Engineering and Construction Award

This award recognizes individuals or teams for achievement in the design and/or construction of process plants or process plant revamps. Eligible nominees should be from industry or from a government laboratory or another nonacademic entity. The achievements may be the result of excellence in process engineering, project engineering, project management, equipment design, engineering and/or construction scheduling and construction management.

Examples of the types of contributions to be recognized include:

  • Implementing a difficult or unusual project
  • Developing novel engineering or construction techniques
  • Meeting challenging environmental constraints
  • Pioneering the use of new design methodologies
  • Delivering a difficult project within tight time and budget requirements
  • Commercializing a first-of-a-kind process
  • Making sustained contributions over a long period of time

Nominations: General award provisions, a description of the nomination packet, and a link to the nomination platform can be found at

February 15, 2018
Award Administrator(s): 

A plaque

Presented at the Honors Ceremony of the AIChE Annual Meeting.

Selection of the winner of the award will be based on three key criteria:

  • Impact of the contribution – has it made a difference in the market place and global community?
  • Magnitude of the challenges that were overcome – what was the degree of difficulty?
  • Innovation and technical creativity – what is the intellectual content?

Award Winners

Bechtel Pueblo Team
Troy Campione
Marathon Petroleum Company
Garyville Major Expansion Project