Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Director Chemical Engineering Education, IC Teaching Fellow



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206ACE ExtensionSouth Kensington Campus





  • Chair, Programmes Committee
  • Deputy Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Lecturer in Multiphase Reaction Engineering
  • Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Process Development
  • Lecturer in Chemical Engineering Mastery III
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Technical Manager with 13 Years of Industrial Experience

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Bhute VJ, Inguva P, Shah U, et al., 2021, Transforming traditional teaching laboratories for effective remote delivery—A review, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:35, ISSN:1749-7728, Pages:96-104

Campbell J, Macey A, Chen W, et al., 2020, Creating a confident and curious cohort: The effect of video-led instructions on teaching first-year chemical engineering laboratories, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol:97, ISSN:0021-9584, Pages:4001-4007

Bhute V, Campbell J, Kogelbauer A, et al., 2020, Moving to timed remote assessments: the impact of COVID-19 on year end exams in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol:97, ISSN:0021-9584, Pages:2760-2767

Xie M, Inguva K, Chen W, et al., 2020, Accelerating students’ learning of chromatography with an experiential module on process development and scaleup, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol:97, ISSN:0021-9584, Pages:1001-1007

Shah UV, Chen W, Inguva K, et al., 2020, The discovery laboratory part II: A framework for incubating independent learning, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:31, ISSN:1749-7728, Pages:29-37

Chen W, Shah U, Brechtelsbauer C, 2019, A framework for hands-on learning in chemical engineering education—Training students with the end goal in mind, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:28, ISSN:1749-7728, Pages:25-29

Inguva P, Teck A, Anabaraonye B, et al., 2018, Advancing experiential learning through participatory design, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:25, ISSN:1749-7728, Pages:16-21

Shah U, Chen W, Brechtelsbauer C, 2016, The discovery laboratory – A student-centred experiential learning practical: Part I – Overview, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:17, ISSN:1749-7728, Pages:44-53


Macey A, Campbell J, Chen W, et al., 2018, Transforming the role of demonstrators through video led instructions, International Symposium of Engineering Education 2018, ISEE

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