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.

Committee Awards

- Program Committee (PC) -

Program Committee's George Lappin Program Committee Service Award

Timothy Olsen

Tim Olsen has been with Emerson Process Management for 17 years, and 25 years in the refining business. He is a refining consultant within the global refining industry solutions group where he supports Emerson’s technical and business strategy.

Tim is a Past Division Chair for the AIChE...Read more

Program Committee's Herb Epstein Award for Technical Programming

Eric Peterson

Dr. Eric Peterson is currently a Senior Manager at Exponent, Inc, where he performs technical process safety and risk analyses within Exponent’s Thermal Sciences practice. Employing his chemical engineering expertise, coupled with that of physics and meteorology, Dr. Peterson provides...Read more

- AIChE -

AIChE Government and Industry Leaders (AGILE) Award

John Televantos
John Televantos is a Partner at Arsenal Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on the specialty industrial, healthcare and specialty financial service sectors. Before joining Arsenal in 2006, Dr. Televantos was President of Aqualon Company, owned by Hercules, Inc.; President and Founder of Helios Chemical Company; and Chief Executive Officer for Foamex International.Read more

Division & Forum Awards

- Fuels & Petrochemicals Division (F&P) -

F&P Distinguished Service Award

Ahmed Khogeer
Ahmed has 27 years of chemical engineering career with Saudi Aramco including Refining, Projects, Lubes and R&D in which he spent 9 years in USA. He is a founding member of King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology KAUST which is planned to be among world top universities.Read more

F&P Division Award

UOP, Inc.

- Management Division (MGT) -

Management Division Service Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Management Division (MGT)
Joseph Porcelli
JVP International Inc

- Process Development Division (PD) -

Process Development Practice Award

Award Sponsor(s): Award Sponsor(s): Zeton Inc.
Joseph B. Powell

Joe is a life member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and has served as a programming chair and Area 12B chair for the Process Development Division.Read more

- Safety & Health Division (S&H) -

Norton H. Walton/Russell L. Miller Award in Safety/Loss Prevention

Jack McCavit
JL McCavit Consulting LLC

Jack McCavit retired from Celanese Chemical Company after 35 years with experience in operations management and practical application of process safety management systems.  Jack served as the BP Baker Panel’s technical project manager and was a part of the team that monitored BP’s implementation...Read more