Department Awards

Early Career Alumni Recognition Award

The Early Career Alumni Recognition Award is given by The Department of Chemical Engineering and is designed to honor an outstanding Penn State chemical engineering graduate who received his or her degree within the past ten years. The award seeks to recognize individuals who have proven themselves as exemplary role models for current chemical engineering students, and successful contributors in industry.

Past Award Recipients

2016 -  Brad Sutliff ('05)

Rami Madadin - 2014

2015 - Joshua Vajda, ('04)

Joshua, Vajda - 2015

2014 -  Rami Madadin ('04)

Rami Madadin - 2014

2013 - Lisa Callender ('03)

Lisa Callender- 2013

2012 - Narayan Ramesh ('01)

Narayan Ramesh - 2012



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The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

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University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574