There are many opportunities for our alumni to continue engaging with and supporting the Department.

© University of Cambridge/Phil Mynott

© University of Cambridge/Phil Mynott

We are very proud of our chemical engineering and biotechnology graduates’ achievements in industry and academia, as well as their legacy in Cambridge.

We hope that you will stay in touch and benefit from your connection with us. We would be delighted to hear about your career progression and personal achievements, and should you be in Cambridge, you are very welcome to visit us on the West Cambridge Site.

Connect with us

There are frequent opportunities for CEB alumni to take part in Department activities or join us for events. We value your views and your support is incredibly important to us.

Whether you are interested in attending an alumni event, giving a talk to department members, sharing career advice or highlights of your own personal journey after graduation with our students, please contact us for more information. 

Join our alumni LinkedIn groups

You can join the Cambridge Alumni LinkedIn Group exclusively for University of Cambridge alumni/ae, students and staff, this is a platform that allows you to post comments and engage in discussions with fellow alumni in a professional networking setting.

If you would like to connect with fellow alumni and  professionals to talk about trending chemical engineering and biotechnology topics, discuss career matters, find out about relevant vacancies or relevant alumni events, please join our Linkedin groups: the Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology CUCEB Alumni Group or our Master's in Bioscience Enterprise MBE Alumni Group.

CEB Focus: our alumni newsletter

We produce a termly email newsletter, sent to our alumni, which includes news, updates and events from our Department.

Please ensure you are registered centrally to receive the newsletter.

We’d be delighted to hear about personal and professional highlights, career achievements, and accounts of your time and experiences in Cambridge and the department. 

Please send your news and suggestions for content to Elena Gonzalez, Marketing and Outreach Assistant.

Alumni benefits

Alumni benefits at Cambridge

Any University of Cambridge student becomes an alumnus/a of the University for life, after graduating. As a graduate of Cambridge, there are a variety of alumni benefits you can enjoy. Please visit the University's Alumni webpages for more information.

Support us

Our research projects are pioneering advances that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with a key focus on:

  • Developing accessible, affordable and sustainable healthcare for all 
  • Providing renewable energy solutions and increasing the energy efficiency of our devices, systems and processes
  • Reducing humanity’s environmental impact, on an individual and industrial level, and empowering communities to effect change through citizen science
  • Harnessing the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to develop truly sustainable processes

Support for these activities will accelerate and strengthen the Department’s delivery of tangible benefits to society, from finding solutions to grand challenges to training the sustainable development leaders of tomorrow and boosting the local and national economy. Our commitment is to apply research for the benefit of society. We hope you will join us.

Find out more about giving to the Department or alternatively, to discuss your philanthropic goals or explore opportunities for collaborative investment, please contact:

Victoria Thompson

Head of Development — School of Technology

+ 44 (0)7593 139297

Support future innovation with a gift in your will

Remembering the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology with a gift in your will is a powerful way of making a significant and lasting impact.

A gift in your will could help the Department flourish far into the future. Your support could open up a realm of opportunity for future students, researchers and academics. It could enable them to pursue solutions to unknown future challenges. Your gift will help to inspire future generations of scientists and will equip them with the tools they need to change the world.

For further information about the impact of a bequest and guidance on how to leave a gift to the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, please do contact us.

If you have already remembered the Department in your will, please do let us know. We would be delighted to thank you for your generosity and foresight.

A plaque commemorating the construction of our Department building, recognising the invaluable support from foundations and individuals

© University of Cambridge/Phil Mynott

© University of Cambridge/Phil Mynott


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