Chemical Engineering

  • Bath researchers in Water Active magazine

    Two of Bath’s researchers have been featured in this month’s edition of Water Active magazine. Dr Davide Mattia and Dr Darrell Patterson, both from our Department of Chemical Engineering, recently secured £1m from the EPSRC to research novel membranes. One...

  • Safeguarding the UK’s Water, Energy and Food Resources

    EPSRC is investing £4.5 million to safeguard the UK’s water, energy and food security. With the world’s population due to grow to eight billion by 2030, humanity is facing a crisis with predictions of increasing demand and shortages of water,...

  • Funding secured to develop next generation membranes

    Researchers from our University have been awarded a £1m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant to research and develop the next generation of long lasting ‘immortal membranes’ that will be able to separate water from problematic particles such...

  • New Chair appointed to lead Bath water research

    The University of Bath has appointed Professor Jan Hofman to lead its new Water Innovation & Research Centre: WIRC@Bath. A chemical engineer with 25 years of experience working in the water sector, Professor Hofman joins the University in March 2015...

  • Electric bugs used to detect water pollution

    In a new report out today, a team of researchers from our Department of Chemical Engineering have developed a low-cost device that could be used in developing countries to monitor the quality of drinking water in real time without costly...

  • Waste seashells can solve waste water problem

    Today the University has announced the results of a new research paper by Dr Darrell Patterson that find you can use waste seashells to clean waste water. The thousands of tonnes of waste seashells created by the edible seafood sector...