Environmental Division (ENV)

2016 is off to a running start for the AIChE Environmental Division!

The Division’s main mission is to further the application of chemical engineering in the environmental field.  We do this primarily by providing programs on environmental topics of current interest at the AIChE national meetings; promoting technical communication of environmental chemical engineering activities (e.g. through our journal, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy), and coordinating the Institute’s activities with other societies active in the environmental field.

My goals for 2016 as Division Chair include the following:

  • I will continue the efforts of previous chairs to increase the profile of our division throughout AIChE.
  • I have also begun working to establish or strengthen connections with other professional organizations with similar interests and goals to ours, including ACS Environmental Chemistry Division and AAEES. 
  • Finally, I will work towards the Division’s perennial goal of more fully engaging the industrial subset of our membership, via targeted projects, programming, and member benefits.   

I hope to see you at the 2016 Annual Meeting in San Francisco!

V. Faye McNeill

2016 Chair, AIChE Environmental Division



In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Dear Environmental Division Members, In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, on behalf of the Environmental Division, we would like to express our concern and support for our members and their families affected by this disaster. The Environmental Division is working with the AIChE Headquarters...

Early Career Award

Early Career Award The Environmental Division is soliciting self-nominations for the Early Career Award. Please click here for more information .

Call for nominations: 2016 Lawrence K. Cecil Award

Each year, the AIChE Environmental Division awards the Lawrence K. Cecil Award in Environmental Chemical Engineering to a leader from academia, industry, or the public sector. The award is given for outstanding contribution and achievement in the preservation or improvement of the environment...

Highlights from 2015

We increased coordination with other AIChE groups in a number of ways, perhaps most notably by working with AIChE’s Fuels and Petrochemicals Division to sponsor the Student Outreach Program held concurrently with the Spring Meeting in Austin, Texas. This program encourages high school...

2015 Election Results

Polls for the 2016 election closed on Friday, December 18 th and more than the required 4% of Division members cast a vote. Please join me in congratulating and welcoming our new officers! 2nd Vice Chair: Leslie Shor (succeeding the 1 st Vice Chair in 2017 and becoming Chair in 2018) Directors: Ted...