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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.

Foundation Awards

Board of Directors Awards

- AIChE -

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

Dr. H. Scott Fogler

Scott Fogler is Past President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers for 2010. He received his B.S. from the University of Illinois and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. He is the Ame and Catherine Vennema professor of chemical engineering and the Arthur F. Thurnau...Read more

Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering

Professor Ignacio E. Grossmann

Professor Ignacio E. Grossmann is the R. R. Dean University Professor of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He obtained his B.S. degree at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, in 1974, and his M.S. and Ph.D. at Imperial College in 1975 and 1977, respectively.  He is...Read more

Institute Awards

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

Elizabeth Sattely

Dr. Elizabeth Sattely, an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Stanford, began her appointment in January 2011 after completing a Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard Medical School in the laboratory of Christopher T. Walsh. Dr. Sattely’s postdoctoral research focused...Read more

Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation
Pablo Debenedetti

Pablo Debenedetti is the Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science and Dean for Research at Princeton University. His research interests include the thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of liquids and glasses; water and aqueous solutions; protein thermodynamics; nucleation; metastability; and the origin of biological homochirality.Read more

Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering

Michael S. Strano

Michael S. Strano is the Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the 2019 winner of the Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering....Read more

Award for Service to Society

Gilda A. Barabino

Dr. Gilda A. Barabino is Dean and Berg Professor at The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY). She has appointments in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine.Read more

Industrial Progress Award

Bindu Krishnan

Bindu Krishnan, currently technical leader for the Adhesive, Sealants and Binder segment in the Polyurethane Business is responsible for the strategy and technology development of a fully formulated adhesive for the construction & infrastructure market.Read more

Industrial Research & Development Award

Mary T. am Ende

Dr. Mary am Ende is an Associate Research Fellow in Pharmaceutical Research & Development at Pfizer in Groton, Connecticut. She received her B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Iowa in 1988 and her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Purdue University in 1993. Mary’s research...Read more

Industry Leadership Award

Dr. Cristina Thomas

Dr. Cristina Thomas has more than 25 years of technical and leadership experience in research and development organizations.  She joined 3M in 1992 as a Senior Research Engineer in the Life Sciences Sector

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Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology

Michael Baldea

Michael Baldea is Associate Professor and Frank A. Liddell, Jr. Centennial Fellow in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his Diploma and MSc degrees from “Babes-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania and his PhD from the University of Minnesota, all in Chemical Engineering.Read more

Lawrence B. Evans Award in Chemical Engineering Practice

John M. Wassick

John M. Wassick is the supply chain technology leader at Dow, Inc. He is also the 2019 Lawrence B. Evans Award in Chemical Engineerign Practice winner. ...Read more

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

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Pfizer Inc
Paula Hammond

David H. Koch Professor in Engineering, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor Hammond is is a member of MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, the MIT Energy Initiative, and a founding member of the MIT Institute...Read more

R. H. Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company
William H. Green, Jr.

William H. Green, Jr. is the Hoyt C. Hottel Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the 2019 winner of the R. H. Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering....Read more

Warren K. Lewis Award for Chemical Engineering Education

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company
Robert H. Davis

Robert H. Davis is a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is also the 2019 award winner of the Warren K. Lewis Award for Chemical Engineering Education.Read more

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

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Wiley
George Georgiou

George Georgiou is Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the 2019 AIChE Institute Award winner of The William H. Walker Award for Excellence in...Read more

SBE Awards

- Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) -

Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Wiley
Michael L. Shuler

Michael L. Shuler is the Eckert Professor of Engineering, Emeritus in the Meing Department of Biomedical Engineering and in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University, and was director of Cornell’s Nanobiotechnology Center. Shuler has degrees in chemical...Read more

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

Douglas S. Clark

Douglas S. Clark is currently Dean of the College of Chemistry and Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the Co-Director of the Synthetic Biology Institute, Faculty Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and...Read more

James E. Bailey Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Cytos Biotechnology
Jens Nielsen

Jens Nielsen has received numerous Danish and international awards including the Villum Kann Rasmussen’s Årslegat, Merck Award for Metabolic Engineering, Amgen Award for Biochemical Engineering, Nature Mentor Award, the Gaden Award, the Norblad-Ekstrand gold medal, the Novozymes Prize, the ENI Award and the Eric and Sheila Samson Prize. He is member of several academies, including the National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Sciences in USA, the Royal Swedish Academy of Science, the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and the American Academy of Microbiology. He is a founding president of the International Metabolic Engineering Society.Read more

Committee Awards

- Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) -

Minority Affairs Committee's Distinguished Service Award

Minority Affairs Committee's Eminent Chemical Engineers Award

Zenaida Otero Gephardt

Zenaida Otero Gephardt, PhD, P.E., is an associate professor of chemical engineering at Rowan Univ., where she has served as Director and Associate Dean of Engineering (Email: gephardtzo@rowan.edu). She conducts workshops and consults in the areas of...Read more

