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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


bacteriaThe Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology offers PhDs in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. 

Research within the Department covers a wide and exciting array of activities, ranging from quite fundamental research in biology through to the traditional fields of chemical engineering. You may find out more about this by looking under the research theme headings or at specific research groups that work within these themes. 

Part-Time Study

Some groups can consider applications for part-time PhD study, and those groups are listed below.  Please contact the group head to discuss your proposed project and the availability of part time study ahead of applying for admission.

Cambridge Analytical Biotechnology - Hall Laboratory Professor Lisa Hall

Computational Modelling Professor Markus Kraft

Dr Jenny Molloy's group

Dr Katherine Smart's group

Dr Miguel Anaya's group

Dr Sebastian Ahnert's group

Electrochemical and Microengineering Dr Adrian Fisher

Energy Reactions and Carriers Professor John Dennis and Dr Ewa Marek

Machine Intelligence Professor Ross King

Molecular Microbiology Dr Graham Christie

Optoelectronic Materials and Device Spectroscopy Dr Sam Stranks

Process Integration Dr Laura Torrente

Structured Materials Professor Geoff Moggridge

Terahertz Applications Professor Axel Zeitler