PEESE graduate student Daniel Garcia was selected to receive a 2018 Sustainable Engineering Forum Student Paper Award from AIChE. These student paper awards are presented to graduate students who published the best technical papers that describe results related to engineering and sustainability. Daniel is one of the three Student Award recipients this year, and he will receive $500 for travel expenses associated with attending this year’s AIChE annual meeting, plus an award plaque. Daniel is also invted to present an SEF Plenary at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting. The committee made the award decision based on the technical merit, quality and impacts of Daniel’s research, especially his recent paper titled “Addressing Global Environmental Impacts Including Land Use Change in Life Cycle Optimization: Studies on Biofuels.“.
Daniel was awarded the Presidential Fellowship last year, which is the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University. This highly competitive award is funded by the President of the University. Daniel has previously received Ryan Fellowship (2013-2015), ISEN Cluster Fellowship (2015-2016) and two Honorable Mentions by NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2014 and 2015).