Rowan University
Emmanuel Dada

Emmanuel Dada  is an Asssistant Professor at Prairie View A&M University. He is also one of the 2019 recipients of the MAC Eminent Chemical Engineer Awards....Read more

Prairie View A&M University
Ana Davis

Ana Davis heads Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) in North America for Syngenta, a global agriculture company. She manages all of Syngenta’s corporate HSE programs, which include active ingredient manufacturing, product formulation, seeds operations, and commercial sales. Her team develops...Read more

Syngenta

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

Christine Grant
North Carolina State University

- Program Committee (PC) -

John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecturer Award

Karen K. Gleason

Karen K. Gleason is the Alexander and I. Michael Kasser Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE). During her faculty career at MIT, Prof. Gleason served as Executive...Read more

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

Program Committee's Young Investigator Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering

Shaojuan Zeng

Dr. Shaojuan Zeng joined in Institute of Process Engineering (IPE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as a full-time researcher after she obtained her master degree in Polymer Materials and Engineering in 2007. In 2016, she received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from IPE, CAS and was...Read more

- Young Professionals Committee (YPC) -

The John C. Chen Endowment for Young Professional Leadership

Julia Lin

Julia Lin obtained her Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Lamar University in 2018. She is currently working as an analytical chemist at Motiva Enterprises LLC. Lin also received The 2019 John C. Chen Endowment for Young Professional Leadership Scholarship which is presented to...Read more

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- Career and Education Operating Council (CEOC) -

The Poddar Award for Rising Chemical Engineers

Victoria Muir

Victoria Grace Muir is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania studying under Dr. Jason Burdick. Her research interests focus on developing hydrogel biomaterials towards musculoskeletal tissue repair and regeneration. In 2019, Victoria received both an NSF Fellowship and a Tau Beta...Read more

Victoria Muir

Victoria Grace Muir is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania studying under Dr. Jason Burdick. Her research interests focus on developing hydrogel biomaterials towards musculoskeletal tissue repair and regeneration. In 2019, Victoria received both an NSF Fellowship and a Tau Beta...Read more

Division & Forum Awards

- Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division (CRE) -

Catalysis & Reaction Engineering Poster Awards

CRE Practice Award

Yong Wang

Dr. Wang received his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from WSU in 1993. He joined (PNNL) in 1994 as a postdoc, and was promoted to laboratory Fellow in 2005. He has served as the Associate Director of the Institute for Integrated Catalysis at PNNL (...Read more

- Computing & Systems Technology Division (CAST) -

CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Victor Zavala
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Victor M. Zavala is the Baldovin-DaPra Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before joining UW-Madison, he was a computational mathematician

Computing in Chemical Engineering Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Dow Chemical Company
Sigurd Skogestad

Sigurd Skogestad is professor of chemical engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He received the Siv.ing. degree (M.S.) in chemical engineering at NTNU in 1978 and the Ph.D. degree from the California Institute of Technology in 1987. During the period 1999 to...Read more

Computing Practice Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): AspenTech, Award Sponsor(s): ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company
Constantinos Pantelides

Costas Pantelides is currently the Managing Director of Process Systems Enterprise and a professor of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. Costas holds BSc and PhD degrees from Imperial College, and an MS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Working in the area of...Read more

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

William Schiesser

William E. (Bill) Schiesser is Emeritus McCann Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Computational Biomedical Engineering, and Mathematics at Lehigh University. He joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at Lehigh University in 1960 immediately following his Ph.D. at...Read more

W. David Smith, Jr. Graduate Student Paper Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Process Systems Enterprise, Inc.
Qi Zhang

Qi Zhang is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and worked at BASF in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Houston prior to joining...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Process Systems Enterprise, Inc.
Qi Zhang

Qi Zhang is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and worked at BASF in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Houston prior to joining...Read more

- Education Division (EdDiv) -

Award for Innovation in Chemical Engineering Education

Peter Ludovice
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Peter J. Ludovice received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He received his PhD, also in Chemical Engineering, from MIT. After working a few years in industry, he joined

- Environmental Division (ENV) -

Environmental Division Early Career Award

Kerry Kelly

Dr. Kerry Kelly is an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah. Her research focuses on the links between energy, air quality and human health. She received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University...Read more

Lawrence K. Cecil Award in Environmental Chemical Engineering

Bhavik Bakshi

Bhavik R. Bakshi is the Richard M. Morrow Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University. He received his B.Chem.Eng. degree from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai, India and his MSCEP and PhD degrees...Read more

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

Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division Award in Chemical Engineering

