Awards

Listed below are winners of all major awards presented at the meeting. Click on the award links to quickly see winners of a specific type of award.

Board of Directors Awards

- AIChE -

F.J. & Dorothy Van Antwerpen Award for Service to the Institute

Eduardo D. Glandt

Dr. Eduardo D. Glandt was the 2017 chair of the AIChE Foundation. He retired his post in June 2015 as Nemirovsky Family Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, at the University of Pennsylvania.Read more

Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering

Julio M. Ottino

Dr. Julio M. Ottino is the dean of the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Northwestern University where he holds the titles of Distinguished Robert R. McCormick Institute Professor and Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Ottino’s...Read more

Institute Awards

- AIChE -

Allan P. Colburn Award for Excellence in Publications by a Young Member of the Institute

Hal Alper

Dr. Hal Alper joined The University of Texas at Austin faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering in 2008.  He earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006 and was a postdoctoral research associate at...Read more

Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation
Eric S.G. Shaqfeh

Prof. Eric Shaqfeh is the Lester Levi Carter Professor of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University.

Dr. Shaqfeh is known for his research in the areas of transport mechanics and complex

fluids. His earlier work on complex fluid rheology and single molecule DNA dynamics in...Read more

Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering

Martin Z Bazant

Martin Z. Bazant is the E. G. Roos (1944) Professor of Chemical Engineering and Mathematics and Executive Officer of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Bazant is a leader in electrochemical systems, electrokinetics, and applied...Read more

Award for Service to Society

Daniel Lacks

Daniel Lacks is the C. Benson Branch Professor of Chemical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University.  Prof. Lacks received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering at Cornell University in 1987, and his Ph.D. in chemistry at Harvard University in 1992.  He carried out...Read more

Industrial Progress Award

Michael D. Determan

Michael Determan is Senior Technical Manager at 3M’s Corporate Research Materials Laboratory. He leads a team of 3M researchers responsible for developing the company's portfolio of sustainable, bio-based materials; high performance coatings; and new adhesive materials for a variety of...Read more

Industrial Research & Development Award

Kristin Thunhorst

Kristin earned her BS in chemical engineering at Purdue University, and an MS and PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a focus in photopolymerization and membrane separations. 

Currently, she is Staff Scientist in the Industrial Business Development Research Group at 3M...Read more

Industry Leadership Award

Jean W. Tom

Jean W. Tom is the Head of Chemical and Synthetic Development in the Global Product Development and Supply organization of Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Dr. Tom is head of Chemical and Synthetic Development in BMS’s Global Product Development and Supply organization, where her group of chemical...Read more

Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology

David S. Sholl

David Sholl is the John F. Brock III School Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a role he has held since 2013. He has been a faculty member at Georgia Tech since 2008, after being on the chemical engineering faculty at Carnegie Mellon Univ. from...Read more

Lawrence B. Evans Award in Chemical Engineering Practice

Ronald R. Chance

Ronald R. Chance is the Executive Vice President of Engineering at Algenol Biotech LLC in Fort Myers, Florida.

In his first research position at Allied-Signal (now Honeywell), Dr. Chance helped lead scientific and inventive programs related to time-temperature indicators,...Read more

Margaret Hutchinson Rousseau Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement by a Woman Chemical Engineer

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Pfizer Inc
Elsa Reichmanis

Elsa Reichmanis is Brook Byers Professor of Sustainability and Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Prior to joining Georgia Tech, she was Bell Labs Fellow and Director of the Materials Research Department, Bell Labs, Murray...Read more

R. H. Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company
Linda J. Broadbelt

Linda J. Broadbelt is the Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University.

Dr. Broadbelt is internationally recognized for contributions in complex kinetics modeling of

...Read more

Warren K. Lewis Award for Chemical Engineering Education

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company
Dr. Babatunde A. Ogunnaike

Babatunde A. (“Tunde”) Ogunnaike is the William L. Friend Chaired professor of Chemical Engineering and Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware. He received the B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria; the M.S. degree, in...Read more

William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): John Wiley & Sons
Enrique Iglesia

Enrique Iglesia received a B.S. from Princeton University (1977, summa cum laude) and a Ph.D. from Stanford University (1982) in Chemical Engineering.  In 1993, he joined the University of California at Berkeley as Professor of Chemical Engineering, after twelve years of research and...Read more

