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Chevron Lecture in Chemical Engineering and Networking Dinner


Chevron Lecture on Energy & The Chbe Networking Dinner
Held on April 4, 2013 featuring speaker,  Dr. Franklin M. Orr Jr. from Stanford University
Lecture: "Transforming Energy in the Twenty-First Century" 


 Centennial Reunion Event

Held on Thursday, October 11, 2012
From 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Lecture in McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall | 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner in Martel Hall

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering celebrated the Centennial with faculty, students, and alumni,  reflecting upon the department's remarkable journey from humble beginnings to a prestigious and top-ranked program with a continued tradition of excellence.

Send us your memories

We are compiling a history of the first 100 years of Chemical Engineering at Rice. We need your stories and photos. If you have memories of a professor that inspired you, a class that you particularly liked, AIChE student chapter activities that stand out, or anything else, please email your story and any associated photographs to chbe@rice.edu.

Centennial T-Shirts

In honor of the Centennial, the Rice AIChE student chapter is selling a commemorative t-shirt. All funds raised will be used to sponsor the Centennial reunion dinner. Shirts will be available for pickup at the dinner or any time after at the CHBE Department office. Please order in advance here.