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Bright Future of Pharma - 2018 ISPE Student Poster Competition

Article - ISPE Pharmaceutical Engineering

On 12 April 2018, ISPE’s Boston Area Chapter held its’ Annual Student Poster Competition. A large number of participants attended the event to watch seven undergraduate and four graduate students compete to win the grand prize – an all-expenses paid trip for two students, one undergraduate and one graduate, to the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo being held November 4-7, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA, along with $500 in cash. At the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo, both the undergraduate and the graduate prize winners will once again present their posters in a larger competition, competing against graduate and undergraduate ISPE Student Members from around the globe at the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo’s International Student Poster Competition.

2018 Undergraduate winner Kinza Hussain
Undergraduate Winner: Kinza Hussain
2018 Graduate winner Kirivann Chhoeun
Graduate Winner: Kirivann Chhoeun

Poster presentations consist of a visual display of research findings combined with an interactive question and answer period with a panel of judges. The grand prize-winning undergraduate and graduate students will receive cash awards, have the opportunity to be published in ISPE’s magazine, Pharmaceutical Engineering® and other Affiliate/Chapter publications, and be recognized at the Membership Luncheon during the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. In addition, the award-winning ISPE Student Members will get to enjoy the educational, informative, and fun experiences that comes along with attending an ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. The students will get to meet other ISPE Student Members, ISPE Young Professionals, and pharma industry professionals from around the world, in addition to obtaining valuable knowledge from various education sessions during the Conference.

ISPE thanks all of the ISPE Student Members who participate in this exciting and challenging competition and congratulates all of the past and present winners of the Regional and International Student Poster Competitions. Learn more about the winners of the Boston Area Chapter’s 2018 Student Poster Competition.


The ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo brings together key international thought leaders for our biggest event of the year. Register for four days of world-class education, as we explore our 2018 theme: Vision to Reality: Delivering Next Generation Therapies.

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