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Owens Corning Early Career Award

The Owens Corning Early Career Award recognizes outstanding independent contributions to the scientific, technological, educational or service areas of materials science and engineering.


The award is a plaque and $2,000.

DeadlineFebruary 15, 2024
AdministratorsMaterials Engineering & Sciences Division (MESD)
PresentationThe award is presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Selection criteria include:

  1. Active and participating membership* in the Materials Engineering and Sciences Division (MESD) of AIChE.
  2. Age less than 40 years in the year the Award is given. In the event a candidate begins their independent career after age 30, they will be considered eligible for 10 years since the year of the candidate's first professional appointment as an independent investigator in the year the Award is given. Approved leave (maternity, paternity, elder care, health, etc.) does not count towards the time limit and accrued leave time will be added to the age of eligibility.
  3. Outstanding materials-related work in discovery, research, process or product development, education, and/or service.

* “Active and participating” presupposes dues payment in MESD, as well as one or more of the following during the past several years: co-authorship of presentations or posters in conference sessions sponsored by MESD, and/or MESD service as session chair/co-chair, program area chair, or Division Director.

E-mail the nomination form (accessible below) to the Owens Corning Award Committee Chair, Prof. Lisa Hall, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University hall.1004@osu.edu

Nomination Form