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EFCE Working Party awards

for senior researchers and industrial innovation

 

The EFCE and its Working Parties have established a series of Awards for long term/lifetime achievements to recognise an outstanding research career and achievements in their scientific fields and recent/industrial innovation.

   

CAPE Award for Long Term Achievements (LTA)

The CAPE Award for Long Term Achievements (LTA) is given in recognition of a collection of outstanding achievements over an extended period of time (> 10 years) to the CAPE community (and specifically to the CAPE WP) and to CAPE methods, tools and/or applications for the advancement of science, engineering and technology.

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Laureates:

2013 - Prof. Peter Glavic and Prof. Gintaras V. (Rex) Reklaitis

2017 - Prof. Ignacio Grossmann

2021 - Prof Lorenz T. Biegler


CAPE Recent Innovative Contribution Award (RIC)

The CAPE Award for Recent Innovative Contribution (RIC) is given in recognition of an outstanding innovative contribution to recent advances in CAPE ideas, methods and/or tools. Recent means within the last 4 years from the current date.

Call for nominations

The call for nominations for the 2022 RIC Award is closed.

 

 

Laureates:

2019 - Prof. André Bardow & Prof. Joachim Gross

2022 - Prof. Rafiqul Gani

 


Lifetime Recognition Award in Mixing

The Lifetime Recognition Award in Mixing is a triennial award, given to a person belonging to one of the EFCE member countries in recognition of his/her outstanding contribution to mixing science and technology.

Previous Award winners were John Smith (2000), Alvin Nienow (2003), John Bourne and Ivan Fort (2006), Joël Bertrand (2009) Franco Magelli (2012), Harry van den Akker (2015), and Michael Yianneskis (2018).

 

2021 Nienow Lifetime Recognition Award in Mixing

The 2021 edition is sponsored by Alvin and Helen Nienow.

Professor Alvin W Nienow, DSc, FIChemE, FREng was a member of the Organizing Committee of the First European Mixing Conference in 1974. Since that time, he was on the Organizing or Scientific Committee and contributed technically to the Conference series and to mixing research and practice as such. He was also a winner of the 2nd LRA in 2003 when it was sponsored by Ekato. He and his wife Helen count many people in Europe and world-wide working in mixing as their friends. Alvin and Helen are sponsoring this prize starting from the 2021 edition in recognition of the contribution that mixing in general and the European mixing community in particular has made to enhance the quality of their lives.

Recent laureates:

2021 - Professor Alberto Brucato and Professor Matthias Kraume

2018 - Professor Michael Yianneskis, UK

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“Michael L. Michelsen” award

The “Michael L. Michelsen” Award (renamed in February 2021 - previously called "Distinguished Lecture on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties) aims to honour a senior member of the community that is active in a European institution. The award is presented every two years by the EFCE Working Party on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties.

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Call for nominations 2022

The call for nominations is closed.

 


Process Intensification Award for Industrial Innovation

Launched in 2015, the biennial EFCE Process Intensification Award for Industrial Innovation is presented to an employee or a team of employees of a company, who have made excellent contributions to industrial application of process intensification.

Call for nominations 2023

The call for nominations is open.
Deadline for submission of nominations: 28 February 2023

The Award is sponsored by EUROPIC.

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Recent Award winner:

2019 - AGFA-GEVAERT N.V., Mortsel, Belgium

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Lifetime Recognition LPS Award

Launched in 2019, the Lifetime Recognition LPS Award is presented to an employee or a team of employees of a company, who have made excellent contributions to industrial application of process intensification. The award is presented every two years by the EFCE Working Party on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries and sponsored by the respective local organiser of the Loss Prevention Symposium.

Call for nominations 2022

The call for nominations is closed.

 

Recent Award winner:

2019 - Professor Hans Pasman

 


Awards in the field of Electrostatics

presented by the Working Party on Static Electricity in Industry


2022:

  • Helmut Krämer Award was delivered to Dr. Paul Holdstock for distinguished achievements in the science and engineering of electrostatics, developing safe technologies, innovative uses and applications. Dr. Holdstock delivered the Helmut Krämer Memorial Lecture.
  • Stig Lundquist Award was delivered to Dr. Jeremy Smallwood for recognition of dedicated service and notable contributions to the advancement of the field of atmospheric and industrial electrostatics as a researcher and teacher. Dr. Smallwood delivered the Stig Lunquist Award Memorial Lecture.
  • International Fellow Award for recognition of dedicated service and notable contributions to the advancement of the field of industrial electrostatics was delivered to Prof. Daniel Lacks, Prof. Roman Cimbala and Dr. Poupak Mehrani.