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Chemical and Process Engineering


Expertise of research area
chemical engineering; chemical production; colloids; energy; low carbon futures; molecules to product; polymers; sustainable process engineering

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Researchers in the School of Chemical and Process Engineering take a multi-disciplinary and modern approach to Chemical Engineering, integrating world-leading analytical infrastructure and state-of-the-art physical science. The breadth of our capabilities allows us to take a true &amp;lsquo;atoms-to-products&amp;rsquo; approach to process engineering and design, with impact across virtually all industrial sectors.

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<p>We offer a range of PhD opportunities within the School of Chemical and Process Engineering.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll join a friendly,&nbsp;<a href="">supportive and diverse&nbsp;community of postgraduate researchers</a>&nbsp;who come from all over the world.</p> <p>Our main&nbsp;research themes are listed below:</p> <h5><a href="">Advanced Engineering Materials</a></h5> <p>Research groups involved in this theme include:</p> <ul> <li><a href="">Functional materials</a></li> <li><a href="">Applied photon science</a></li> <li><a href="">Materials characterisation</a></li> <li><a href="">Colloid and polymer engineering</a></li> </ul> <p>This research theme links to the <a href="">Bragg Centre for Materials Research</a> and the <a href="">Atoms to Devices theme</a> of the <a href="">Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials</a>.</p> <h5><a href="">Sustainable Systems and Processes</a></h5> <p>Research groups involved in this theme include:</p> <ul> <li><a href="">Sustainable low carbon futures</a></li> <li><a href="">Industrial biotechnology and bio-waste</a></li> <li><a href="">Clean combustion</a></li> <li><a href="">Nuclear engineering</a></li> </ul> <h5><a href="">Innovative Manufacturing and Products</a></h5> <p>Research groups involved in this theme include:</p> <ul> <li><a href="">Digital manufacturing and emerging technologies&nbsp;</a></li> <li><a href="">Process tomography</a></li> <li><a href="">Modelling and data analytics</a></li> <li><a href="">Multiscale process engineering</a></li> </ul> <p>We have collaborative links with centres and institutes, including <a href="">Energy Leeds</a>, the <a href="">Bragg Centre for Materials Research</a> and the&nbsp;<a href="">Institute of Process Research and Development</a>.</p> <h3>Useful links and further reading:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="">Research degrees in the School of Chemical and Process Engineering</a></li> <li><a href="">School of Chemical and Process Engineering, Research&nbsp;and Innovation</a></li> </ul> <h3>Leeds Doctoral College</h3> <p>Our <a href="">Doctoral College</a> supports you throughout your postgraduate research journey. It brings together all the support services and opportunities to enhance your research, your development, and your overall experience.</p>

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<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="">University&#39;s website</a>.</p>

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<p>For further information about your application, please contact Doctoral College Admissions: e: <a href=""></a><br /> &nbsp;</p>

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