Professor wins prestigious medal from the Institution of Chemical Engineers


Professor Geoff Maitland

Professor Geoff Maitland

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) have announced their 2024 medal winners.

Professor Geoffrey Maitland, Department of Chemical Engineering, has been conferred a Greene Medal by the IChemE for his dedicated, long-standing and wide-ranging contribution to research and academia.

The awards are handed out annually for various achievements from fundamental research to engagement with policy makers. 

IChemE has been a great organisation to work with and to serve over my exciting life as a chemical engineer. Geoffrey Maitland Professor, CBE FREng

On being awarded the medal Geoffrey said "I am deeply honoured to receive this award. IChemE has been a great organisation to work with and to serve over my exciting life as a chemical engineer.  My contributions have been richly informed and supported by many colleagues and students at Imperial and, of course, by my family.  I look forward to continued engagement as the Institution helps the profession, especially our younger graduates, address the huge technical challenges facing the world – there has never been a more exciting time to be a chemical engineer!".

Geoff Maitland is a Professor of Energy Engineering at Imperial College London and a Past President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (2014-15).  His career has spanned academia and industry, spending 20 years in oil and gas with Schlumberger and over 20 years at Imperial, first as a young lecturer from 1974 and then from 2005 in his current post.

The IChemE medals are prestigious awards that recognise outstanding contributions made by individuals or groups to the development or wellbeing of chemical engineering and the Institution. IChemE is a global organisation and the winners represent that. There are awards winging their way to all corners of the world including the U.S., Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and the UK.



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