IChemE announces 2021 Global Awards finalists

Article by Amanda Jasi

ICHEME has announced more than 120 finalists for its 2021 Global Awards.

The entries, coming from across 20 countries, are in the running to receive a trophy for excellence in chemical, biochemical, and process engineering during a series of webinars from 5–15 October.

Each webinar will showcase the finalists’ projects in 13 team categories, and the personal achievements of those entered in individual award categories, Young Industrialist and Young Researcher.

The best entry across all team categories will receive the top award, the Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering Award.

Finalists in the 2021 Global Awards include: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, UAE; Clariter, Luxembourg; Clean TeQ Water, Australia; Dow, Republic of Korea; Engro Polymers & Chemicals, Pakistan; F Hoffman-La Roche, Switzerland; GSK, USA; Johnson Matthey, UK; Petronas Digital, Malaysia; University of Malaya, Malaysia; Ningbo University, China; Pannonia Bio, Hungary; Piller Blowers & Compressors, Germany; King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia; Siemens, UK; and Worley, Australia.

Keith Batchelor, Chair of the IChemE Global Awards volunteer judging panel, said: “Our peer-reviewed awards celebrate and recognise the highest standards and achievements in chemical engineering around the globe. Congratulations to the finalists of the 2021 IChemE Global Awards and thank you to everyone who submitted an entry.

“The Global Awards 2021 webinars are a great way for chemical engineers across the world to learn from … peers about remarkable new research and innovations, which could also be of interest to or inspire your own work in your area of expertise; so please do come along, they’re free and open to all to attend.”

Winners of the IChemE Malaysia Awards, set to be announced on 1 October, will qualify as finalists in their respective categories at the IChemE Global Awards. Malaysia Awards finalists were announced in August.

A full list of 2021 Global Awards finalists is available.

Article by Amanda Jasi

Staff reporter, The Chemical Engineer

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