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Industry Leadership Award

This award recognizes individuals or teams working in the industries served by chemical engineers, for leadership and accomplishment in activities including: management; sales and marketing; public, community, and industrial relations; commercial and business development, training, or public service. The recognition may be made for a singular contribution or a series of contributions. Eligible nominees should be from industry or from a government laboratory or another nonacademic entity.

Examples of the types of leadership to be recognized include:

  • Achieving outstanding business and commercial success
  • Transforming an enterprise from good to excellent
  • Implementing highly effective management techniques
  • Gaining recognition by customers and the public
  • Obtaining increased market share
  • Building a track record as a thought leader in the industry, including publications as a possible basis for the award.

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


A plaque.

DeadlineFebruary 15, 2023
PresentationPresented at the Honors Ceremony of the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Selection of the winner 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 – are the results achieved unique?