The Department's Research Open Day took place on Wednesday 24th June 2009.
The event was entitled "Research Visions for the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology" and presented a picture of the research being undertaken by young researchers in the department that addresses current needs in healthcare and environmental sustainability.
The first session was on Emerging Biotechnologies and the presenters were Dr. Chiara Boschetti, Pei-Lun Lin and Sandy Kwok
Vaccines and Drug Delivery: Dr. Rongjun Chen, Dr. Nicholas Darton and Dr. Alexander Edwards
10.45 Tea break
Simplified Recovery Of Theraputic Biomolecules: Jing Li, Kevin Kuo, Mark Brower
Laser Imaging and Sensing: Simon Schlachter and Toni Laurila
The final session of the morning was Terahertz Imaging by Dr. Axel Zeitler
Nigel Slater closed the morning
John Dennis opened the afternoon's talks
Combustion: Shin-Yong Chuang and Ting-Yueh Liu
Catalysis: Dr. James McGregor, Raphael Shirley and Dr. Daniel Holland
Energy: Paolo Bombelli and Dr. Sinead Mathews
Environment: Sarah Creber, Dr. Neal Morgan and Jeanne Andres
Prof Lynn Gladden presented the prize for best poster to Thomas Pintelon
Other Posters :
Gentiana Shiko with alumnus Mark Sankey and Kyung Song
The Welcoming team: Amanda Taylor, Debbie Jacobs, David Cann, Samantha Gooneratne, Lucy Thompson and Elena Gonzalez
The organising team: John Dennis, Nigel Slater, Nick Darton, Sina Bonyadi, Thomas Pintelon, Samantha Gooneratne, Golnaz Borghei, Elena Gonzalez and Amanda Taylor with Prof Lynn Gladden
And finally, Vanessa Blake was congratulated on the new department website which was launched yesterday.