School of Chemical Engineering Research

Our mission is to carry out research of the highest academic quality, which is novel, challenging and relevant to users. We collaborate with world-class industry, and with leading edge engineering and science departments nationally and internationally.

Formulation Engineering

Formulation Engineering

Industrial biotechnology, particle and multiphase processing, food and microstructure engineering and high-performance materials.

Energy

Energy

Energy storage, hydrogen and fuel cell research and catalysis and chemical reaction engineering.

PhD opportunities

PhD opportunities

One of the three largest centres for the postgraduate education of chemical engineers in the UK

 

Our strengths are in design and characterisation of microstructured products, and in heat and mass transfer, fluid flow, particle technology and materials engineering across chemical, biological and physical systems. 

 

School of Chemical Engineering celebrates strong research performance

The School of Chemical Engineering is very pleased to have achieved an excellent performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. 87% of the research in the School was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. It was ranked joint fourth overall in the UK for its research prowess and first nationally for research impact.

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