Celebrating 50 years of chemical engineering
This year, we celebrate 50 years of chemical engineering at Bath. We look back at the successes of our staff and students and celebrate our achievements.
Read posts from our previous Heads of Depts
'As we come together to celebrate the 50th Anniversary, let us acknowledge and reflect on the enduring legacy of research and education excellence that has shaped us over the past fifty years.
'This is a moment to pay tribute not only to the cumulative accomplishments of our Department but also to the unique contributions of each member of our vibrant community - academics, researchers, support staff, students, and alumni - who have all contributed to our journey.
'There is much to be thankful for and to celebrate, as we look forward to the next 50 years.' — Professor John Chew, Head of Department of Chemical Engineering
Our students are the heart of our department's community. They inspire us daily as we watch them succeed from their first day to when they graduate and beyond.
- Sam Lewis spent his professional placement at Patheon, working as an Engineering Intern in pharmaceuticals
- Luke Wilson carried out his final-year research project investigating how to reduce the size and cost of an enzymatic biofuel cell
- Marcus Johns used his PhD to develop novel, sustainable materials for tissue engineering that could help mend organ
Our students' time with us is just the start of their journey. There's nothing more we take pride in than seeing our graduates go out into the world and flourish.
- Jessica Lucena-Thomas, did her PhD at Bath and now works with our academics at a spin-out developing organoids at a scale
- Jack Jones graduated with an MEng in Biochemical Engineering in 2011. He went on to develop a toilet design and waste recycling process for better sanitation in refugee camps
- Parimala Shivaprasad used Bath's entrepreneurship and business development services during her PhD to go on to start a company tackling floral waste in India