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Heather LeClerc wins prestigious Fellowships

WPI graduate student Heather LeClerc has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!!  Heather has also been awarded the inaugural ACS Green Chemistry Chang Research Fellowship! Heather is pursuing her graduate study in the Teixeira Lab. Congratulations Heather!

WPI TouchTomorrow a success - with the help of Chemical Engineering graduate students!

WPI TouchTomorrow a success - with the help of Chemical Engineering graduate students!

The Chemical Engineering Graduate Organization (CEGO) participated in TouchTomorrow on June 10th, 2017. Their demonstration, titled "The Energy Boom ", drew in large crowds every 30 minutes as the graduate students taught about alternative energy sources, fuel cells and catalysis. Each demo ended with a bang, where a platinum catalyst was used to pop a small bubble of oxygen and hydrogen to demonstrate just how much energy could be harvested from fuel cells. Then, this energy was then re-directed into a fuel cell to power a small whirligig. STEM outreach is one of the core CEGO missions.