The Minority Affairs Committee presents this award in honor of William W. Grimes, the first African-American Fellow of AIChE. This award recognizes a chemical engineer's outstanding achievements in the chemical engineering profession and as a distinguished role model for minorities.
A plaque and $1,000 plus a $500 travel allowance to attend the Annual Meeting.
1. One (1) statement by nominator indicating nominee’s contributions to the chemical engineering profession and as a role model for younger underrepresented minority chemical engineers
Selection criteria include:
- The nominee is a chemical engineer.
- The nominee has demonstrated outstanding technical, business or related achievements.
- The nominee has voluntarily given time and effort to help increase the interest and/or performance of members of the underrepresented minority groups in science, math, engineering and related areas either in an educational or business environment.