Institute committees give a wide range of awards to individuals and groups for technical program contributions, public relations, government relations, and contributions to minority affairs, among other achievements.
The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award is presented to selected incoming college freshman annually. Applicants shall be required to be high school graduates during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African-American...
The Minority Affairs Committee presents this award in honor of William W. Grimes, the first African-American Fellow of AIChE. The award recognizes a chemical engineer's outstanding achievements as a distinguished role model for minorities.
The Executive Board of the Program Committee presents this service award in memory of George Lappin and his long and selfless service on behalf of AIChE and its national and local programming efforts.
Established in the summer of 2007, the Executive Board of the Program Committee presents this award to an individual in memory of Herbie Epstein for his many contributions and long years of service to AIChE and technical programming.
Recognizes an individual's significant contributions to the understanding or improvement of the technology of the coating of continuous webs. The award is presented bi-annually, in even numbered years.
Recognizes women faculty who have contributed to the development of the next generation of chemical engineers through outstanding mentoring.
The Women's Initiatives Committee (WIC) Travel Award supports travel for women graduate students and post-doctoral associates to attend the AIChE Annual Meeting.