The Institute and Board of Directors’ Awards are AIChE’s highest annual honors, with each recipient nominated by the chemical engineering community and voted on by the members of AIChE’s volunteer-led Awards Committee. The awards recognize eminent achievements and world-class contributions across a spectrum of chemical engineering endeavors.
Ronald G. Larson of the University of Michigan will receive this year's William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature. Read more about his career and accomplishments.
Laura J. Dietsche, PhD, P.E., Senior Research Scientist at Dow in Midland, Michigan, will receive the award for contributions in the application of computational fluid dynamics to advance chemical manufacturing capabilities, equipment design, and materials development.
This early-career award goes to Ryan Lively for his work creating novel, scalable materials for small molecule separations, and for the conceptual and experimental development of the organic solvent reverse osmosis separation modality.
Dr. Jeong and co-recipient Dr. Lai are being recognized for pioneering contributions and sustained excellence in the field of metal-organic framework membranes for gas separations development.
Dr. Lai of KAUST (Saudi Arabia) is recognized for his pioneering contributions to the advancement of technology in the production, distribution, and application of industrial gases.
Dr. Kotov is being recognized for his fundamental studies and practical implementations of self-assembly processes at the nanoscale.
The award recognizes Nolen's leadership implementing a world-class energy management program recognized by DOE’s Better Plants and EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Programs.
This award is presented to individuals or teams exhibiting exceptional leadership in industries served by chemical engineers.
This award recognizes outstanding chemical engineering contributions in the industrial practice of the profession through manufacturing, R&D, management, or business leadership practices.
AIChE’s Award for Service to Society recognizes outstanding contributions by a chemical engineer to community service and to the solution of socially oriented problems.
The award recognizes Chen for advancing the frontiers of understanding and applications of carbide and bimetallic materials in catalysis and electrocatalysis.
This award is named for one of the founders of modern chemical engineering and recognizes distinguished and continuing contributions to chemical engineering education.
This award recognizes early-career accomplishments and contributions to industrial practice by an individual working in industries served by chemical engineers.
Hall is being recognized for four decades of field-leading research accomplishments, as well as for her inspiring leadership in chemical engineering, and her tireless mentorship of colleagues.
Schaffer is being recognized for implementing molecular and cellular engineering strategies to overcome challenges in the development of gene and cell therapies.
The award recognizes his contributions to chemical engineering research and education, and his leadership in advancing the transition to a low-carbon future and addressing climate change.