Professor Jeetain Mittal from the Department of Chemical and Bio-molecular Engineering at Lehigh University is the winner of the 2018 CoMSEF Impact Award. He is cited, “For development of at-omistic and coarse-grained models to study biological self-assembly processes for a fundamental understanding of the cellular organization and design of novel materials”. Jeetain has been a member of the faculty at Lehigh since 2009. Prior to this appointment, he served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institutes of Health and earned a Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin, a M.Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, and a B.Tech. degree from Punjab Technical University. All of Jeetain’s degrees are in the field of chemical engi-neering. Jeetain received his award during the CoMSEF Plenary Session at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting where he also delivered a presentation de-scribing his research. The CoMSEF Impact Award is given annually to a CoMSEF member who is within 15 years of completion of their highest degree.