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Meenesh Singh to Receive a 2012 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award

Event Date: July 4, 2012
Meenesh Singh
Graduate Student Meenesh Singh will receive a 2012 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award.

Graduate Student Meenesh Singh will receive a 2012 Graduate Student Research Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the Separations Division.

The award was established by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Separation’s Division to encourage graduate students to excel, to promote a high level of interest in the field of separations, to identify future leaders in the field, and to strengthen the cooperation between academia and industry in the separations field.

This is a highly competitive award with a global request for nominations. The award is sponsored by the AIChE Separations Division and, as of this date, Millipore and Air Products. It comprises a $200 check and a plaque for the student. The award will be presented at the Separations Division’s Dinner on Monday, October 29, 2012, at the Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.

Meenesh joined the School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue in Spring 2009. He holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Sardar Patel University, India and M. Tech in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay. He is advised by Professor Doraiswami Ramkrishna and his research is in the area of pharmaceutical crystallization.