Mainardi has been an active member of the AIChE since 1999. She has been the Chair
and Co-Chair for several AIChE Spring and National meetings, a Director (2009-2011)
and Topical Chair (2010) of AIChE-TEP Division, and the 2010 Spring AIChE Meeting
TEP Division sessions organizer.
In 2012, Mainardi was nominated and elected Chair of the AIChE Transport and Energy
Processes Division. During her leadership, the following was accomplished for the
Committees (Awards, Short courses and Tutorials, Website, Newsletter) were formed
The very first division flyer was created
The best “TEP paper award” was promoted
The Donald K. Kern Award found a formal sponsor, TEMA
A TEP website with updated information on the Division’s latest activities and upcoming
events was created
The very first TEP newsletter has been published.
A special session during the 2013 AIChE spring meeting: Advances in Fuel Cells and
Batteries - A Special Session in Honor of Prof. Virendra K. Mathur and His Contributions
TEP has volunteered to help and be the sponsor of the ECI conference on Energy Storage
scheduled for June 2013 in Newport Beach, CA
TEP become once again one of the supporters of the young professionals mixer that
took place during the 2013 Spring meeting in San Antonio.
Mainardi Receives AIChE Excellence and Service Award