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Separations Division Education and Outreach Award

This award recognizes outstanding work to devise, improve or enhance teaching methods for Separations in Chemical Engineering Education and Outreach. The Separations Division will consider proposals from its membership to support educational and outreach activities for this award. The following guidelines will be followed for receiving, evaluating, and awarding proposals. Questions regarding appropriateness of topic or the funding process should be directed to the Division chair.


A check for the requested award amount up to $5,000 and a complementary ticket to the Separations Division Awards Dinner at the AIChE Fall Annual Meeting.

DeadlineMay 1, 2024
AdministratorsSeparations Division (SEP)
PresentationThe Division will present this recognition at the Separations Division Awards Dinner held during the AIChE Fall Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Principal investigators will submit to the Division Chair a written proposal containing the following sections. PIs are encouraged to discuss potential projects with the Division Chair prior to the AIChE Spring Meeting to obtain preliminary feedback.

  1. Description of the proposed work (1 page),
  2. Time frame, proposed personnel, and personnel roles (1 page),
  3. Budget and budget justification (1 page, requested funds must be <$5,000 and level of cost sharing indicated clearly),
  4. Deliverables (1 page), and
  5. ​CV for all personnel if known (1 page each).

The proposal should be submitted as a single PDF document.

  • Principal investigators will present their proposal to the Separations Division at the fall planning meeting (15 minutes).
  • The Separations Division officers and directors will make all funding decisions immediately following the presentation(s).
  • Within one month of the project conclusion, principal investigators will submit a one page final project report summarizing the activity and providing a final accounting of project funds. All deliverables are due with the report.
  • Send nominations to: and
SponsorsSeparations Division (SEP)