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Welcome from the Head of Department

Welcome to the website of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB), on behalf of the Head of Department, Professor Nigel Slater.

Our aim is to produce the academic, industrial and entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow, together with the industrial processes and bioscientific advances they will employ. Our strategy is to work at the interfaces between engineering, chemistry, biology and physics. We create a unique multidisciplinary research environment within the University of Cambridge, in which collaborations with academic and industrial organisations flourish.  Our research programmes encompass sustainable reaction engineering, chemical product and process design, healthcare, measurement, and materials science. The fusion of leading biotechnology research with chemical engineering skills, within an ethos of commercial awareness, supports our continuing development and discovery at the science-engineering interface.

CEB conducts internationally-leading research and training and we are recognised around the world, as a browse through our news archive will confirm. For example, in 2012 "Among the best in the world" the QS World University Rankings by Subject placed the University of Cambridge Chemical Engineering overall third in the world, amongst 200 Universities, and top in Europe.

We encourage exceptional and highly motivated graduates from all corners of the world to consider our range of engaging and stimulating study opportunities, and graduate student programmes. Our innovative research, underpinned by a dynamic enterprise culture, spans the wide range of disciplines embodied by modern chemical engineering and biotechnology. Our commitment is to apply research for the benefit of society. We would like you to be part of our success in achieving this.

Professor Nigel Slater

Head of Department

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Race for Life 2015

Jul 20, 2015

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First prize at the RSC Emerging Technologies Competition 2015

Jul 13, 2015

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Upcoming events

Sensors Day 2015

Oct 16, 2015

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

CEB Careers Panel Event 2015

Oct 22, 2015

CEB New Building, West Cambridge Site

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