Bird, Stewart & Lightfoot Medal

The Bird, Stewart & Lightfoot Medal was launched in 2014 to recognise a major contribution to research in the area of transport phenomena. Byron Bird, Warren Stewart & Edwin Lightfoot were the authors of the seminal book 'Transport Phenomena'.

Who is it awarded to?

The medal will be awarded biennially to one of more individuals who have made a significant recent contribution to research in transport phenomena. The contribution should show an enduring impact, such that it has initiated a change that has been widely adopted and either continues to give a lasting benefit or has inspired others to develop further.

How is the winner decided?

Nominations will be considered by a panel including industrial and academic members, and a shortlist and preferred name submitted to IChemE’s Medals & Prizes Committee.

How do I enter or nominate somebody?

Nominations should be no more than 600 words and sent to  

Download the application form

When is the deadline?

31 October 2017

Contact for more information

2015 medal winner

Professor John Davidson
(University of Cambridge, UK)


My IChemE

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