SBE Awards

- Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) -

Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): John Wiley & Sons
Junghae Suh

Junghae Suh specializes in designing and investigating gene delivery vectors for various applications in biomedicine. Her Synthetic Virology Laboratory combines broad-based knowledge of protein engineering and molecular/cell biology to engineer the properties of naturally occurring viruses for...Read more

D.I.C. Wang Award for Excellence in Biochemical Engineering

John G. Auniņš

Dr. Aunins is the Executive Vice President of Bioprocess & Manufacturing and the Chief Technology Officer of Seres. He has more than 28 years of experience in the biotechnology industry, with a focus in bioprocess development, manufacturing and manufacturing support, and project leadership....Read more

James E. Bailey Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Cytos Biotechnology
Jeffrey A. Hubbell

Jeffrey Hubbell is Professor in the Institute for Molecular Engineering of the University of Chicago. Previous to moving to Chicago, he was on the faculty of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL, where he served as Director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Dean of the...Read more

Committee Awards

- Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) -

Minority Affairs Committee's Distinguished Service Award

Isaac Gamwo

Dr. Isaac K. Gamwo is a research chemical engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (Pittsburgh, PA), where he recently led the Equation of State research group. He is a licensed professional engineer, a fellow of the AIChE, a director of the AIChE’s...Read more

Minority Affairs Committee's Eminent Chemical Engineers Award

Cynthia Pierre
Dr. Cynthia Pierre is the Inspection, Corrosion & Materials Engineering Superintendent at the BP Cherry Point Refinery. In this role, she leads a group of inspectors, engineers and technicians that together are accountable for assuring the mechanical integrity of fixed equipment, in order...Read more
Kafui Dzirasa
Kafui Dzirasa was born to Samuel and Abigail Dzirasa, who grew up as neighbors in an area outside of Accra, Ghana. His father came to the US in 1971 when he was accepted into the Civil Engineering Program at MIT, and his mother followed soon after completing a nursing degree in England. After...Read more

Minority Affairs Committee's William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering

Yusuf Adewuyi
Professor Yusuf G (“Debo”) Adewuyi earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from Ohio University (Cum Laude), and MS and PhD in Chemical and Materials Engineering from the University of Iowa. He is a faculty in the Chemical, Biological and Bioengineering (CBBE) at the North Carolina Agricultural...Read more

- Program Committee (PC) -

John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecturer Award

Klavs F. Jensen

Klavs F. Jensen is Warren K. Lewis Professor and Head of the Chemical Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his chemical engineering education from the Technical University of Denmark (M.Sc.) and University of Wisconsin-Madison (PhD).Read more

Program Committee's Professional Achievement Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering

Zhongmin Liu

Professor Zhongmin Liu received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) in 1990. He is the member of Chinese Academy of Engineering. He has been the Director of DICP and the Director of Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, CAS, since...Read more

W.S. Winston

Distinguished Professor of Engineering in the William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. He obtained his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from...Read more

Division & Forum Awards

- Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division (CRE) -

CRE Young Investigator Award

Yuriy Roman-Leshkov

Prof. Román was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, also in Chemical Engineering, under the guidance of Prof. James Dumesic in...Read more

Paul Dauenhauer

Paul J. Dauenhauer is Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota.  He serves as Co-Director of the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation.  He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin...Read more

- Computing & Systems Technology Division (CAST) -

CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Air Products
Fengqi You

Fengqi You is the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor at Cornell University, and is affiliated with the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, and the Systems Engineering Program.Read more

Computing in Chemical Engineering Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Dow Chemical Company
Panagiotis Christofides

Panagiotis D. Christofides was born in Athens, Greece, in 1970. He received the Diploma in Chemical Engineering degree in 1992, from the University of Patras, Greece, the M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics in 1995 and 1996, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Chemical...Read more

Computing Practice Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): AspenTech, Award Sponsor(s): ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company
John Hedengren

John Hedengren is a chemical engineer by training with a B.S. and M.S. degree from Brigham Young University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin....Read more

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

Martha Grover

Martha Grover is a Professor in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech.  She earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and her MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Caltech.  She joined Georgia Tech as...Read more

W. David Smith, Jr. Graduate Student Paper Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Process Systems Enterprise, Inc.
Matt Stuber

Dr. Stuber is an Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Connecticut (UConn) and a faculty member of the United Technologies Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering at UConn.  He received his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University...Read more

- Education Division (EDU) -

Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Research

Lucas Landherr

Open a chemical engineering textbook and the only visuals you’re likely to find are graphs, charts, and diagrams. Landherr, an assistant teaching professor in the Chemical Engineering Dept. at Northeastern Univ., is working to change that and make chemical engineering more accessible to...Read more

Milo Koretsky

Milo Koretsky is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from UC San Diego and his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, all in Chemical Engineering.

