Existing projects

Existing EngD Projects

EngD Project Students
Student Company Supervisor
Ashley Adams Unilever (Port Sunlight) Professor Rowson/ Professor Adams
Daniel Adetunji Rolls-Royce and LLBC Technologies Professor Blackburn/ Dr Greenwood
Amir Asghari Amir Asghari Premier Foods Professor Norton / Dr Greenwood
Tom Avery
[EngD Conference abstract]
Tom Avery Mast Carbon Professor Blackburn / Professor Rowson

Publications

T Avery, S Blackburn, S Tennison, N Rowson, Effect of polymer chain length on the rate of phase migration, 12th International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science, Portland, Oregon, August 2013.

David Bell
[EngD Conference abstract]
David Bell Dupont Teijin Films Professor Preece / Dr Greenwood

Publications

Poster : European Microscopy Congress 2012 (EMC 2012), Manchester, Application of Surface Metrology to Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Surface UV Degradation.

Poster : Nano-Molecular Analysis for Emerging Technologies V (NMAET V), NPL Teddington, Application of Surface Metrology to Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Surface UV Degradation.

Presentation : YKI Inform research exchange 2012, Stockholm, Applications of AFM to Design Engineering of Polyester Film Products.

Presentation : Bruker Surface Metrology Workshop 2013, Pilkington UK R&D Headquarters, Atomic Force Microscopy Applications at DuPont Teijin Films.

Presentation accepted : World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE9), Aug 2013, Application of Surface Metrology to PET Surface UV Degradation.

Akash Beri
[EngD Conference abstract]
Akash Beri Boots Professor Norton / Dr Cox

Publications

Poster : A.Beri, I.T.Norton Emulsion based Lipsticks, International Symposium of Food Rheology and Microstructure Zurich April 2012.

Presentation : A.Beri, J. E. Norton &  I.T. Norton, Designing Emulsions suitable for lipstick application, The XVIth International Congress on Rheology. Portugal, August 2012.

Paper accepted for publication: A. Beri, J.E. Norton, I.T. Norton, Effect of emulsifier type and concentration, aqueous phase volume and wax ratio on physical, material and mechanical properties of water in oil lipsticks. Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 2013.

Paper submitted: A. Beri, R. Pichot, I.T. Norton, Physical and material properties of an emulsion based lipstick produced via a continuous process, Submitted to International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 2013.

Poster: A. Beri, R. Pichot, I.T. Norton, Poster accepted for presentation at 2013 Early Career event for Food and Drink Engineers.

Rob Blissett
[EngD Conference abstract]
Rob Blissett Rock Tron Professor Rowson / Professor Blackburn

Publications

Paper : Blissett, R. and Rowson, N.  An empirical model for the prediction of the viscosity of slurries of coal fly ash with varying concentration and shear rate at room temperature. In Press: Fuel 2013.

Paper : Blissett, R. and Rowson, N. A review of the multi-component utilisation of coal fly ash. Fuel 2012; 97:1-23.

Presentation : Blissett, R. Can density based coal processing techniques be applied coal fly ash beneficiation? 2013 World of Coal Ash (WOCA) Conference, Lexington (KY), April 2013

Presentation : Blissett, R. and Rowson, N., The Processing of Pulverised Fuel Ash, 15th Conference on Environment and Mineral Processing, Ostrava, 2011, Vol. II pp.341-347

Presentation : Blissett, R., Sustainability of fly ash processing, 2011 Minerals Conference, Minerals Industry Research Organisation (MIRO), Gaydon, UK, July 2011

Laura Bueno Romo P&G Professor Bakalis
Andrea Celani Johnson Matthey

Professor Bakalis/
Professor Simmons

James Champion
[EngD Conference abstract]
James Champion Dupont Teijin Films Professor Simmons / Dr Robbins

Publications

Presentation : Champion, J., Looney, K. and Simmons, M. Improving layer control in multi-layered polyester films using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Presentation at STAR Global Conference, Orlando, USA, March 2013.

