Mission Statement

Research Test TubesOur research mission is to foster, promote and perform research of international quality in Chemical Engineering, attract high quality graduate students and researchers and train them to international standard.

We aim to address major societal challenges and promote application of our research to advance the competitive position of the North East and the wider UK economy.

Research Groups

Our research groups cut across the discipline and should be found in all chemical engineering departments. The School's strategy is to ensure that these themes continue to grow and provide a balanced portfolio of activities for the future.

  • Advanced Materials
  • Electrochemical Engineering Science
  • Process Intensification
  • Biosystems

Postgraduate Research

For research opportunities at postgraduate level, please visit our postgraduate pages.

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