Lewis was awarded the Kate Burt Prize at the Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society’s Young Modellers' Forum 2014, held at SOAS, London on 28 November, for his talk entitled “Global Optimisation of Hydrated Sulfate Clusters”.

Lewis is a final year student in the School of Chemistry, using computational methods to predict the structures and explore the energy landscapes of biological molecules and hydrated ion clusters, in the group of Professor Roy Johnston.