07 August 2015

IChemE Malaysia Awards 2015 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the IChemE Malaysia Awards 2015 have been announced with 40 entries making the final stages of the awards on 26 October 2015.

The IChemE Malaysia Awards celebrate excellence, innovation and achievement in the chemical, process and biochemical industries.

Successful organisations shortlisted include Hume Concrete Products Research Centre, Malaysia LNG, Genting Plantations, Malaysian Pepper Board, Eureka Synergy, Asean Bintulu Fertilizer, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, IOI Olechemical Industry, Ronser Bio-Tech, East One-Zero-One, Sime Darby Plantation and PETRONAS.

The winners of the Malaysia awards will be announced on 26 October 2015 at the Le Meridien Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The ceremony in Malaysia is just one of several international events organised by IChemE to celebrate the achievements of the chemical engineering profession. Other events include the IChemE Singapore Awards (22 October 2015) and the IChemE Global Awards (5 November 2015).

The winners of the IChemE Malaysia Awards1 will be automatically shortlisted for the IChemE Global Awards, held in Birmingham, UK, including the overall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering, which will be selected from nearly 500 entries received worldwide.

IChemE deputy chief executive, Justin Blades, said: "We have received a record-breaking number of entries in Malaysia this year and all the judges would like to thank the individuals and organisations that have taken the time to support the awards once again and submit their impressive applications.

“There can be no better feeling than to receive an award from your peers and we believe this is what makes the IChemE Awards so special and sought after across the world.

“Our sponsors and I all look forward to seeing you at the awards ceremony for another fantastic evening showcasing the talent and success in the chemical and process industries.”

The IChemE Malaysia Awards 2015 is being supported by MMI Engineering, PETRONAS, Schaefer Kalk and KLK Oleo.

Official shortlists for the IChemE Malaysia Awards 2015

Education and Training Award

  • ‘Process plant safety leadership program’, Asean Bintulu Fertilizer Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Education for all’, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • ‘Multi-faceted chemical engineering design education approach’, Monash University Malaysia
  • ‘Developing technical leadership’, PETRONAS Chemical Ethylene Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Structured plant process internal certification system’, PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives Sdn Bhd
  • ‘UNIX – internship programme’, Universiti Teknology Malaysia

Young Chemical Engineer in Industry Award sponsored by PETRONAS

  • Mohd Agus Bin Magga, PETRONAS Penapsian (Melaka) Sdn Bhd
  • Lim King Ming, SynergenOG
  • Ezmal b Ab. Rashid, PETRONAS
  • Ainul Najwa Sazali, PETRONAS
  • Ang Xiao Wei, SynergenOG

Young Chemical Engineer in Research Award

  • Poh Phaik Eong, Monash University Malaysia
  • Bridgid Chin Lai Fui, Curtin University
  • Ezaideen Ahmad Bin Lokman, PETRONAS
  • Adi Aizat Bin Razali, PETRONAS
  • Ho Wai Shin, University Teknologi Malaysia

Chemical Engineering Industry Project of the Year Award

  • ‘Dynamic column simulation for PSV assessment‘, East One-Zero-One Sdn Bhd
  • ‘A fertilizer composition for black pepper’, Malaysian Pepper Board
  • ‘Energy solution through heat loss recovery’, PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives Sdn Bhd
  • ‘MG3DF - 1st PETRONAS drilling fluid’, PETRONAS Penapisan (Melaka) Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Skim latex into latex concentrate’, Sime Darby Research Sdn; University of Malaya

Palm Oil Industry Award sponsored by KLK Cleo

  • ‘Integrated recovery and regeneration system’, Eureka Synergy Sdn Bhd; University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • ‘Effective waste water management’, Genting Plantations Berhad
  • ‘Pioneer and innovative palm olechemcal producer’, IOI Olechemical Industry Berhad
  • ‘Zero discharge treatment technology of POME’, Ronser Bio-Tech Bhd; Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • ‘Palm oil olein yield improvement project’, Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd
  • 'High Pressure Sterilization of Fresh Fruit Bunches', Universiti Putra Malaysia

Oil and Gas Award sponsored by PETRONAS

  • ‘Dynamic column simulation for PSV assessment’, East One-Zero-One Sdn Bhd
  • ‘De-acidification of high acid crude oils’, PETRONAS; Queen’s University Belfast
  • ‘K5 high CO2 gas field development’, PETRONAS Carigali
  • ‘Achieving operational excellence - PCESB journey’, PETRONAS Chemical Ethylene Sdn Bhd
  • ‘MG3DF - 1st PETRONAS drilling fluid’, PETRONAS Penapisan (Melaka) Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Photocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction to fuels’, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Sustainable Technology Award sponsored by Schaefer Kalk

  • ‘Integrated recovery and regeneration system’, Eureka Synergy Sdn Bhd; University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • ‘Innovative cementitious additives for sustainable construction‘, Hume Concrete Products Research Centre Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Recovery of Boil-Off Gas‘, Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Palm-based polyester polyols and polyol esters’, PETRONAS
  • ‘Energy solution through heat loss recovery’, PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Zero discharge treatment technology of POME’, Ronser Bio-Tech Bhd; Malaysian Palm Oil Board; Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Process Safety Award sponsored by MMI Engineering

  • ‘Leading indicators approach to process safety’, Asean Bintulu Fertilizer Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Deep dive audit: future of PSM’, PETRONAS Chemicals Ammonia Sdn Bhd
  • ‘COP SOL management program in PP(M)SB’, PETRONAS Penapisan (Melaka) Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Managing process safety risk through TSA program’, PETRONAS Penapisan (Melaka) Sdn Bhd
  • ‘Fired heaters safeguarding improvement project’, PETRONAS Penapisan (Terengganu) Sdn Bhd
  • ‘GRAND’, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

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