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.
A plaque and $300, $200, and $100 for first, second and third place, respectively
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 Environmental Division Awards Committee, which is chaired by the 2nd Vice Chair of the Division for the current year. The 2013 2nd Vice Chair is Kurt Rindfusz.