CBE Industry Council

Industry partners, government agencies, and non-profits in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Industry Council (CBEIC) enrich the practical training and professional development of Smith School students while benefiting from exceptional visibility and customized interactions with students and faculty to drive talent acquisition.

CBE Industry Council (CBEIC)

  • Provides students with opportunities for professional development through engagement with non-academic enterprises and engineers
  • Enriches CBE curriculum and provide visibility to CBEIC members through opportunities for participation in the development and delivery of course content
  • Creates a pipeline for top-talent acquisition for members interested in CBE and related fields
  • Opens opportunities for members to leverage CBE research expertise through collaborations
Air Products

Industry Partners

Air Products

Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. Focused on serving energy, environment and emerging markets, we provide essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. We are also the global leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. Air Products develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial gas projects, including gasification projects that sustainably convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production of high-value power, fuels and chemicals.

Founded in 1940, Air Products has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Our passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products' higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.



Chartwell delivers rapid performance improvements in operations across manufacturing, pharma/API, chemicals, fast moving consumer goods, food and beverage, healthcare, and industrial sectors.  Our projects routinely deliver 20-50% additional productivity within 6 months, enabling our clients to increase the output of oversold plants to eliminate backlog and grow sales, create more capacity from existing assets and labour to delay or cancel capital-based expansion programs.  Our clients are also able to drive a network or plant consolidation program, make cost savings, reduce working capital, and cut lead times.  Chartwell also helps clients train and develop their internal OpEx/CI groups to use the Chartwell methodology to dramatically increase their internal improvement capabilities.  Chartwell has worked with over 200 manufacturing organisations and are experts at uncovering the substantial hidden potential in their operations. To rapidly convert this potential into real bottom line value, we embed ourselves in our client's teams to drive the improvements home.



Corning Incorporated is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 170 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics, and optical physics along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people’s lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in RD&E, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and deep, trust-based relationships with customers who are global leaders in their industries. Corning’s businesses and markets are constantly evolving. Today, Corning’s products enable diverse industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation, and life sciences.

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Infineum is a Specialty Chemicals Company with powerful research and development capabilities around innovative chemistry. A joint venture between Shell and ExxonMobil, we are one of the world leaders in the formulation, manufacturing and marketing of petroleum additives for lubricants and fuels with worldwide production and research facilities.  Delivering through powerful research and development capabilities around innovative chemistry, our technology supports areas such as; shear modification, cold flow and wax crystal modification, optimizing formulations, anti-wear and detergency, modification of flow properties, stabilizing carbonaceous and metal particles (carbon black) and combining chemically incompatible materials effectively, to name just a few.  We maintain relentless focus on technology excellence, reliability, operational excellence and collaboration to deliver customers performance they can rely on.  We exist to create a sustainable future through innovative chemistry.

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Intel creates world-changing technology that improves the life of every person on the planet.  Intel put the silicon in Silicon Valley. For more than 50 years, Intel and our people have had a profound influence on the world, driving business and society forward by creating radical innovation that revolutionizes the way we live.  Intel’s technology has been at the heart of computing breakthroughs. We are an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. We stand at the brink of several technology inflections—artificial intelligence (AI), 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge—that together will shape the future of technology.  Silicon and software drive these inflections, and Intel is at the heart of it all.  Today we are applying our reach, scale, and resources to enable our customers to capitalize more fully on the power of digital technology. Inspired by Moore’s Law, we continuously work to advance the design and manufacturing of semiconductors to help address our customers’ greatest challenges.



We will provide branded products and services of superior quality and value that improve the lives of the world’s consumers, now and for generations to come. As a result, consumers will reward us with leadership sales, profit and value creation, allowing our people, our shareholders and the communities in which we live and work to prosper.


Pfizer Inc.

At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products, including innovative medicines and vaccines. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, we have worked to make a difference for all who rely on us. We routinely post information that may be important to investors on our website at www.pfizer.com. In addition, to learn more, please visit us on www.pfizer.com and follow us on Twitter at @Pfizer and @Pfizer_News, LinkedIn, YouTube and like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/Pfizer.



Regeneron (NASDAQ: REGN) is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for over 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to nine FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, nearly all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye diseases, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, pain, hematologic diseases, infectious diseases and rare diseases.



Stroud strives to unleash potential every day for our clients and our employees, helping them achieve more than they ever thought possible. Together, we are changing the way the world operates.   Stroud works in a wide range of businesses in both the public and private sectors. When Stroud was founded, our core work was in the manufacturing and chemical sectors, including food and beverage, paper and packaging, fiber and materials, oil and gas, and mining. We maintain a strong and growing client base in these sectors and, in recent years, have expanded our scope to include defense services, infrastructure, and healthcare. Our approach has broad application, and we continue to develop our offering into new and exciting areas of business.  Stroud was formed in 2001 by a group of partners with a shared commitment to transforming the operational improvement approach.  Stroud operates worldwide out of its Calgary (Canada), Boston (US), and London (UK) offices to provide services in English, German, Spanish, French, and we have significant capability in other European languages.

Member Benefits

  • Access to students
  • Participation in the  development and presentation of course curriculum
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Options to propose student projects and engage with their execution
  • Opportunities for networking with faculty and other CBEIC members (10-20 in total)
  • Branding and exposure with logo and name on the CBEIC website and partnership wall
  • Annual, members-only workshop