Presentation and Conference Paper : Champion, J., Looney, K. and Simmons, M. Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to analyse the limits of the secondary layer thickness in multi-layered polyester films, TAPPI PLACE Conference, Dresden, May 2013

Peter Clark
[EngD Conference abstract]
Peter Clark Johnson Matthey Professor Simmons / Professor Blackburn

Publications

Paper : Clark. P. 2010. Effects of Steam Sample Degassing on CCGT Station Start-Up Profile. PowerPlant Chemistry. 12(4). 246-251

Trade Journal : S.Wilkinson, P.Clark Why not EngD ? The Chemical Engineer March 2012

Poster: Clark, P.J., Tsoligkas, A.N., Simmons, M.J., Blackburn, S., Stitt., E.H., Yuan, QW., Hoyle, B.S., Monitoring Suspensions using Electrical Tomography, SPSER Conference, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, September 2012.
 
Poster: P.J. Clark, Monitoring of Suspensions using Electrical Tomography, Poster presented at Suspensions, Processing and Suspensions Engineering Rheology, Cambridge, 2012.

Article: P.J. Clark, Yield Stress, fact or fiction? Experimentation Magazine, March 2013.

Conference Paper, presentation and poster: Clark, P.J., Tsoligkas, A.N., Simmons, M.J., Blackburn, S., Stitt., E.H., Detection of phase and other sharp boundaries using Electrical Capacitance Tomography, WCIPT7 Conference, Krakow, September 2013.
 
Poster: Clark, P.J., Tsoligkas, A.N., Simmons, M.J., Blackburn, S., Stitt., E.H., Wang, M., Hoyle, B.S., Monitoring of Suspensions using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy, Manufacturing the Future Conference, Cranfield University, September 2013.

Borja Roman Corrochano
[EngD Conference abstract]
Borja Roman Corrochano Kraft Professor Bakalis

Publications

Presentation : Optimising Coffee Extraction Using a Multiscale Approach. 9th European Congress of Chemical Engineering, The Hague, The Netherlands, April 21-25, 2013.

Poster : Optimising Coffee Extraction Using a Multiscale Approach. 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Seoul, August 18-23, 2013

 Toni-Bianca Di Paolo  Lexon Professor Preece/
Professor Zhang
Laudina Duffus
[EngD Conference abstract]
Laudina Duffus Cargill Professor Norton, Dr. Spyropoulos

Publications

Book chapter submitted: R. Pichot, L. Duffus, I Zafeiri, F. Spyropoulos, I.T. Norton, Particle-stabliised food emulsions, submitted for inclusion in Particle-Stabilised Emulsions and Colloids: Formation and Application. Royal Society of Chemistry, to be published in July 2014.

Isabel Fernandes Ferres
[EngD Conference abstract]
Isabel Fernandes Ferres Kraft Professor Norton / Dr Spyropoulos

Publications

Paper : I. Fernandez Farres, M. Douaire, IT Norton. Rheology and tribological properties of Ca-alginate fluid gels produced by diffusion-controlled method. Food Hydrocolloids 32 (2013) 115-122.

Poster : I. Fernandez Farres, IT Norton. On the kinetics of Ca-alginate fluid gel formation produced by internal gelation method. 8th European Rheology Conference in Leuven (Belgium), 2nd-5th April 2013.

Victor Francia
[EngD Conference abstract]
  P&G Professor Simmons / Dr Greenwood

Publications

Presentation : Francia, V., Martin, L., Bayly, A.E., Simmons, M.J.H. Particle growth sources on counter-current spray drying. Initial results: impact of collision frequency and efficiency.  5th International Granulation Workshop, Lausanne, Switzerland: 20-22 June 2011.

 Zoe George  PepsiCo Professor Norton/
Dr Spyropoulos
Alistair Green
[EngD Conference abstract]
Alistair Green Rich Foods Dr Cox / Dr Greenwood

Publications

Presentation : A.Green, P.W.Cox, R.W.Greenwood. Air filled emulsions International symposium on Food Rheology and Microstructure, Zurich April 2012 

Presentation : A.Green, P.W.Cox, R.W.Greenwood. Optimisation of chemical composition and sonication for air filled emulsion production. 11th International Hydrocolloids Conference, May 2012 Purdue University USA

Paper : A. J. Green, K. A. Littlejohn, P. Hooley, P. W. Cox, Formation and stability of food foams and aerated emulsions: Hydrophobins as novel functional ingredients, Current Opinion in Colloids and Interface Science, 2013, In Press.

