Biopharmaceutical Bioprocessing Technology Centre


Professor Jarka Glassey

Prof of Chemical Engineering Education


Roles and Responsibilities

Executive Vice President of the European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences  

Chair of the M3C Section of ESBES

Secretary of Working party on Education, EFCE

IChemE Council member

Experienced Executive Member of the Education and Accreditation Forum of IChemE with responsibility for Educational Development.

Chair Education Special Interest Group IChemE

Vice-Chair Tyneside group IChemE 

Chair of SAgE Faculty Diversity Group 

Chair of CASAP Board of studies

Teaching champion, CEAM 

Senior Tutor, CEAM 


Ing (1990) STU, Bratislava, Slovakia (equiv. to MEng Hons)
PhD (1995) University of Newcastle upon Tyne


1994 IChemE
2006 MSfAM
2010 CEng

2014 Principal Fellow HEA 

Honours and Awards

2013 National Teaching Fellow 

2010 VC Distinguished Teacher Award
2010 ExxonMobil Teaching Excellence Award
2010 Fellow IChemE


Slovak - native
Czech - native
Hungarian, Russian - fluent


Undergraduate Teaching

Mass and energy balances, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Bioreactor Engineering, Solids handling, Design Project

Postgraduate Teaching

Control and Modelling of Bioprocesses, Analysis of DNA array data