This is a non-NACS Award, sponsored by the AIChE. The AIChE is soliciting nominations for the Catalysis & Reaction Engineering Division’s Practice Award. Please see the attached for a description of the award and details of the nomination process. Note that candidates must be AIChE members. Address all inquiries to Keith Hutchenson at email@example.com.
This award recognizes individuals who have made pioneering contributions to industrial practice of catalysis and chemical reaction engineering. The candidate must have made important and specific technical contributions, verifiable by means of well-documented evidential materials, to the invention, development, design or implementation of industrial products, catalysts or processes through ingenious and creative application of chemical reaction engineering and/or catalysis concepts. Awardees will be selected based on their contributions to the discovery and application of innovative catalysis or reaction engineering solutions to technological problems, and/or commercialization of new products and processes. Candidate must be an AIChE member. Candidates may be from academia, national labs, or industry.
Nomination packages should include a 2‑page (maximum) double spaced nomination statement, a 2‑page CV, and up to four supporting letters. Submit the nomination electronically via email to the CRE Division Vice-Chair: Keith W. Hutchenson, DuPont (firstname.lastname@example.org, 302–695-1389).
A plaque and cash award of $1,000
The award is presented annually at the Division Reception or Dinner. The recipient is also invited to give a special lecture at the AIChE Annual Meeting.
- 2007 Carmo Pereira
- 2006 Larry Smith
- 2005 Robert Farrauto
- 2004 Stephen B. Jaffe
- 2003 Israel Wachs
- 2002 Teh C. Ho
- 2001 Thomas R. Keane
- 2000 L. Hegedus