Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science

Research staff: 60 
Research postgraduates: 180 

Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science at Manchester is a world leader in industrially relevant research bringing together a diverse range of disciplines focused on science and technology for the process industries.

The Department is unique in the UK in the breadth of disciplines represented in its academic staff and students, including:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biotechnology

Our activities are supported by state-of-the-art equipment, from high-tech monitoring and measuring devices to advanced computer software and industrial-scale process plant test rigs.

We also work closely with the University's research Institutes, particularly the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) and the Photon Science Institute, giving students even greater access to facilities and expertise.

Our research themes are:

  • The Environment and Sustainable Technology
  • Process Integration
  • Instrumentation
  • Analytical Science
  • Multi-scale Modelling
  • Biocatalysis
  • Systems Biology
  • Colloids, crystals and interfaces and materials
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biotechnology


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