Beilby Medal and Prize awarded to Professor Javier Pérez-Ramírez
The 2014 Beilby Medal and Prize was presented to Professor Javier Pérez-Ramírez by Prof Bob Bradley, Chair of the Materials Chemistry Committee, at a ceremony on 17 March 2015 at SCI, London, where attendees enjoyed Prof Pérez-Ramírez presentation on his outstanding work of exceptional practical relevance in the field of Catalysis Engineering.
Prof Pérez-Ramírez's research tackles the major concerns facing today's society, such as the energy crisis and the need for environmental protection. His team focus on the fundamental design and technical development of new catalytic materials and reactor engineering concepts, favouring more efficient and sustainable manufacturing within the chemical industry.
The Beilby Medal and Prize which is jointly awarded by SCI, RSC and IOM3, is awarded annually to a scientist or engineer to recognise substantial work of exceptional practical significance in chemical engineering, applied materials science, energy efficiency, or a related field.