Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence Award

The Sophomore Academic Excellence Award is presented to the one AIChE student member in each student chapter who has attained the highest scholastic grade-point average during his/her freshman and sophomore years, on recommendation of the Student Chapter Advisor.

Deadline: 
July 1, 2017
Award Sponsors: 
Award: 
  • Free Registration to the upcoming Annual Student Conference (Valued at $99)
  • $50 Travel Allowance to be used towards the upcoming Annual Student Conference
  • Certificate of Recognition

View photos from 2016 Freshman/Sophomore Recognition Ceremony on Flickr

Presentation: 
The award is presented each year at AIChE's Annual Meeting.
Instructions: 

Rules, Requirements and Selection Criteria 

To be eligible for this prize, the nominee must be an AIChE member at the time of the nomination. The nominee’s student chapter also MUST file an Annual Report with AIChE. The reporting period is open from April to June 30. Award nominations may be submitted in advance of the report, with the expectation that the chapter will file a report by the reporting deadline. Award nominators will be notified after July 1 about any missing annual reports. Chapters will be allowed a one-month grace period after the nomination deadline to file a report. 

Go to Nomination Form

Note: It is recommended that you prepare your answers and have any supporting documents ready in advance of completing the nomination form (answers and supporting documents cannot be saved within the application before submission). Incomplete or unqualified nomination forms will not be accepted.

Award Winners

Hafiz Muhammad Aamir
NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology
2016
Ahmed Abd-Elhamid
Minia University
2016
Kunal Aggarwal
Florida Institute of Technology
2016
Alicia Aguilar
Oklahoma State University
2016
Cole Bachmeier
University of North Dakota
2016
Kartik Bomb
VIT University
2016
Rebecca Burkley
University of Virginia
2016
Alexa Cichon
University of Michigan
2016
Brandon Clark
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2016
James Copeland
University of South Florida
2016
Cameron Darkes-Burkey
Lafayette College
2016
Matthew Davenport
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
2016
Parth Desai
University of Pennsylvania
2016
Mikaela Dressendorfer
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2016
Anna Edge
Mississippi State University
2016
Mark Elinski
Michigan State University
2016
Osama Elkelany
Tennessee Technological University
2016
Brook Eyob
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2016