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.

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

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News & Events

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 Saro Appointed New Finance Manager

We’re pleased to welcome Joanne Saro 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

Charnett and Max on The Engineering Cup 2017– BiochemEng Vs. ChemEng

The first Engineering Cup took place on Thursday 4th May 2017. It was an afternoon of games, food and drinks jointly organised by the postgraduate societies of The Department of Biochemical Engineering (Beaker Society) and The Department of Chemical Engineering (CheERS).

Published: May 9, 2017 10:27:04 AM

Gulsim Kulsharova Wins Best Poster Award

Gulsim Kulsharova, an Early Stage Researcher within the EUROMBR Marie Curie Initial Training Network project (grant agreement no 608104), won Best Poster award for her contribution "Simplified Immobilisation of Histidine-tagged Enzymes in Poly(methyl methacrylate) Microfluidic Device" at the 4th International Conference IMPLEMENTATION OF MICROREACTOR TECHNOLOGY IN BIOTECHNOLOGY - IMTB 2017, which took place in Bled, Slovenia from 23rd to 26th of April 2017. 

Published: May 4, 2017 3:45:05 PM

Diana Matibag Presents to Microfluidics Team

Diana Matibag (2nd from left) worked with Rachael Wood (2nd from right), James Lawrence (right) and Mike Sulu (left) in the Department of Biochemical Engineering as a Work Experience Student from 3 to 7 April. Diana was amazingly good and thorougly enjoyed her experience. She built a microfluidic chip to culture cells and learnt about engineering design and cell culture.

Published: Apr 11, 2017 11:10:48 AM