Lawrence K. Cecil Award in Environmental Chemical Engineering

Call for Nominations:

On behalf of the Environmental Division of AIChE, we ask you to consider nominating a colleague for the 2018 Lawrence K. Cecil Award. This is the most prestigious environmental award within AIChE and is given by the Environmental Division in recognition of an individual's outstanding chemical engineering contribution and achievement in the preservation or improvement of the environment.

This award recognizes an individual's outstanding chemical engineering contribution and achievement in the preservation or improvement of the environment. The recipient must be a member of AIChE, have 15 years of chemical engineering experience in the environmental field, and demonstrate leadership in research, teaching, engineering, or regulatory activities in either the public or private sector.

Deadline: 
June 8, 2018
Award Administrator(s): 
Award: 

A plaque and $2,500.

Presentation: 
The awardee is invited to deliver an address at an appropriate venue.
Instructions: 

Criteria considered in selecting a winner include:

  1. The recipient shall have a considerable record of contributions to the environment through the application of chemical engineering for a period of at least fifteen (15) years of sustained professional activities shown by demonstrated leadership in such areas as research, teaching, engineering, or regulatory activities in either the public or private sector.
  2. The recipient shall have demonstrated the application of chemical engineering principles and technology in research into environmental problems and/or in development of innovative engineering solutions of these problems for the protection of the environment.
  3. The recipient shall have made a significant contribution in design, construction, operation, management, or consulting related to environmental protection facilities or enterprises. 
  4. The recipient shall have a considerable record of service in the activities of the Environmental Division of the AIChE.

Submit the nomination package electronically to the Environmental Division Awards Committee, which is chaired by the Second Vice-Chair (2018) of the Division. The deadline for accepting nominations is Friday May 4, 2018.

Second Vice-Chair (2018):

Nga Lee “Sally” Ng

Associate Professor and Tanner Faculty Fellow

School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Email: ng@chbe.gatech.edu

Phone: (404) 385 2148

Nomination Form

Nomination Packet (Documents): 

Award Winners

Mark A. Barteau
2018
JoAnn Slama Lighty
2017
Spyros Pandis
2016
Pratim Biswas
2015
Panagiotis Smirniotis
2014
Heriberto Cabezas
2013
Gregory Carmichael
2012
Urmilla Diwekar
2011
Vasilios Manousiouthakis
2010
Arup SenGupta
2009
Menachem Elimelech
2008
Walter J. Weber, Jr.
2007
Larry E. Erickson
2006
Jost O.L. Wendt
2004
Yoram Cohen
2003
Subhas K. Sikdar
2002
D. Reible
2001
D. Allen
2000