Phil Kester Awarded Best Poster at 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting

Event Date: October 31, 2018
CISTAR congratulates Phil Kester, graduate student at Purdue University, on an excellent representation of CISTAR research that earned him best poster presentation of the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.

The meeting took place October 30-November 2 and featured several poster sessions organized by divisions and technical areas. The CRE Division featured approximately 200 papers on the topics of catalysis, industrial and engineering chemistry, fuel chemistry and petroleum. The award for best poster includes $200 cash and recognition at the following year’s CRE Division banquet. Kester is advised by Dr. Raj Gounder and also serves as the Chair of the CISTAR Student Leadership Council.