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2015 Engineering Week

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Visit to Cabot in Franklin, LA

Cabot Corporation in Franklin, Louisiana recently hosted chemical engineering students from the University of Louisi

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Vertech City

Two teams of undergraduate and graduate students from the Chemical Engineering Department competed in Vertech City: 

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2015 Engineering Week student activities began March 9 with the Student Paper Competition.  Patrick Spiller and John Pippins gave excellent presentations.  Patrick presented on "Biodiesel from Alligator Fat: A Comparison Between Supercritical and Conventional Transesterification Conditions”.  John’s presentation was titled “Increase Grindability of Pine Through Torrefaction”.

      Patrick Spiller is a senior in the chemical engineering department.  He will continue medical school after graduation this Spring.

     John Pippins will be a senior in chemical engineering next Fall.  He has been working for the last two years at the Cleco Alternative Energy Center.