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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 
Undergraduate prizewinners

Each year, several prizes are awarded to undergraduates taking the BA/MEng in Chemical Engineering.

The T R C Fox prize was awarded to Manny Kemp. This Prize is awarded annually to the Part IIB student who has shown the greatest distinction in the examination for that Part of the Tripos.

The North Carolina State University Prize was awarded to Oluwadara Olufon for "distinction in the performance of original project work in the form of a theoretical or experimental investigation".

In Part IIA, the ExxonMobil Chemical Engineering Prize went to Karen Sim. This Prize is awarded to the student who has shown the greatest distinction in the examination for her year.

In Part I, BP Prizes for Overall Performance went to Vinayak Rajendran, James Rickenbach and Heng Ji Chan.
Also in Part I, BP Prizes for Coursework went to Alessandria Goh, Alexander Smith, Helen Breewood and Ritika Sood

Latest news

Dr Ioanna Mela awarded funding from the National Biofilm Innovation Centre

4 June 2020

Dr Ioanna Mela, a Postdoctoral Research Associate working in the Laser Analytics Group with Prof Clemens Kaminski, has been awarded funding from the National Biofilm Innovation Centre, 3rd Proof of Concept Call, to investigate the potential of DNA nanostructures against oral biofilms.

New insight into protein misfolding could open up novel approaches to treat Parkinson’s disease

4 June 2020

A cross-institutional team of researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, have uncovered a link between the structure of the protein alpha-synuclein and its likelihood to misfold and aggregate.

New paper on DNA nanostructures as a tool for targeted antimicrobial delivery

1 May 2020

Dr Ioanna Mela’s paper on DNA nanostructures that can specifically target bacteria has been published by Angewandte Chemie.