Functional Materials research gets £20 million boost from EPSRC
Publication date: 22 December 2014
Ten new research projects that will advance the UK's manufacturing capability, develop new and exciting functional materials, and accelerate the translation of the science of functional materials through to application were announced today by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Successful projects include the Advanced Flow Technology for Healthcare Materials Manufacturing grant lead by Professor Asterios Gavriilidis at the UCL Department of Chemical Engineering.
Dr Federico Galvanin wins the 2014 PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize
Publication date: 25 November 2014
The 2014 Model-Based Innovation (MBI) Prize was awarded to Dr Federico Galvanin, currently Research Associate at the UCL Department of Chemical Engineering. The prestigious prize is given by Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), providers of the world-leading gPROMS® process modelling platform, for the most innovative use of advanced process modelling techniques in support of published research.
Dr Paul Shearing wins the 2014 Young Chemical Engineer of the Year in Academia
Publication date: 17 November 2014
2014 Young Chemical Engineer of the Year in Academia is Paul Shearing, a Senior
Lecturer at University College London, UK. Dr Shearing is a recognised
international expert in multi-scale microscopy and researches materials for
fuel cells and batteries. He has published more than 50 research papers and
collaborates with companies including General Motors, Tata Steel and Praxair. Further details can be found here.
Electrochemical Innovation Lab accepted into the European Graphene Flagship consortium
Publication date: 17 November 2014
The EIL, as part of a larger group from UCL including
Prof. Paul McMillan (Chemistry), has been accepted into the European Graphene
Flagship consortium along with partners from Imperial and Amalyst. Further details can be found here.
The Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering Launch and Symposium
Publication date: 21 October 2014
On 1st October, Professor Coppens hosted the official Launch of his EPSRC Frontier Engineering Centre at Senate House. The day was a roaring success with nearly one hundred attendees listening to talks from truly distinguished members of the Chemical Engineering community, engaging in a poster presentation and finishing the day with in a fabulous fizz fuelled celebration at the Grant Museum of Zoology.
Industrial placements with DAI
Publication date: 9 October 2014
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"Challenges in the energy industries" - talk by Edward Daniels (Executive Vice President Commercial and New Business Development at Shell)
Publication date: 7 October 2014
MNF2014 Conference, 7-10 September
Publication date: 3 September 2014
UCL Engineering (Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering) proudly hosts the 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014), taking place in the UCL Roberts Building from 7- 10 September 2014.
UCell – Powering Green Man festival with hydrogen
Publication date: 22 August 2014
UCell are a team of PhD students, lecturers and industrial partners working on electricity production from hydrogen. Our aim is to demonstrate the real potential of alternative energies by providing fuel cell generated electricity to events, along with public engagement and demonstrations to inform and educate about fuel cells and energy technologies in general.
The Department of Chemical Engineering regrets to announce that Professor Alan Jones, Head of Department 2003 - 2012 has passed away
Publication date: 14 August 2014
Professor Alan G Jones, DSc
1 September 1947 - 13 August 2014
Professor Alan Jones, Head of Department and Ramsay Memorial Professor 2003 - 2012 and member of staff since 1980, has passed away after a long fight with illness.
2013/14 Undergraduate prizes
Publication date: 18 July 2014
The department is pleased to announce the following Undergraduate students as winners and nominees of the 2013/14 prizes:
Year in Industry Vacancy with Centrica
Publication date: 9 July 2014
Extra Mural Year Vacancy with Centrica
There is currently a vacancy for 1 year industrial placement with Centrica starting in September 2014.
Department of Chemical Engineering achieves Athena SWAN Silver Award
Publication date: 12 May 2014