Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

World-leading institution in the teaching and research of chemical engineering.

Operating as usual

Photos from Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London's post 20/06/2024

Sun's out fun's out ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿค–

Some of our students pictured on a recent day trip to the wonderful city of Oxford, exploring the magnificant history and meeting with fellow students at ๐Ÿ™

And what better way to end the day than a proper Sunday roast! ๐Ÿฐโœจ๐Ÿ’š



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18/06/2024

Kicking off our celebrations a little early, with a nod to our researcher, Lucia Lombardi, for being awarded the prestigious Julia Higgins Award, in recognition of championing women across academia at ๐Ÿฉต

Lucia is an asset to the department and the broader Imperial community. An organiser with many hats, Lucia takes the lead on a number of activities, from career development to mental health and wellbeing initiatives.

The Julia Higgins Awards and Medals are named in honour of Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Investigator with our Department.

Big congratulations to Lucia, and all other winners ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ”ฅ

Find out more ๐Ÿ”—: https://tinyurl.com/y7hhpazu

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We've had a fabulous day welcoming back into the fold for our annual Alumni Weekend ๐Ÿ’œ

It's been a pleasure taking a trip down memory lane whilst showcasing all the amazing research we're still doing!

Each year we host former students from the community - they get access to exclusive lab tours, insights into current research and a chance to relax and reminisce about the days gone by ๐ŸŽ†

Interested in joining one of our alumni get togethers? Next stop is San Diego for the , catch-up scheduled for 26 October โžก๏ธ register your interest, complete a short form:

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Out and Proud: meet Chemical Engineering LGBTQIA+ staff | Imperial News | Imperial College London 14/06/2024

Just a to 'Out and Proud: meet Chemical Engineering LGBTQIA+ staff' as we kick off the weekend with an ode to at ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ

imperial.ac.uk/news/251653/out-proud-meet-chemical-engineering-lgbtqia/

Meet the wonderful Avery Kitchens, Salvador Eslava and Lana C Lee โ™ฅ๏ธ โฌ‡๏ธ

Out and Proud: meet Chemical Engineering LGBTQIA+ staff | Imperial News | Imperial College London Celebrating LGBTQIA+ History Month by delving into the absorbing life journeys of Chemical Engineering staff.

Photos from Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London's post 12/06/2024

What an achievement by two of our very own academics, featured in a prestigious list of this year's ๐Ÿ’ฅ

๐Ÿ’ซ Prof Jason Hallett | Environment Prize
๐Ÿ’ซ Dr Yuval Elani | Harrison-Meldola Early Career Prize

Both recognised for their brilliance in research and innovation across their respective disciplines ๐Ÿ…

An overall bumper year for too, with a record number of academics winning prizes.

Find out more, link in bio ๐Ÿ–‡๐Ÿ”—

Record number of Imperial academics win Royal Society of Chemistry Prizes | Imperial News | Imperial College London 12/06/2024

What an achievement by two of our very own academics, featured in a prestigious list of this year's Royal Society of Chemistry ๐Ÿ’ฅ

๐Ÿ’ซ Prof Jason Hallett | Environment Prize
๐Ÿ’ซ Dr Yuval Elani | Harrison-Meldola Early Career Prize

Both recognised for their brilliance in research and innovation across their respective disciplines ๐Ÿ…

An overall bumper year for too, with a record number of academics winning prizes.

Find out more ๐Ÿ‘‰

Record number of Imperial academics win Royal Society of Chemistry Prizes | Imperial News | Imperial College London Eight individuals and two teams involving Imperial researchers have won accolades in this yearโ€™s RSC prizes.

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Interested in joining our dynamic and super-friendly Professional Services team?

Now's your chance!

We are hiring for an enthusiastic, bursting-with-ideas Events, Communications & Staffing Administrator to assist with departmental comms/events and provide frontline support on staffing queries ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŽฅ

Apply now, full JD โฌ‡๏ธ
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Description Imperial College London is the UKโ€™s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in...

05/06/2024

We are THRILLED to have been ranked 2nd in the world and 1st in the UK and Europe in this year's QS World University Rankings! ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿฅณ

We ๐Ÿ’™ community!

05/06/2024

Give it up for ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿค–๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

14/05/2024

A new episode of our podcast series is out! In this episode, we speak to Jason Hallet, Professor of Sustainable Chemical Technology in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London. He tells us all about his work involving the production of lignocellulosic biofuels, sustainable chemical feedstocks, vaccine manufacturing, and waste recycling, as well as discussing his journey to Imperial from the US.

Available on all major streaming services. Click the link in bio to listen now!

