Sharma Medal

The Sharma Medal, launched in 2014, recognises sustained outstanding research contributions in chemical engineering across an individual’s career.

Who is it awarded to?

The medal is presented to an individual who has, across their career, made a significant contribution to the field of chemical engineering research. The judging committee will consider: originality and impact of research, innovation, professional standing, and other indicators of esteem indicated by the nominee/nominator.

From 2018, following a kind donation from Dr A V Rama Rao (Founder, Avra Ltd) and Professor J B Joshi (ICT Mumbai) in support of the Sharma medal, the winner will also receive an award of £1000.

How is the winner decided?

Nominations will be considered by IChemE’s Medals and Prizes Committee.

How do I nominate somebody?

Nominations should be made by a senior practicing or retired academic or academic, run to no more than 600 words and be sent to: medals@icheme.org.

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When is the deadline?

31 October 2019

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2017 medal winner

Professor Geoffrey F. Hewitt
(Imperial College London, UK)

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