Outstanding Student Chapter Advisor Award

The AIChE Student Chapters Committee recognizes the excellent work being done by many student chapter advisors. We formally acknowledge the work done by these dedicated individuals by presentation of an Outstanding Student Chapter Advisor Award. The Outstanding Student Chapter Advisor Award will be awarded to one advisor who has shown outstanding performance in guiding the affairs and activities of a student chapter in accordance with AIChE principles.

Deadline: 
July 1, 2018
Award: 

A plaque and a $500 travel allowance to attend the Annual Meeting. In addition, a $500 unrestricted grant is given to the chemical engineering department at the advisor's school.

Presentation: 
The award will be presented at the AIChE Annual Student Conference.
Instructions: 

Selection criteria include:

  • Outstanding leadership as an advisor, particularly in creating enthusiasm and professionalism among the chapter members.
  • Summary of chapter activities.
  • Endorsement of the nomination by the head of the chemical engineering department is required.
  • Award winners cannot be re-nominated for at least ten years.

Nominee minimum qualifications for eligibility:

  • Advisor of a chartered AIChE Student Chapter for at least the last three years.
  • Not an Outstanding Student Chapter Advisor within the last ten years.
  • Member of AIChE for at least the last three years.
The nomination form may be used by an AIChE member or associate member to recommend an advisor for the award. Student Chapter members are qualified nominators.
 
The outstanding advisor will receive a cash award and a plaque. There will be only one person selected for the award each year, and once having won the award, that person is no longer eligible to receive it again for ten years (refer to the below list of past outstanding advisors). 
 

Go to Nomination Form

For assistance, please contact awards@aiche.org.

 

Award Winners

J. Zach Hilt
University of Kentucky, Lexington
2017
Timothy Raymond
Bucknell University
2016
Wayne Curtis
Pennsylvania State University
2015
Bill Elmore
Mississippi State University
2014
John O'Connell
2013
Willie Rochefort
2012
Sundararajan V. Madihally
2011
Russ O'Dell
2010
David L. Silverstein
2009
Edward M. Trujillo
2008
Tonya Kuhl
2007
Colin S. Howat
2006
I. Atly Jefcoat
2003
A. Perna
2001
R. Lewis
2000
W. Walawender
1999
W. E. (Skip) Rochefort
1998
G. W. Roberts
1997