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PSRI Fluidization and Fluid Particle Systems

This award recognizes an individual's outstanding scientific/technical research contributions with impact in the field of fluidization and fluid-particle flow systems. The award is contingent on a candidate meeting the above criteria and may not be awarded every year.

Selection criteria:

  1. Nominator must be a member of AIChE-PTF at the time of nomination.  The Nominee may have not won another PTF award in previous three calendar years
  2. An outstanding contribution advancing fluidization or fluid-particle flow systems
  3. The awardee will deliver a presentation at the AIChE Annual Meeting in a PTF award session

Award consists of $1,000, a plaque, and two tickets to PTF award dinner.

DeadlineMay 31, 2023
AdministratorsParticle Technology Forum (PTF)
PresentationThe award is presented at a Forum sponsored event during the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Nomination procedure and package contents:

  • Full nomination package should consist of a single PDF file that contains all of the following items to be sent to This is a one step process. Any issues with your nomination will be communicated to the nominator.

  1. Filled nomination form (download from Nomination Packet form).
  2. A two page letter of nomination stating how the nominee made a significant impact to the field of fluidization and fluid-particle flow systems.
  3. At least three and no more than five supporting letters.
  4. The nominator must be a current PTF member.
  5. If the nominee has previously received any award from AIChE or one of its divisions/forums, an explicit statement of new accomplishments or work over and above those cited. for the earlier award(s) must be included (max. of one double spaced page).
  6. Selected bibliography (including books, patents, and major papers published).
SponsorsParticulate Solid Research, Inc.

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