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.

Departmental values map

Our Departmental aims are underpinned by values and beliefs which guide our behaviour and are detailed in the image on the right. 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.

Our Vision

Our Vision

To be recognised by academia and industry worldwide as the leading European Chemical Engineering Department and in the top three globally.

Our Aims

We will have realised our Vision if we have achieve the following Aims   

  • Strong external recognition
  • Excellent Teaching and Student Experience
  • Research quality, originality and leadership
  • World-leading staff and resources
  • Lifelong engagement with alumni
  • External influence