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Chemical Engineering Graduating Class of 2015

August 16

Chem Eng Grad class 2015 x 528

The day consisted of the traditional graduands ceremony, where students were congratulated by; Sir Nigel Rudd, Chancellor of Loughborough University, the Vice Chancellor and President of the University - Professor Robert Allison and the Dean of the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering – Professor Rachel Thomson.  The students were then conferred their awards by the Head of Department, Professor Richard Holdich and from then on, became graduates of Loughborough University.

Following the ceremony, the graduates and their family and friends joined together, firstly to take some candid photos near the famous fountain and then enjoyed a complimentary graduation lunch near to the Chemical Engineering Department.

A number of prizes were presented at the celebration event, to both staff and students:

‌BP Chemicals Design Prize - Best MEng Individual Design - Krystian Fijalkowski 

O Fadahunsi x 200

BEng Design Prize

Oghenekevwe Fadahunsi (pictured right)

‌H.K. Suttle Prize

Alex James Olney-Smith 

J McLaughlin x 200

Intelligent Energy Prize for the Highest Scoring Finalist

Jonathan McLaughlin (pictured left)

N S Vun x 200 


Michael Edwards Memorial Prize (best dissertation in both MEng and BEng)

Jake Onyett and Nyet Shen Vun (pictured right)

V Glyn x 200


Placement Enterprise Award

Veronica Glyn (pictured left)

Department Project Prize (Best R&D project)

Shah Waez Kamaly and Alan Tarleton


Esso Petroleum Company Final Year Prize (top student in examined modules)

James Mitchell

Staff Teaching Awards were also presented at the event:

B Benyahia x 200

Part A - Dr Brahim Benyahia (left)

G Shama x 200

Part B - Dr Gilbert Shama (right)

C Reilly x 200

Part C - Professor Chris Reilly (bottom left)

A Stapley x 200

Part D - Dr Andrew Stapley (right)



We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of our graduates on completing their degrees and look forward to hearing about where they will be heading next!


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