He currently has research activity in areas related to engineering education. His group works on integrating technology into effective educational practices that promote the use of higher-level cognitive and social skills in engineering, problem solving, and in promoting change towards motivating faculty to use evidence-based instructional practices.Read more

Award for Service to Chemical Engineering Education

Laura Ford

Laura  Ford is Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Tulsa B.S. Oklahoma State University M.S., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...Read more

- Environmental Division (ENV) -

Environmental Division Early Career Award

Irina Belozerova

Irina obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from Dowling College in New York. As an undergraduate researcher, Irina investigated soil microbial diversity and impacts of metal nanoparticles released by manufacturers into water and soil. As a Chemical Engineering doctoral student...Read more

Lawrence K. Cecil Award in Environmental Chemical Engineering

Mark Barteau

Mark Barteau is the Vice President for Research of Texas A&M University, with academic appointments in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Chemistry. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, and his MS and PhD from Stanford...Read more

- Food, Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering Division (FP & BE) -

Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division Award in Chemical Engineering

Wilfred Chen

Professor Wilfred Chen joined the University of Delaware in January 1, 2011 as the Gore Professor of Chemical Engineering. He obtained his B.S. degree from UCLA in 1988 and his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1993, both in Chemical Engineering. After one-year postdoc in Switzerland, he joined UC Riverside...Read more

Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division Distinguished Service Award in Chemical Engineering

Gregory Stephanopoulos

Greg Stephanopoulos is presently the W.H. Dow Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at MIT, and Instructor of Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School (1997-). He received his BS from the National Technical University of Athens, MS degree from the U. of Florida and PhD from the U....Read more

- Management Division (MGT) -

Management Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Dow Chemical Company
Gayle Gibson

Gayle Gibson...2018 Management Division Award Recipient Gayle Gibson's achievements reflected a 34 year career retiring at the end of 2017 as the head of Engineering at DuPont. As the award criteria state she has “demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and achievements that have markedly...Read more

- Materials Engineering & Sciences Division (MESD) -

Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Braskem
Zhen-Gang Wang

Zhen-Gang Wang received his B.Sc. in Chemistry in 1982 from Beijing (Peking) University, and his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1987 from the University of Chicago where he worked with Stuart Rice and Karl Freed. He did postdoctoral research first in Exxon Research and Engineering Company, with Sam...Read more

Owens Corning Early Career Award

Christopher M. Jewell

Christopher M. Jewell, PhD, is an associate professor in the Fischell Dept. of Bio­engineering at the Univ. of Maryland and a Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator (Email: cmjewell@umd.edu). He is an associate scientific advisor for Science Translational...Read more

- Nuclear Engineering Division (NE) -

Robert E. Wilson Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Nuclear Engineering Division (NE)
Robert S. Eby

Robert Eby is the Executive Vice President of Navarro Research and Engineering, Oak Ridge, TN.Read more

- Process Development Division (PD) -

Excellence in Process Development Research Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Pfizer Inc
Zoltan Nagy

Dr. Nagy is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University and also holds a European Research Council Research Adjunct Professorship at

Loughborough University, UK, where he was a professor of process systems engineering and Director of the Departmental Pharmaceutical...Read more

Process Development Division Student Paper Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Praxair
Cuixia Xu

Cuixia Xu is is a Ph.D. candidate in the Dan F. Smith Department of Chemical Engineering at Lamar University and she is advised by Professor Qiang Xu. She is expected to complete her Ph.D. degree in December 2018. Cuixia received her M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Guangxi University in 2013,...Read more

- Separations Division (SEP) -

Clarence (Larry) G. Gerhold Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): UOP, Inc.
Dr. Urmila M. Diwekar

