JDCPhosphate Chief Technology Officer Dr. James Trainham Receives AIChE 2016 Industry Leadership Award

JDCPhosphate is pleased to announce that Dr. James Trainham, the company’s Chief Technology Officer, received the 2016 Industry Leadership Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).   The Institute and Board of Directors’ Award winners were recognized at the Honors Ceremony at the Annual Meeting in San Francisco on November 14, 2016.    These are AIChE’s most prestigious awards, honoring eminent chemical engineers for career accomplishments, service to society, and service to the Institute.  More than 8,000 guests attended the awards ceremony.jin-aiche

This award recognizes Dr. Trainham’s impact on the marketplace and global community, the magnitude of the challenges overcome, and the innovation and technical creativity demonstrated throughout his career, including his on-going work with the development and commercialization of JDC’s Improved Hard Process for producing phosphoric acid.

Dr. Trainham has more than 40 patents and publications to his credit and has received multiple awards and honors, including his election to the National Academy of Engineering, recognition by AIChE, with the Award for Chemical Engineering Practice (2002), his selection in 2008 as “one of the 100 chemical engineers of the modern era” and his election as a Fellow of the AIChE in 2012.   For more information on Dr. Trainham’s accomplishments, go to www.JDCPhosphate.com.

AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 50,000 members from over 100 countries.  The AIChE awards recap can be viewed at http://www.aiche.org/chenected/2016/10/2016-annual-meeting-honors-ceremony-recap