James E. Bailey Award

See interview with 2016 winner, Sang Yup Lee

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

May 18, 2017
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The award will be presented during the James E. Bailey Award Lecture at the AIChE Annual Meeting held in San Francisco on November 13-18, 2016.

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 2017 nominations is May 18, 2017. Please email the forms to amrot@aiche.org or mail them to the Society for Biological Engineering, Attn. Amro Tambal, 120 Wall Street, NY, NY 10005,


Nomination Packet (Documents):