April 25, 2014
Annette Jacobson and Ben Yezer Presented Session for Moving 4th Into Engineering Program
Annette Jacobson, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Carnegie Institute of Technology Teaching Professor of Chemical Engineering; Director, Colloids, Polymers, and Surfaces Program, and Ben Yezer, Chemical Engineering PhD. student, provided a session of hands on experiments for 35 4th grade students in ICES' Moving 4th Into Engineering Program on Saturday, April 5. These activities exposed students to the chemistry of polymers involved in many personal care, food, toy and art products. They demonstrated how chemistry translates to consumer products through the efforts of chemical engineers and their expertise with chemical processing and manufacture.