Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2008 Scholar Megan Krench is one of those who has acted as a mentor, taking on two Amgen Scholars during her time as a doctoral student at MIT. “I had a really positive experience with the Amgen Scholars Program, and I wanted to give back to the Program. It was a nice opportunity to show my appreciation,” says Megan, who expected to graduate with a PhD in brain and cognitive sciences in February 2016.
Huntsman’s titanium dioxide pigment manufacturing facility at Greatham has won the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Chemical Engineering Project of the Year Award 2014. The award was presented to the Greatham team for the Improved Chlorinator Efficiency (ICE) Transform project that has helped improve the site's efficiency by giving the site more feedstock flexibility. Steve Sutcliffe, technology expert for the chloride process at Greatham, accepted the award on behalf of the Greatham project team.