Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award

The Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding excellence in research and practice contributed to the field of biochemical engineering by a young community member.

About the award

The Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award was launched in 2009, originally on a biennial basis, then annually since 2011. The prize recognizes outstanding excellence in research and practice contributed to the field of biochemical engineering by a young community member.


Winners

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Nomination process

Candidates for the award must be self-nominated and must submit an abstract to the ECI's Biochemical and Molecular Engineering XIX conference (July 12-16, 2015 in Los Cabos, Mexico) to be considered. The selected candidate must also attend the meeting in order to receive the award. Candidate applications must consist of the following materials:

  1. Nominee's curriculum vitae
  2. Statement of up to two pages describing the nominee's accomplishments and impact in the field of biochemical engineering
  3. A copy of an abstract to be considered for presentation at the Biochemical and Molecular Engineering Conference
  4. Up to two published works by the candidate

    The above items should be sent by the nominee as a single pdf file to the Publisher, Dr. Angela Welch, a.welch@elsevier.com.

  5. Up to two letters of support. The letters of support should be sent directly by the letter writers to Dr. Angela Welch, Publisher, preferably as electronic files

Ceremony

The award consists of a cash prize of 2,500 U.S. Dollars and a plaque presented at the sponsoring conference. The award recipient presents a keynote lecture at the sponsoring conference and is also invited to compose a review article for the Biochemical Engineering Journal.

The Young Investigator Award has been presented at either the Annual AIChE meeting in conjunction with the Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering (FPBE) Division (even years) or ECI's Biochemical and Molecular Engineering Conferences (odd years).

The award recipient presents a keynote lecture at the sponsoring conference, based on the content of his or her submitted abstract for an oral or poster presentation. He or she is also invited to compose a review article for the Biochemical Engineering Journal.