Student experience 30th June 2020
A team of students from The University of Manchester, UK, has won IChemE’s Macnab-Lacey Prize for their design of a more sustainable process to produce dimethyl carbonate. The prize, now in its ninth year and awarded annually, is run by IChemE’s Sustainability Special Interest Group (SIG) and is open to all student teams from accredited […]
Chemical engineers at work 17th June 2020
Nasiru Muhammed discusses his career journey following his masters degree in MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering and the impact of Covid 19 as an engineer.
Research and impact 14th 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.
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.
Chemical engineers at work 6th November 2018
Eugene Khor looks back at his industrial placement at Valero Energy – the world’s largest independent oil refiner.
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.
Meet the Department 15th November 2016
If I was going to be really honest I’d say that, from childhood, I was inspired by my uncle. My uncle is a civil engineer. He’s working in different disciplines but the major discipline is in the hydro powers and electricity, these types of thing. But by education he was a civil engineer.