Lawrence K. Cecil Award in Environmental Chemical Engineering

Recognizes an individual's outstanding chemical engineering contribution and achievement in the preservation or improvement of the environment. The recipient must be a member of AIChE, have 15 years of chemical engineering experience in the environmental field, and demonstrate leadership in research, teaching, engineering, or regulatory activities in either the public or private sector.

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

A plaque and $2,500.

Presentation: 
The awardee is invited to deliver an address at an appropriate venue.
Instructions: 

Criteria considered in selecting a winner include:

  1. New discoveries, research, or the development of new processes or equipment applications in the protection of the environment.
  2. Outstanding contributions of a chemical engineering nature in the design, construction, operation, or management of environmental protection facilities or enterprises.
  3. Distinguished service in environmental protection as a professional engineer, industrial leader, or educator.

Submit electronically the nomination package to the Environmental Division Awards Committee, which is chaired by 2nd Vice Chair of the Division, Faye McNeill at vfm2103@columbia.edu. The nomination form and requirements can be found via the link below.

Nomination Form

Award Winners

Panagiotis Smirniotis
2014
Heriberto Cabezas
2013
Gregory Carmichael
2012
Urmilla Diwekar
2011
Vasilios Manousiouthakis
2010
Arup SenGupta
2009
Menachem Elimelech
2008
Walter J. Weber, Jr.
2007
Larry E. Erickson
2006
Jost O.L. Wendt
2004
Yoram Cohen
2003
Subhas K. Sikdar
2002
D. Reible
2001
D. Allen
2000
A. Akgerman
1999
A. F. Sarofim
1998
H. Shaw
1997
W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr.
1996