Poster : A. J. Green, M. Boujot-Matignon, P. W. Cox, The Effects of the Freeze Thaw Cycle on Proteins Used for the Production of Air Filled Emulsions. Presented at the 4th International Conference on BioFoams, Toronto, Aug 2013.

Chris Hewitt
[EngD Conference abstract]
Chris Hewitt P&G Dr Ingram / Dr Wu

Publications

Poster : C.Hewitt, D.Smith, M.Ridyard, A.Ingram, C.Y.Wu, Laundry Detergent Powder Build-up in Auger Fillers, 5th International Granulation Workshop, June 2011

Poster : C.Hewitt, D.Smith, M.Ridyard, A.Ingram, C.Y.Wu, Build up of powders in augur fillers. 11th UK Particle Technology Forum University of Loughborough, April 2012

Presentation : C.Hewitt, D.Smith, M.Ridyard, A.Ingram, C.Y.Wu, Build-up of Powders in Auger Fillers, CHoPS 2012 7th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, September 2012

Presentation : C.Hewitt, D.Smith, M.Ridyard, A.Ingram, C.Y.Wu, Build-up of Powders in Auger Fillers, Powder fouling: Measuring, predicting and understanding reliability in powder handling, November 2012

Editorial : C.Hewitt, IChemE’s Secret Formulation Engineers, March 2013

Poster : C.Hewitt, M.Ridyard, D.Smith, C.Wu, R.Greenwood, A.Ingram, An Experimental Investigation of the Build-up of Powders in Auger Fillers, PARTEC - International Congress on Particle Technology, April 2013

Conference paper : C.Hewitt, D.Smith, A.Ingram, Build-up of Powders in Auger Fillers, 5th International Granulation Workshop, June 2013

Conference paper : C.Hewitt, D.Smith, A.Ingram, Build-up of Powders in Auger Fillers, Measuring, Predicting and Understanding Product Quality in Particle Technology, September 2013

Erik Hughes
[EngD Conference abstract]
The Welding Institute Professor Grover, Professor Rowson
Charlotte Iosson Mondelez International Dr Ingram/
Professor Bakalis/
Professor Fryer
Nathan Johnson Rolls-Royce Dr Connolly/
Dr Greenwood
Peter Keeley Tetronics International Professor Rowson/
Professor Blackburn
Anthony Kent
[EngD Conference abstract]
Anthony Kent Unilever Prof Adams / Professor Rowson
Daniel Kurukji
[EngD Conference abstract]
Daniel Kurukji Syngenta Prof Norton / Dr Spyropoulos

Publications

Paper : D.Kurukji, R.Pichot, F.Spyropoulos, I.T.Norton, Interfacial Characteristics of Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate (SSL) as an Oil-In-Water Pickering Emulsion Stabiliser, Submitted to Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, In Press.

Aristodimos Lazidis
[EngD Conference abstract]
Aristodimos Lazidis Nestle Professor Norton

Publications

Presentation: A. Lazidis, R. Hancocks, M. Kreuss, R. Berrocal, I.T. Norton, Protein stabilised foams: Rheological properties and stability. Biofoams, 2013, Toronto, Canada.

Xabier Legaretta Basabe
[EngD Conference abstract]
  Cadbury Professor Fryer / Professor Bakalis / Dr Ingram

Publications

Presentation : X.Legaretta, S.Bakalis, A. Ingram.  An investigation into particle size reduction of milk chocolate by roll refining 5th Asian Particle Technology Symposium (APT 2012) Singapore, July 2012.

David Lloyd
[EngD Conference abstract]
David Lloyd Syngenta Prof Norton / Dr Spyropoulos

Publications

Publication: F. Spyropoulos, D. Lloyd, R. Hancocks, A. Pawlik, Advances in Membrane Emulsification. Part A: Recent Developments in Processing Aspects and Microstructural Design Approaches, accepted for publication in Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.

