The Chemical Engineering Graduate Research Association (CEGRA) was organized in 2003 with the intent to promote chemical engineering graduate research and scholarship. Other purposes and objectives include:
President: Brian Materi
Vice President: Alex Sherrill
Secretary: Sarah Russell
Treasurer: Seth Latture
Conference Chair: Carol Liao
Outreach Chair: Ojas Chaudhari
Webmaster: Michael Adenson
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robby Sanders
CEGRA assisted in the sponsorship of two seminars within the department. The first of which was Dr. Volker Urban at Oak Ridge National Labs who spoke about small angle scattering. The second was Julie Kadrmas, a PhD student at Purdue university who spoke about the ChE GSO, our equivalent is CEGRA as well as her preliminary thesis work.·· We will also be continuing this program through the 2010-2011 school years
Graduate students are encouraged to join the association.
CEGRA hosts an annual cookout for graduate students, ChE faculty and staff and their families.