4th North American Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering

Rutherford Aris Award Nominations

Rutherford ArisIn 2016, the ISCRE, Inc. Board of Directors bestowed the inaugural Rutherford Aris Young Investigator Award for Excellence in Chemical Reaction Engineering. This award recognizes outstanding contributions in experimental and/or theoretical reaction engineering research of investigators in early stages of their career. The recipient must be less than 40 years of age at the end of the calendar year in which the award is presented.

The Aris Award consists of a plaque, an honorarium of $3000, and up to $2000 in travel funds to present at an ISCRE/NASCRE conference. The Aris Award is generously supported by a grant from UOP, L.L.C., a Honeywell Company.

This award complements ISCRE's other major honor, the Neal R. Amundson Award.

Nomination Instructions

Members of the CRE division of AIChE and participants of ISCRE meetings are eligible to nominate suitable candidates for the Amundson Award. The nomination package must include:

  1. A completed nomination form (download in MS Word format) including a statement of the candidate's scientific and technical accomplishments, highlighting contributions and emphasizing how they have been a source of influence in the CRE community; and
  2. A curriculum vitae, including patents, publications, and prior awards/honors.
  3. Two letters of recommendation, of up to two pages each.

Nomination packages must be submitted by e-mail to jameb@aiche.org by November 2, 2018.

Selection Process

The ISCRE, Inc. Board of Directors appoints a chair of the awards committee, who subsequently selects two additional two members. This three-person subcommittee will review the nominations and identify the top three candidates. The full ISCRE, Inc. Board will then vote on the three finalists.

Key Dates

Aug 18, 2018 — Open Call for Abstracts

Nov 2, 2018 — Award Nomination Deadline

Nov 19, 2018 — Abstract Deadline (Extended)

Dec 10, 2018 — Online Registration Begins

Dec 14, 2018 — Notification of Acceptance

Feb 1, 2019 — Early Registration Deadline

Mar 1, 2019 — Manuscripts Due