Carl Hanson Medal

Established 1986

The Carl Hanson Medal is awarded jointly by SCI and DECHEMA, based in Germany. It is presented during the International Solvent Extraction Conference, an event now held every three years which is attended by scientists, engineers, operators and vendors. Read more on Carl Hanson.

The medal is seen as a life-time award to recognise scientists and engineers working in the general field of solvent extraction science and technology and is administered on behalf of SCI and DECHEMA by the International Committee for Solvent Extraction.

Award Information

Medal History

The Carl Hanson medal was jointly instituted in 1986 by the Society of Chemical Industry (UK) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemisches Apparatewesen, Chemische Technik und Biotechnolgie e.V (DECHEMA, Germany) in memory of Professor Carl Hanson, who was Professor of Chemical Engineering at Bradford University U. at the time of his death in 1985. The Medal was first awarded in 1986 at the International Solvent Extraction Conference ISEC86 held in Munich, Germany and was presented to Dr Arthur Naylor by Carl’s widow Margaret Hanson.

Presentation Details

The Carl Hanson Medal is presented during the International Solvent Extraction Conference, an event now held every three years which is attended by scientists, engineers, operators and vendors.

Nominations

Nominations shall be in writing and must consist of the following documents: 1. A nomination letter not to exceed 1000 words, 2. Two additional letter supporting the nomination not to exceed 1000 words, 3. A summary of no more than three (3) pages outlining the nominee’s career, achievements and contributions to solvent extraction, 4. A list of publications, 5. Three pdf-copies of the most important contributions in the field authored by the nominee.

Partners

The Carl Hanson medal is jointly awarded by the Society of Chemical Industry (UK) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chemisches Apparatewesen, Chemische Technik und Biotechnolgie e.V (DECHEMA, Germany).

2017 Recipient - Prof Dr Geoff W. Stevens

The 2017 Carl Hanson Medal was awarded to Professor Dr. Geoff W. Stevens from The University of Melbourne. Read more here about Prof Dr Stevens and previous recipient of the award.

Eligibility Criteria

    Background
    • Authority of Solvent Extraction
    Career Stage
    • Life-time award to recognise scientists and engineers
    Areas
    • Solvent Extraction

Timetable

Nominations open until 8 months prior to the ISEC
Frequency Triennial

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