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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

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.