The George Stephanopoulos Process Systems Engineering Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in Process Systems Engineering.

The award honors Prof. Stephanopoulos whose work includes seminal contributions influential to the community that provided the broadest coverage of PSE approaches and methodologies in process synthesis and design (continuous and batch); computer-aided modeling languages; process control; fault detection and diagnosis; operations planning; product design; synthesis of reaction and metabolic networks; synthesis and design of petrochemical sectors; synthesis and design of biorefineries; synthesis and design of pharmaceutical processes; AI in process engineering (products, processes, control, operations), and most recently in systems applications for the circular economy. He has received all major distinctions for a person in PSE.

The George Stephanopoulos Award is co-sponsored by the National Technical University of Athens, Greece; the EFCE-CAPE Working Party; and the AIChE-CAST Division. Winners will be selected between European and North American nominees in rotating years (2024, Europe, 2025 North America and so on). Winners among European nominees will be selected by the EFCE-CAPE Working Party; winners among North American nominees will be selected by the AIChE-CAST Division.

GS Award: The Award will include a medal, the creation and minting of which will be paid for by the Award fund, and a cash award of € 3.500 plus € 500/1000 of travel fund, depending on the continental/intercontinental nature of travel of the recipient to collect the prize. The Award will be presented to the winner by a representative of NTUA.

GS winners

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