Research and teaching

IChemE currently awards eleven medals and prizes in research and teaching. They recognise companies, universities and individuals, from across industry and academia, for their exceptional contribution to chemical and biochemical engineering research and teaching.

Andrew Medal

The Andrew Medal recognises an individual or company for a major contribution to the science of formulation of heterogeneous catalysts.

Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot Medal

The Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot Medal is awarded to one or more individuals, from industry or academia, who have made a significant contribution to research in transport phenomena.

Davidson Medal

The Davidson Medal recognises an individual, from industry or academia, for their outstanding mentorship of young chemical engineers.

Geldart Medal

The Geldart Medal recognises an individual or company for a major contribution to research in the area of particle technology.

Guggenheim Medal

The Guggenheim Medal is awarded to one or more individuals, from industry or academia, who have made a significant contribution to research in thermodynamics and/or complex fluids.

Sharma Medal

The Sharma Medal recognises an individual, from industry or academia, who has made a significant contribution to the field of chemical engineering research across their career.

Morton Medal

The Morton Medal recognises an individual for their dedication to excellence in chemical engineering education.

Nicklin Medal

The Nicklin medal recognises talented early career researchers in chemical engineering.

Sargent Medal

The Sargent Medal is awarded to one or more individuals, from industry or academia, who have made a significant recent contribution to research in computer-aided product and process engineering.

Underwood Medal

The Underwood Medal recognises one or more individuals, from industry or academia, who have made a significant and sustained recent contribution to research in the area of separations.

Warner Prize

The Warner Prize is awarded to an early career researcher, from industry or academia, who has shown exceptional promise in the field of sustainable chemical process technology, nuclear technology or in making chemical engineering more accessible to a wider scientific community.