Research interestsAffiliated theme(s)Group website
Professor Claire Adjiman

Claire Adjiman

 

New techniques for the modelling, design
and optimisation of products and processes; molecular systems engineering.

 

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

Molecular Systems Engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering

Professor Alexander Bismarck
Alexander Bismarck
(Renewable) polymer and composite engineering; Manufacture/characterisation of nano composites, porous materials and hydrogels.

 Materials

Polymer and Composite Engineering
Dr Joao Cabral  
João Cabral
 

Soft condensed matter; thermodynamics
and phase behaviour; patterning; self/
directed-ssembly; microfluidics; photovoltaics; nanocomposites; complex fluids.

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Soft matter engineering

Polymers and Microfluidics
Dr Benoit Chachuat
Benoit Chachuat
 

Process and environmental systems engineering; global optimisation; optimisation-based process control; numerical computation.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Separations

Centre for Process Systems Engineering
Professor David Chadwick
David Chadwick
 

Engineering of catalytic processes; development of new catalysts; study and modelling of reaction kinetics.

 Reaction engineering and applied catalysis  
Dr Rongjun Chen
Rongjun Chen
 

Drug delivery systems for disease therapy;
biofunctional nanomaterials; theranostic
nanomedicine; biomedical health; cancer
treatment.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Materials

Soft matter engineering

 
Dr Peter DiMaggio
Peter DiMaggio
 

Development of mass spectrometry-based
technologies for characterising the proteomic interactions involved in epigenetic regulation.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Separations

Centre for Process Systems Engineering
Professor Paul Fennell
Paul Fennell
 

Carbon capture and storage; clean production of energy; synergies between industry and power generation.

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

 
Professor Amparo Galindo
Amparo Galindo
 

Statistical mechanical approaches for complex systems; prediction of complex phase behaviour; molecular systems engineering.

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

 

Molecular Systems Engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering

Dr Valeria Garbin
Valeria Garbin
 

Flow and dynamics of soft matter; microscale transport phenomena; biomedical flows; self-assembly of soft materials.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Multiphase transport processes

Soft matter engineering

Garbin Research Group
Dr Gonzalo Guillen-Gosalbez Gonzalo Guillen-Gosalbez Process systems engineering: research at the interface between process engineering, industrial ecology and operations research to assist in the design of more sustainable systems.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

Centre for Process Systems Engineering
Dr Jason Hallett
Jason Hallett
 

Ionic liquid based biorefining; deconstruction of biomass and hybrid bioprocessing using ionic liquids.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Energy and environmental engineering

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

Separations

 
Dr Adam Hawkes
Adam Hawkes
 

Energy systems modelling; low carbon heat technologies; fuel cells; microgeneration; modelling integrated/coordinated energy systems.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

 
Professor Klaus Hellgardt
Klaus Hellgardt
 

Solar (bio)fuels and products; clean fossil fuels; flow chemistry; electrochemical reactors/fuel cells; hydrogen.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Energy and environmental engineering

Multiphase transport processes

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

Reaction Engineering and Catalytic Technology
Dr Jerry Heng
Jerry Heng
 

Nucleation and crystallisation; mesoporous materials; surface properties and wettability; particle engineering; material characterisation.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Materials

Surfaces and Particle Engineering Laboratory
Professor George Jackson
George Jackson
 

Molecular systems engineering; properties of dense fluids and materials; thermodynamics; statistical mechanical theory and simulation.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Soft matter engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

 

Molecular Systems Engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering

Professor Serafim Kalliadasis
Serafim Kalliadasis
 

Engineering science fundamentals, especially the cusp between applied mathematics, engineering science and complex systems.

Multiphase transport processes

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Soft matter engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

Complex Multiscale Systems
Professor Sergei Kazarian  
Sergei Kazarian
 

Materials; polymer, pharmaceutical, forensic and biomedical sciences; nanotechnology; microfluidics; supercritical fluids; advanced spectroscopy; chemical imaging.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Soft matter engineering

Vibrational spectroscopy and chemical imaging
Professor Geoff Kelsall
Geoff Kelsall
 

Design, characterisation, modelling and
optimisation of electrochemical processes
for a variety of applications.

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

 
Dr Cleo Kontoravdi
Cleo Kontoravdi
 

Recombinant biopharmaceutical production; animal cell culture systems; industrial biotechnology; rational bioprocess design.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering
Dr J Krishnan
Krishnan
 

Elucidating and manipulating signal transduction; gene-regulatory and information processing networks; systems and synthetic biology.

 

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering
Dr Bradley Ladewig
Dr Bradley Ladewig
 

Development of novel materials and membranes, and their application in energy and environmental related technologies.

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Separations

Ladewig Group
Professor Kang Li
Kang Li
 

Development of ceramic and polymeric
membranes and membrane systems for fluid separations and reactions.

