Faculty National and International Awards

Pradeep Agrawal

  • Outstanding AIChE Student Chapter Advisor, 1994

Sven Behrens

  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, Dreyfus Foundation, 2007

Andreas Bommarius

  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, 2008

Victor Breedveld

  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2006

Ron Chance

  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 1988
  • Ron Chance, Presidential Green Chemistry Award (for company Algenol), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2015  

Rachel Chen

  • USDA New Investigator Award, 2003

John Crittenden (joint appointment)

  • Chinese Academy of Engineering, 2014
  • National Academy of Engineering, 2002
  • Walter L. Huber Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1991

Yulin Deng

  • Andrew Chase Division Award for Chemical Engineering in Forest Bioproducts, AIChE, 2013

Charles A. Eckert (Emeritus)

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  • Clarence Gerhold Award, AIChE, 2005
  • Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award, EPA and ACS, 2004
  • William H. Walker Award, AIChE, 1999
  • E. V. Murphree Award, ACS, 1995
  • National Academy of Engineering, 1983
  • Ipatieff Prize, ACS, 1977
  • Alan Colburn Award, AIChE, 1973
  • Fellow, AIChE

Michael Filler

  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2012
  • Dreyfus Foundation Fellowship in Environmental Chemistry, 2011

Thomas Fuller

  • Fellow, Electrochemical Society, 2009
  • Research Award, Energy Technology Division, Electrochemical Society, 2008

Martha Grover

  • Outstanding Young Researcher, AIChE Computing and Systems Technology Division, 2011
  • W. David Smith, Jr. Award, Computing and Systems Technology Division, AIChE, 2005
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2004

Clifford Henderson

  • Herb Epstein Award for Technical Programming, AIChE, 2013
  • Intel Outstanding Researcher Award in Lithography, Semiconductor Technology Council, 2012
  • Fellow, SPIE-The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2010
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2000

Dennis Hess

  • Henry B. Linford Award for Distinguished Teaching, Electrochemical Society, 2014
  • Fellow, American Chemical Society, 2013
  • Edward Goodrich Acheson Award, Electrochemical Society, 2012
  • Solid State Science and Technology Award, Electrochemical Society, 2005
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2002
  • Charles M. A. Stine Award, AIChE, 1999
  • Fellow, AIChE, 1998
  • Thomas D. Callinan Award, Electrochemical Society, 1993
  • Fellow, Electrochemical Society, 1993

Jeff Hsieh

  • Fellow, Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, 1995

Christopher Jones

  • Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering, AIChE, 2016
  • Fellow, American Chemical Society, 2015
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2014
  • Curtis W. McGraw Research Award, American Society for Engineering Education, 2013
  • Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental Catalysis, NACS, 2013
  • Ipatieff Prize, ACS, 2010
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Award in Environmental Chemistry, 2008
  • Young Professor Award, DuPont, 2005
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2002
  • Ralph Powe Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, 2001
  • Junior Faculty Award, Shell Oil Company Foundation, 2001
  • Innovation Recognition Award, Union Carbide, 1999

Yoshiaki Kawajiri

  • W. David Smith, Jr. Award, Computing and Systems Technology Division, AIChE, 2012

Paul Kohl

  • Thomas D. Callinan Award, Electrochemical Society, 2008
  • Carl Wagner Memorial Award, Electrochemical Society, 2001
  • Fellow, Electrochemical Society

William J. Koros

  • Institute Lecturer, AIChE, 2011
  • William H. Walker Award, AIChE, 2010
  • KAUST Investigator, Global Research Partnership, 2008
  • Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology, North American Membrane Society, 2008
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2005
  • National Academy of Engineering, 2000
  • Clarence Gerhold Award, AIChE, 1999
  • Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology, AIChE, 1995
  • PYI Award, National Science Foundation, 1984
  • Fellow, AIChE

Jay Lee (adjunct faculty)

  • Computing in Chemical Engineering Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2013
  • Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation, 1993

Charles Liotta (joint appointment)

  • Malcolm Pruitt Award, Council for Chemical Research, 2005
  • Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award, EPA and ACS, 2004

Hang Lu

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2013
  • Young Innovator Award, Analytical Chemistry, 2013
  • CSB2 Prize in Systems Biology, Council for Systems Biology, 2011
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2010
  • Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship in Neuroscience, 2009
  • Young Faculty Award, DARPA, 2007
  • Young Professor Award, DuPont, 2006
  • Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award, NIH, 2004

Martin Maldovan

  • Doctoral New Investigator Award, American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, 2015

