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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 2019 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.

Nomination Packet (Documents) 

Details
Award

A plaque and $2,500.

DeadlineMay 31, 2020
AdministratorsEnvironmental Division (ENV)
PresentationThe awardee is invited to deliver an address at an appropriate venue.
Nomination 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 2nd Vice-Chair Alexander Orlov by email: alexander.orlov@stonybrook.edu.

The deadline for accepting nominations is May 31, 2020.

Award winners

  • Phillip Savage


    2020
  • Bhavik Bakshi


    2019
  • Mark 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
  • A. Akgerman


    1999
  • A. F. Sarofim


    1998
  • H. Shaw


    1997
  • W. W. Eckenfelder, Jr.


    1996
  • S. K. Friedlander


    1995
  • E. R. Beaver


    1994
  • R. F. Weston


    1993
  • L. J. Thibodeaux


    1992
  • S. M. Senkan


    1991
  • M. R. Overcash


    1990
  • R. L. Irvine


    1989
  • R. C. Ahlert


    1988
  • P. B. Lederman


    1987
  • D. Bhattacharyya


    1986
  • R. D. Siegel


    1985
  • R. A. Baker


    1984
  • B. B. Crocker


    1983
  • B. B. Crocker


    1982
  • D. G. Stephan


    1981
  • A. R. Price


    1980
  • S. L. Daniels


    1979
  • T. H. Goodgame


    1978
  • D. A. Dahlstrom


    1977
  • M. R. Beychok


    1976
  • G. Bennett


    1975
  • R. Caban & T. W. Chapman


    1974
  • A. W. Busch


    1973
  • L. K. Cecil


    1972