IChemE Singapore Awards 2017

Finalists - IChemE Singapore Awards 2017

Biotechnology Award

  • Bioaugmentation and biostimulation for effective large scale phenol biodegradation without primary treatment using storage vessels to meet regulatory compliance for discharge into a controlled waterway- Singapore Polytechnic; RMIT University
  • Discovery of novel microbes that convert biomass to value-added biochemicals - National University of Singapore
  • Translation and scale-up in the bioremediation of oil and sludge contaminated soil in Singapore using a hybrid biotechnology and engineering approach to mitigate petroleum hydrocarbon pollution - Singapore Polytechnic; RMIT University

Process Safety Award

  • Implementation of the Workplace Safety and Health (Major Hazard Installations) Regulations - Ministry of Manpower 
  • Mitigating peroxides explosion in SMPO plants - Shell Chemicals Seraya Pte Ltd

Sustainability Award

  • Bioaugmentation and biostimulation for effective large scale phenol biodegradation without primary treatment using storage vessels to meet regulatory compliance for discharge into a controlled waterway- Singapore Polytechnic; RMIT University
  • Blends of a Polymer of Intrinsic Microporosity (PIM) and Partially Sulfonated Polyphenylenesulfone for Gas Separation - National University of Singapore; BASF- Germany
  • Clathrate hydrate based desalination process utilizing waste LNG cold energy to produce purified water - National University of Singapore; Royal Dutch Shell
  • Improving Energy Efficiency of Existing Industrial Processes through Research and Development in Process Retrofitting and Revamping - National University of Singapore; Singapore Refining Company Private Limited (SRC)
  • Innovative and sustainable tri-hybrid solar-hydrogen for clean energy production - National University of Singapore
  • PharmaSC: A Novel Systematic Framework for Design of Sustainable Pharmaceutical Supply Chain ­- Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences
  • Translation and scale-up in the bioremediation of oil and sludge contaminated soil in Singapore using a hybrid biotechnology and engineering approach to mitigate petroleum hydrocarbon pollution - Singapore Polytechnic; RMIT University


Energy Award

  • Blends of a Polymer of Intrinsic Microporosity (PIM) and Partially Sulfonated Polyphenylenesulfone for Gas Separation - National University of Singapore; BASF- Germany
  • Improving Energy Efficiency of Existing Industrial Processes through Research and Development in Process Retrofitting and Revamping - National University of Singapore; Singapore Refining Company Private Limited (SRC)
  • Innovative and sustainable tri-hybrid solar-hydrogen for clean energy production - National University of Singapore
  • Second Stage Flash Project, SSF - Shell Chemicals Seraya Pte Ltd
  • Solidified Natural Gas (SNG) Technology – compact, cost effective and the safest mode of storing natural gas for commercial applications - National University of Singapore; Llyod's Register Global Technology Centre Singapore

Training & Development Award

  • Croda Site Leadership Behavioural Safety Programme - Croda Singapore Pte. Ltd
  • Specialist Diploma in Analytical Science, a Skillsfuture Earn and Learn Programme - Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Steam Utilisation and Safety Training for Myanmar Industry - Spirax Sarco; Myanmar Engineering Society


Young Researcher Award

  • Hari Prakash Veluswamy - National University of Singapore
  • Ong Wee Jun - Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
  • Shamik Chowdhury - Centre for Advanced 2D Materials, National University of Singapore
  • Wang Chenghong - National University of Singapore

Young Industrialist Award

  • Hu Yu Shell - Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd
  • Leonard Teo - Abbott Manufacturing Singapore
  • Yin Zhen Yuan - Llyod`s Register Global Technology Centre (Singapore)

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