Chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Harvey Blanch has won the William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature. The award is presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to a member who has made an outstanding contribution to chemical engineering literature.
The award is sponsored by Wiley-Blackwell and consists of a plaque and $5,000. The presentation of this award will take place at AIChE's 2013 annual meeting in San Francisco in November.
Blanch joins a distinguished list of CBE colleagues who have won the award in the past, including Alex Bell (2005), Jud King (1976), Theodore Vermeulen (1971) and John Prausnitz (1967).