Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

We are proud of our established history as the oldest continuing chemical engineering programme in England. Offering flexible BEng and MEng undergraduate programmes in Chemical Engineering.

See all the things that our department get up to on our Flickr page.

Our new Pilot Plant

Fluor Pilot Plant brochure
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New chemical engineering facility

Take a look around the new facility with our video and images below.

Take a look at our new facility.


HTC process water treatment for the design and improvement of a renewable fuel production process

Funding information:
Home/EU The successful candidate will receive a generous Stipend up to £25,000* per annum. This project is part funded by Antaco. Antaco has pioneered an innovative, organic waste management solution that is able to convert organic waste efficiently into a carbon neutral solid biofuel. Inventive and forward-thinking, we pride ourselves on doing things differently, and achieving notable results. Antaco is amongst the highest achieving Cleantech companies in the UK, having been voted top UK and EU Cleantech start-up by Climate-KIC and the European Institute of Technology and Innovation.

In-silico analysis of tissue specificity of dermal exposure, deposition and absorption kinetics

Funding information:
It will cover the tuition fee at UK/EU level, and provide a PhD stipend (c. £18,000 per annum), as well as generous budget for training.

Multi-scale and multi-physics modelling of skin hydration

Funding information:
A directly funded project for EU students where a funding amount of £18,000 is available.

Students and graduates

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Chem Eng covers all aspects of life - even swallowing! Some great work by Marco!
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Birds on the ice yesterday, looking forward to the lovely pics of the campus in the snow today!
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Some amazing work!