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James E. Bailey Award

See interview with 2019 winner, Jens Nielsen.

The Society for Biological Engineering's Bailey award endowed by Cytos Biotechnology, recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of biological engineering. In memory of Professor James Bailey for his many pioneering contributions to biotechnology, this award is presented to an individual who has had an important impact on biological engineering and whose achievements have advanced the profession.

James Bailey's educational legacy touched many modern biochemical and biological engineers in the profession today. The award is presented to an individual who embodies the spirit of James Bailey, one that is a pioneer, a mentor, an innovator, an integrator of biology and engineering, a teacher, and whose achievements have provided a major impact to the field of biological engineering.

Nomination Form

Nomination Packet (Documents) 

Award details
DeadlineMarch 29, 2021
AdministratorsSociety for Biological Engineering (SBE)
PresentationThe 2020 award will be presented during the James E. Bailey Award Lecture at the 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, November 15-20, 2020.
Nomination Instructions

Current members of the Managing Board of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) are ineligible. This award is not restricted to SBE members.  To nominate an individual, submit a form (PDF) or (MS Word).  The deadline for 2021 nominations is March 29, 2021 Please email the forms to hailm@aiche.org or mail them to the Society for Biological Engineering, Attn. Hailey Murphy, 120 Wall Street, NY, NY 10005.

SponsorsCytos Biotechnology

Award Winners

  • Jason Ballengee


    2020
  • Teni Butler


    2020
  • Juliann Hinske


    2020
  • George Khoury


    2020
  • Madeline Mueller


    2020
  • Greg Newbloom


    2020
  • Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel


    2020
  • Babak Rafienia


    2020
  • Amanda Scalza


    2020
  • Amir Sheikhi


    2020
  • Zhenyu Wang


    2020
  • Colin Young


    2020