Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Chemical Engineering

Alvin Nienow

Alvin Nienow

Professor Alvin Nienow FREng BSc(Eng) PhD DSc CEng CSci FIChemE HonMCzSChE MAIChE FHEA

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Alvin Nienow graduated with a BSc (Eng) degree in Chemical Engineering from University College London in 1958. He then spent 4 years in industry and teaching at West Ham College of Technology (now East London University) before returning to UCL as lecturer in 1963. In 1968, he obtained a PhD and in 1980, a higher doctorate, DSc. He moved to a Chair of Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham in 1980 and become Professor and Director of Biochemical Engineering in 1989 and Emeritus Professor in 2004. He was appointed a Visiting Professor at Loughborough University in 2009.

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