AquaBattery raises โ‚ฌ6m in seed funding to deploy flow battery technology | Imperial News | Imperial College London 13/05/2024

Extremely proud to see our graduate, Jiajun Cen, land โ‚ฌ6m in seed funding to deploy flow battery technology for the co-founded startup AquaBattery๐Ÿ”‹

This will support a energy storage solution based on saltwater - an idea first conceptualised during his with us ๐Ÿ™Œ

Congratulations ๐ŸŽŠ



AquaBattery raises โ‚ฌ6m in seed funding to deploy flow battery technology | Imperial News | Imperial College London A flow battery driven by ordinary salt water promises a low-cost, sustainable way of integrating renewable energy into the electricity grid.

Photos from Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London's post 08/05/2024

Let the celebrations begin ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐ŸŽŠ

Shoutout to all graduating students-here's a few very happy graduates and their families as they headed to the Royal Albert Hall for their big day ๐ŸŽ“โฌ‡๏ธ

07/05/2024

Are you one of our offer-holders for the Advanced Chemical Engineering programme kicking off in October 2024?

Join us for a webinar to discuss more about what we can offer you!

๐Ÿ“… 20 May 2023
๐Ÿ“Online
โฐ๏ธ12pm BST
๐ŸŒƒ Open to offer-holders only (you will have received an email!).

๐Ÿ”— Registration required:
tinyurl.com/ImperialChemEngMScOfferholder1

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Almost one year of preparation culminated in two days of carnage as we wrapped up the much-anticipated event ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Supported each year by the Heads of Chemical Engineering (HCEUK), the conference addresses the future research and educational contributions of chemical engineers from across the world.

This year, we had the pleasure of hosting at , with a wonderful turnout of over 400 delegates from academia, industry, and education, who were treated to an action-packed two-day programme consisting of:

โžก๏ธ Distinguished plenary talks
โžก๏ธ 5 invited oral presentations
โžก๏ธ 60 oral presentations
โžก๏ธ Nearly 180 poster presentations showcasing the finest research of chemical engineers
โžก๏ธ An opening by the President of , Prof Hugh Brady
โžก๏ธ Interactive exhibitions by some of our sponsors, (lead sponsor), and .

A fantastic two days spent celebrating all things chemical engineering ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŒƒ๐Ÿค–

Additional sponsors:
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12/04/2024

Exciting news ๐Ÿ””

The official brochure is now live ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ“š

Not to be missed, it includes details of the complete programme for the event's two action-packed days!

๐Ÿ–‡ Explore โฌ‡
qrco.de/ChemEngDayBrochure

Distinguished Seminar Series 2024 01/04/2024

Mark your calendars for the return of our prestigious ๐ŸŽ‡

๐Ÿ‘‰Four dynamic speakers
๐Ÿ‘‰Four unique topics
๐Ÿ‘‰Four engaging seminars

We'll be kicking off on 17 April 2024 with a talk by Gregg Beckham on 'Process development for plastics recycling and redesign.'

A reminder ๐Ÿ””

The is an annual opportunity for to host a lineup of expert academics from their respective fields to discuss the future of ๐ŸŽ‡

๐Ÿ‘‰In-person attendance at Imperial's South Kensington campus
๐Ÿ‘‰Open to

For more info and to confirm your attendance ๐Ÿ‘‡
imperial.ac.uk/engineering/departments/chemical-engineering/news/dss/

Distinguished Seminar Series 2024 Information on the Department's Distinguished Seminar Series

27/03/2024

Big news ๐Ÿ“ข

Our Teaching Lab team received the LEAF Gold Award for their unwavering commitment to implementing across the lab ๐Ÿช™

They are the first team (that's right!) within the Faculty of Engineering at to be conferred this prestigious award ๐ŸŽ‰

Congratulations to the team - Dr Umang Shah, Andrew Macey and Dr Mohamed Maher ๐Ÿ”ฅ

25/03/2024

Holi hain! ๐Ÿฅณ

A very happy Holi to students, staff, alumni, and friends celebrating!

We're sending all the colourful blessings your way! ๐ŸŒˆ

20/03/2024

Happy Nowruz to students, staff, alumni, and friends celebrating!

We hope the coming year brings you many blessings ๐Ÿ’™

From cigarette butts to powering smartphones 14/03/2024

Is it even if we don't talk about how cigarette butts can be used to power smartphones ๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

Meet researcher Francesco D'Acierno, as he talks us through the process straight out of the Titirici research lab ๐Ÿ‘‡

From cigarette butts to powering smartphones Is it even 2024 if we don't talk about how cigarette butts can be used to power smartphones? postdoctoral researcher, Fr...