Michael Betenbaugh
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Michael Betenbaugh, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Johns Hopkins University, is also lead PI of the nationally recognized Advanced Mammalian Biomanufacturing Innovation Center (AMBIC), a university

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

Hal Alper

Dr. Hal Alper is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from MIT in 2006 and was a postdoctoral research associate at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research from 2006-2008, and at Shire Human Genetic...Read more

- Forest Bioproducts Division (FBP) -

Andrew Chase Division Award in Chemical Engineering

Arthur Ragauskas

Arthur Ragauskas held the first Fulbright Chair in Alternative Energy and is a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Academy of Wood Science and TAPPI.Read more

- Management Division (MGMT) -

Management Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Strata-G, LLC
Cristina Thomas

Dr. Cristina Thomas is currently the manager of Corporate R&D Services Center at 3M. As manger, Thomas is the Senior Technical Leader and RPR R& D Global Process Owner reporting to the Vice President of R&D/CTO . She has over 27 years service with 3M starting as a Sr. Research...Read more

- Materials Engineering & Sciences Division (MESD) -

Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Braskem
Yushan Yan
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Yushan Yan is the Henry B. du Pont Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware and recently served as the founding Associate Dean for Research and Entrepreneurship. He studied Chemical

Owens Corning Early Career Award

Bradley Olsen

Bradley Olsen an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. He earned his S.B....Read more

- Nuclear Engineering Division (NE) -

Robert E. Wilson Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Nuclear Engineering Division (NE)
Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor is a Chemical Engineer and a Senior Development Staff Member in the Isotope and Fuel Cycle Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Paul was a Development Engineer at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant from 1974 to 1988, before transferring to ORNL. He has been a principal...Read more

- Process Development Division (PD) -

Excellence in Process Development Research Award

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

Process Development Division Student Paper Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Linde Group
Min Chen
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Min Chen is a Research Assistant at Lamar University working with Professor Qiang Xu. He received his B.S. from Tsinghua University in 1996, two M.S. from Fundan University in 1999 and Missouri University of Science

- Separations Division (SEP) -

Clarence (Larry) G. Gerhold Award

Yoram Cohen

Dr. Yoram Cohen received his B.A.Sc. (1975), and M.A.Sc. (1977) in Chemical Engineering, from the University of Toronto, and Ph.D. (1981)from the University of Delaware. He is a Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)...Read more

FRI/John G. Kunesh Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Fractionation Research, Inc. (FRI)
William A. Phillips

William A. Phillips is an Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame. He is also the 2019 recipient of the FRI/John G. Kunesh award.Read more

Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Junyi Liu

Junyi Liu received his master degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Buffalo in 2016, and his PhD in 2019. His thesis focused on the solubility of selective membranes for carbon capture. His work on “Highly Polar but Amorphous Polymers with...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Yao Ma

Yao received her Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Xiamen University in 2012.  She obtained her master's degree, also in Chemical Engineering, in 2015 from Zhejiang University. Yao is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Georgia Institute of Technology with an expertise in the area...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Pranav Madabhushi

Pranav received his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering in 2010 from Osmania University in India. He received his Masters from the University of Manchester, U.K. in 2012 and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at McMaster University in Canada. His work focuses on design and control...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Raj Manivannan

Raj received his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from A. C. Tech, Anna University, Guindy, Chennai, India. He has previously worked as a summer research intern at Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai (India) on extraction of polyphenols from tea particles. His work "A New Test...Read more

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP), Award Sponsor(s): Chevron Corporation
Ratul Chowdhury

Ratul Chowdhury graduated with a Bachelors of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from India in 2009. He joined the research group of Prof. Costas Maranas at Penn State for his PhD after that. His thesis presents a novel set of computational protein design tools and some success stories...Read more

Separations Division Innovation Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Separations Division (SEP)
Richard D. Braatz

Richard D. Braatz is the Edwin R. Gilliland Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he does research in process data analytics, design, and control of advanced manufacturing systems. He received MS and PhD from the California Institute of Technology and was the...Read more

- Transport and Energy Processes Division (TEP) -

Donald Q. Kern Award

Frank A. Kulacki

Frank received his Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. His research...Read more

- Computational Molecular Science & Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) -

CoMSEF Impact Award

Baron Peters

Peters received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2004. For his post-doctoral research, he worked with Bernhardt Trout at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and with Berend Smit at the Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire. Peters was on the chemical...Read more

ComSEF Young Investigator Award for Modeling & Simulation

Amir Haji-Akbari

Amir Haji-Akbari received his B.Sc. in Biotechnology from University of Tehran in 2003, followed by his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2009 from the University of Michigan. After a postdoctoral research appointment at Princeton University, he joined the faculty of Yale University (Chemical...Read more

