CoMSEF Graduate Student Award

Purpose

The Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) annual Graduate Student Award recognizes significant contributions to research in computational molecular science and engineering by graduate students.

Requirements

The nominee must be a graduate student and member of CoMSEF at the time of the AIChE Annual Meeting at which the award is presented (see below). In addition, the faculty nominator must be a member of CoMSEF.

Students first submit an abstract to present a poster within the CoMSEF Poster Session at the AIChE Annual Meeting. See the AIChE call for abstracts regarding the deadline.

The student's dissertation advisor then submits a nominating letter and the student's curriculum vitae to the CoMSEF Vice-Chair (co-chair@comsef.org) by October 1.

Deadline: 
October 1, 2017
Award: 

The award consists of a plaque and an honorarium. Multiple awards are typically presented annually.

Presentation: 
Awardees are announced at the CoMSEF Business Meeting at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Instructions: 

Nomination Process

Nominations should consist of a nominating letter from the student’s dissertation advisor and the curriculum vitae of the nominee. These should be sent by the advisor via e-mail in pdf format to the CoMSEF Vice-Chair (co-chair@comsef.org) by October 1.

Nominees must present a poster within the CoMSEF Poster session at the AIChE Annual Meeting. The deadline for submission of poster abstracts coincides with the PTP submission deadline for the annual meeting.

Selection Process

A committee composed of CoMSEF officers evaluates nominees. Selection criteria include the student’s CV, the nomination letter from the advisor, the quality of the poster, and the student’s ability to describe their research.

Contact

Please contact Jim Pfaendtner (co-chair@comsef.org) with questions regarding this award.

Nomination Form

Award Winners

Gul Zerze, Kayla Sprenger
2016
Robert Elder, Peng Bai
2013
Christopher Wilmer
2012
Andrew White
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
2012
Lauren Abbott
2011
Andrew Paluch
2011
Sumeet C. Pandey
2010
Diwakar Shulka
2010
Vasilios Manousiouthakis
Early Career Award
2010
Dimitrios Argyris
Award for Outstanding Research
2009
Gloria A. E. Oxford
Award for Outstanding Research
2009
Ed Magnin
Early Career Award
2009
Rachel Getman
Award for Outstanding Research
2008
Jeremy Purvis
Award for Outstanding Research
2008
Chethan Acharya
Award for Outstanding Research
2007
Harish Vashisth
Award for Outstanding Research
2007
Megha Surve
Award for Outstanding Research
2006
Erik Santiso
Award for Outstanding Research
2006