Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering

This award recognizes outstanding contributions in the chemical engineering field. 1. The award is presented to a member of AIChE who has had an important impact on chemical engineering and whose achievements, either specific or general, have advanced this profession in any of its aspects. The recipient should have a long and distinguished record of service to the profession, including both technical and professional activities. 2. Present members of AIChE Board of Directors are ineligible.

Deadline: 
February 15, 2015
Award Administrator(s): 
Award: 

A medal, a plaque, and $3,000. The monetary component of this award is contingent upon identification of a sponsor. 

Presentation: 
Presented at the Honors Ceremony of the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Instructions: 

Follow instructions and download form here.

Award Winners

Ronald Rousseau
2013
George Stephanopoulos
2012
Rakesh Agrawal
2011
Peter T. Cummings
2010
Henry Z. Kister
2009
Donald R. Paul
2008
Nicholas A. Peppas
2008
Morton M. Denn
2008
Robert S. Langer
2008
Gregory Stephanopoulos
2007
Norman N. Li
2006
Dan Luss
2005
Stanley I. Sandler
2004
Octave Levenspiel
2003
Eli Ruckenstein
2002
R. Katzen
2001
E. W. Merrill
2000
R. Aris
1999