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Welcome to the Clemson University AIChE student chapter website. AIChE is a professional organization that aims to bring chemical engineers both educational and industrial opportunities. The Clemson chapter specifically focuses on student body relations and career preparation. Throughout the year AIChE offers several events including a Welcome Back Picnic, Shrimp Boil, and Pig Roast.

In the spring, our chapter travels to the Southeast Regional Conference. This conference offers opportunities to present research, meet students from fellow chapters, and compete in the ChemE Car Competition. AIChE seeks to prepare its members for careers after college by hosting various presentations from companies and plant tours throughout the year.

Finally, our mentoring program offers several leadership opportunities and is a great way to encourage underclassmen as they begin their curriculum.

To become a member of the national AIChE, please visit AIChE Membership for benefits and application.

AIChE Officers

Chong profilePresident

Name: Josh Chong
Year: Senior
Emphasis Area: Business Management
Other Activities: Clemson University Honors College, Co-op at DuPont, Thies Research Group, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society, Baja SAE, Co-op at BASF Converse

The President runs and maintains the club and club relations with the school. They are the principal contact person for the organization and overall leader. They organize and make sure annual events occur.

Bane profileVice President

Name: Kara Bane
Year: Senior
Minor: Energy Studies
Other Activities: Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, National Society for Collegiate Scholars, Civics and Service House, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Intramural Sports, Co-op at BASF Seneca, Milliken Chemical

This is the right-hand person for the president. Along with maintaining the yearly club activities, they incorporate novel ideas and make sure events run smoothly.

Reichard profileSecretary

Name: Ashley Reichard
Year: Junior
Minor: Youth Development Studies
Other Activities: Clemson University Honors College, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, PAL Leader, First Quality Tissue Internship, Clemson Wesley, Intramural Ultimate Frisbee

The secretary is in charge of all announcements for events, meeting minutes and supplying any help needed to other executive board members. They are also the focal point for the mentorship program.

Whitfield profileIndustrial Relations Chair

Name: Anna Whitfield
Year: Junior
Minors: Spanish, Chemistry, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Other Activities: Kappa Delta Sorority (The Parenting Place Committee Head), Processing Intern at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, American Nuclear Society

Their principal focus is meeting ships with industries. They work with companies to organize company nights and presentations, especially around the career fair.

Ludlow profileTreasurer

Name: Shannon Ludlow
Year: Junior
Emphasis Area: Biomolecular Engineering
Other Activities: Cooking, Painting, Lifting, Running, Renovating Homes

The treasurer is in charge of all finances for the club, including dues and events. They must maintain up-to-date records and build relationships with Student Government.