Peter Zhao ChE'20 Presents at 2018 AIChE Annual Student Conference

POSTED ON: November 2, 2018

Peter Zhao (ChE'20) with his Research Poster

Peter Zhao (ChE'20) with his Research Poster

Peter Zhao, a current third year chemical engineering student, attended the 2018 AIChE Annual Student Conference in Pittsburgh, PA on October 26-29, 2018. He presented his research poster on Thin Film Ligand Exchange of Ag2Se Quantum Dots during the 2018 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition, which is the largest forum for ChE undergraduates to present their research activity to the professional community at large, on Monday, October 29, 2018.

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