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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


Photo of Dr Middelberg Congratulations to Dr Anton Middelberg on his personal promotion to a Readership with effect from October 2002. This is a great achievement and we send him our heartiest congratulations. Dr Middelberg gained his PhD in 1993 from the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, Australia and joined the department at Cambridge as a University Lecturer in 1998. He heads the bioproducts and bioprocessing research group.

Congratulations also to Dr Mike Johns for the Award of an ExxonMobil Engineering Teaching Fellowship. This is for 4 years from January 2003. Dr Johns completed his PhD here at Cambridge in 1999 and then joined us as a University Lecturer. His work is in the areas of structure-processing relationships of materials and contaminant hydrology. He works mainly at the Magnetic Resonance Research Centre.

Other recent changes are that Dr John Dennis and Dr Adrian Fisher have been appointed to University Lectureships. Dr Dennis was previously our Research Facilitator. His appointment is from 1 October 2002. Dr Adrian Fisher is from the University of Bath and will join us from 1 April 2003.


Latest news

Africans in STEM conference: opportunities and challenges

15 July 2019

The first Africans in STEM symposium held on 28 June 2019 in our department was aimed at celebrating African voices and ideas in STEM.

Annual conference highlights diverse impact of department research

4 July 2019

Our department Research Conference took place from 25-26 June, bringing together researchers from across the department, wider university, external institutions and industry.

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship

14 June 2019

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship for her work on organ-on-chip devices for cancer research.