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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


A microbe friendly colloidosome by Polly Keen

This colloidosome is a microcapsule manufactured by a simple method which can be easily tailored to encapsulate yeast, bacteria and enzymes.   The story of this 10 micron spherical shell encompasses many areas of research in CEB; the manufacturing process, the biological compatibility, and the numerous applications from bioreactors to medicine. By Polly Keen

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September paper of the month: flexible production of micro and nanofluidic devices

22 October 2019

Researchers from our Laser Analytics group have developed a laser-based manufacturing process that can produce combined nanofluidic and microfluidic devices in a fast and scalable manner.

Collaborative air pollution project wins Vice-Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Award

15 October 2019

Student-led initiative Open-Seneca, which aims to create a global low-cost mobile air pollution sensor network driven by citizen science, was a winner in the collaboration category of the annual awards from the University's Vice-Chancellor

Sensor CDT highlights key role of sensing in sustainability at annual Sensors Day conference

15 October 2019

We celebrated the work of our EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future in two events last week, showcasing contributions from students and academic and industrial partners.