Departmental Prizes

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering Special Departmental Prize

A prize to the value of £200, to be awarded annually, when deemed appropriate, to a student who has made an outstanding achievement or contribution to the department.

Joint Chemical Engineering LU/China Programme Prize

A prize of £200 to be awarded to the student on the Joint Chemical Engineering/LU China programme with the best overall academic performance.

First Year Prizes

First Year BP Chemicals Prize

A prize of £100 to be awarded to the Part A MEng student with the best overall performance in the view of the Programme Board.

BP Perry's Book Prize

A copy of Perry's Chemical Engineering Handbook to be awarded to each of the top 15 students during first year Chemical Engineering examinations. BP will present the prizes.

Esso Petroleum Company Prize

A prize to the value of £100 is awarded to the first year BEng student with the best all-round performance in Part A of their programme in the view of the Programme Board.

IChemE Book Prize

A book to be awarded by the IChemE to the student with the highest mark in module CGA011 Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering.


Second Year Prizes

Second Year BP Chemicals Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the Part B MEng student with the best overall performance in the view of the Programme Board.

Jack Harris Prize

A prize of £275 to be awarded to the BEng student with the highest overall mark in Part B of their programme in the view of the Programme Board.

Jack Harris was an administrator in the Department of Chemical Engineering. He had served the University for over 21 years and cared so much about the staff and students that on his retirement he instigated the Jack Harris Prize.

Third Year Non-Finalist Prizes

ABB Engineering Services Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the Part C student on one of the Department of Chemical Engineering’s MEng programmes with the best overall performance in Part C of their programme in the view of the Programme Board. The prizewinner will also be offered an expenses-paid visit to ABB

Final Year Prizes

Esso Petroleum Company Prize

A prize to the value of £250 is awarded to the top student in the examined modules.

BP Chemicals Design Prize

A prize to the value of £250 will be awarded to the student submitting the best MEng individual design. This is subject to the condition that the student is part of a team achieving a mark above 60% in their collaborative design.

Chemical Engineering Department BEng Design Prize

A prize to the value of £250 will be awarded to the student submitting the best BEng individual design. This is subject to the condition that the student is part of a team achieving a mark above 60% in their collaborative design.

Department Project Prize

Two prizes to the value of £100 each are awarded to the two students submitting the best R&D projects.

Michael Edwards Memorial Prize

A prize to the value of £225 is awarded for the best dissertation in both the MEng and BEng/BSc programmes in the view of the programme board.

Michael Edwards was a third year student who died in an accident whilst hiking in Swaziland in 1984. He was a bright student and was expected to do well. He was a hard worker and was very popular with staff and his fellow students.

H.K. Suttle Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the student ‘most likely to succeed’ in the profession in the view of the programme board.

The H.K. Suttle Prize Fund was created by the 1948 postgraduates of the Department of Chemical Engineering as a mark of respect to the first lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Harold K. Suttle, on the occasion of his retirement in 1967, after 20 years with the College and University.

Intelligent Energy Prize for the Highest Scoring Finalist

A prize to the value of £200 awarded to the highest scoring Finalist on a Chemical Engineering programme.

Postgraduate Prizes

Research Student Seminar Prize

A prize of £100 to be awarded to the postgraduate research student in the Department of Chemical Engineering who delivers the best research seminar of the year as decided by peer assessment.

MSc Project Prize

A prize of £100 to be awarded to the student on a Chemical Engineering MSc programme with the highest scoring project.