The Department of Chemical Engineering’s mission is to make the world a better place through Research and Education, in line with the overall College strategy. We strive to deliver world-leading research, education and leadership in chemical engineering and its transformational application to industry and healthcare.

Values triangle
The Department of Chemical Engineering’s values and strategy, developed collaboratively during the All Staff Away Day, February 2017

Our Departmental aims are underpinned by values and beliefs which guide our behaviour and are detailed in the image above. We have a number of core values, including Collaboration, Respect, Excellence, Commitment and Responsibility. Our key behaviours include embracing diversity, being open minded and approachable, engaging and benefitting society and working with industry at home and overseas on disruptive and innovative research.

We strongly value the dedication of the Chemical Engineering community in working together to fulfil our mission, and are committed to developing a safe environment of wellbeing and productivity within which Departmental members develop personally and professionally.

Research themes

The nine themes in which the Department leads in Research, Education and Innovation