Introducing your 2021 Alumni Award Winners
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2021 Alumni Award Winners
Research stars, entrepreneurs, doctors, coders and a ground-breaking Ambassador. Mentors, champions and game-changers. We are proud to announce the winners of Imperial's 2021 Alumni Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements within our community.
Dr Abdullah Dafir Albeyatti
Abdullah (MBBS Medicine 2011) works as a GP. But he’s also CEO of Medicalchain, an award-winning tech company.
Dr Ali Baghdadi
Ali (MSc Computing 1977 and PhD Computing 1979) founded Aptec while at Imperial, later selling the company to Ingram Micro, a Fortune 100 business.
Dr Anna Stejskalová
Anna (PhD Bioengineering 2018) is a women's health expert and co-founder of an international network of Czech scientists.
Dr Gabriele Messori
From heatwaves to heavy rain, Gabriele (PhD Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics 2013) is on a mission to educate others about climate extremes.
Dr Manuel Piñuela
Highly Commended. Manuel (PhD Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2013) has launched three start-ups bringing innovative technology to the market.
Dr Marily Nika
Marily (PhD Computing 2014) works as a Speech AI Product Manager for Google, and has co-founded communities empowering women in tech.
Dr Paul Atherton
Paul (PhD Physics 1978) co-founded his first company, Queensgate Instruments, while at Imperial. He continues to mentor start-ups at UK universities.
Dr Reza Jarral
GP and humanitarian doctor, Reza (MBBS Medicine 2010) tackles structural inequities in healthcare, creating the healthcare tools of tomorrow.
2020 Alumni Award Winners
From groundbreaking medics to volunteers, charity founders, space scientists and entrepreneurs. Meet our inspiring inaugural Alumni Award winners.
Professor Angela Vincent
Angela (Westminster Hospital Medical School 1966) has made an outstanding contribution to the field of neuroimmunology through her research
Dr Aula Abbara
Aula (MBBS Medicine 2005, MD(Res) 2017) is a consultant in infectious diseases and co-founded Health Professionals for Global Health
Ayesha (MSci Physics 2007) launched an investment business to held deliver more affordable housing in the UK
Harris (BSc Mathematics 1999) is the founder of two charities - the Patchwork Foundation and the Naz Legacy Foundation - and a government advisor
Dr Mohammedabbas Khaki
Mohammedabbas (MBBS Medicine 2010) is a GP and founding chair of international charity Who is Hussain
Dr Veeru Kasivisvanathan
Veeru (MBBS Medicine 2009) is a world expert in the field of prostate cancer diagnosis whose work has led to changes in the NICE guidelines