IChemE Global Awards 2017

Finalists - IChemE Global Awards 2017

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Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering 2017

Outstanding Achievement Award

The outstanding entry from the IChemE Global Awards 2017, IChemE Singapore Awards 2017 and IChemE Malaysia Awards 2017, across all categories, will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award.


Biotechnology Award 2017

Biotechnology sponsored by PM Group

Finalists:

  • Centre for Process Innovation, Calysta USA and Otto Simon, UK - From Pipe Dream to Pilot Plant
  • Indian Institute of Technology, India - CFIR for Continuous Refolding and Precipitation
  • Singapore Polytechnic, RMIT University - Scaled-Up Bioremediation of Oil Contaminated Soil
  • Stora Enso, Finland - Sustainable Extraction Technology for Renewable Materials
  • uFraction8, UK - Scalable, Low Cost Bioreactor Dewatering
  • University of Bath, UK - Vaccines Without Refrigeration
  • University of Birmingham, UK - Anti-Scarring Eye Drops
  • University of Oxford, UK - Chemically Engineering a Synthetic Retina
  • Washington University in St. Louis, USA - Smart Fertilizer to Feed the Globe

Energy Award 2017

Energy

Finalists:

  • Ceres Power, UK: The Ceres Power SteelCell
  • GENeco, UK: Building an Innovative Renewable Energy Ecosystem
  • Heriot-Watt University, UK, Dearman Engine Company, UK, Green Data Centre, Malaysia, University Teknologi Malaysia - Next Generation Sustainable Data Centres
  • Imperial College London, UK: Next-Generation Hybrid Solar Systems
  • Liquefied Natural Gas, Magnolia LNG and Bear Head LNG, USA: OSMR® Mid-Scale LNG Liquefaction Process
  • London South Bank University (LSBU), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Uptown Biodiesel, UK: Green Fuel
  • National University of Singapore - Innovative and Sustainable Tri-Hybrid Solar-Hydrogen for Clean Energy Production
  • The University of Melbourne, Australia, The University of Western Australia and Gas Capture Technologies, Australia: Breakthrough Technology for Gas Processing
  • United Utilities, Jacobs and Laing O Rourke, UK: Going Beyond Energy Neutrality


Food and Drink Award 2017

Food and Drink

Finalists:

  • Dow Corning, R&D Silicone Rubber, Germany - New Class of Silicone Elastomers for Food
  • GSK Consumer Healthcare, UK - Horlicks Manufacturing Step-Change Technology
  • Kirkonsult (Pty), South Africa - Rapid and Reliable Water Diagnostics
  • The Dow Chemical Company, USA - DOWEX MONOSPHERE 99/220 Ion Exchange Resin
  • University of Edinburgh, School of Engineering (IMP) and Heidi Beers, UK - Multi-Objective Optimisation of Industrial Beer Fermentation
  • University of Padova, Italy - Innovative Low-Temperature Pasteurisation Technique

Industry Project Award 2017

Industry Project

Finalists:

  • AstraZeneca, UK - Zoladex SPP5 Aseptic Manufacturing Facility
  • Dow Chemical, Belgium - Silicone air Emission Compliance with Legislation
  • Jacobs, UK - Sellafield FGMSP Retrievals Project
  • KBR, UK - Wastewater Treatment Plant CAPEX Reduction Project
  • Malaysia LNG, Malaysia - Increase LNG Production Without Spending More
  • Malaysian Rubber Board / Suraaj Mahir Consultancy,  Malaysia - Sustainable Rubber Industry with Eco-Friendly Processing
  • Petronas Carigali, Peninsular Malaysia Assets (PMA), Malaysia and East One-Zero-One, Malaysia - Leveraging Simulation in Troubleshooting and Optimisation
  • Sellafield Ltd and James Fisher Nuclear, UK - The Cutting Edge
     

Innovative Product Award 2017

Innovative Product sponsored by AstraZeneca

Finalists:

  • Activated Research Company, USA - Universal Carbon Detection With the Polyarc Reactor
  • Aqua Metals, USA - Revolutionising Lead-Acid Battery Recycling
  • Avertana, New Zealand - Metallurgical Waste to Paint Pigment
  • Ceres Power, UK - The Ceres Power SteelCell
  • Dow Europe, Switzerland - VORAGUARD™ for Sustainable Fire Safety
  • Dow Italia, Italy - PASCAL™ DSV1107.02 Polyol for Polyurethane Insulation
  • The Dow Chemical Company, USA and Total - Reduced CO2 Emissions through Advanced Lubrication
  • University of Waikato, New Zealand - Bioplastics From Proteins

