The latest news and happenings from the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science.
Industrial Experience Insight – Michael Rothwell-Williams
15 March 2019
Company: GSK What company did you do your placement with? Could you tell us a bit about what they do? Yeah, so I worked at GSK R&D based in Stevenage. GSK are pretty big, they have businesses in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. If you don’t know them by name, you’d at least know their […]
Get to know your Academics – Megan Jobson
5 March 2019
Speciality: Process integration of separation systems Can you please describe your research, for the layman, in ten sentences or less? Process integration aims to understand and exploit interconnections within chemical process systems by modelling and optimising them. These synergies can help to improve efficiency in terms of energy use, CO2 generation, materials consumption and use […]
Get to know your Academics – Anton Kiss
20 February 2019
Speciality: Process Systems Engineering & Process Intensification Describe your role in the school My role in the school covers mainly (scientific & engineering) research and teaching activities, but I am also involved in the industrial activities of the Process Integration Research Consortium with the aim to promote inter-/multi-disciplinary initiatives, and establish and foster collaborations. I work […]
Get to know your Academics – Heinrich Badenhorst
13 February 2019
Speciality: Carbon Materials Can you please describe your research, for the layman, in ten sentences or less? Carbon is an amazing material, think of charcoal compared to diamond compared to graphite: all three pure carbon, all three completely different. Our group tries to tailor the properties of carbon materials for applications in renewable energy storage and […]
The Project Review: Catalysis Hub
14 January 2019
The catalysis Hub is a UK wide research centre involving over 40 universities and over 200 academics, undertaking joint research in all areas of catalysis; stretching from fundamentals, to applications and engineering solutions. In addition, the interaction with industry is of real importance.