Frequently asked questions

How do I get my PIN/Password?

Use the 'Forgotten login' link that can be found under the ‘My IChemE' (right of screen), when you complete the requested information (membership number/contact email address) your PIN will be emailed to you.

The 'Forgotten login' facility did not work, what do I do?

Contact advising as much information as possible, ie: membership number/date of birth/registered contact email address. 

Receipts for subscriptions payments

A receipt is automatically sent by email within 48 hours of the subscription payment being received (providing your account reflects a valid email address). Following this, the receipt is also available online – log in to ‘My IChemE', then ‘My Subscriptions’.

Unfortunately, receipts for subscriptions payments prior to September 2014 are not available online. Please contact and we will be happy to send these by email upon request.

How do I update my details online?

You are able to update your contact email/address details, online at enter your membership number and pin (to obtain your PIN please use the 'Forgotten login' link under the ‘My IChemE’ (right of screen), when you complete the requested information your PIN will be emailed to you. Click on ‘Update my contact details’ under the ‘My IChemE’, 'Update details'.

I am unable to change my details online, how can I update?

Contact advising your membership number or date of birth and previous address details. Provide your new details and confirm your contact email address.

I am unable to access Knovel?

It may have been an error with the system at the time so please try accessing again, if you still have a problem please advise at what point it fails to work and if possible send us a screen print of the error message.

I am unable to access a publication within the Knovel library.

You may be trying to access a title that IChemE does not subscribe to. In order to access only the titles that IChemE subscribes to please ensure that the ‘My subscription’ option is in red at the top of the screen.

If you still have a problem contact advising your membership number and the title of the publication you are trying to access.

If you require titles that are unavailable to IChemE access, please contact Knovel direct regarding access/purchase.


My IChemE

IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).