Oil and Gas Award 2017

 Oil and Gas sponsored by Jacobs

Finalists:

  • Clariant Oil & Mining Services, USA - HOSTAFRAC: Sustainable, High-Performance Flowback Aids
  • Clariant Oil & Mining Services, USA - SCALETREAT HL: Step-Changing Halite Control
  • Clariant Oil & Mining Services, USA - SCAVINATOR™: Next Generation Non-Triazine H2S Scavenging
  • Green Lizard Technologies, UK, Dixie Chemical and Felda Global Ventures, Malaysia - Glycidol Production Using Thin Film Evaporation
  • Johnson Matthey and BP Group Technology, UK - Novel Reactor and Catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch
  • Liquefied Natural Gas, Magnolia LNG and Bear Head LNG, USA - OSMR® Mid-Scale LNG Liquefaction Process
  • PETRONAS Research and Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics  (DICP) - Membrane Contractor for Acid Gas Removal
  • Shell Projects & Technology and University of Bath, UK - CLEVeR Collaboration to Drive Testing Precision
  • The University of Manchester and BP International Centre for Advanced Materials (BP-ICAM), UK - Understanding and Developing Inorganic Lubricant Additives

Process Safety Award 2017

Process Safety
Finalists:

  • Al-Jubail Petrochemical Company (KEMYA), Saudi Arabia - PSA for FLS
  • Bilfinger, UK - Process Safety, a Contractors Contribution
  • BP European Acetyls, UK and Igloovision- Igloo Gets Hotter and Expands!
  • Clariant Oil & Mining Services, USA - VERITRAX: Revolutionary Digital Chemical Management System
  • Costain, UK - Using QRA in Feasibility Design
  • DBD, UK - Sellafield Site Resilience Project
  • Jacobs, UK - Sellafield FGMSP Retrievals Project
  • Ministry of Manpower, National Environment Agency (NEA) and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), Singapore - Implementation of the Workplace Safety and Health (Major Hazard Installations) Regulations
  • PETRONAS Carigali (PMA) and East 101, Malaysia - Leveraging Simulation to Reduce CUI Issues
  • Process Safety and Disaster Prevention Laboratory (PS&DPL), Taiwan, ROC - Safety Strategy on Lithium Ion Battery 
  • Sole Trader, Australia - Promoting Process Safety by Giving Back 


Research Project Award 2017

 Research Project 

Finalists:

  • Clariant Oil & Mining Services, USA - SCAVINATOR™: Next Generation Non-Triazine H2S Scavenging
  • Johnson Matthey and BP Group Technology, UK - Novel Reactor and Catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch
  • PETRONAS Research and Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Malaysia - Membrane Contactor for Acid Gas Removal
  • Purdue University, USA - Processing Trashed Plastics to Value Added Products
  • Sellafield Ltd and University of Leeds, UK - Hubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble
  • The Dow Chemical Company, Packaging & Specialty Plastics, USA - INNATE™ Precision Packaging Resins
  • University of Bath, UK - Vaccines Without Refrigeration
  • University of Nottingham, Faculty of Engineering, UK, Teledyne-e2V, UK and Jenike & Johanson, USA - Towards Large Scale Microwave Pre-Treatment of Ores

Sustainability Award 2017

Sustainability sponsored by Costain

Finalists:

  • Desolenator, UK - Desolenator: Portable Advanced Solar Still Technology
  • Dow Chemical, Belgium - Silicone Air Emission Compliance With Legislation
  • Drainage and Irrigation Network Department, Dubai Municipality, UAE - Integrated Fat, Oil and Grease Waste Recycling Program
  • ExcelVite, Malaysia - Novel Process for Palm Phytonutrient Extraction- Locally-Produced, Internationally Recognised
  • Felda Global Ventures, Malaysia, Green Lizard Technologies, UK and Dixie Chemicals, USA - Glycidol Production Using Thin Film Evaporation
  • GENeco, UK - Building an Innovative Renewable Energy Ecosystem
  • GSK Consumer Healthcare, UK - Horlicks Manufacturing Step-Change Technology
  • Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, Singapore - Design of Sustainable Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
  • Laurentian University, Bharti School of Engineering and Living With Lakes Centre, Canada, Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations, (a Glencore Company), Canada and AIS, UK - Prospecting Mine Sites for Non-Ore Resources
  • The Dow Chemical Company, USA and Total - Reduced CO2 Emissions Through Advanced Lubrication
  • United Utilities, Jacobs and Laing O'Rourke, UK - Going Beyond Energy Neutrality


