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. A fundraising effort was launched at the end of 2013 by Dr. Acrivos’ friends and former students and together this distinguished group of “Founding Donors” has raised over $100K toward the endowment of this important award.
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Prior to 2014 the Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering was named the Professional Progress Award.
A plaque and $4,000, plus a $500 travel allowance.
|Deadline||February 15, 2021|
|Presentation||Presented at the Honors Ceremony of the AIChE Annual Meeting.|
|Nomination Instructions|| |
The award recognizes outstanding progress in the field of chemical engineering. The awardee will have made a significant contribution to the science of chemical engineering through one of the following means:
The recipient is invited to deliver an address either at the time of the award presentation or later.
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.
Note from the Foundation:
Please join AIChE’s effort to endow this award in Andreas Acrvios’ honor. To underwrite this award, we are asking Andy’s colleagues, former students, and friends to consider a gift in his honor that will allow AIChE to present this award annually, in perpetuity. All donors to the award will be recognized nationally each year. To make a gift to be used exclusively in support of the Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering.