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Professor Israel Wachs wins the R. H. Wilhelm Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Prof. Israel Wachs, the G. Whitney Snyder Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has won the 2016 R. H. Wilhelm Award from the AIChE. This award given at the institute level of AIChE, "recognizes an individual's significant and new contributions in chemical reaction engineering."

Dr. Wachs was recognized for "Seminal contributions towards development of innovative concepts for molecular chemical reaction engineering of mixed oxide catalyzed reactions by establishing fundamental molecular catalyst structure-activity kinetic relationships."

The R. H. Wilhelm Award, sponsored by ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, is considered the top award in chemical reaction engineering given by the AIChE. The award comes with a plaque, $3000, and up to $500 in travel reimbursement to attend the awards ceremony.

Dr. Wachs will be formally recognized for this award at the Awards Ceremony to be held at the AIChE Annual Meeting in November 2016 in San Francisco, CA.

 

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