chae Jeong (ChE'16, ME'18) served as a panelist for the Graduate School Panel at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting during the Women Undergraduates Workshop held in Minneapolis, MN on October 29, 2017. The purpose of the panel was to answer questions about graduate schools from undergraduate chemical engineering students.

Chae also presented her paper, which she co-authored with Prof. Davis, titled "Economic and Environmental Evaluation of Olive Mill Wastewater Treatment Methods for a Self-Supplied American Olive Oil Mill".

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