IChemE announces Global Awards 2021 finalists

Institution of Chemical Engineers

Friday, 03 September, 2021

IChemE announces Global Awards 2021 finalists

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has announced the finalists of its Global Awards 2021. More than 120 finalist entries from across 20 countries are in contention to win a trophy for excellence in chemical, biochemical and process engineering during a series of webinars from 5–15 October 2021.

Each webinar will showcase the finalists’ projects in the 13 team categories and the personal achievements of finalists in the two individual award categories (Young Industrialist and Young Researcher).

Among the finalists are a number of Australian organisations and individuals:

  • Clean TeQ Water: Innovative Biological Technology for Nitrogen Removal (Biochemical Engineering and Innovative Product categories)
  • Safer Together, Arrow Energy, Enermech, Santos and Worley: Growing Process Safety Awareness Through Animation (Process Safety category)
  • Energy Australia and Aurecon: Innovative One Team Process Safety Approach (Team category)
  • Neil Robinson, The University of Western Australia (Young Researcher category)

Other successful finalists include: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, UAE; Clariter, Luxembourg; 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; and Siemens, UK.

“Our peer-reviewed awards celebrate and recognise the highest standards and achievements in chemical engineering around the globe,” said Keith Batchelor, Chair of the IChemE Global Awards volunteer judging panel. “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 their 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.”

The best entry across all team categories will be crowned the ultimate winner of the winners, receiving the Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering Award.

Winners of the IChemE Malaysia Awards (to be announced on 1 October) will also qualify as finalists in their respective categories at the IChemE Global Awards.

A complete list of the finalists and their contributions can be found at www.icheme.org/finalists.

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