Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Chemical Engineering



The Department organises a programme of research seminars each year.

The programme of seminars are by guest speakers who are industrial and academic experts, focusing on topical issues affecting the chemical engineering industries.

Open to members of the public and academic community, these seminars are free of charge and are held from 1.00pm-2.00pm within the Chemical Engineering Department Building on the University campus.

For more information and to book, please contact June Lennie on 01509 223331 or via email: J.Lennie@lboro.ac.uk  

All Seminars will take place at 1.00 p.m. in room WPT009 unless otherwise stated.

Seminar programme 2017-18


DateInvited SpeakerTopic


17 October 


Dr Dominika Zabiegaj

Department of Mechanical & Construction Engineering

Northumbria University


 Particle laden foams: from single drop characterization to 3D porous material (45min)


31 October


Dr Buddhapriya Chakrabarti

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Sheffield


Small molecule migration in complex mixtures


14 November


Dr Polina Prokopovich

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University


Novel polymer therapeutics and nanotechnology for musculoskeletal disease treatments


28 November


Dr Vitaliy Sechenyh

Research Fellow, Wolfson School of Mechanical, 

Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Loughborough University


Diffusion in multicomponent mixtures of liquids. A review of experimental studies


6 February


Dr Ignacio V. Melián Cabrera

Reader in Chemical Engineering,

European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI)

School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University.


Introduction to Catalysis Engineering: The engineering of catalytic materials, reactors and applications


20 February


Professor Toby Jenkins

Department of Chemistry, University of Bath


Development of thick film composites for diagnosis and in-situ treatment of bacterial infection


 1 May


Dr Christopher J. Chuck

Reader (Associate Professor)

Director of the Bioprocessing Research Unit (BRU)

Department of Chemical Engineering,

University of Bath


The Mp2 project: developing and scale up of a yeast based palm oil substitute


15 May


Andrew J. Caldwell

Space Systems Engineer

RAL Space

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Science & Technology Facilities Council

Harwell Oxford, Didcot


 An overview of STFC/RAL Space and Microgravity and Space Environment Platforms


Some seminars are delivered centrally, but may be of interest to students and staff in particular departments.  These are detailed below:




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Department of Chemical Engineering
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU

+44 (0)1509 222 533