Dr. Urmila Diwekar is currently President of the Stochastic Research Technologies LLC, and the Vishwamitra Research Institute (VRI, www.vri-custom.org), a non-profit research organization that she founded in 2004 to pursue multidisciplinary research in the...Read more

FRI/John G. Kunesh Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Fractionation Research, Inc. (FRI)
Ryan Lively

Ryan Lively serves as an Assistant Professor in chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech. Following completion of his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, Dr. Lively worked as a research engineer at Algenol Biofuels, where he focused on developing energy-efficient liquid separation systems for downstream biofuel purification.Read more

Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Jingsong Zhou

Jingsong Zhou received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and technology from Wuhan University of Technology in China in 2013. Zhou is currently a Ph.D. candidate in chemical engineering at Clarkson University, upstate of New York, working with Prof. Ross Taylor. His doctoral thesis...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Sidharth Razdan

Sidharth Razdan is a Ph.D. candidate in the chemical engineering department at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is working under the guidance of Dr. Sutapa Barua.  He also received his masters in chemical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology in...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Zheyu Jiang

Zheyu Jiang recently graduated from the PhD program in chemical engineering at Purdue University in September 2018 and joined Corteva Agriscience, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, as a senior chemical engineer. During his graduate study at Purdue from 2014 to 2018, Zheyu was working with...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Yang Han

Yang Han is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University.  He graduated from Tianjin University, China with a  bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.  He came to The Ohio State University in the fall of...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Andrew Colburn

Andrew is a PhD student at the University of Kentucky in the department of Chemical Engineering working with Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya. He will be graduating in December of 2018. His research is primarily focused on nanofiltration membranes for selective separations. Currently he is...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Lingxiang Zhu

Lingxiang Zhu completed his Ph.D. in chemical engineering at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York in May 2018, under the supervision of Prof. Haiqing Lin. Before moving to Buffalo, he earned a BS degree from Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China in 2012. Lingxiang’s...Read more

Separations Division Innovation Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP)
Rob McGinnis

Rob McGinnis, PhD is currently the Founder and CEO of Mattershift. Before founding Mattershift, Rob was Co-founder and CTO of venture-backed startup Oasys Water, where his forward osmosis desalination technology cut the energy and cost of removing salt from water by 50%. McGinnis has authored...Read more

- Transport and Energy Processes Division (TEP) -

Donald Q. Kern Award

Yogendra Joshi

Yogendra Joshi is Professor and John M. McKenney and Warren D. Shiver Distinguished Chair at the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  His research interests are in multi-scale thermal management.  He is the author or co-author of...Read more

- Computational Molecular Science & Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) -

CoMSEF Impact Award

Jeetain Mittal

Jeetain Mittal is currently a professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Lehigh University. He received his doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Texas, Austin, his master’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and his bachelor’...Read more

ComSEF Young Investigator Award for Modeling & Simulation

Diwakar Shukla

Diwakar Shukla is a Blue Waters assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also an affiliate faculty in the Center for Biophysics and Computational biology, Computational Science & Engineering Program,...Read more

- Particle Technology Forum (PTF) -

Ansys Particle Technology Forum Service Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Ansys, Inc.
Shrikant Dhodapkar

Shrikant Dhodapkar is a Fellow in Performance Plastics business at Dow and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).  He started his career at Dow in 1991.  He has extensive industrial experience in designing & troubleshooting solids processing plants, with...Read more

CPFD PTF Student Travel Grant Awards

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Computational Particle Fluid Dynamics - CPFD
Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Computational Particle Fluid Dynamics - CPFD
Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Computational Particle Fluid Dynamics - CPFD
Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Computational Particle Fluid Dynamics - CPFD

Elsevier Particle Technology Forum Award for Lifetime Achievements

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Elsevier
Sotiris Emmanuel Pratsinis

Sotiris Pratsinis is Professor of Process Engineering and Materials Science at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He has ChE Diploma from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and MSc/PhD from University of California, Los Angeles. His research centers on particle dynamics for synthesis of novel...Read more

PSRI Lectureship Award in Fluidization

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Particulate Solid Research, Inc.
Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park

Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park is the Lenfest Chair in Applied Climate Science of Earth and Environmental Engineering & Chemical Engineering at Columbia University. She is also the Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy at the Earth Institute.Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Particulate Solid Research, Inc.
Feng He

