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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


Holographic sensors for the diagnosis of infectious diseases in the developing world by Ali Yetisen

Infectious diseases in  the developing world represents a tough challenge in achieving the  Millennium Development of Goals by 2015. In healthcare biotechnology  group, we develop microfluidic assay-based point-of-care diagnostic  devices (rapid tests). The technology enables monitoring infectious diseases in resource-poor settings through smartphones or  telemedicine.

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'The science of small things': Ljiljana Fruk gives TEDx talk on bio-nanotechnology in medicine

12 December 2019

Watch Dr Ljiljana Fruk, head of our Bionano Engineering group, share her research into bio-nano hybrid materials for medical diagnostics, targeted drug delivery and tissue engineering at TEDx Koenigsallee in Germany.

Alumna Deborah Grubbe President-elect of AIChE

6 December 2019

Alumna and former Winston Churchill Scholar Deborah Grubbe has been named President-elect 2020 of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE)

MBE students in highlight city event on tackling air pollution

6 December 2019

Our MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise students Adam Karlsson and Sven Hollmann on 'Tackling Toxic Air Pollution in Cities' event organised by the Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House in London