Robin Smith

Professor at Alliance Manchester Business School


  • Alliance Manchester Business School



Alliance Manchester Business School


Professor Robin Smith is Director of the Centre for Process Integration in the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science of the University of Manchester. He is President of Process Integration Limited and a director of Process Asset Integration Management Limited, both spin-out companies from the University. He has extensive industrial experience with Rohm & Haas in process investigation, production and process design, and with ICI in process modelling and process integration. He has acted extensively as a consultant to industry in process integration projects. He has published widely in the field of process integration and is author of “Chemical Process Design and Integration”, published by Wiley. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers in the UK and a Chartered Engineer. In 1992 he was awarded the Hanson Medal of the Institution of Chemical Engineers for his work on waste minimisation.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies


  • Fellow IChemE
  • Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

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