Alumnus Carl Laird of Purdue University has received the 2015 AIChE CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award-Chemical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Alumnus Carl Laird of Purdue University has received the 2015 AIChE CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Alumnus Carl Laird (Associate Professor at Purdue University) was recently named a recipient of the 2015 AIChE Computing & Systems Technology Division (CAST) Outstanding Young Researcher Award.
Established in 2004, this award recognizes an individual under the age of 40 for outstanding contributions to chemical engineering computing and systems technology literature. The award will be presented at the AIChE annual meeting this fall and includes a plaque and check for $3,000.
Professor Laird has received several research and teaching awards, including the prestigious Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software and the IBM Bravo Award for his work on IPOPT, a software library for solving nonlinear, non-convex, large-scale continuous optimization problems.
He is also a recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award and the Montague Center for Teaching Excellence Award.Alumnus Carl Laird (ChE '06) of Purdue University, was recently named a recipient of the 2015 AIChE Computing & Systems Technology Division (CAST) Outstanding Young Researcher Award.