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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 
Alumnus elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Alumnus elected to the National Academy of Engineering

20 February 2019

Alumnus Professor Gareth McKinley is one the six MIT researchers elected to the National Academy of Engineering for 2019.

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Cancer Research UK Early Detection Primer Award

Cancer Research UK Early Detection Primer Award

18 February 2019

Dr Ljiljana Fruk has received a Cancer Research UK Early Detection Primer Award worth £100 K.

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CamBike Sensor Team Receive Global Challenges Research Fund Award

CamBike Sensor Team Receive Global Challenges Research Fund Award

19 December 2018

Congratulations to the CamBike Sensor Team (Sensor CDT 2017 Cohort) for being awarded the University’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for "Co-creating a context-appropriate mobile air quality sensor network for citizen science in Nairobi". The team were awarded a grant of £15,000 for the project. The CDT’s page on...

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Dr Katherine Smart appointed Chair of the Worshipful Company of Brewers' Livery Committee

Dr Katherine Smart appointed Chair of the Worshipful Company of Brewers' Livery Committee

13 December 2018

Dr Katherine Smart has been appointed as the new Chair of the Worshipful Company of Brewers' Livery Committee and has also been elected to the Court of the Brewers' Company. The Company is one of the oldest of the City guilds or livery companies with the objective of providing support to educational establishments and...

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Global Energy Elite Professional - Dr Abhishek Deshpande

Global Energy Elite Professional - Dr Abhishek Deshpande

3 December 2018

Congratulations to Dr Abhishek Deshpande who has been named as one of the top 100 Global Energy Elite Professionals by Petroleum Economist . The report states that these professionals guide and shape our energy future and we are proud that one of our alumni has been included. Abhishek Deshpande completed his PhD in...

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Poster prize for Zhimian Hao

Poster prize for Zhimian Hao

3 December 2018

Congratulations to Zhimian Hao, who has been awarded a Reaction Chemistry & Engineering poster prize at the CHEMREACTOR-23 conference in Ghent, Belgium. It was ranked one of the top 3 selected from 92 posters. The title of the poster is "An efficient approach to kinetic parameter estimation through dynamic-model-based...

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Forbes 30 under 30

Forbes 30 under 30

16 November 2018

Chris Boyce and Michael Ruggiero

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John A Brodie Medal for Prof Ian Wilson

John A Brodie Medal for Prof Ian Wilson

9 October 2018

Congratulations to Prof Ian Wilson on being presented with the John A Brodie Medal at the Chemeca 2018 conference. Ian was awarded the Medal for the best paper presented at the conference, entitled 'Cleaning tanks by impinging liquid jets', co-authored by Rajesh Bhagat, Rubens Rosario-Fernandes, Sebastian Hunter and...

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Honorary Doctor of Science for Prof Lisa Hall

Honorary Doctor of Science for Prof Lisa Hall

25 September 2018

Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth (Lisa) Hall, CBE, who has been recognised for contributions to her field by being awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Chichester. Lisa Hall is Professor of Analytical Biotechnology here at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology and she is...

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Undergraduate prizes for Mohammad Shahrour, Clare Rees-Zimmerman and Mudit Gupta

Undergraduate prizes for Mohammad Shahrour, Clare Rees-Zimmerman and Mudit Gupta

23 July 2018

Congratulations to Mohammad Shahrour, Clare Rees-Zimmerman and Mudit Gupta on winning undergraduate student prizes this year. The Exxonmobil prize was awarded to Mohammad Shahrour, of Sidney Sussex College. The ExxonMobil Prize is awarded annually by the Examiners for Part II A of the Chemical Engineering Tripos to the...

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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.