Encourages excellence in publications by a younger member of the Institute. The award is presented to a member of AIChE, or in an unusual situation, to members jointly, for significant contributions to chemical engineering through publications. The award candidate must have earned his or her highest academic degree within twelve (12) calendar years of the year in which the award is presented. (For the 2023 award cycle, the Colburn Award candidate must have earned his or her highest academic degree between 2011 and the present.)
Addendum — Fall 2021:
Extensions will be granted for qualifying life events that occurred during the standard twelve (12) year eligibility window. Qualifying events include childbirth, maternity and paternity leave for births or adoptions, and extended caregiving of a sick family member. The award nomination must include a request for the extension and documentation of the leave. No more than two years may be excluded from the countable years, regardless of the combination of circumstances.
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Nominations: General award provisions, a description of the nomination packet, and a link to the nomination platform can be found at https://www.aiche.org/community/awards/awards-provisions-eligibility.
A plaque and $5,000, plus a $500 travel allowance
|Deadline||February 15, 2023|
|Presentation||Presented at the Honors Ceremony of the AIChE Annual Meeting.|
|Sponsors||DuPont de Nemours, Inc.|