Chemical and Process Engineering students win at AIChE annual conference

Published on
2021/12/08 - 16:48

A team of Level 3 undergraduates from the Department of Chemical & Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering University of Moratuwa represented Sri Lanka at the ChemE-Sports competition organized by Petroskills Inc. in collaboration with American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the largest chemical engineering body in the world, at its Annual Student Conference, Boston, USA. The competition task was to optimally operate a simulator utilized in the industry that simulates an amine gas treating plant amidst various disturbances while maximizing profits and prioritizing safety. The team emerged as the undisputed champions, competing with teams from over 25 foreign universities as they dominated the first rounds and went ahead to defeat the University of Texas in the semi-finals and the University of Virginia in the finals.

Chemical and Process Engineering students win at AIChE annual conference