You will have the opportunity to learn from the institute’s chemical industry veterans. The workshop will familiarize you with the transitional issues encountered in moving a chemical process from the laboratory bench to a chemical plant. It includes:
“The hands on experience was amazing, and not something I could do at any other university.” – 2018 participant
The MSU Bioeconomy Institute is home to extensive chemical laboratories plus a scale-up plant. The plant contains a large variety of glass-lined, stainless steel, and Hastelloy™ reactors ranging in size from 40 L to 4000 L, plus condensers, tray dryers, centrifuges, Niagara and other filters, and a Foxboro computer control system.
Former Pfizer staff with 100+ years of total professional experience at the site provide attendees with the operational perspectives of industrial chemists, chemical engineers, environmental/safety personnel, and plant operators.
Flyer PDF for the workshop.
“This workshop was invaluable. It allowed me to gain experience that will benefit me greatly as a scientist.” – 2018 participant
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