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Program Committee's Herb Epstein Award for Technical Programming

Established in the summer of 2007, the Executive Board of the Program Committee presents this award to an individual in memory of Herbie Epstein for his many contributions and long years of service to AIChE and technical programming.

Nomination Packet (Documents) 


The award consists of a plaque and $500

DeadlineFebruary 14, 2024
AdministratorsProgram Committee (PC)
PresentationThe award will be presented at the AIChE Spring Meeting by the President of AIChE (or by the Chair or Secretary of EBPC) at an appropriate occasion during the Spring Meeting. Generally to be awarded not more than once per year.
Nomination Instructions

Selection Criteria include:

  1. Meritorious contribution to a technical programming event or task accomplished within two years of the nomination date.
  2. Value of this programming event or task to AIChE and its members and the profession of chemical engineering
  3. Compliance to a spirit of volunteerism.
  4. Demonstrated dedication to the profession of chemical engineering.

The nomination will be reviewed in the month of February of the year the award is to be presented at the Spring Meeting by a panel chaired by the EBPC Past Chair (as of the review) and the Chair of EBPC, Secretary of EBPC, and one or more additional member appointed at the discretion of the Chair of EBPC. The award winner will be notified by the Chair of EBPC or the Secretary of EBPC.

Extensions will be granted for qualifying life events that occurred during the standard twelve (12) year eligibility window. Qualifying events include childbirth, maternity and paternity leave for births or adoptions, and extended caregiving of a sick family member.  The award nomination must include a statement of the reason for the leave and the period of time that was impacted. No more than two years may be excluded from the countable years, regardless of the combination of circumstances.

Please submit the nomination form to Program Development at Alternatively, mail the form to the following address:

Kelsey Kettelhut, Program Development

120 Wall Street, 23 Floor

New York, NY  10005