Materials

Separations

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

 
Professor Andrew Livingston
Andrew Livingston
 

Novel membrane separation technologies
for manufacturing chemicals and (bio)
pharmaceuticals.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Materials

Separations

Soft matter engineering

Livingston Group
Professor Paul Luckham
Paul Luckham
 

Colloid and interface science; measurement of inter-particle forces; rheology of complex fluids; novel nanoparticles.

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Soft matter engineering

 
Professor Sandro Macchietto
Sandro Macchietto
 

Process systems engineering methods and
applications; model-based experiment design; energy systems; multidisciplinary project building.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multiphase transport processes

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering
Professor Geoffrey Maitland
Geoffrey Maitland
 

Carbon capture and storage; exploiting
non-conventional sources of hydrocarbons; renewable production of hydrogen.

Energy and environmental engineering

Soft matter engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

 
Professor Sakis Mantalaris
Sakis Mantalaris
 

Biological systems engineering; stem cell
bioprocessing; tissue engineering; mammalian cell bioprocessing; personalised healthcare engineering.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Biological Systems Engineering Laboratory
Dr Christos Markides
Christos Markides
 

Energy efficiency/integration; heat
recovery/conversion technologies; applied
thermodynamics; heat transfer; turbulent
reacting/multiphase flows.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multiphase transport processes

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

Clean Energy Processes
Professor Omar Matar
Omar Matar
 

Interfacial fluid mechanics, transport
phenomena and multiphase flows for a
variety of industrial applications.

Multiphase transport processes

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Soft matter engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

Matar Fluids Group
Dr Marcos Millan-Agorio
Marcos Millan-Agorio
 

Catalytic upgrading of hydrocarbons;
thermochemical characterisation of fuels;
coal/ biomass gasification and pyrolysis.

Energy and environmental engineering

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

 
Professor Erich Müller
Erich Müller
 

Atomistic and coarse grained molecular
simulation of bulk and confined fluids;
molecular systems engineering.

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Soft matter engineering

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

 

Molecular Systems Engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering

Professor Costas Pantelides
Costas Pantelides
 

Multiscale modelling and optimisation; process modelling tools; systems-based pharma; crystal structure prediction.

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering  

Molecular Systems Engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering

Dr Camille Petit
Camille Petit
 

Energy and sustainability; hybrid  nanomaterials synthesis and characterisation;  gas and liquid separations.

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Separations

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

Multifunctional Nanomaterials
Dr Ronny Pini
Ronny Pini
 

Single- and multi-phase flow in porous media, high-pressure (supercritical) adsorption in nano-/micro-porous solids, and multi-scale imaging of phase-equilibria and/or flows in porous media.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multiphase transport processes

Separations

 
Dr Roberto Rinaldi
Robert Rinaldi Sobrinho
 

Catalytic valorisation of lignin and cellulose by unconventional approaches, such as catalytic transfer hydrogenation, mechanocatalysis and solvent design.

Energy and environmental engineering

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

 
Professor Nilay Shah
Nilay Shah
 

Design and analysis of process and energy systems; sustainable chemicals manufacturing; smart systems and infrastructure.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Energy and environmental engineering

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Centre for Process Systems Engineering
Dr Qilei Song  Qilei Song Design, synthesis, and characterisation of functional nanoporous materials for energy and environmental applications.

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Separations

Soft matter engineering

 Song Group - Energy Materials
Professor David Stuckey
David Stuckey
 

Anaerobic wastewater treatment;
downstream separations in biotechnology;
biotransformations.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Energy and environmental engineering

Separations

 
Professor Nina Thornhill Nina Thornhill  

Process automation with applications
in oil and gas, chemicals and electricity
supply.

Energy and environmental engineering

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Process Automation
Dr Christopher Tighe
Christopher Tighe
 

Chemistry, scale-up and engineering materials in industrial processes at high pressure (typically up to 2000 atmospheres and usually at elevated temperature).

Energy and environmental engineering

Materials

Reaction engineering and applied catalysis

 
Professor Martin Trusler
Martin Trusler
 

Thermophysical properties of fluid mixtures for industrial applications, including the oil, gas and CCS sectors.

Multi-scale thermodynamics and molecular systems

Energy and environmental engineering

 Thermophysics
Dr Daryl Williams
Daryl Williams
 

Particulate materials- their characterisation, processing and formulation- with a special focus on surface phenomena.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Materials

Soft matter engineering

Surfaces and Particle Engineering Laboratory
Professor X. Yun Xu
X. Yun Xu
 

Biofluid mechanics and biotransport; drug
delivery systems; flow and mixing of biomass suspensions in bioreactors.

Biomedical engineering and industrial biotechnology

Energy and environmental engineering

Multiphase transport processes

Multi-scale computational chemical engineering

Biofluids and Transport
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