Awards and prizes
QCCSRC win President's Award for Outstanding Research Team 2018
Congratulations to Prof Martin Blunt for the Honorary Lifetime Membership Award at Interpore 2018
Dr Lisa Joss won the Sir William Wakeham Award 2018 for her work on Digital Adsorption
Dr Ali Al-Menhali, recent graduate from QCCSRC/Imperial and has since re-joined QP was awarded by HRH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, the Scientific Excellence Award for top PhD degree holder during Education Excellence Day, March 4th 2018. The award is the highest & most important academic honour in Qatar and the award recognises outstanding research scholars, teachers, students and education institutions.
Professor Geoffrey Maitland was awarded the SCI Leverhulme lecture. This lecture is awarded every three years before the Liverpool and North West Regional Group to promote chemical or technological research or education.
Daniel Eriksen PhD Student awarded 8th Qatar Petroleum Medal and Prize in Clean Fossil Fuels 2016-2017
Professor Martin Blunt has been presented with a lifetime achievement award by the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers
Congratulations to Professor Martin Trusler who received the Guggenheim Prize, awarded by the Institute of Chemical Engineers for contributions to research in thermodynamics.
Farrel Gray PhD Student awarded 7th Qatar Petroleum Medal and Prize in Clean Fossil Fuels 2015-2016
Dr Ronny Pini won the International Adsorption Society (IAS) Award for Excellence in Publications by a Young Member of the society for his contributions to adsorption science and its applications to geo-energy
Dr Iain Macdonald won Imperial's President Award for Excellence in Research Support
Dr Ali-Menhali has been awarded Best Dissertation of the Year at the 2016 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC).
Cheng Peng PhD Student awarded 6th Qatar Petroleum Medal and Prize in Clean Fossil Fuels 2014-2015
Dr Saif Al Ghafri has been awarded the prestigious Best Dissertation of the Year Award at the 2015 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC).
Maartje Boon won an outstanding student paper award at AGU Fall meeting 2015
Congratuations to Ms Sunshine Abbott who received second prize for the best poster award at the Bathurst conference of Carbonates in July.
Congratulations to Professor George Jackson who received the inaugural Guggenheim Prize, awarded by the Institute of Chemical Engineers for contributions to research in thermodynamics and complex fluids.
Dr Saif Al Ghafri awarded 2014 Dudley Newitt Prize for Experimental Excellence
Ibraham Daher won the Qatar Energy R&D Student Award in March 2015
Xinyan Huang PhD Student awarded 5th Qatar Petroleum Medal and Prize in Clean Fossil Fuels 2013-2014
Ahmad Abushaikha, Ali Al-Menhali and Nayef Alyafei won the Qatar Energy R&D PhD Student Award in March 2014
1st prize at the London Petrophysics Society for Mohammed Algeer’s MSc thesis (under Dr Bijeljic and Prof Blunt) on the relationship between snap-off and pore-space geometry in a carbonate.
Saif Al-Ghafri PhD Student awarded 4th Qatar Petroleum Medal and Prize in Clean Fossill Fuels 2012-2013
Professor Geoffrey Maitland received the Rideal Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry and Society for Chemical Industry, 2012.
Professor Martin Blunt received the Darcy Award from the Society of Core Analysts, September 2012.
Dr Veerle Vandeginste received the Stephen E. Laubach Structural Diagenesis Research Award from the Structural Geology & Tectonic division of the Geological Society of America (GSA) during the Society's 2011 Annual meeting
Professor Martin Blunt received the Lester C. Uren Award in 2011 from the Society of Petroleum Engineers that recognises distinguished achievement in the technology of petroleum engineering before the age of 45.