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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Professor Howard Chase has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering(FREng) - July, 2005.

Election to The Academy is by invitation only and less than 60 Fellows are elected each year from nominations made by existing Fellows. In this way, the Academy honours the UK's most distinguished engineers.

Professor Howard Allaker Chase FIChemE MRSc CChem MIBiol CBiol CEng has been Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge since 1998. He joined the department in 1984, became Reader in Biochemical Engineering in 1996 and Professor of Biochemical Engineering in 2000.

His entry in the list of new fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering reads,
Distinguished for his contribution to the foundations of large-scale separations of biological materials and for his pioneering activity in the development of biochemical engineering.

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Professor Chase at a recent Open Day

Other members of the Department who are also Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering are Professors John Bridgwater, John Davidson, Lynn Gladden, Malcolm Mackley and Nigel Slater.

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