The Lexington and Paducah student chapters of the American Institute of
Chemical Engineers (AIChE) were again recognized as “Outstanding Student Chapters” for 2010-2011.
The Lexington chapter has received this award each year since 1988 the longest active consecutive streak in the nation. The Paducah chapter has been named as an Outstanding Student Chapter every year since 2002.
Outstanding status is awarded to only 10% of all AICHE student chapters, nationwide. It is presented annually to those student chapters that show an exceptional level of participation, enthusiasm, program quality, professionalism, and involvement in the university and community.
Selection criteria include: membership; outstanding participation by member students and faculty; number of meetings and events; variety of activities, including career guidance, community outreach, departmental activities, social events, plant trips, sporting events; participation in local, regional and national AIChE programs; and Engineers Week participation.
Faculty advisors for the Lexington and Paducah chapters are Dr. J. Zach Hilt and Dr. David Silverstein respectively.
For a complete listing of student chapter winners, visit: http://www.aiche.org/Students/Awards/OutstandingStudentChapterAward.aspx
AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 40,000 members from over 90 countries.