Global Awards 2024


"We are thrilled for this recognition. This is great for Oxford chemical engineering. It also demonstrates that chemical engineers take social responsibility seriously and can do anything. Hopefully it will inspire younger generations to come to the profession."

Zhanfeng Cui, The University of Oxford, Winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award 2023

‘’Lots of really great research done out there and it’s great to see everybody having the chance for recognition. This is going to mean a huge amount to all the team, I am sure they will be ecstatic when I tell them.’’

Sam Trotter, Micropore Technologies, Winner of the Pharma Award 2021

''There's a lot of hard work that happens at WSP and I'm very grateful to see the hard work is working. Hopefully we can build a more inclusive environment. It's a group effort and everyone deserves this win."

Heather Williams, WSP, Winner of the Diversity and Inclusion Award 2020

​“It is exciting to see the outcomes of this project and the impact it will have on both the biotherapeutics industry and society as a whole. I am delighted to see all the hard work put in by the project team now being recognised on a global stage such as this, it really is a credit to everyone involved.”

John Liddell, CPI, Winner of the Biotechnology Award 2019

“You get to see what’s going on in other sectors of chemical engineering. From the oil industry, to pharmaceuticals, to energy development or energy storage. It covers a real plethora of topics.”

Donal Finegan, DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Young Industrialist Award Winner 2018

“It feels amazing to be an award winner tonight. Totally unexpected; we’re only a small organisation so we didn’t expect it at all.”

Kathryn Walker, Energus – nucleargraduates, Training and Development Award Winner 2018

“Being an IChemE Award winner it’s nice to be recognised. I did chemical engineering for my undergraduate, but I slightly diverged into energy systems, and it’s great to see it’s still very much integrated in the chemical engineering community and recognised in that respect.”

Donal Finegan, DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US, Young Researcher Award Winner 2018

“It’s really exciting to be an IChemE award winner. We try and embrace people from all walks of life and make the facilities for them to work.”

Charlotte Sholl, Environment Agency, Diversity and Inclusion Award Winner 2018

“This is a reward for all the hard work and effort the company has put in over the years and it’s fantastic to get the recognition.”

Alex Miles, Enerkem, Biotechnology Award Winner 2018

“It feels great to be an IChemE Award winner.”

Mohamed Kheireddine Aroua, University of Malaya, Water Award Winner 2018

“It’s fantastic. There’s a lot of passion from myself and the group. To go back and say we won will help them to stay motivated and keep going.”

Paula Mendes, University of Birmingham, UK, Research Project of the Year Award Winner 2016

“Our consumers live all around the world, and IChemE really represented the global reach we felt was appropriate for our product.”

Cantwell Carson, Folia Water Inc, Water Award Winner 2016

“The technology has been developed over a long, long time. This award shows people have acknowledged the complexity of the challenges, and that what we’ve achieved is special.”

Mark Linthwaite, Johnson Matthey, Chemical Engineering Industry Project of the Year Award  Winner 2016

“It’s really quite special, in terms of that recognition from peers.”

Alex Kelly, BP – Young Industrialist Award Winner 2016

“In every way it is just fantastic to receive this, and I’m sure it will help us to develop as a start-up business.”

David Binns, ALUSID, Best Business Start-UP Award Winner 2016