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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

11 February 2013

Patrick Gordon

Patrick Gordon

The Danckwerts-Pergamon Prize is awarded by the Department each year for the best PhD dissertation on a subject connected with Chemical Engineering. The winner is chosen from those students who gained their PhDs in the preceding calendar year.

Patrick Gordon is the winner of the Danckwerts-Pergamon Prize for 2012 for his work on "Developing greener cleaning fluids using fluid dynamic gauging".

Patrick was a member of the Powder and Paste Processing Group (now part of P4G), supervised by Dr Ian Wilson and Dr John Chew (now at Bath). His PhD was a Food Processing Faraday Partnership project sponsored by Procter & Gamble.  He is now working for Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances in Berlin, looking at the relationship between a washing machine's design and its energy label/performance.