Carson Meredith

  • Initiation Grant Award, Honda, 2007
  • Young Faculty Award, Kimberly-Clark, 2002

Larry McIntire (joint appointment)

  • National Academy of Engineering, 2001
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1998
  • Fellow, AIChE, 1994
  • National Lecturer, Sigma Xi, 1993-1995
  • Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division Award, AIChE, 1992
  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
  • Fellow, American Heart Association

John Muzzy (emeritus faculty)

  • Person of the Year, Composites Division of SPE, 2005
  • Honored Service Award, Society of Plastics Engineers, 2002

Sankar Nair

  • FRI/John G. Junesh Award, AIChE Separations Division, 2011
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2009

Athanasios Nenes (joint appointment)

  • Ascent Award, American Geophysical Union, 2012
  • Kenneth Whitby Award, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2011
  • Henry G. Houghton Award, American Meteorological Society, 2009
  • Sheldon K. Friedlander Award, American Association for Aerosol Research, 2005
  • New Investigator Award, NASA, 2004
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2004

Nga Lee "Sally" Ng

  • Early Career Award, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2013
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2015

Robert M. Nerem (emeritus professor)

  • Founder’s Award, National Academy of Engineering, 2008
  • Pilkington Outstanding Educator Award, ASEE, 1998
  • Thurston Lecturer, ASME, 1994
  • National Institute of Medicine, 1992
  • Lissner Award, ASME, 1989
  • National Academy of Engineering, 1988
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

Gary Poehlein (emeritus professor)

  • Malcolm Pruitt Award, Council for Chemical Research, 1989
  • Fellow, AIChE

Pamela Peralta-Yahya (joint appointment)

  • Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, 2016
  • DuPont Young Professor Award, 2014

Mark Prausnitz

  • World's Most Influential Scientific Minds, 2014
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2008
  • Young Investigator Award, Controlled Release Society, 2005
  • Curtis W. McGraw Research Award, American Society for Engineering Education, 2004
  • National Science Foundation/NIH Scholar-in-Residence at the National Institutes of Health, 2002
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 1996

Elsa Reichmanis

  • Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2013
  • Distinguished Service Award, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering Division, ACS, 2011
  • Fellow, ACS, 2009
  • Fellow, ACS Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, 2002
  • George Arents Pioneer Medal, Syracuse University, 2001
  • Perkin Medal, Society of Chemical Industry, 2001
  • Award in Applied Polymer Science, ACS, 1999
  • Photopolymer Science and Technology Award, 1998
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1997
  • International Engineering Materials Achievement Award, ASM, 1996
  • National Academy of Engineering, 1995
  • Fellow, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1995
  • Achievement Award, Society of Women Engineers, 1993

Ronald W. Rousseau

  • Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering, AIChE, 2013
  • Malcolm Pruitt Award, Council for Chemical Research, 2011
  • Docteur Honoris Causa, L’Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, 2010
  • Warren K. Lewis Award, 2002
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2001
  • Fellow, AIChE, 1998
  • Clarence Gerhold Award, AIChE, 1996
  • Forest Products Division Award, AIChE, 1980

Athanassios Sambanis

  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Robert Samuels (emeritus professor)

  • International Research Award, SPE, 1999
  • Fellow, Society of Plastics Engineers

David Sholl

  • Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) Early Career Award, AIChE, 2010
  • Hydrogen Program R&D Award, DOE, 2008
  • Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2002
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, A.P. Sloan Foundation, 2001
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2000

A. H. Peter Skelland (emeritus professor)

  • Fellow, AIChE

Jude T. Sommerfeld (emeritus professor)

  • Fellow, AIChE

Arnold Stancell (emeritus professor)

  • Fellow, AIChE, 2005
  • Award for Chemical Engineering Practice, AIChE, 1997
  • National Academy of Engineering, 1997

Mark Styczynski

  • Grand Challenges Explorations Grant, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2011
  • Young Faculty Award, DARPA, 2011

Amyn S. Teja

  • Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology, AIChE, 2002
  • Fellow, AIChE

Krista S. Walton

  • Rising Star, American Chemical Society Women Chemists Committee, 2014
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2009
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientist and Engineers, 2007
  • Army Research Office Young Investigator Award, 2007

Younan Xia

  • Nano Today Award, 2013
  • National Award in Chemistry of Materials, ACS, 2013

Ajit Yoganathan (joint appointment)

  • Theo C. Pilkington Outstanding Educator Award, ASEE Bioengineering Division, 2005
  • Lissner Award, ASME, 1997
  • Founding Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, 1992