Meet the Department
Read interviews with our current academics and profiles of our Chemical Engineers both past and present to discover more about the heritage and diversity of the Department.
Meet the Department 19th July 2019
The first in a new series where academics share their latest research. In this post, we talk to Prof Adisa Azapagic about her research into Sustainable Industrial Systems.
Meet the Department 1st April 2019
We catch up with Rosa Cuellar-Franca and find out about her work in the environmental and economic assessment of industrial processes.
Meet the Department 5th March 2019
In this post, Megan Jobson shares what first inspired her to become an engineer.
Meet the Department 20th February 2019
“My industrial background has given me a very pragmatic and realistic approach to research,” says Anton Kiss. Find out more about him here.
Meet the Department 13th February 2019
Heinrich Badenhorst helps us get to grips with carbon – and explains why Jurassic Park is his favourite movie.
Meet the Department 13th December 2018
James Winterburn tells us what sparked his interest in industrial biotechnology and fermentation processes.
Meet the Department 26th November 2018
Arthur Garforth explains what inspired him to become a chemical engineer.
Meet the Department 30th August 2018
Our heterogeneous catalysis research is based on sold materials, either in a gaseous environment or a liquid environment. And these are used for emission control, for example in a car exhaust. Or to make fine chemicals or to make clean, sustainable energy.
Meet the Department 24th February 2017
And on top of that there’s the MECD project, where we’re bringing the engineering schools together. It’s really quite an exciting period in the development of the University and I’m really looking forward to being involved and working in that building.
Meet the Department 27th January 2017
It’s a place of global interest, it attracts the best people from all over the world, and that’s the first thing you need to drive your research forward. So, it’s very important.