Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Chemical Process Scale Up
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Valeska Ting Awarded Sir Frederick Warner Medal

Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Dr Ting was presented with her medal and prize on 9 December at the Royal Academy of Engineering in UK.

Dr Valeska Ting, prize fellow in smart nanomaterials at the University of Bath, has been awarded the Sir Frederick Warner medal by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for 2013.

Dr Ting, who works in the University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, was presented with her medal and prize by IChemE president, Judith Hackitt, on 9 December at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London, UK.

Sir Frederick Warner was IChemE’s longest serving member before he sadly passed away in 2010. A former IChemE president (1966), he was also a founding member of the Royal Academy of Engineering and was elected to the Royal Society in 1976.

The Sir Frederick Warner medal is presented biennially to an individual, normally in the early stages of their career, who has shown exceptional promise in the field of sustainable chemical process technology, nuclear technology or in making chemical engineering more accessible to a wider scientific community.

Dr Ting’s main research focus is on sustainable technologies. Her work includes developing methodologies for the accurate testing and evaluation of porous materials for gas separation and storage.

Professor Roland Clift, IChemE Fellow and emeritus professor at the University of Surrey, who nominated Dr Ting, said: “I have watched Valeska’s career with interest. She has a very strong early-career track record, including a large number of peer-reviewed journal publications, invited presentations and awarded grant funding.

“Valeska is an able, enthusiastic and energetic researcher with a promising future in sustainable technologies, and an excellent advocate of chemical engineering”.

Professor Julian Chaudhuri, associate dean (research) in engineering and design, at the University of Bath, said: “Valeska is building an excellent international reputation in sustainable technologies in countries like New Zealand, Germany, Singapore and France.

“She is equally successful at home, at all levels, including promoting chemical engineering to school children in Bath. We are proud of her at the University of Bath and believe she is a worthy recipient of the Sir Frederick Warner medal”.

Dr Ting said: “I was astounded when I received the news that I had been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Sir Frederick Warner medal. As an international award, I feel very grateful and honoured to have even been nominated. I would like to thank IChemE and Roland and Julian for their nominations”.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,900+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,200+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Sector Backs Push for Improved Safety
Hazards 24 event to be held on 7-9 May 2014 at Scotland’s Edinburgh International Conference Centre.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Research Pilot Supported by Chemical Engineers
Pilot will help inform EPSRC’s strategy for chemical engineering.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Chemistry-based Industry is Vital to UK’s Recovery
New report from the Chemistry Growth Strategy Group.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
UK Enterprise Zones "Good News" for Scientists and Engineers
13 new enterprise zones have been welcomed by former IChemE technical vice president Nigel Perry.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Scientific News
Tiny 'Flasks' Speed Up Chemical Reactions
Self-assembling nanosphere clusters may improve everything from drug synthesis to drug delivery.
The Manufacturing Challenges of Nanotechnology
Head of NanoManufacturing at the Department of Engineering’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) Dr Michaël de Volder explains why manufacturing carbon nanotubes is so difficult – and so important.
New Material Lays Waste to Mercury Pollution
A brand new, dirt cheap, non-toxic polymer that literally sucks mercury out of water and soil is set to become a game changer in the battle against one of the world’s most reviled pollutants.
Shocking New Way to Get the Salt Out
MIT team invents efficient shockwave-based process for desalination of water.
Chemical Design Made Easier
Rice University scientists prepare elusive organocatalysts for drug and fine chemical synthesis.
2015 ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable Research Grant
Request for proposals: Greener Continuous Chemistry & Engineering Technology.
'Crumpled' Filter to Slash Energy Consumption
Scientists have developed an ultra-thin, super-strong membrane to filter liquids and gases, with the potential to cut energy consumption in industry.
Tackling Chemical Safety Rules and Regulations
Helsinki Chemicals Forum continues to lead international chemicals safety and management discussions.
Pioneering New Method to Map Enzyme Activity
Cardiff University researchers new discovery could have wide-reaching implications for the creation of manufactured goods, biofuels and therapeutic drugs.
Euro Vision turns Reality for Australia’s Iconic ‘Green Whistle’
Patients will soon benefit from a unique invention, with emergency pain killer Penthrox receiving initial regulatory approval for sale in the European and UK markets.
SELECTBIO

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,900+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,200+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!