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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 

Research Categories

The research activities in the group are grouped as follows. Several projects feature overlap between these areas. 

Pastes & Soft Solids

Pastes & Soft Solids

Polymers

Polymers

Particles

Particles

Surfaces

Surfaces

Modelling

Modelling

 

Current Research

Harry Ayton
Modelling extrusion of solid-liquid pastes

Pastes and Soft Solids       Modelling

DIW SLR MPFS

Melissa Chee
Cleaning by impinging liquid jets

      Surfaces  

 DIW

George Cuckston
Removal of soft solid fouling layers

Pastes and Soft Solids     Surfaces  

DIW

Jamie Davidson
Design of next generation oven systems

        Modelling

MEW, DIW

Jennifer Holian
Heat stable chocolate

Pastes and Soft Solids   Blank space    

DIW

Anastasia Karela

Next generation heat transfer fluids

Pastes and Soft Solids     Surfaces Modelling

DIW, AFR, SMC

Douglas Gibson
Rheology of bubbly liquids

Pastes and Soft Solids Blank space     Modelling

DIW, BH

Rubens Rosario Fernandes
Cleaning of viscoplastic soils by impinging liquid jets

Pastes and Soft Solids     Surfaces Modelling

DIW

Saksham Sharma

Rheological instruments for field testing biological fluids

  Blank space     Modelling

DIW

BH

Janaki Umashanker

Rheology of drilling fluids

Pastes and Soft Solids Blank space     Modelling

BH

Ru Wang
Emulsification in post-retinal tamponades

      Surfaces Modelling

DIW

Edward Ishiyama
Simulation of refinery preheat trains subject to fouling
      Surfaces  Modelling

 DIW

Specific information on the technique of Fluid Dynamic Gauging can be found on the FDG mini-site.  

 

Previous Research

Petar Besevic
Mineral scale formation and fouling

    Blank space Surfaces Modelling

DIW

SMC

Ching Tsien-Chen
The flow of foams in narrow, complex, geometries

  Blank space     Modelling

BH JFD

Rajesh Bhagat
Hydrodynamics of impinging liquid jets and cleaning

      Surfaces Modelling

DIW

Ole Mathis Magens
Surface coating for fouling mitigation and enhanced cleaning

      Surfaces Modelling

DIW

Shiyao Wang
Fluid dynamic gauging

Pastes and Soft Solids     Surfaces Modelling

DIW

Michael Sargent
Encapuslating gaseous species

Pastes and Soft Solids       Modelling

BH

Xuke Zhou
Adhesion of spores to process surfaces

    Blank space Surfaces Modelling

GC
DIW

Matthew Bryan
Extrusion of stiff solid-liquid pastes

Pastes and Soft Solids   Blank space   Modelling

DIW

SLR

Madalena Lemos
Biofilms and biocides

Pastes and Soft Solids     Surfaces   DIW
Porto

Akin Ali
Cleaning of polymerised grease layers

Pastes and Soft Solids     Surfaces   DIW

Amanda Talhat
Polymorphic forms of cocoa butter as a function of processing conditions and origin of cocoa butter

Pastes and Soft Solids   Blank space   Modelling GDM
DIW

Vincent Lister
Particulate Fouling in an Industrial Cooling System

    Blank space   Modelling DIW
JFD

Loly Torrez-Perez
Rheology of bubbly liquids

  Blank space     Modelling DIW
BH

Elodie Chaudan
A portable extensional rheometer

  Blank space       DIW
BH

Tao Wang
Surface cleaning using spray balls and draining films

Pastes and Soft Solids     Surfaces   DIW
JFD

Harald Ferstl
Control of defect formation in extruded tungsten carbide paste

Pastes and Soft Solids Blank space Blank space Surfaces Modelling DIW
SLR

Jen-Yi Huang
Gelation and deposition of food fats

  Blank space Blank space Surfaces           DIW

Min Zhang
Formulation of pharmaceutical pastes for extrusion                                                                  

Pastes and Soft Solids     Blank space     DIW
SLR