The Society of Biological Engineering presents 3 prestigious awards every year at AIChE's Annual Meeting and other venues.
- James E. Bailey Award For Biological Engineering
- The D.I.C. Wang Award for Excellence in Biochemical Engineering
- The Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering
In addition, SBE presents awards for outstanding students, a special SBE Chem-E-Car Award, and the Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development.