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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 

Short research or consultancy programmes

We accept commisions to undertake an agreed paper study or programme of research, spanning typically a few days or weeks. For example, this may involve evaluating materials using a particular technique or instrument, or to examine the potential benefits of a more extensive research programme.

Research projects/programmes

Industrial sponsors of research programmes are invited to fund studies at post graduate or post doctoral level.

Pt II Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology research projects

You could help to devise and sponsor a Pt II Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology research project, which is undertaken by our fourth-year undergraduates, under the supervision of a member of our staff.

Teaching Consortium

A number of key chemical engineering companies support the undergraduate chemical engineering students by making a financial commitment to support design, project and laboratory teaching, and the development of new teaching methods. Contact our Teaching Office for more information. 

MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise and MPhil in Advanced Chemical Engineering

We welcome the involvement of companies in our Master's education programmes. Companies and their executives frequently contribute to course design, or lecture to and mentor students.
Please see our MBE and ACE MPhil pages to find out more. Contact Dr Sarah Rough (MPhil ACE) or our MBE team for more information.

PhD research programme

A PhD research project is conducted by a student with a good honours degree, working full-time for three years, under the supervision of a member of staff who will be an expert in the field. More information.

Latest news

Cambridge and Berkeley unravel the complex reaction pathways in zero carbon fuel synthesis

11 January 2023

Their research provides insight into how the chemical industry, which is the third largest subsector in terms of direct CO2 emissions, can recycle its own waste within current manufacturing processes.

MAI-SIM: structured illumination microscopy for the masses

21 December 2022

Our Laser Analytics group hit the history books to develop a superresolution microscopy technique that will allow more research into the origin and treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and cancer.

Professor Lisa Hall awarded MRC Millennium Medal for 'pioneering multidisciplinary work' in biosensors

8 December 2022

Professor Hall is recognised for her translational research, which has delivered more than 8 million devices to support diabetes care, and her development of environmentally sustainable local manufacturing techniques that will benefit both the NHS and low and middle-income countries globally.