Peter O. Stahl Advanced Design Forum 2024

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS) is pleased to welcome you to the 2024 Peter O. Stahl Advanced Design Forum. Enabled by a donation from Peter Stahl’s wife, Dr. Cynthia Arnold, and co-sponsored by IPRIME and CSE DSI, this forum aims to bring together industry leaders, government stakeholders, and academic researchers, to foster collaboration and sharing of data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning best practices, to transform the ways in which chemicals and materials are designed, developed, and produced. It exemplifies the commitment of CEMS to excellence in research and education, now leveraging the emerging fields of data science and machine learning. Industrial sponsors of this year’s event include Medtronic, DuPont, Cabot, Eastman, Milliken, Lubrizol, and KPMG.

The forum will include sessions and panel discussions led by experts from organizations including Medtronic, BASF, P&G, Eastman, Ecolab, Honeywell, DuPont, Schrödinger, Meta, KPMG, Polar Semiconductor, Milliken, Shelman Group, and more!

Session and panel discussion themes:

AI in Chemicals & Materials: Current Status and Future Directions

Accelerating AI Adoption: From R&D to Enterprise

Digital Innovation Across Sectors: Lessons Learned

Breaking Boundaries through AI: Envisioning the Next 10 Years

Registration fee: $250 (free for students)

Registration deadline: April 10, 2024

Organizing Committee: Prodromos Daoutidis, Chris Bartel, Natalie Boehnke, Alexander Smith, and Qi Zhang

Registration Link and Program Information

For questions please contact Prodromos Daoutidis (

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Start date
Friday, April 19, 2024, 8:30 a.m.
End date
Friday, April 19, 2024, 6 p.m.

Hybrid event: Medtronic Headquarters & via live stream