Minority Affairs Committee's William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering

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.

Deadline: 
June 9, 2017
Award Administrator(s): 
Award: 

A plaque and $1,000 plus a $500 travel allowance to attend the Annual Meeting.

Presentation: 
The award is presented by the AIChE President at the Annual Meeting during the MAC Chemical Engineering Forum on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.- 3 p.m. The recipient is expected to provide remarks following the presentation.
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) statement by nominator indicating nominee’s contributions to the chemical engineering profession and as a role model for younger underrepresented minority chemical engineers
2. Nominee’s CV or résumé
 

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.



Go to Nomination Form

 

Award Winners

Gilda A. Barabino
2016
Lance Collins
2014
Emmanuel Dada
2012
James Wei
2010
Paula Hammond
2009
Soni Oyekan
2008
Thomas Mensah
2006
Michael T. Harris
2005
Henry Brown
2004
Cato. T. Laurencin
2002
G. A. Lessells
2001
J. Patrick
2000
L. A. Abron
1995