The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) awarded Professor Chris Hardacre the inaugural Andrew Medal at IChemE's Chemical Engineering and Catalysis conference in London on June 4.
Hadacre is head of chemistry and chemical engineering at Queen's University Belfast in the United Kingdom. The Andrew Medal and Fellowship was established last year to honor Syd Andrew, a distinguished chemical engineer with a special interest in catalysis who died in 2011.
A a panel of international experts judged the award, which includes 15,000 pounds a year ($23,200) and expenses for up to four years to carry out research into the science of formulation of heterogeneous catalysts.
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