Professor Stratos Pistikopoulos, a University Distinguished Professor, the Dow Chemical Chair, a Professor of Chemical Engineering, and the Director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute, has been named the recipient of the 2023 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division Distinguished Service Award.
This award recognizes outstanding service to the Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division by a member of the division. The candidate must have participated in a variety of division activities and demonstrated outstanding leadership over an extended period of time.
The Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division is responsible for the wide range of activities within AIChE that involve the application of computers and mathematics to chemical engineering problems including process design, process control, operations, and applied mathematics. The division arranges technical sessions at AIChE Meetings, organize special conferences, and publish the newsletter – CAST Communications.
AIChE is a professional society of more than 60,000 chemical engineers in 110 countries. Its members work in corporations, universities and government, using their knowledge of chemical processes to develop safe and useful products for the benefit of society. Through its varied programs, AIChE continues to be a focal point for information exchange on the frontiers of chemical engineering research in such areas as energy, sustainability, biological and environmental engineering, nanotechnology, and chemical plant safety and security.