iChemE Awards shortlist revealed

The finalists for the prestigious IChemE Global Awards have been revealed.

More than 100 businesses, projects or people have made it onto the shortlist and will go on to compete for the awards when they’re announced on November 7.

Now in its 25th year, the IChemE Global Awards celebrate outstanding achievements by chemical, biochemical and process engineers and the material impact they are having on providing solutions to major issues that society is facing across the world today.

Among the finalists for the awards, which feature 17 categories, are AstraZeneca, Costain, ExxonMobil, National University of Singapore and University College London.

BPE is particularly excited to see the shortlist revealed for the Young Researcher category, as it sponsors the award.

Noel Quigley, managing director of BPE, said: “Having been shortlisted for an IChemE Global Award ourselves in the past, we know just how great it feels to be recognised by your industry peers. A huge congratulations to the four talented individuals shortlisted in the Young Researcher of the Year Award category. We can’t wait to see who wins on November 7.”

The shortlisted finalists for BPE’s category are:

Florence Gschwend – Chrysalix Technologies, UK

Leandro Buchmann – ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Vasileios Charitopoulos – University of Cambridge, UK

Leela Sarena Dilkes-Hoffman – University of Queensland, Australia

The Young Researcher Award recognises the individual who best demonstrates the impact of their research in helping to address important economic, environmental or social issues. It’s open to those born on or after 1 January 1989.

Last year the award was won by Donal Finegan, DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory in large part for his contributions to NASA’s battery safety program and NREL’s advanced diagnostics.

BPE has a long association with IChemE. Most members of its team are Chartered and many are Fellows of the organisation.

To find out more visit  https://www.icheme.org/career/events/awards/global-awards