Clarence (Larry) G. Gerhold Award

Recognizes an individual's outstanding contribution in research, development, or in the application of chemical separations technology. Starting in 2010 the award will be presented in even years to nominees from industry or non academic entities, and in odd years to nominees from academia. Nominees can indicate in which category they want to be considered. The criteria used for selection shall be consistent with the category.

Deadline: 
May 1, 2015
Award Administrator(s): 
Award Sponsors: 
Presentation: 
A plaque and $3,000, plus a travel allowance.
Instructions: 

Selection criteria include:

  1. A sustained record (at least 15 years) of contributions to separations technology. Such activity may include demonstrated leadership in research, teaching, engineering, or any aspect of industrial practice.
  2. A unique and valuable contribution to separations technology which has had a major impact on one of the separation technologies. The contribution should represent a turning point in a particular technology.
  3. A continuing and extensive record of service to the Separations Division.
  4. Nominees must be members of AIChE. To facilitate the review process, the preferred format for Nomination Packages is electronic, in ".pdf" format.

If you wish to submit a Nomination Package in any other format, electronic or print, please contact the Separations Division Gerhold Award Committee Chair, Paul F. Bryan, well in advance of the submission deadline. Send nominations to Paul Bryan's e-mail: separ8r@gmail.com; phone 510-685-7784.

Nomination Form

Award Winners

Timothy Frank
2014
Benny Freeman
2013
Santi Kulprathipanja
2012
Richard Noble
2011
Neil Yeoman
2010
Dibakar Bhattacharyya
2009
Kamalesh K. Sirkar
2008
W.S. Winston Ho
2007
Edward Cussler
2006
Charles Eckert
2005
Michael F. Doherty
2004
Henry Z. Kister
2003
Norman N. Li
2002
Rakesh Agrawal
2001
Georges Belfort
2000
William J. Koros
1999
Maurice Larson
1998
Ralph T. Yang
1997