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Minority Affairs Committee's Eminent Chemical Engineers Award

This is the Minority Affairs Committee’s highest award and recognizes outstanding achievements from a professional in a traditional chemical engineering position or from a chemical engineer making significant contributions in a non-traditional profession.  Nominees must be professionals who identify as members of an underrepresented minority group (i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander).  Beyond professional achievement, the most successful nominees will have served as mentors and role models to underrepresented minorities in engineering and other related areas in education or business environment, have outstanding technical accomplishments and distinguished service to the profession, and be well-respected and recognized within the engineering communities and underrepresented minorities engineering/science organizations.

Award details
Award

A plaque

DeadlineAugust 12, 2020
AdministratorsMinority Affairs Committee (MAC)
PresentationThe award is presented by the AIChE President at the Annual Meeting during the MAC Awards Presentation. In order to accept the award, the recipient is expected to attend this session and provide remarks, including a presentation based on her/his professional body of work, following the award presentation.
Nomination Instructions
This award is selected annually from nominations received by the MAC Awards Committee.  A complete nomination must be submitted by an AIChE member and include the following components:

 
1. One (1) nomination letter describing the nominee’s contributions to the profession and, as appropriate, how the nominee’s chemical engineering background has enabled the nominee to excel in a non-traditional profession
2. Nominee’s CV or resume
 
All nominations must be submitted online using the form below.
 

Award Winners

  • Jason Ballengee


    2020
  • Teni Butler


    2020
  • Juliann Hinske


    2020
  • George Khoury


    2020
  • Madeline Mueller


    2020
  • Greg Newbloom


    2020
  • Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel


    2020
  • Babak Rafienia


    2020
  • Amanda Scalza


    2020
  • Amir Sheikhi


    2020
  • Zhenyu Wang


    2020
  • Colin Young


    2020