Professional Progress Award for Outstanding Progress in Chemical Engineering

Recognizes outstanding progress in the field of chemical engineering. The awardee will have made a significant contribution to the science of chemical engineering through one of the following means:

  • A theoretical discovery or development of a new principle in the chemical engineering field.
  • Development of a new process or product in the chemical engineering field.
  • An invention or development of new equipment in the chemical engineering field.
  • Distinguished service rendered to the field or profession of chemical engineering.

The recipient must be less than 45 years of age at the end of the calendar year in which the award is presented. The recipient does not have to be a member of AIChE.

The recipient is invited to deliver an address either at the time of the award presentation or later.

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

A plaque and $4,000, plus a $500 travel allowance.

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

Award Winners

Kelvin Lee
2013
Brian Korgel
2012
Christopher N. Bowman
2011
Michael W. Deem
2010
Kristi Anseth
2009
Chaitan Khosla
2008
Jay Keasling
2007
Joan F. Brennecke
2006
Theodore Randolph
2005
Arup K. Chakraborty
2004
George Georgiou
2003
David A. Edwards
2002
C. A. Floudas
2001
F. H. Arnold
2000
M. E. Davis
1999
J. F. Brady
1998
P. G. Debenedetti
1997
R. A. Brown
1996