Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering Alumni pages. Here you will find some information and resources that we hope you will find interesting. We are always keen to hear from our alumni and there a variety of methods of keeping in touch with the Department and fellow alumni. Our LinkedIn group was specifically created for alumni, students and staff of the Department, and we have also created LinkedIn groups specifically for individual year groups. You may also like to follow us on TwitterFacebook or Instagram. You can sign up to the Departmental newsletter, contact us by email directly, or if you find yourself in London please do stop by and we'd be delighted to show you the latest developments in the Department.

Please register for a College alumni account which will allow you to access the alumni directory enabling you to contact fellow alumni, update your contact details online, set up email forwarding and access the Library.

If you require a reference from the Department please contact your former personal tutor in the first instance. If this does not evoke a response, or they are no longer available, please send an email to the address below and we will get you the support you need: chemengalumnireferences@imperial.ac.uk 

Latest alumni news

Class of 2016

"No talking!" - memories and stories of the Class of 2016

Another year, another 120 MEng students finished ChemEng at Imperial. We interviewed six of them about their best memories and future plans. Read the interviews

Class of 1963

Class of 1963

Members of the Class of 1963 held a reunion in the Department on 6 October 2016. They were treated to talks from Professor Stephen Richardson (former Head of Department), Anne Barrett (College Archivist), Professor Nilay Shah (Head of Department) and had tours of the Department and Imperial West. See the photos

Latest alumni news

Dame Judith Hackitt

Judith Hackitt made a Dame

Alumna Judith Hackitt has been made a Dame in the 2016 New Year's Honours List for services to engineering and health and safety in the UK. Dame Judith currently serves as the Chair of the Health and Safety Executive which is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. She has held the Chair for the past 8 years. She also serves on the Strategic Advisory Board for the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London, where she is helping to shape the strategy of Chemical Engineering education and research through her experience and insight. Read more

Lejon Chua and Omar Matar

Lejon Chua joins the Schwarzman Scholars

Congratulations to Lejon Chua, a recent graduate from the Department has been selected in the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars for a Master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing starting in August 2016. One of the most selective postgraduate programs in the world, Schwarzman Scholars is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders. Read more

Alumni new

Hannah Moran receiving Salters' Prize

Hannah Moran receives Salters' Graduate Prize 2015

Hannah Moran has been awarded the 2015 Salters’ Graduate Prize in recognition of her academic achievement and her ability to make a significant contribution to the development of the UK Chemical Industry. Hannah became the fourth Imperial Chem Eng undergraduate in the last five years to receive this prestigious prize. Read more

Stephen Richardson

Professor Stephen Richardson retires

We recently said farewell and congratulations to a former Head of Department (2001-08), whom many of you will have been taught by: Professor Stephen Richardson, who was also Principal of the Faculty of Engineering (2008-10) and Deputy Rector (2010-15), retired at the end 2015. He was also awarded a CBE in 2015 for Services to Chemical Engineering Education. Stephen reflected on his 40 years at the College in a nice interview on the website. You may wish to leave a message for Stephen on our Facebook page.

Marit Mohn PhD scholarship

Marit Mohn extends PhD scholarship scheme

Alumna Mrs Marit Mohn (Chemical Engineering 1973) recently provided a generous gift to help extend our PhD scholarship scheme. A longstanding supporter of Imperial, Mrs Mohn has made a number of gifts to support education at the College, including a 2011 donation that established the Marit Mohn PhD scholarship scheme in the Department. We now award ten fully-funded Departmental PhD scholarships every year and these are open to candidates of any nationality. Find out more about our PhD scholarship scheme