Biochemical Engineering


Department of Biochemical Engineering

Our excellent international reputation derives from a shared passion to understand how life science discoveries can be converted into commercially viable products on a truly global scale.

Find out about our BSc, BEng, MEng, MRes, MSc and PhD programmes.

90% of our research activity is rated either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ (REF2014).

The MBI® modules and VISION Leadership programme are dedicated to supporting the wider industry with knowledge transfer, skills development and career advancement.

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News & Events

Dr Ivan Wall Made Reader in Cell & Gene Therapy Bioprocessing

Professor Gary Lye, Head of Department, says “This promotion reflects not only Ivan’s internationally recognised role in the field but also the work he has done in leading the successful Regenerative Medicine IEP Minor and being the faculty lead for the new Medical Sciences and Engineering degree programme that starts in the Autumn.”

Published: Jun 27, 2017 9:58:01 AM

Welcome to the Beaker Society's 2017 Committee

The Beaker Society is the postgraduate society at The UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering and each year a new committee is appointed. We are very pleased to welcome Alex Olivares Molina, Vincent Wiegmann, Greta Jasulaityte, Arman Amini, Akash Pandya and Mauricio Martin Bufajer to their new roles and are grateful to them for taking time to tell us about their new roles.

Published: Jun 21, 2017 3:44:53 PM

Malvern Workshop on on Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA)

We are pleased to inform you that a Malvern workshop on Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) being organised by the EngD team will be held on 30th June 2017 in the Innovation Suite from 9.30am. See the agenda attached.

Published: Jun 12, 2017 4:27:34 PM

Professor Maranas Seminar 7 June

Professor Costas Maranas from Penn State University will be visiting UCL on the 7th of June 2017. He will be giving a seminar titled: "Using systems engineering tools to elucidate and redesign biological networks".

Published: May 24, 2017 4:40:31 PM

7 in UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards Roll of Honour

Congratulations to the seven members of the team here in The Department of Biochemical Engineering who have made the UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards Roll of Honour - well done Suzy, Vasos, Mike, Brenda, Ivan, Patricia and Eli!

Published: May 22, 2017 4:32:33 PM

Joanne Sarao Appointed New Finance Manager

We’re pleased to welcome Joanne Sarao who has joined The Department of Biochemical Engineering as our new Finance Officer. Joanne is taking over from Derrick Abraham who will be retiring on 31 May.  Some members of the team will know Joanne from when she worked as a Project Officer with us for some 5 years alongside Derrick until leaving in April 2011 to work in Qatar. The whole team is very pleased to have Joanne back and is looking forward to working with her.

Published: May 17, 2017 3:48:02 PM