Donald medal

The medal is named after a long-serving Honorary Secretary and former Ramsay Professor at University College London where biochemical engineering was first established in the UK, and awarded by the Biochemical Engineering Subject Group for outstanding services in that area.

Donald medalWho is it awarded to?

The Donald medal is awarded to an individual for outstanding services in biochemical engineering.

Previous medallists 

How is the winner decided?

Nominations are sought from anyone interested in the subject area, including IChemE’s Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group. The Special Interest Group Committee recommend a winner to the Awards Committee.

How do I enter or nominate somebody?

If you are a member of the Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group you will be asked to submit nominations. Other nominations of no more than 600 words should be sent to medals@icheme.org

Download the application form

When is the deadline?

31 October 2014

Contact medals@icheme.org for more information.  


2013 medal winner

Professor Nigel J Titchener-Hooker
(University College London)

For his outstanding services to bioprocessing and biochemical engineering.

2012 medal winner

Dr Mark A Carver
(Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies)

In view of his recognition in the global bio-processing sector, his history of successful industrial rsearch combining the best science and engineering, and helping to energise the future talent that will keep the UK in a leadership position.

2010 medal winner

Professor Howard A Chase (F)
(University of Cambridge)

In recognition of his industrially related research in the field of bioseparations technology.    The award is nominated by the Biochemical Engineering Subject Group. 

2009 medal winner

Professor Nigel K H Slater (F)
(University of Cambridge)

The award is nominated by the Biochemical Engineering Subject Group.

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