Publication: F. Spyropoulos, D. Lloyd, R. Hancocks, A. Pawlik, Advances in Membrane Emulsification. Part B: Recent Developments in Modelling and Scale-up approaches, accepted for publication in Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.

Davidson Lutkenhaus P&G Professor Bakalis
Carl MacNamara
[EngD Conference abstract]
Carl MacNamara P&G Professor Bakalis / Professor Simmons

Publications

Paper : C. MacNamara; A. Gabriele; C. Amador; S. Bakalis Dynamics of Textile Motion in a Front-Loading Domestic Washing Machine, accepted for publication in Chem Eng Sci.

Tajinder Malhi malhi-tajinder-001 Rich Products; Kerry Ingredients Dr Cox; Professor Bakalis
Olga Mihailova
[EngD Conference abstract]
Olga Mihailova P&G Professor Bakalis / Dr Greenwood
Richard Moakes
[EngD Conference abstract]
Kerry Group Professor Norton, Dr. Spyropoulos
Raul Mohedano
[EngD Conference abstract]
Raul Mohedano P&G Professor Bakalis / Dr Greenwood

Publications

Poster : Fundamentals on water motion inside a commercial dishwasher, 9th European Congress of Chemical Engineering.

Presentation : To be given at 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Seoul, South Korea , August 2013

Jon Morrison
[EngD Conference abstract]
Jon Morrison Rolls Royce Dr Connolly / Dr Ponton / Dr Greenwood

Publications

Presentation : Effect of Water Chemistry on Corrosion of Stainless Steel and Deposition of Corrosion Products in High Temperature Pressurised Water Nuclear Plant Chemistry Conference, Paris, 2012

Presentation : Flow Assisted Corrosion and Deposition of Corrosion Products in Nuclear Reactor Plants, Energy at Birmingham, 2011 & UKERC Sustainable Energy Summer School 2011

Presentation : Corrosion and Deposition in Nuclear Reactors , RSC Energy Sector Early Career Energy Sector Chemists Symposium 2012

Rikki Norris
[EngD Conference abstract]
Rolls Royce Professor Blackburn, Dr Greenwood
Jonathan O'Sullivan
[EngD Conference abstract]
Jonathan O'Sullivan Kerry Group Professor Norton / Professor Fryer

Publications

Presentation and Conference Paper: O'Sullivan, J., Pichot, R. and Norton, I. Protein Stabilised Submicron Emulsions, Presentation at 17th Gums and Stabilisers Conference, Wrexham, UK, June 2013.

Presentation and Poster: O'Sullivan, J., Pichot, R. and Norton, I. Effect of Protein Structure and Molecular Weight on the Formation of O/W Emulsions, Presentation and Poster at 1st UK Hydrocolloids Symposium, Huddersfield, UK, September 2013.

Robert Osborne
[EngD Conference abstract]
Robert Osborne Unilever Professor Marshman / Dr Robbins

Publications

Publication : L. Lee and R. Osborne, Zero Heroes (PDF 412 KB) , TCE Food and Drink, www.tcetoday.com , July 2013.

Suzanne Pinkney
[EngD Conference abstract]
Suzanne Pinkney Imerys Professor Blackburn / Professor Rowson

Publications

Poster : S.Pinkney, M. Riley, N.A.Rowson, A.Ingram PEPT in a stirred media mill. 11th UK Particle Technology Forum, University of Loughborough April 2012.

