Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

We are proud of our established history as the oldest continuing chemical engineering programme in England and can offer a great learning experience with our Fluor pilot plant.

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

Study with us

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in chemical engineering as well as a fully operational process plant.

Student using chemical process engineering facility


Research in our Department covers a wide range of interconnected areas and we collaborate closely with academic institutions and industries in the UK and worldwide.

Our people

Dr Franjo Cecelja

Head of Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

Dr Franjo Cecelja obtained his Dipl. Eng. degree in Aerospace Technology from Technical from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, M.Sc degree from Cranfield Institute of Technology in Control & Signal Processing and Ph.D from Brunel University, UK, in Optical Sensors for High Frequency, Low Intensity Electric Fields in 1997. He worked as a postgraduate research fe...


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