Professor Andrew Livingston has accepted an extension to his appointment as Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering to 30 September 2016.
After graduating in New Zealand and a period in industry, Andrew Livingston took a PhD at Cambridge, subsequently joining Imperial as a lecturer. He was appointed a professor in 1996 and a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2006. His research interests centre on membrane technology for chemical and pharmaceutical applications. Professor Livingston leads a research group of PhD students and post-doctoral research staff; his awards include the Cremer and Warner Medal of the Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal, and, amongst a number of academic distinctions, an MSc in Economics from the LSE.
Professor Livingston was first appointed Head of Department in 2008.