Presentation : M.Riley, S.Pinkney, N.A.Rowson, S.Blackburn, A.Ingram, D.Skuse. Positon Emission Particle Tracking for Vertical Stirred Media Mills, NanoFormulation 2012, Barcelona May 2012 

Presentation : S.Pinkney, M.Riley, N.A.Rowson, S.Blackburn, D.Skuse. Positron Emission Particle Tracking in a Vertical Stirred Media Mill, 23rd World Mining Congress, Montreal August 2013 

Presentation : S.Pinkney, N.A.Rowson, S.Blackburn, D.Skuse. Residence Time Distribution of Stirred Media Mills, 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Seoul August 2013

Katherine Preece
[EngD Conference abstract]
Unilever Dr Cox, Dr Marshman
Martin Riley
[EngD Conference abstract]
Martin Riley Imerys Professor Blackburn / Professor Rowson

Publications

Poster : S.Pinkney, M. Riley, N.A.Rowson, A.Ingram PEPT in a stirred media mill. 11th UK Particle Technology Forum, University of Loughborough April 2012

Presentation : M.Riley, S.Pinkney, N.A.Rowson, S.Blackburn, A.Ingram, D.Skuse. Positon Emission Particle Tracking for Vertical Stirred Media Mills, NanoFormulation 2012, Barcelona May 2012

Presentation : S.Pinkney, M.Riley, N.A.Rowson, S.Blackburn, D.Skuse. Positron Emission Particle Tracking in a Vertical Stirred Media Mill, 23rd World Mining Congress, Montreal August 2013

Poster: M. Riley, Positron emission particle tracking in a stirred media mill, Presented at WCCE9, Seoul, Korea, August 2013.

 
Matthew Ruszala
[EngD Conference abstract]
Akzo Nobel Professor Rowson, Professor Grover

Publications

Presentation: M. Ruszala, N. Rowson, J. Aumonier, R. Farnfield, I. Brown, Mine to mill: Optimisation of aggregates production. Presented at 23rd World Mining Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 2013.

Poster: M. Ruszala, N. Rowson, J. Aumonier, R. Farnfield, I. Brown, Mine to mill: Optimisation of aggregates production. Presented at WCCE9, Seoul, Korea, August 2013.
 
David Ryan
[EngD Conference abstract]
David Ryan Unilever Professor Simmons / Dr Greenwood

Publications

Presentation : D. Ryan, M.J.Simmons, M.Baker Modelling Multiphase Jet Flows for High Velocity Emulsification. ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference July 2011, Hamamatsu, Japan.

Presentation : D. Ryan, M.J.Simmons, M.Baker Modelling Multiphase Jet Flows for High Velocity Emulsification.  IChemE Fluid Mixing Processes SG Research student competition.  Cranfield, Feb 23, 2011.

 
Riten Solanki
[EngD Conference abstract]
Rolls Royce Professor Blackburn, Dr Greenwood
Tom Standring
[EngD Conference abstract]
Tom Standring Ross Ceramics Professor Blackburn / Professor Rowson

Publications

Presentation and Paper : T. Standring. Fabricating successful ceramic components using development carrier systems. Accepted for presentation at 37th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, September 2013.

Presentation: T Standring, P Wilson, S Blackburn, "Influence of feedstock preparation on ceramic core formation using a development carrier system", 12th  International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science, Portland, Oregon, August 2013.

 
Dmytro Stratiychuk-Dear DuPont Teijin Films Professor Blackburn/
Professor Simmons
Luke Swain
[EngD Conference abstract]
Luke Swain Rolls Royce Professor Blackburn / Dr Reed
Christine Tock
[EngD Conference abstract]
Christine Rowan Campden BRI Dr Cox / Dr Robbins

Publications

Presentation : Christine Rowan, Fred Gates, Charles Speirs, Gary Tucker, Phil Robbins, Phil Cox.  Stickiness of Bread Dough.  The 6th International Symposium on Food Rheology and Structure - ISFRS 2012.

 
Emily Summerton P&G Professor Bakalis
Thomas Wood Johnson Matthey Professor Simmons
Ioanna Zafeiri
[EngD Conference abstract]
Ioanna Zafeiri Cargill Professor Norton, Dr. Spyropoulos

Publications

Poster : Fabrication of Pickering particles from food-grade lipids. Accepted for presentation at Nanoformulation 2013, Manchester 2013.

Book chapter submitted: R. Pichot, L. Duffus, I Zafeiri, F. Spyropoulos, I.T. Norton, Particle-stabliised food emulsions, submitted for inclusion in Particle-Stabilised Emulsions and Colloids: Formation and Application. Royal Society of Chemistry, to be published in July 2014.