Feng He is a senior chemical modeling engineer at Tesla. He is responsible for chemical system modeling and design at the Tesla Gigafactory, which is the biggest lithium-ion battery factory in the world and will be the biggest building by footprint on the planet when finished. From 2015 to 2017...Read more

Sabic Young Professional Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): SABIC Technology Center
Yi Fan

Yi Fan is currently an Associate Research Scientist at the Solids Processing Group in the Corporate R&D of The Dow Chemical Company. Prior to this, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University from 2011 to 2013.  He received his...Read more

Shell Thomas Baron Award in Fluid-Particle Systems

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Shell Global Solutions
Chi-Hwa Wang

Dr. Chi-Hwa Wang is currently a Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He had the following joint appointments in his service to the same university (i) Assistant Dean for Research at the Faculty of Engineering, NUS (2006-2008), and (ii...Read more

- Sustainable Engineering Forum (SEF) -

Sustainable Engineering Forum Education Award

Alexander Orlov

Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook): Associate Professor Materials and Chemical Engineering, 2014-2018 Assistant Professor Materials and Chemical Engineering, 2008-2014  Cambridge University, UK: Research Fellow 2005-2008  Chair, AIChE RANTC Committee SEF Director, AIChE...Read more

Sustainable Engineering Forum Research Award

Hamid Arastoopour

Hamid Arastoopour is currently Henry R. Linden Professor of Engineering and director of the Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER) at Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Arastoopour has made significant contributions to research and education in the areas of particle...Read more

Sustainable Engineering Forum Student Paper Award

Andrea Paulina Ortiz-Espinoza

Education • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Aguascalientes, Mexico. 2012. • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya, Mexico. 2014.  Current position: Ph. D. Candidate in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya, Mexico....Read more

Karen de Jesus Guillen-Cuevas

Education • B. S. in Chemical Engineering, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico. 2016 • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya, Mexico. 2018  Current position: Research Assistant, Chemical Engineering Department, Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya...Read more

Daniel Garcia

Education: Northwestern University: Ph.D. (Expected 2019), Chemical Engineering Washington University in St. Louis, B.S., 2012, Chemical Engineering  Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Member, AIChE Sustainable Engineering Forum Member, AIChE CAST Division  Presidential...Read more

Aida Amini-Rankouhi

Education: University of Tehran: Bachelor of Science 2011/Chemical Engineering Wayne State University: Master of Science 2014/Chemical Engineering Wayne State University: Doctor of Philosophy 2018/Chemical Engineering  Awards: Frederick G. Weed Graduate Scholarship, Department of Chemical...Read more

- Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development and Manufacturing Forum (PD2M) -

AIChE PD2M Award for Excellence in Integrated QbD Practice

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Merck & Company, Inc.

- Nanoscale Science & Engineering Forum (NSEF) -

Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): ALD NanoSolutions, Inc.
Sharon Glotzer

Sharon C. Glotzer, University of Michigan, is the John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering and the Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Applied Physics, and Macromolecular Science...Read more

NSEF Young Investigator Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): ALD NanoSolutions, Inc.
Christopher M. Jewell

Christopher M. Jewell, PhD, is an associate professor in the Fischell Dept. of Bio­engineering at the Univ. of Maryland and a Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator (Email: cmjewell@umd.edu). He is an associate scientific advisor for Science Translational...Read more

Local Section Awards

- Local Sections Committee (LSC) -

Shining Star Award

Neil Yeoman

Neil Yeoman is a 2001 retiree from Koch-Glitsch, LP and a chemical engineering enthusiast. For almost all of his 15 years with Koch, from early 1986 until his successor was hired shortly before his retirement, Neil was the company’s Director of Research and Development. Among other things he did at Koch, Neil was the inventor and/or developer, or one of the inventor / developers of Flexeramic® (ceramic) structured packing, HcKp™ high capacity random packing, Fleximax® high performance random packing, the MaxFrac® high capacity tray, the BiFrac® high capacity tray, Flexipac® HC™ super high capacity structured packing, and KG’s unique then state-of-the-art vapor distribution technology.Read more

Virtual Local Section
Donald Chmielewski

Donald J. Chmielewski is an associate professor in the Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology. His research focuses on economic based control system design with applications ranging from chemical processes and hybrid fuel cell vehicles to building...Read more

Chicago Local Section
Larry Rotter
North Jersey Local Section