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Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering

This award recognizes outstanding contributions in the chemical engineering field. 1. The award is presented to a member of AIChE who has had an important impact on chemical engineering and whose achievements, either specific or general, have advanced this profession in any of its aspects. The recipient should have a long and distinguished record of service to the profession, including both technical and professional activities. 2. Present members of AIChE Board of Directors are ineligible.

Details
Award

A medal, a plaque, and $3,000. The monetary component of this award is contingent upon identification of a sponsor. 

DeadlineFebruary 15, 2020
AdministratorsAIChE
PresentationPresented at the Honors Ceremony of the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Follow instructions and download form here.

Award winners

  • Robert Armstrong


    2020
  • Ignacio Grossmann


    2019
  • Julio M. Ottino


    2018
  • William Banholzer


    2017
  • Klavs Jensen


    2016
  • Carol Hall


    2015
  • Stuart L Cooper


    2014
  • Ronald W Rousseau


    2013
  • George Stephanopoulos


    2012
  • Rakesh Agrawal


    2011
  • Peter T. Cummings


    2010
  • Henry Z. Kister


    2009
  • Morton M. Denn


    2008
  • Robert S. Langer


    2008
  • Donald R. Paul


    2008
  • Nicholas A. Peppas


    2008
  • Gregory Stephanopoulos


    2007
  • Norman N. Li


    2006
  • Dan Luss


    2005
  • Stanley I. Sandler


    2004
  • Octave Levenspiel


    2003
  • Eli Ruckenstein


    2002
  • R. Katzen


    2001
  • E. W. Merrill


    2000
  • R. Aris


    1999
  • R. S. Schechter


    1998
  • L. E. Scriven


    1997
  • A. W. Westerberg


    1995
  • R. N. Maddox


    1994
  • D. M. Himmelblau


    1992
  • R. Shinnar


    1992
  • D. F. Othmer


    1991
  • C. W. Tobias


    1991
  • E. L. Ekholm


    1990
  • A. B. Metzner


    1990
  • J. Wei


    1990
  • R. B. Bird


    1989
  • A. E. Humphrey


    1989
  • S. I. Proctor


    1989
  • P. S Buckley


    1988
  • E. L. Gaden, Jr


    1988
  • L. C. Eagleton


    1987
  • J. Happel


    1987
  • F. M. Tiller


    1987
  • R. C. Reid


    1986
  • J. H. Sanders


    1986
  • C. R. Wilke


    1986
  • N. R. Amundson


    1985
  • R. H. Marshall


    1985
  • J. Donovan


    1984
  • D. M. Mason


    1984
  • J. W. Westwater


    1984
  • W. K. Davis


    1983
  • R. B. MacMullin


    1983
  • M. H. Rousseau


    1983
  • J. P. Sachs


    1983
  • H. W. Flood


    1982
  • R. Landau


    1982
  • J. C. Dart


    1981
  • J. W. Davison


    1981
  • G. Burnet, Jr


    1981
  • J. Y. Oldshue


    1981
  • S. W. Churchill


    1980
  • R. R. Hughes


    1980
  • S. E. Isakoff


    1980
  • A. S. West


    1979
  • E. B. Christiansen


    1978
  • K. D. Timmerhaus


    1978
  • F. J. Van Antwerpen


    1977
  • K. E. Coulter


    1977
  • H. S. Kemp


    1977
  • J. G. Knudsen


    1977
  • L. K. Cecil


    1976
  • A. L. Conn


    1976
  • J. R. Fair, Jr


    1976
  • I. Leibson


    1976
  • T. W. Tomkowit


    1975
  • T. Weaver


    1975
  • W. H. Corcoran


    1974
  • H. D. Guthrie


    1974
  • M. S. Peters


    1974
  • T. A. Burtis


    1973
  • W. R. Marshall


    1973
  • J. J. Martin


    1973
  • R. L. Pigford


    1973
  • D. A. Dahlstrom


    1972
  • J. C. Elgin


    1972
  • E. R. Gilliland


    1971
  • P. D. V. Manning


    1971
  • J. J. McKetta


    1971
  • W. A. Cunningham


    1969
  • D. B. Keyes


    1969
  • W. E. Lobo


    1969
  • J. McAfee


    1969
  • W. B. Franklin


    1968
  • W. N. Lacey


    1968
  • W. R. Collings


    1967
  • H. C. Hottel


    1967
  • C. G. Kirkbride


    1967
  • M. Benedict


    1966
  • E. W. Thiele


    1966
  • E. R. Weidlein


    1966
  • F. C. Frary


    1965
  • C. F. Prutton


    1965
  • M. Souders, Jr


    1964
  • D. L. Katz


    1964
  • R. P. Dinsmore


    1963
  • R. P. Genereaux


    1963
  • J. J. Healy, Jr


    1963
  • T. K. Sherwood


    1963
  • B. F. Dodge


    1962
  • J. H. Koffolt


    1962
  • J. H. Rushton


    1962
  • G. E. Holbrook


    1961
  • W. L. McCabe


    1961
  • M. C. Whitaker


    1960
  • W. G. Whitman


    1960
  • F. J. Curtis


    1959
  • W. H. McAdams


    1959
  • T. H. Chilton


    1958
  • J. V. N. Dorr


    1958
  • O. A. Hougen


    1958
  • S. D. Kirkpatrick


    1958
  • W. K. Lewis


    1958