UCL Chemical Engineering scoops seven prizes at ChemEngDayUK 2017

26 April 2017

On 27-28 March 2017, Birmingham University hosted ChemEngDayUK 2017, which welcomed leading UK Chemical Engineering academics, industry partners and international guests, to discuss developments and innovations towards a more sustainable future.

Group image of colleagues representing UCL Chemical Engineering at ChemEngDayUK 2017.

At the ChemEngDayUK 2017 Awards Ceremony, UCL Chemical Engineering showcased their research and won more than half of all prizes on offer, scooping seven awards in total.

Image of UCL Chemical Engineering Prize winners at ChemEngDayUK 2017.

Nigel Titchener-Hooker, Dean of UCL Engineering had this to say about the awards: “The sight of 8 UCL winners on the list of prizes at the Birmingham ChemEng 2017 event has swelled my heart with pride! It’s a wonderful testament to your individual efforts, to that of your supervisors and mentors, and to the general ethos of the department. UCL Chem Eng is on the move and you are clearly in the vanguard. Let’s keep it up and share your skills and insights with colleagues so that this momentum is maintained.  Well done again.”

The UCL Chemical Engineering prize winners included:

  • Matthew Darby (PhD student with Michail Stamatakis) for the Best Poster of ChemEngDay UK 2017
  • Michele Lynch (PhD student with Marc-Olivier Coppens) for the Best Poster in the theme “Chemical Engineering at Interface”
  • Kaiqiao Wu (PhD student with Marc-Olivier Coppens) for the Best Poster in the theme “Chemical Engineering Fundamentals”
  • Conor Waldram (PhD student with Asterios Gavriilidis) for the best 3-minute Research Highlight Talk, on Catalysis and Sustainable Green Chemistry
  • Matthew Chin (PhD student with Marc-Olivier Coppens and Richard Day) for the Best Poster in the theme “Biological Engineering”
  • Michaela Pollock (Teaching Fellow, with Eva Sorensen) for the Best Poster in the theme “Education and Training”

Image of Domenico Macri and Simona Migliozzi Awarded for the most retweeted post at ChemEngDay UK 2017

Domenico Macri (PhD student with Paola Lettieri) and Simona Migliozzi (PhD student with Luca Mazzei and Giota Angeli): Awarded for the most retweeted IChemE post at ChemEngDay UK 2017 (image right)

The Department of Chemical Engineering would like to congratulate all of our prize winners for this fantastic achievement.

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