Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering

July 23, 2014

In honor of one of the chemical engineering profession’s most influential leaders and one of the great fluid dynamacists of the 20th century, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has renamed the Professional Progress Award the Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering. 

Dr. Andreas “Andy” Acrivos, Albert Einstein Professor Emeritus of Science and Engineering at the City College of the City University of New York and Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University, is an extraordinary teacher and mentor who has made profound contributions to the profession of chemical engineering, especially in the areas of energy production and transport, heat and mass transfer, and the rheology of suspensions. He has had a transformative impact on the field of Chemical Engineering.

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