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Lawrence K. Cecil Award in Environmental Chemical Engineering

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Award

A plaque and $2,500.

DeadlineMay 31, 2020
AdministratorsEnvironmental Division (ENV)
PresentationThe awardee is invited to deliver an address at an appropriate venue.
Nomination Instructions

Criteria considered in selecting a winner include:

  1. The recipient shall have a considerable record of contributions to the environment through the application of chemical engineering for a period of at least fifteen (15) years of sustained professional activities shown by demonstrated leadership in such areas as research, teaching, engineering, or regulatory activities in either the public or private sector.
  2. The recipient shall have demonstrated the application of chemical engineering principles and technology in research into environmental problems and/or in development of innovative engineering solutions of these problems for the protection of the environment.
  3. The recipient shall have made a significant contribution in design, construction, operation, management, or consulting related to environmental protection facilities or enterprises. 
  4. The recipient shall have a considerable record of service in the activities of the Environmental Division of the AIChE.

Submit the nomination package electronically to the 2nd Vice-Chair Alexander Orlov by email: alexander.orlov@stonybrook.edu.

The deadline for accepting nominations is May 31, 2020.

Recognizes an individual's outstanding chemical engineering contribution and achievement in the preservation or improvement of the environment.

Environmental Division Undergraduate Student Paper Award

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A plaque and $300, $200, and $100 for first, second and third place, respectively

DeadlineJuly 1, 2020
AdministratorsEnvironmental Division (ENV)
PresentationThe award is presented at a designated function of the Environmental Division at either the AIChE Spring National Meeting or at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Selection criteria include:

  • The nominee must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing at a college or university with an accredited program in chemical engineering, and must be a member of an AIChE Student Chapter.
  • The work must be performed during the student's undergraduate enrollment, and the paper must be submitted prior to or within six months of graduation.
  • The student must be the sole author of the paper, but faculty guidance is encouraged (if published, additional authors are accepted).
  • The entry is judged primarily on depth and breadth of knowledge, originality, and the merits of the project results.

Submit electronically the nomination package to Kristina Wagstrom, 1st Vice Chair at kristina.wagstrom@uconn.edu.

Nomination Form

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who prepares the best original paper based on the results of research or an investigation related to the environment.

Environmental Division Service Award

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Award

A plaque.

DeadlineAugust 15, 2020
AdministratorsEnvironmental Division (ENV)
PresentationThe award is presented at a designated function of the Environmental Division at either the AIChE Spring National Meeting or at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nomination Instructions

Submit the nomination package electronically to the Past Chair of the Division, Debalina Sengupta , email: debalina.sengupta@gmail.com.

Nomination Form

Recognizes outstanding service to the Environmental Division. The recipient must have a considerable record of sustained service to the Environmental Division and the environmental area over an extended period of time.



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Environmental Division Graduate Student Paper Award

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Plaques and $500, $300, and $200 for first, second and third place, respectively.

DeadlineJuly 1, 2020
AdministratorsEnvironmental Division (ENV)
PresentationThe award is presented at a designated function of the Environmental Division at the AIChE Annual Meeting, which the winner is expected to attend.
Nomination Instructions

Selection criteria include:

  1. The graduate student must be a member of AIChE at the time of submission.
  2. The work presented must be carried out while the graduate student is enrolled at a university with an accredited chemical engineering program.
  3. The graduate student must be the primary author (faculty advisors may be co-authors).
  4. The paper must describe original research (experimental, numerical, or theoretical) or design; papers consisting of literature reviews are not permitted.
  5. The paper must be suitable for publication in a refereed journal.
  6. The paper must represent a contribution to environmental protection through the application of chemical engineering.

Nomination for the award should include:

  • A single nomination letter detailing the student’s strengths and accomplishments
  • A single paper contributing to environmental science and engineering fundamentals or applications

Papers will be judged on quality, technical content, writing and organization. Nominations may be submitted by any member of AIChE. Faculty, Departments and graduate student research mentors are encouraged to nominate candidates. Submit the nomination package electronically to Kristina Wagstrom, email: kristina.wagstrom@uconn.edu.

Nomination Form

Recognizes an outstanding original research paper that contributes to environmental protection through the application of chemical engineering.

Environmental Division Early Career Award

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Award

The award recipient will receive a plaque and $1,500.

DeadlineMay 31, 2020
AdministratorsEnvironmental Division (ENV)
PresentationThe awardee is invited to deliver an address at an appropriate venue.
Nomination Instructions

The nomination or self-nomination package must include the following:

  1. The award nomination form, available from the above web address.
  2. The nominee’s curriculum vitae.
  3. A cover letter documenting the nominee’s contribution to the field of environmental chemical engineering with relevant, substantiating documentation, and a prospective of future, planned work.
  4. Up to three (3) letters of support. The letters of support shall be submitted from the individual(s) providing the letter(s) of support directly to the Division officer listed below.

Submit the nomination package electronically to the Environmental Division Early Career Award Committee, which is chaired by Fengqi You. Email your application to fengqi.you@cornell.edu.

The deadline for accepting nominations is May 31, 2020.

This award is intended to honor an individual with outstanding contributions in environmental chemical engineering in the early stages of the recipient’s career. Open to members with demonstrated leadership in research, teaching, engineering, or regulatory activities in the public or private sector.