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Environmental Division Undergraduate Student Paper Award

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who prepares the best original paper based on the results of research or an investigation related to the environment.

August 15, 2015
Award Administrator(s): 

A plaque and $300, $200, and $100 for first, second and third place, respectively

The award is presented at a designated function of the Environmental Division at either the AIChE Spring National Meeting or at the AIChE Annual Meeting.

Selection criteria include:

  • The nominee must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing at a college or university with an accredited program in chemical engineering, and must be a member of an AIChE Student Chapter.
  • The work must be performed during the student's undergraduate enrollment, and the paper must be submitted prior to or within six months of graduation.
  • The student must be the sole author of the paper, but faculty guidance is encouraged (if published, additional authors are accepted).
  • The entry is judged primarily on depth and breadth of knowledge, originality, and the merits of the project results.

Submit electronically the nomination package to the Vice Chair of the Environmental Division Awards Committee, V. Faye McNeill, email:

Nomination Form

Award Winners

Francisco Sotomayor