Adam Malmstrom, Junior                                                                                                                                                     

About Me: A little bit about me is that I am a huge sports fan. My favorite sport is football, and I’m a diehard Chicago Bears fan. You can oftentimes find me at the Nick or Shell playing basketball or getting a lift in.

Hometown: Elk Grove, IL

Favorite Animal: Panda

Favorite Class Taken: Chem 115/116

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Football

Other Activities/Organizations: Research, AASU


Shao-Ting (Ting) Lin,  Senior

About Me: Hello! My name is Ting. A fun fact about me is that even though I am not from Madison, I moved here in my freshman year of high school. (7 years now!) So, I am pretty familiar with the city. Outside of class, you could probably see me playing badminton at the Nic, or just studying in the Ehall lounge. During my free time, I really enjoy cooking and meal prepping.

Hometown: Taichung, Taiwan

Favorite Animal: Cat

Favorite Class Taken: INTEREGR 303

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Lake Mendota, making kind and brilliant friends!

Other Activities/Organizations: Huber research group, Adventure Learning Programs



Levente Szabo, Sophomore

About Me: I chose chemical engineering because I’ve always liked understanding and creating systems. In my free time, I enjoy watching football, swimming, reading, and spending time outside.

Hometown: Prior Lake, MN

Favorite Animal: Wolf

Favorite Class Taken: Chem 115

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Being Around Lake Mendota

Other Activities/Organizations: ChemE Car



Chen Shien Chia, Junior

About Me: Apa khabar? My name is Chia and I speak Malay, Chinese, English, Teochew, and Hokkien. I came from a beautiful, diverse, and multicultural country called Malaysia. I love sharing Malaysian food with my friends and sometimes invite them over to make traditional desserts together. We made ‘ondeh-ondeh’ which is a dessert made with pandan (screwpine leaf) infused dough and filled with Gula Melaka (palm sugar). I chose Chemical Engineering as my major because I am amazed by the broad spectrum of industries it spans as well as its ability to create new substances that can change people’s lives.

Hometown: Taiping, Malaysia

Favorite Animal: Hamster

Favorite Class Taken: Dance Therapy 232, Chem 329, ESL 118

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Many interesting opportunities at UW-Madison

Other Activities/Organizations: REACH Ambassador


Dominic Greco, Junior

About Me: I chose to pursue chemical engineering because chemistry, physics, and math have always been my favorite subjects and I enjoy the problem-solving mindset that engineers use. Outside of school, I like basketball, riding my bicycle, chess, and spending time with friends. Last summer I worked at a 3M lab in Maplewood MN.

Hometown: Robbinsdale, MN

Favorite Animal: Dog

Favorite Class Taken: Chem 115

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Gamedays and the food around campus

Other Activities/Organizations: Research, ChemE Car, Intramurals




Collin Queen, Junior

About Me: Hey! I am in my third year pursuing both Chemical Engineering and Chemistry degrees as well as a certificate in German. I plan on going for my Ph.D. after earning my undergraduate degree, and I want to become a Professor. In my free time, I really enjoy writing and performing music. I have played music my whole life but have just started writing this past year. I have come out with a single, which you can find on all major music platforms, and I hope to come out with my debut album in the next year. I also am a long-distance runner and am currently training for my first triathlon.

Hometown: Cary, North Carolina

Favorite Animal: Polar Bears

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger:  The beautiful campus

Other Activities/Organizations: Hermans Research Group, STAR Scholar Advisory Board, ChemE Car, Music, Track/XC Club, Diversity Peer Mentor


Department Liaison

Ben Barnd, Junior

About Me: I chose to major in chemical engineering because I love chemistry and math and want to be able to apply both. I enjoy watching and playing sports, hanging out with friends, and
meeting new people.

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Favorite Animal: Lemur

Favorite Class Taken: Chem 109

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Gamedays and the restaurants on State St.



Ethan Heger, Junior

About Me: I chose to pursue chemical engineering because I love chemistry and math, and I want to find a career where I can advance technology in the field of sustainable energy. In my free time, I love to cook, hike, hang out with friends, and watch sports. 

Hometown: West Salem, WI

Favorite Animal: Bear

Favorite Class Taken: CBE 250

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: All the restaurants I can walk to.

Other Activities/Organizations: Intramural Volleyball



Jacob Perre, Junior

About Me: In my free time I enjoy staying active with friends and family and being outside as much as possible. I also enjoy reading and board games, and I’m just starting to learn how to golf. If I’ve got a lot a Class work to do you can find me somewhere in Wendt Commons.

Hometown: Appleton, WI

Favorite Class Taken: Chem 343

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Badger Football game days and the terrace.




Jackson Puent, Junior

About Me: I am super excited to serve as our chapter’s Publicity Chair! I am a third-year Chem-E student also pursuing a certificate in Scandinavian Studies.

Hometown: Verona, WI

Favorite Class Taken: CBE 310

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: The Collaborative Environment

Other Activities/Organizations: Research




Marie Schilling

About Me: Hey my name is Marie Schilling and my pronouns are she/they. I am a junior in chemical engineering with a certificate in energy sustainability. I work at the unions, which are two of my favorite buildings on campus to study.  In my free time, I enjoy cooking, reading, and lifting.

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

Favorite Animal: Rhino

Favorite Class Taken: CBE 310

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Football/basketball games & the beautiful scenery.

Other Activities/Organizations: SWE (Executive Board), Fang Research Group



Wyatt Braman, Junior

About Me: I am in my third year of undergrad here at UW-Madison, and I’m still excited by all that majoring in Chemical Engineering has to offer. My studies currently focus on alternative and renewable energy sources, as I am earning certificates in Thermal Energy Systems and Energy Sustainability.

Hometown: New Brighton, MN

Favorite Class Taken: CBE 250

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Tons of opportunities to grow and learn from others

Other Activities/Organizations: UW-Madison FP&M, Club Lacrosse


Professional Development

Jack Kocher, Sophomore

Freshman Representative

Tela Gehrke, Junior

About Me: Hi! Although the Freshman Representative is typically a Freshman, due to a vacancy I’m happy to step in and be a familiar face for incoming AIChE members at meetings and events regardless. In my free time, I enjoy rock climbing/bouldering and doing activities outdoors with my friends. Last summer I interned for IFF as a process engineer where I made different types of enzymes on a large scale, which was super exciting and eye-opening.

Hometown: Grafton, WI

Favorite Animal: Roosters

Favorite Class Taken: LSC 251

Favorite Thing About Being a Badger: Lakeshore Path and Badger volleyball games!

Other Activities/Organizations: ChemE Car, SWE, Concrete Canoe