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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 

The John Davidson Symposium

Department of Chemical Engineering, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3RA.

Programme

Thursday, 13 July, 2006

10:30   

Reception and Coffee

11:00

Introduction by Prof. Howard Chase

 

 

 

FLUIDISATION AND ENERGY. Chairman: Prof. Howard Chase

11:10

Prof. J. Seville, University of Birmingham
Fluidisation: standing on the shoulders of giants

11:50

Dr J. S. Dennis, University of Cambridge
Recent Research on Fluidised Bed Reactors at Cambridge

12:20

Prof. L. S. Fan, Ohio State University, USA
Clean Fossil Energy Conversion Processes

13:00

Lunch
Poster Session
Reactor WebLab Demonstration

 

 

 

MICROSTUCTURE ENGINEERING. Chairman: Prof. Nigel Slater

14:10

Prof. G. McKinley, MIT, USA
Designing Nanostructured Materials and 'Smart Fluids' for Adaptive Energy Absorption

14:50

Prof. M. Hillmyer, University of Minnesota, USA
Multicompartment micelles from triptych polymeric surfactants

15:30

Dr M. L. Johns, University of Cambridge
Novel Measurements of Process Rheology and Microstructure

16:00

Tea

 

 

 

A FORWARD LOOK FOR CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. Chairman: Prof. Malcolm Mackley

16:20

Prof. M. M. Sharma, Institute of Chemical Technology, India
An ever exciting and rewarding world of chemical engineering

17:00

Professor Z. Cui, Oxford University
Why Chemical Engineering is Essential to Stem Cell Technologies

17:40

Prof. C. Lowe, University of Cambridge
Opportunities and Trends in Biotechnology

 

 

19:30

Drinks at Queens' College

20:00

Dinner at Queens' College

 

 

 

 

Friday, 14 July, 2006

 

ENERGY AND CO2. Chairman: Prof. Lynn Gladden

9:10

Coffee

9:30

Mr P. Snaith, Shell Global Solutions UK
Innovating for a green energy future

10:10

Prof. R. Clift , University of Surrey
Climate change, energy policy and engineering analysis

10:50   

Coffee

11:05

Prof. A. Palmer, University of Cambridge
Carbon capture and storage: lots for chemical engineers to do

11:45

Dr S. Cardoso, University of Cambridge
The fluid mechanics of oceanic CO2 plumes

12:15

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