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Welcome to CEB Alumni Community

CEB Alumni Relations Mission is to provide a connection between the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB), its current members and its alumni.

 ‘We are extremely 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, feel free to visit us. We assure you of a very warm welcome', Professor Lisa Hall, Head of Department 

If you would like to keep updated on our latest developments see CEB Focus, the Department's termly newsletter. In addition, do get in touch for opportunities available to support the Department and support our students.  Elena Gonzalez, Chief Secretary and PA to the Head of Department, also helps support, maintain and develop CEB alumni online and offline communities. She is available to answer your queries on alumni matters, tell you about upcoming alumni events or help you organise a visit or a reunion. You can contact her on  (Tel. +44 (0) 01223 762587). Alternatively, get  in touch via the dedicated email address 

Finally, for a list of alumni and staff who have sadly passed see Obituaries. We'd be very grateful to hear from you if you have an update for this page. Also, we do value your opinion and your views are greatly appreciated. These will help us improve the quality of the services we offer to our graduates.  Please do get in touch via the dedicated email address

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Machine learning predicts mechanical properties of porous materials

May 16, 2019

Machine learning can be used to predict the properties of a group of materials that, according to some, could be as important to the 21st century as plastics were to the 20th.

Alumna Fiona Erskine publishes “The Chemical Detective” book

May 10, 2019

Chemical Engineering alumna and writer Fiona Erskine publishes “The Chemical Detective”, a crime thriller with a chemical engineering protagonist.

New approach to drug discovery could lead to personalised treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders

May 09, 2019

Researchers from our Centre for Neuropsychiatric Research have developed a method that could drastically accelerate the search for new drugs to treat mental health disorders such as schizophrenia.

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Upcoming events

CEB Research Conference 2019

Jun 25, 2019

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Machine learning and AI in (bio)chemical engineering

Jul 08, 2019

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Stokes200 Symposium

Sep 15, 2019

Pembroke College, Cambridge

VPF8 Viscoplastic Fluids: from Theory to Application 2019

Sep 16, 2019

Jesus College, Cambridge

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