Minority Affairs Committee's William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering

The Minority Affairs Committee presents this award in honor of William W. Grimes, the first African-American Fellow of AIChE. The award recognizes a chemical engineer's outstanding achievements as a distinguished role model for minorities.

Deadline: 
June 29, 2014
Award Administrator(s): 
Award: 

A plaque and $1,000 plus a $500 travel allowance to attend the Annual Meeting.

Presentation: 
The award is presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Instructions: 

Selection criteria include:

  • The nominee is a chemical engineer.
  • The nominee has demonstrated outstanding technical, business or related achievements.
  • The nominee has voluntarily given time and effort to help increase the interest and/or performance of members of the underrepresented minority groups in science, math, engineering and related areas either in an educational or business environment.

Send nominations to MAC past chair, Rodney Dotson, High Performance Learning Programs, CCNY Dept. of Chemistry, Rm. 1032. rdotson01@ccny.cuny.edu; 212-650-6606 (day), 646-245-5620 (mobile).

Award Winners

Emmanuel Dada
2012
James Wei
2010
Paula Hammond
2009
Soni Oyekan
2008
Thomas Mensah
2006
Michael T. Harris
2005
Henry Brown
2004
Cato. T. Laurencin
2002
G. A. Lessells
2001
J. Patrick
2000
L. A. Abron
1995