ChemEngDayUK 2024 14/03/2024

Last chance to get your early-bird registrations in for the most anticipated event of the year, ๐Ÿ“ข

๐Ÿ“† Early-bird closes 14 March (today!), 11.59pm(GMT)

โžก๏ธ For more & to register: tinyurl.com/ChemEngDay2024

ChemEngDayUK 2024 We are delighted to announce that 2024 will be hosted by Imperial College Londonโ€™s Department of Chemical Engineering between 25-...

10/03/2024

๐Ÿ”‰Get your registrations in ๐Ÿ”‰

Early-bird registration for the most-anticipated event of the year closes on 14 March 2024!

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๐ŸŽˆHosted by at | South Kensington campus
๐Ÿ“… 25 - 26 April 2024
โžก๏ธ Registration fee includes networking and nibbles at London's iconic football club, Chelsea FC โšฝ๏ธ

presents a wonderful opportunity for industrialists, academics, educators, students and alumni to connect with like-minded professionals and learn about the latest developments in Chemical Engineering ๐Ÿ’ฅ.

So...what are you waiting for? Register now: tinyurl.com/ChemEngDay2024
๐Ÿ–‡ link also in bio

Any questions, DM or email [email protected].

10/03/2024

Ramadan Mubarak to all our community and beyond; may the ensuing month be full of peace and blessings ๐Ÿ’ซ.

Register now 10/03/2024

Get ready for the most-anticipated event of the year ๐ŸŽ‡๐Ÿค–

We are hosting on 25-26 April at Imperial College London!

This event is open to industrialists, educators, academics, students, and alumni.

Don't miss out on an amazing opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals and learn about the latest developments in Chemical Engineering.

๐ŸŽ‡ Early-bird registration ends on 14 March, register now to secure your spot ๐Ÿ‘‡

* Registration includes networking and nibbles at London's iconic football club, Chelsea FC, on the evening of 25 April.

For the programme: imperial.ac.uk/chemical-engineering/news/chemengdayuk2024/programme-information-and-themes/

To register: imperial.ac.uk/chemical-engineering/news/chemengdayuk2024/register-now/

Register now We have had unprecedented demand for the event. Places at ChemEngDayUK are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please r...

Trailblazing Chemical Engineering Women | Imperial News | Imperial College London 08/03/2024

Meet two women we think you should know more about this ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ

๐Ÿ‘‰ Dr Maria Papathanasiou | Senior Lecturer
๐Ÿ‘‰ Cรฉline J van Haaren | PhD student

Find out more about their journey to Imperial College London and how they're currently pioneering the landscape.

Shout-out also to all staff across the Department and for continuing to push boundaries across academia and beyond๐Ÿ’ช

๐Ÿ–‡ tinyurl.com/ChemEngIWD24



Trailblazing Chemical Engineering Women | Imperial News | Imperial College London This International Women's Day we are shining the spotlight on two Department of Chemical Engineering women altering the STEM landscape.

08/03/2024

Meet two women we think you should know more about this International Women's Day ๐Ÿ’ฅ

๐Ÿ‘‰ Dr Maria Papathanasiou | Senior Lecturer
๐Ÿ‘‰ Cรฉline J van Haaren | PhD student

Find out more about their journey to and how they're currently pioneering the landscape.

๐Ÿ–‡ tinyurl.com/ChemEngIWD24

01/03/2024

Scaling heights in both academia and on the rocks! ๐Ÿง—โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ“šSome of our PhD crew taking a break from research to conquer some boulders at a social yesterday.

Photos from Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London's post 29/02/2024

Taking a minute to appreciate staff and students who turned up in their droves today to support a departmental charity cake sale ๐Ÿฅฎ ๐Ÿง๐Ÿฅž.

Led by Avery Kitchens, staff baked, ate and donated in abundance.

Each academic year, staff across the department collectively nominate a single charity and dedicate all their efforts into raising funds for it.

This year, colleagues chose Muscular Dystrophy UK, a charity bringing individuals, families and professionals together to beat muscle-wasting conditions.

๐Ÿ–‡ Find out more: https://www.justgiving.com/page/chemical-engineering-department-imperial-college-london?utm_medium=fundraising&utm_content=page%2Fchemical-engineering-department-imperial-college-london&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=pfp-share

27/02/2024

We're wrapping up by shining the spotlight on our Chemical Engineering LGBTQIA+ staff ๐ŸŽ‡

Thank you to Avery Kitchens, Salvador Eslava and Lana C Lee for taking us on their journey ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ โฌ๏ธ



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