PSRI Lectureship Award in Fluidization

This award recognizes an individual's outstanding scientific/technical research contributions with impact in the field of fluidization and fluid-particle flow systems. The award is contingent on a candidate meeting the above criteria and may not be awarded every year.

Selection criteria:

  1. Nominee must have been the member of AIChE-PTF for prior 3 calendar years at time of nomination and have not won another PTF award in previous three calendar years
  2. An outstanding contribution advancing fluidization or fluid-particle flow systems
  3. The awardee will deliver a presentation at the AIChE Annual Meeting in a PTF award session
Deadline: Initial nomination: March 23, 2016; Complete package: May 11, 2016
Deadline: 
March 23, 2016
Award Administrator(s): 
Award: 

Award consists of $1,000, a plaque, and two tickets to PTF award dinner.

Presentation: 
The award is presented at a Forum sponsored event during the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Instructions: 

Nomination procedure and package contents:

  • Initial nomination must be submitted no later than March 23, 2016 and can be made here
  • Full nomination package is due latest by May 11, 2016 and should consist of a single PDF file that contains all of the following items to be sent to dave@njit.edu
  1. Filled nomination form (a blank form which will be sent to you after your nomination is received)
  2. A two page letter of nomination stating how the nominee made a significant impact to the field of fluidization and fluid-particle flow systems
  3. At least three and no more than five supporting letters
  4. Either the nominator or one of the supporting letter providers must be a current PTF member
  5. If the nominee has previously received any award from AIChE or one of its divisions/forums, an explicit statement of new accomplishments or work over and above those cited for the earlier award(s) must be included (max. of one double spaced page).
  6. Selected bibliography (including books, patents, and major papers published).

Award Winners

Rajesh Davé
2015
Christine Hrenya
2014
Franco Berruti
2013
Xiaotao Bi
2012
Jesse Zhu
2011
Jinghai Li
2010
Martin Rhodes
2009
Bob Pfeffer
2008
Jennifer Sinclair Curtis
2007
Yong Jin
2006
Shigekatsu Mori
2005
Ye Mon Chen
2004
Norman Epstein
2003
Dimitri Gidaspow
2002
M. Horio
2001
W. Yang
2000
H. Arastoopour
1999
J. Werther
1998