UCL Department of Chemical Engineering


Congratulations to Professor Paola Lettieri for being appointed Academic Director for UCL East!

1 August 2016

Andy and Paola

Professor Lettieri, currently Professor of Chemical Engineering and Vice-Dean (Strategic Projects) in UCL Engineering Sciences, has been appointed Academic Director for UCL East. A UCL PhD, with five years industrial experience at BP, Professor Lettieri joined UCL in 2001 as a Research Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the first female engineer to be awarded the Academy’s RAEng Fellowship. As a Professor of Chemical Engineering, she won a prestigious Senior Research Fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Leverhulme Trust for her work on nuclear waste management. She has played a key role in the development of the UCL East project since 2014, leading the development of the engineering activities at the QEOP, working with the Faculties across UCL, and engaging with the V&A and the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).

Further information on this appointment can be found on the UCL East news page