- Particle Technology Forum (PTF) -

Dow Particle Processing Recognition Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Dow Chemical Company
William Hendrickson
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As the CEO and Founder of the AVEKA Group, Willie guides the vision and direction of the organization. He is passionate about growing the company and exploring the new emerging markets. His vision of “anything is possible

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Dow Chemical Company
William Hendrickson
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As the CEO and Founder of the AVEKA Group, Willie guides the vision and direction of the organization. He is passionate about growing the company and exploring the new emerging markets. His vision of “anything is possible

Elsevier Particle Technology Forum Award for Lifetime Achievements

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Elsevier
Jennifer Sinclair Curtis

Jennifer Sinclair Curtis is Dean of Engineering at the University of California, Davis.Read more

George Klinzing Best PhD Award

Sarah Mena

Dr. Sarah Mena received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Centroamericana“José SimeónCañas” in El Salvador and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida under the guidance of Dean Jennifer Sinclair Curtis. She was a visiting researcher at IRSTEA Laboratories in...Read more

PSRI Fluidization and Fluid Particle Systems

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Particulate Solid Research, Inc.
Huilin Lu
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Dr. Huilin Lu is a professor at Harbin Institute of Technology. His B.E., M.E., and PhD are from Harbin Institute of Technology. Dr. Lu was a visiting scholar at Illinois Institute of Technology from 1993-1997. His work

Sabic Young Professional Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): SABIC Technology Center
Christopher Boyce

Chris Boyce is an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Columbia University. His lab uses MRI, optical imaging and computational modeling to identify new phenomena and understand fundamental aspects of multiphase granular flows relevant to industrial particle processes as well as...Read more

Shell Thomas Baron Award in Fluid-Particle Systems

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Shell Global Solutions
Aibing Yu

Professor Aibing Yu specialises in process metallurgy, obtaining BEng and MEng from Northeastern University, PhD from the University of Wollongong, and DSc from the University of New South Wales. After two years as Postdoc Fellow with CSIRO Division of Mineral and Process Engineering, he was...Read more

- North American Mixing Forum (NAMF) -

NAMF Forum Award

François Bertrand

François Bertrand has been a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering of Polytechnique Montréal since 2000 and was the Chair of this department from 2013 to 2016. He is currently Senior Vice-President and Vice-President Academic & Research at Polytechnique Montréal. He completed...Read more

- Sustainable Engineering Forum (SEF) -

Sustainable Engineering Forum Education Award

Bhavik Bakshi

Bhavik R. Bakshi is the Richard M. Morrow Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University. He received his B.Chem.Eng. degree from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai, India and his MSCEP and PhD degrees...Read more

Sustainable Engineering Forum Research Award

Dr. David Shonnard

Dr. Shonnard is professor and Richard and Bonnie Robbins Endowed Chair in Sustainable Use of Materials in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University and director of the Sustainable Futures Institute. He has over 25 years of academic experience in sustainability...Read more

Sustainable Engineering Forum Student Paper Award

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

AIChE PD2M Award for Outstanding Contribution to QbD for Drug Substance

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Scale-up Systems
Zoltan Nagy

Zoltan K Nagy is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University and holds a research professor position at Loughborough University, UK. At Purdue Dr. Nagy is affiliate member of the Computational Science and Engineering Program, member of...Read more

AIChE PD2M Student Award

Liang Chen

Liang Chen obtained his BS in chemical engineering and technology at China university of petroleum, MS in chemical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D (June/19 2019) in Chemical Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology and he is currently working as a...Read more

- Nanoscale Science & Engineering Forum (NSEF) -

Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award

Kristen Fichthorn

Kristen Fichthorn is the Merrell Fenske Professor of Chemical Engineering and a Professor of Physics at the Pennsylvania State University. She received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan...Read more

NSEF Young Investigator Award

Amir Farnoud

Amir Farnoud obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Iowa followed by postdoctoral training in Microbiology at SUNY-Stony Brook. Dr. Farnoud joined Ohio University in August 2015 where he is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Chemical and Biomolecular...Read more

Local Section Awards

- Local Sections Committee (LSC) -

Shining Star Award

Shannon Brown

Shannon worked as a Principal Process Engineer at Ambitech Engineering for 11 years before retiring in March 2016. She received her Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University, and obtained her Master's degree from Northeastern University.  She went on to...Read more

After earning his BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Reza had worked in different industries for several years including consulting firms designing municipal water and wastewater systems; construction and maintenance of HVAC systems and sales and marketing of paint and plastics additives.Read more

Robert Gale

Bob Gale is a personable, results oriented engineering and safety professional with broad plant and corporate experience. Bob has over forty years experience as an engineer in the chemical manufacturing industry.

Specialties: Assignments have included process engineering, Quality,...Read more