Chemical Engineering


2 Aug 2018

Chemical Engineering Graduation 2018

Grad collage 2018

On a sunny Wednesday in July, our soon to be graduates and their families joined with Chemical Engineering Department staff to celebrate achieving their degree at Loughborough University.

As well as enjoying a buffet lunch, Dr Valerie Pinfield, Head of the Chemical Engineering Department had the pleasure of bestowing prizes upon some of the Graduands:

Jeff Li Nan won three of the available prizes:

BP Chemicals Design Prize - for the best MEng individual design

Esso Petroleum Company Final Year Prize – for the top student in examined modules

Intelligent Energy Prize – for the highest scoring finalist

Chemical Engineering Department BEng Design PrizeJack King

Department Project Prize – Awarded to the student or students for the best research project/projects – Temitayo Coker and Christopher Elufioye

H. K. Suttle PrizeMatthew Palmer

Michael Edwards Memorial Prize – Awarded to the student or students with the best literature reviews – Alistair McCue, Jennifer Volz and Joseph Bracher

Placement Enterprise Award – Awarded by Briar Chemicals Ltd, Norfolk to Carmina Harrod

Salters Graduate Award NomineeThomas Thurston

Staff were also honoured with Teaching Awards on the day: Brahim Benyahiya (Part A and Part C), Anna Trybala and Gianluca Li Puma (Part B) and Steve Tarleton (Part C.)

Steve Tarleton award 2018


Steve Tarleton is featured in the photograph to the left receiving his award – the only photograph he didn’t take on the day!


Dr Pinfield summed up the day:

“On a wonderful sunny day in Loughborough, we celebrated the success our 2018 graduates with them, their friends and family.

Always a highlight of the academic year – there were smiles all round!

Congratulations to our prize winners, and our good wishes for all our graduates for their future career.”

We look forward to hearing about our graduates future achievements!