Gordon Ellis has been on staff at AIChE for more than two decades, with many years’ experience working with volunteer groups, member activities and student programs. He now concentrates on writing and editing for Chemical Engineering Progress magazine.
AIChE’s Award for Service to Society recognizes outstanding contributions by a chemical engineer to community service and to the solution of socially oriented problems.
This award recognizes outstanding chemical engineering contributions in the industrial practice of the profession through manufacturing, R&D, management, or business leadership practices.
This award is presented to individuals or teams exhibiting exceptional leadership in industries served by chemical engineers.
Get to know these recently elected AIChE Fellows and learn about some of their career highlights and accomplishments.
Dr. Kotov is being recognized for his fundamental studies and practical implementations of self-assembly processes at the nanoscale.
The award recognizes Nolen's leadership implementing a world-class energy management program recognized by DOE’s Better Plants and EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Programs.
Dr. Lai of KAUST (Saudi Arabia) is recognized for his pioneering contributions to the advancement of technology in the production, distribution, and application of industrial gases.
Dr. Jeong and co-recipient Dr. Lai are being recognized for pioneering contributions and sustained excellence in the field of metal-organic framework membranes for gas separations development.
This early-career award goes to Ryan Lively for his work creating novel, scalable materials for small molecule separations, and for the conceptual and experimental development of the organic solvent reverse osmosis separation modality.
Laura J. Dietsche, PhD, P.E., Senior Research Scientist at Dow in Midland, Michigan, will receive the award for contributions in the application of computational fluid dynamics to advance chemical manufacturing capabilities, equipment design, and materials development.
Ronald G. Larson of the University of Michigan will receive this year's William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature. Read more about his career and accomplishments.
A member of MIT’s chemical engineering faculty since 1965, Wang’s research and teaching contributed profoundly to the growth of chemical engineering at its interface with biology.
Funds raised at this year's gala will help support underrepresented communities, with a special focus on nurturing the talents of minority students pursuing careers in engineering and the sciences.