Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication

The Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication recognizes outstanding contributions to the literature in biomedical engineering, biological engineering, biotechnology, biochemical engineering and related fields. The award, which is presented annually at the AIChE Annual Meeting, celebrates excellence and foundational contributions to biotechnology and biological engineering through a body of work: a seminal paper, a review, a research report, or other material of significant interest and importance.

Deadline: 
June 3, 2013
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Award: 

The award will consist of a $3,000 honorarium and up to $500 to defray travel expenses to the award presentation, underwritten by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The winner will be expected to deliver a webinar on a subject in their area of expertise, or author a related topical or review paper for publication in Biotechnology Progress.

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

Candidates will be engineers or scientists active within the areas of biomedical engineering, biological engineering, biotechnology, biochemical engineer and related fields. There are no specific geographic, membership or age requirements, but attendance at the AIChE Annual Meeting is a condition of acceptance of the award. 

Nomination packages should be sent to awards@aiche.org as a single PDF document and must include:

  • Nominee's curriculum vitae
  • A list of publications the nominee deems worthy of consideration, published in the last ten years, that adhere to the guidelines described above
  • A brief statement (no more than 1,000 words) describing the impact of the nominee's listed publications
  • At least one signed letter of support 

Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Nomination packages remain active for two award cycles.

Award Winners

Sean P. Palecek
2013
Wilfred Chen
2012
Gregory Stephanopoulos
2011