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.
Dr Qasim Rafiq, Senior Lecturer in Bioprocessing of Regenerative, Cellular and Gene Therapy, has written a blog for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council titled "Manufacturing Medicines of the Future." You can read the full article at the EPSRC's website here...
Published: Sep 14, 2017 10:58:24 AM
Moritz Wüstenber graduated from the UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering in 2011. He and his company are profiled in an article in The Chemical Engineer. Helen Tunnicliffe spoke to him about his journey from degree studies to setting up Northern Lights Spirits, a craft gin distiller based in north Karelia in eastern Finland. Read the the article here...
Published: Sep 7, 2017 4:51:32 PM
IChemE BESIG YRM & Novel Technologies MeetingICIChemE Special Interest Group Young Researcher’s Meeting
Professor Martina Micheletti, Dr Alex Kiparissides and Dr Qasim Rafiq (on behalf of the IChemE Fluid Mixing and Biochemical Engineering SIGs) have organised an exciting 2 days event on 12-13th September at UCL. The first day is a series of technical oral presentations focusing on Novel Technologies in Bioprocessing and ending with a poster session during a wine reception. Day 2 on Wednesday is focused on Young Researchers talks and careers direction.
Published: Sep 6, 2017 2:51:31 PM
Dr Mark Carver is a senior and highly respected figure in the UK bioindustry sector. He has been a strong supporter of the UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering throughput his career in terms of providing advice on our research and educational activities, contributing expert lectures and directly supporting doctoral research programmes. He made a very strong contribution to developing our recently awarded EPSRC Manufacturing Hub in Targeted Healthcare and was the industrial representative on the interview panel.
Published: Aug 31, 2017 4:42:58 PM
A group from the London International Youth Science Forum (LYISF) visited The Department of Biochemical Engineering at UCL to spend some time with Dr Fiona Truscott using some of the robotic systems to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. As part of Fiona’s work she is an active partner with UCL Engineering facilitating outreach activities to school students particularly with an emphasis on reaching underserved student potential students groups in engineering.
Published: Aug 18, 2017 10:42:56 AM
The Department of Biochemical Engineering is pleased to welcome a new team member: Victor Diran joins us as the CDT Manager & Postgraduate Programme Manager, taking over from Kate Sym who is now the Targeted Healthcare Hub Manager. Victor joins us from the UCL School of Pharmacy, where he worked for over five years in a similar capacity. We wish Victor all the best and look forward to working with him.
Published: Aug 16, 2017 4:36:01 PM