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W. David Smith, Jr. Graduate Student Paper Award

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A plaque and $1,500.

DeadlineApril 15, 2020
AdministratorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)
PresentationThe award is presented at the CAST Division dinner at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Electronic submission of a single PDF file consisting of the nomination form, nomination letter, CV and supporting letters should be sent to Martha Grover.

If you would like to re-nominate a candidate, you should submit an updated nomination.

For instructions on how to submit a nomination and details regarding the awards, visit the Call for Nominations page.

Call for Nominations

SponsorsProcess Systems Enterprise, Inc.

This Award will be given to an individual for outstanding published work in chemical engineering computing and systems technology. The publication shall consist of a single paper based on work done by the individual while pursuing graduate or undergraduate studies.

David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education

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Award

A plaque and $1,000.

DeadlineApril 15, 2020
AdministratorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)
PresentationThe award is presented at the CAST Division dinner at the AIChE Annual Meeting. The award winner will give an invited talk in the CAChE-sponsored session at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Electronic submission of a single PDF file consisting of the nomination form, nomination letter, CV and supporting letters should be sent to Martha Grovner

If you would like to re-nominate a candidate, you should submit an updated nomination.

For instructions on how to submit a nomination and details regarding the awards, visit the Call for Nominations page.

Call for Nominations

SponsorsComputer Aids for Chemical Engineering Education (CACHE) Corporation
Recognizes an individual or group making new and novel contributions to computer aids for chemical engineering education. Educational innovators working in industry or in a company that develops computer-based educational aids are also eligible for the award. Specifically, the nomination and...

Computing Practice Award

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Award

A plaque and $3,000.

DeadlineApril 15, 2020
AdministratorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)
PresentationThe award is presented at the CAST Division dinner at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Electronic submission of a single PDF file consisting of the nomination form, nomination letter, CV and supporting letters should be sent to Mario R. Eden

If you would like to re-nominate a candidate, you should submit an updated nomination.

For instructions on how to submit a nomination and details regarding the awards, visit the Call for Nominations page.

Call for Nominations

SponsorsAspenTech, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company

Recognizes outstanding contributions in the practice or application of chemical engineering to computing and systems technology.

Computing in Chemical Engineering Award

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Award

A plaque and $3,000.

DeadlineApril 15, 2020
AdministratorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)
PresentationThe awardee is invited to deliver an address at the CAST Division dinner at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Electronic submission of a single PDF file consisting of the nomination form, nomination letter, CV and supporting letters should be sent to the CAST Second Vice-Chair, Martha Grover.

If you would like to re-nominate a candidate, you should submit an updated nomination.

For instructions on how to submit a nomination and details regarding the awards, visit the Call for Nominations page.

Call for Nominations

SponsorsDow

Recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of computing and systems technology to chemical engineering.

CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award

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The Award consists of $3,000 and a plaque.

DeadlineApril 15, 2020
AdministratorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)
Presentation The Award is presented during the CAST banquet at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Electronic submission of a single PDF file consisting of the nomination form, nomination letter, CV and supporting letters should be sent to Martha Grovner.

If you would like to re-nominate a candidate, you should submit an updated nomination.

For instructions on how to submit a nomination and details regarding the awards, visit the Call for Nominations page.

Call for Nominations

SponsorsAir Products and Chemicals, Inc.

This Award will be given to an individual under the age of 40 to recognize outstanding contributions to the chemical engineering computing and systems technology literature. The individual must be age 39 or less on December 31 of the award year. An individual age 40 or over will be eligible for...

CAST Directors’ Student Presentation Award

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Finalists can request $500 for travel expenses.All finalists will be invited to the CAST Division dinner for recognition. 

DeadlineApril 15, 2020
AdministratorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)
PresentationPresentation award winner(s) will be honored with a Presentation Award plaque recognizing their accomplishment at the CAST Award Dinner at the following AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

To be eligible, the student must be a member of AIChE and present a paper at the Annual Meeting in a CAST sponsored (or co-sponsored) session. The nomination for this award should be made by the student's research advisor. Each advisor may nominate only one student and only members of the CAST Division can nominate students. Students can win this award only once during the course of their studies. The nomination package, in the form of a single PDF file, should include:

The presentation abstract.

  • A single page resume, highlighting the student's accomplishments.
  • A single page recommendation letter from the faculty advisor.
  • A statement stating the student will be presenting this paper if accepted.
  • A statement stating whether the student requests for $500 travel expenses.
  • The following additional requirements apply:

The candidate must be an undergraduate or graduate student when the abstract was submitted;

  • The candidate must submit the abstract through the AIChE conference website (confex) by the abstract submission deadline.
  • An award can be shared with multiple students in the case of a tie vote in the awards committee or if multiple students orally present the winning presentation;
  • Awards will be determined by the quality of the technical content as described in the abstract, quality of the presentation slides, and quality of the oral presentation;
  • At least two weeks prior to the start of the Annual Meeting, students will be required to submit the current version of their presentation and a description of the technical importance of their work as a single pdf.

The CAST Division calls for nomination of student presentation award finalists. Eight students will be selected as finalists to present a research paper during the AIChE Annual meeting.

Nomination package is due April 15, 2020. Note that the student's AIChE membership...

CAST Directors’ Award

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The award consists of $250 and a plaque presented at the CAST Award Dinner.

AdministratorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)
PresentationThe award is presented at the CAST Award Dinner at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
SponsorsComputing & Systems Technology Division (CAST)

The "CAST Directors' Award," established in 1997, is given for the best poster presentations at the AIChE Annual Meeting  The winners are selected by majority vote of CAST Directors and designated poster judges selected by the Directors, who attend the poster session....