Team Award 2017

 Team

Finalists:

  • ABB, Genesis and Industry Technology Facilitator, UK - Collaboration, Sharing Information to Reduce Cost for Decommissioning
  • Centre for Process Innovation, Calysta and Otto Simon, UK - From Pipe Dream to Pilot Plant
  • Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering , UK - Imperial College Carbon Capture Pilot Plant
  • Sellafield Ltd, UK - Teamwork Delivers
  • Sellafield Ltd, Arup and Morgan Sindall, UK - The ISA - Collaboration and Challenging Norms
  • The Dow Chemical Company, USA and University of San Carlos, Philippines - Tinago Creek Restoration Project
  • University of Nottingham, Faculty of Engineering, Teledyne-e2V, UK and Jenike & Johanson, USA - Towards Large Scale Microwave Pre-Treatment of Ores
  • Wood, UK - Meeting London's Waste and Energy Needs


Training and Development Award 2017

Training and Development

Finalists:

  • BP European Acetyls and Igloovision, UK - Igloo Gets Hotter and Expands!
  • Croda Singapore - Croda Site Leadership Beahvioural Safety Programme 
  • DNVGL, Malaysia - Graduate Development Programme (GDP)
  • Energus, UK – Nuclear Graduates Development Programme
  • IBioIC, UK - Upskilling the Next Generation
  • Imperial College London, UK - Imperial PAIC MSc
  • Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering, UK - Imperial College Carbon Capture Pilot Plant
  • ISEKI-Food Association and Food Waste Recovery Group of ISEKI-Food Association, Austria - Food Waste Recovery Open Innovation Network
  • Megamas Training Company, Brunei - Health, Safety and Environmental Training
  • United Utilities, UK - United Utilities Process Engineering Graduate Programme

Water Award 2017

Water Award 2017

Finalists:

  • Affinity Water, Anatune and JR Pridham, UK - Automated Metaldehyde Treatment Process
  • CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India - Membrane Technology for Industry and Society
  • Desolenator, UK - Desolenator: Advanced Portable Solar Distillation Technology
  • Drainage and Irrigation Network Department, Dubai Municipality, UAE - Integrated Fat, Oil and Grease Waste Recycling Program
  • Kirkonsult (Pty), South Africa - Rapid and Reliable Water Diagnostics
  • Saudi Aramco, Shedgum Gas Plant Dept., Saudi Arabia - Maximizing Wastewater Reuse through STP Upgrade
  • UK Atomic Energy Authority, UK - Joint European Torus Water Detritiation System
  • University of Miskolc, Budapest University of Technology and Economics and EGIS Pharmaceutical, Hungary - Sustainable Method for Process Wastewater Treatment

Young Industrialist Award 2017*

 Young Industrialist sponsored by GSK

Finalists:

  • Ahmad Hosni - Heriot-Watt University, UK
  • Balaji Sridhar - Nanoly Bioscience, USA
  • Blair Scott - DBD, UK
  • Daniel Medcalf - Costain, UK
  • Hu Yu- Shell Eastern Petroleum, Singapore
  • Jan Hendri Barnard - Sasol South Africa, South Africa
  • Nurhazwani Juzaimi - Group Technical Solutions, PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Peter Harding – GlaxoSmithKline, UK
  • Thomas McEvilly - PM Group, UK 
  • Wadoud Hazineh - Industrial Tomography Systems, UK

Young Researcher Award 2017*

  Young Researcher Award 2017

Finalists:

  • Clementine Chambon - Imperial College London, UK
  • Dongda Zhang - Imperial College London, UK
  • Guoping Hu - The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Lisa Joss - Imperial College London, UK
  • Pratik Devang Desai - Perlemax/University of Sheffield, UK
  • Ong Wee Jun - Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
  • Robert Hoye - University of Cambridge, UK
  • Tan Lling Lling - Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia
  • Tomas Ramirez Reina - University of Surrey, UK
  • Xiaonan Wang - Imperial College London, UK

 

* The winners of the Young Industrialist and Young Researcher Awards are determined by the Judges (50% of marks) and online voting by eligible IChemE Members (50% of marks). Voting opens on 20 October 2017.

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