NorCal AIChE periodically honors one of its members with the Professional Progress Award (PPA). Created in 1982, it is the highest tribute so given by NorCal in recognition of service to the Section, to our profession and for personal career achievement.
The PPA Selection Committee is now soliciting nominations for the recipient of this award for 2020. Please send your nomination(s) to PPA Chair, Dilek Alkaya, PhD, via e-mail by February 15th, 2020, using the contact information below. All nominations should include:
The individual who receives this award is one who has demonstrated a high level of professionalism in his/her career and meets the following Eligibility and Merit requirements:
Eligibility. Nominees for the NorCal AIChE Professional Progress Award must meet ALL of the following requirements:
Merit. The award is given in consideration of ALL of the following merit criteria:
The selected recipient acknowledges the obligation to be the featured speaker on a subject of his/her choice at the award ceremony, normally during the June monthly meeting, and succeed as Chair of the PPA Selection Committee.
For more information, please read the PPA Guidelines and Procedures.
Dilek Alkaya, PhD
AIChE NORCAL AWARDS FOR CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE
Each year at our April Symposium or at a dinner meeting, the Northern California Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (NorCal AIChE) recognizes the accomplishments of our most distinguished members.
Our members play prominent roles in academia and industry in Northern California. California ranks first in aerospace, agriculture, construction, advanced technology and biotechnology.
The Executive Board of Directors of AIChE NorCal take deep pride in inviting you to nominate your outstanding peers for our 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards.
The requirements are as follows:
Awardees will be selected by Committee vote. Awards in the form of inscribed plaques will be presented at the April NorCal Symposium or at a future NorCal AIChE dinner meeting. Applications must be received by March 13, 2020. Winners will be notified by phone and email by about March 20 and are encouraged to attend the award presentation meeting as guests of AICHE NorCal. Awards can be given in several categories. Typically, one to three awards are given in a year. Please e-mail your completed letter of recommendation to Dr. Habib Amin, Contra Costa Health Services, 4585 Pacheco Boulevard, Suite 100, Martinez, CA 94553. Tel: 925-335-3226, Cell: 925-250-7712, Fax: 925-646-2073, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on categories for the 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards, please see our Description of Award Categories.