IChemE announces Global Awards finalists

Article by Adam Duckett

ICHEME has announced there are more than 100 finalists shortlisted for its annual Global Awards.

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. 

The shortlisted finalists, which include AstraZeneca, Costain, ExxonMobil, National University of Singapore and University College London, are competing across 17 categories. These include awards for biotechnology, energy and process safety, with the winner set to be announced on 7 November at ceremony in Hull, UK. The event will be hosted by Star Wars and Harry Potter actor Warwick Davis.

IChemE President Ken Rivers said: “Chemical engineers across at the world are at the forefront of programmes providing solutions to some of the major challenges we face as a society, as set out in the Global Grand Challenges for Engineering.

“The IChemE Global Awards brings chemical engineers from across the globe together to recognise their peers’ significant achievements in tackling these challenges.

“We have had another year of fantastic entries; thank you to everyone who submitted their individual achievements and team projects and congratulations to all the 2019 finalists.”

Winners of the Malaysia Awards, set to take place on 14 October, will qualify as finalists for the global programme.

For the full list of awards finalists, visit: https://www.icheme.org/career/events/awards/global-awards/finalists/

Article by Adam Duckett

Editor, The Chemical Engineer

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