The Annual AIChE national meeting took place at David L. Lawrence Center, Pittsburgh from October 28 – November 2, where Nate, Krishna, and Emily presented three talks.

- N. D. Harms, S. K. Sirumalla†, and R. H. West. Assessing Discrepancies in Kinetic Parameters and Improving Combustion Models through Metaheuristic Optimization. AIChE Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. 28 October – 2 November 2018.
- E. Mazeau, D. Farina, R. H. West, K. Blondal, and C. F. Goldsmith. Mapping the Degree of Rate Control Using Automated Construction of Microkinetic Models with RMG-Cat. AIChE Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. 28 October – 2 November 2018.
- S. K. Sirumalla, N. D. Harms, and R. H. West. Transition State Geometry Prediction Using Neural Embeddings of Transition State Graphs. AIChE Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. 28 October – 2 November 2018.