Conferences and Workshops

Science and engineering professional organizations offer scholarships for college members, and mentors for those in the interning or entry-level position. They offer insight into how the industry works and how to navigate it, as well a professional development courses.

The faculty in Chemical & Biological Engineering are active in a variety of professional organizations affiliated with their research interests. Not only are they active but are involved with organizing conferences and workshops.

Rocky Mountain Catalysis Society

Annual Symposium

Friday, April 5, 2019

MTTC Auditorium
Science & Technology Park
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Symposium Registration

RMCS 2019 Symposium Program

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Symposium Program Chair
Abhaya K. Datye, Ph.D. • Chair Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering • UNM

Local Arrangements
Cheryl Brozena

Call for Poster Presentations

35th Annual Symposium
of the
Rocky Mountain Catalysis Society

The Rocky Mountain Catalysis Society invites postdocs  and students to submit a 1-page abstract (including any references) for a poster presentation and “Lightning Round” talk at our annual symposium. “Lightning Round” talks and poster presentations will be judged based on technical merit and presentation skills, with first, second, and third place cash prizes awarded.  Potential topics of interest include the performance, synthesis, evaluation and/or characterization of catalytic materials for a wide range of applications.

Include the names and affiliations of all co-authors and underline the presenter’s name on all abstracts. E-mail submission of abstracts in PDF (preferred) or Microsoft Word format is requested.  Please include contact information for the author to whom further correspondence should be addressed.

Email Abstracts to:
Cheryl Brozena

Deadline for Abstract Submission:  Friday, March 29, 2019

Hotel Information:

There are multiple options for hotels near the airport. The CBE department uses the Homewood Suites at the Airport due to the close proximity and they offer a 24/7 shuttle (505-944-4663 Front Desk). Homewood Suites is offering the UNM rate of $109 + taxes for the meeting. Please contact Kari Bryan, (Director of Sales, Homewood Suites Albuquerque Airport, 1520 Sunport Pl SE) 505-944-2599 Direct line or email to let Kari know you’re with the Rocky Mountain Catalysis Society to receive the $109 rate.

Need help? Contact Cheryl Brozena