2022 The 29th CSCST-SCI Conference

On behalf of the Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK, it's our pleasure to invite you to the 29th Joint Annual Conference of the Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK and Society of Chemical Industry’s Chinese UK Reginal Group (CSCST-SCI).

The conference will be held in the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham on 06-07 September 2022.

As the first in-person meeting after Covid-19 pandemic, the theme will be ‘Reunion and Reconnection’. We would like to gather and celebrate your stories, successes and achievements with our Chinese colleagues in the UK’s academia and industry.

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Contributions are invited from all areas of chemical engineering but not limited to: formulation, surface science, energy and materials. Please submit your abstract by emailing it to Mr Yichang Yan at YXY953@student.bham.ac.uk, by 5 pm, Monday 29 August 2022 using the abstract template (word doc) provided, indicating your presentation type as Oral, Poster or Flexible.


The registration for the Conference is now open. Please visit the 29th CSCST-SCI Conference | University of Birmingham Online Shop to register your attendance. If you would like to register more than one person, please add one to basket and then come back to add another one. The registration fee is £100 for academic staff and £50 for students. The registration fee includes access to the refreshment, welcome reception and dinner on Tuesday 06. Conference, refreshments and lunch on Wednesday 07.

Emerging Researcher Award

This year the Award will be given to a senior PhD student (year 3 or 4). If you would like to nominate one of your PhD students, please contact with the Chair of the Selection Committee, Prof Yongliang Li at y.li.1@bham.ac.uk using the subject: Nomination for CSCST-UK Emerging Researcher Award. The deadline is 21 Aug 2022.


Day 1: Tuesday 06 September 2022

  • 16:00 – 17:30             Registration and Pre-conference drinks reception (Chemical Engineering building, University of Birmingham)
  • 18:30 – 20:30             Conference dinner (Birmingham city centre)

Day 2: Wednesday 07 September 2022

  • 08:30 – 09:30              Registration (Ground floor, Chemical Engineering building)
  • 09:30 – 10:30             Opening ceremony and plenary talk (Lecture Theatre 124)
  • 10:50 – 12:40              Keynote oral presentation (Lecture Theatre 124)
  • 12:40 – 13:45              Lunch break and Poster session (Atrium)
  • 13:45 – 16:30              Parallel sessions (Lecture Theatre 124 and G35)
  • 16:30 – 16:50              Concluding remarks and SCI award ceremony (Lecture Theatre 124)

Organising Committee

  • Dr Shangfeng Du (Chair), University of Birmingham
  • Prof Yongliang Li, University of Birmingham
  • Dr Jiawei Wang, SCI Chinese UK Group Chair, Aston University
  • Dr Xiaolei Fan, President of CSCST, University of Manchester
  • Dr Xiaolei Zhang, University of Strathclyde
  • Dr Chunfei Wu, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Dr Yeshui Zhang, Aberdeen University

Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Professor Zhibing Zhang FREng, University of Birmingham
  • Professor Yulong Ding FREng, University of Birmingham
  • Prof Wenfeng Lin, Loughborough University
  • Prof Charley Wu, University of Surrey
  • Prof Shanwen Tao, University of Warwick
  • Prof Xianfeng Fan, University of Edinburgh

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