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2019 AIChE Annual Meeting Travel Award Information

2019 AIChE Annual Meeting Travel Award Information

Dear Students, 
 
We are excited about the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida! 
 
Given the close proximity of the meeting this is an excellent opportunity to showcase our department’s research excellence!
 
We are hoping to see many of you there to represent UF and the Department of Chemical Engineering. To support your participation in the meeting, travel awards are available to students presenting their research at the AIChE meeting.


 UF ChE Graduate Student Travel Award – $500

 
Requirements:

  • UF ChE MS/ME or PhD student making satisfactory progress towards degree and involved in research.
  • For co-presenting authors who have no other oral or poster presentations the travel award will be split equally amongst co-presenters.
  • Presenting author for at least one contributed platform (oral) or poster presentation.
  • Department support must be clearly acknowledged in the poster or in an acknowledgement slide.
  • Must participate in UF ChE Graduate Fair booth on Sunday, November 10, or attend the Undergraduate Student Poster Session on Monday, November 11, and talk to students about the UF ChE PhD program. Participation in these activities will be coordinated by Dr. Helena Hagelin-Weaver.
  • Must attend the UF ChE Dessert Reception on Monday, November 11, from 9-11:00 pm.

To Apply:
Submit a copy of your abstract acceptance letter/email indicating you as the presenting author to Sara Darwin at sjdarwin@ufl.edu  
 
Deadline to apply: August 17, 2019
 
Graduate students: You may also apply for travel support funds from the UF Graduate School, UF Office of Research, and the Graduate Student Council. These require application at least one month prior to travel. It is strongly advised that you submit your application ASAP because you are competing with other graduate students for these funds!
 
For more information on these opportunities visit: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/prospective-students/funding/travel/


UF ChE Undergraduate Student Travel Award – $250

 
AIChE is still accepting abstracts for the 2019 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition! 
 
Find out more by visiting: https://www.aiche.org/conferences/annual-aiche-student-conference/2019/events/2019-undergraduate-student-poster-competition
 
Requirements:

  • UF ChE BS student making satisfactory progress towards degree and involved in undergraduate research.
  • Presenting author for at least one contributed platform (oral) or poster presentation.
  • For co-presenting authors who have no other oral or poster presentations the travel award will be split equally amongst co-presenters.
  • Department support must be clearly acknowledged in the poster or in an acknowledgement slide.
  • Will be expected to participate in a panel discussing undergraduate research opportunities organized by the UF ChE AIChE Student Chapter later in the Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 term (if still a registered student).

 
To Apply:
Submit a copy of your abstract acceptance letter/email indicating you as the presenting author to Sara Darwin at sjdarwin@ufl.edu  
 
Deadline to apply: October 11, 2019
 
Note that to receive a response in time to apply for this travel award you must submit your abstract to AIChE by September 30! 


Other/Items/Reminders!        

 
Lodging:
AIChE has special rates at hotels located the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida.  Please book by Friday, October 18, 2019 to get the best rate! 
If you are interested in rooming with another UF ChE student and need help, send an email to sara.darwin@ufl.edu
 
Social Media:
Let’s show the world how excited we are about our department and about attending the 2019 Annual Meeting of the AIChE! Please support the department on social media by posting to Facebook and Twitter and tagging @UFLCHE! 
 
Mark your calendars! 

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