Chemical Engineering


Department of Chemical Engineering


UCL Chemical Engineering

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New catalyst for making fuels from shale gas

Methane in shale gas can be turned into hydrocarbon fuels using an innovative platinum and copper alloy catalyst, according to new research led by UCL and Tufts University.

Published: Jan 9, 2018 4:12:57 PM

£7m to improve battery technology for electric vehicles

UCL, Synthomer and Nexeon have together been awarded £7million in Innovate UK funding to develop significantly better materials for Li-ion batteries. The work is an essential step to achieving electric vehicles (EVs) with a range of 400 miles and above.

Published: Jan 3, 2018 12:24:12 PM

AIChE Atkins Event - 15 December

Network with Atkins representatives in an informal setting! We'll be with 2-3 Atkins representatives to answer all of your questions relating to the application process.

Published: Dec 5, 2017 4:34:04 PM

Departmental vacancies now available

We currently have a range of interesting and varied vacancies available within the Department of Chemical Engineering. 

Published: Dec 1, 2017 11:29:46 AM

EIL battery research featured on Innovate UK website

The government has announced plans to launch a £40 million Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund investment in business and research to develop the next generation of automotive batteries.

Published: Nov 30, 2017 3:35:45 PM

CNIE / Quantachrome mini workshop - 20 November

We are hosting a CNIE / Quantachrome mini workshop on particle size measurement of concentrated dispersions using Acoustic Spectrometry Dispersion Technology – DT-100/DT-1202. The session has been organised by Dr. Han Wu (CNIE) and Anna Howson (Quantachrome).

Published: Nov 17, 2017 9:29:50 PM

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