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Maxwell Centre

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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge Site, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge, CB3 0AS


Showcasing ground-breaking research and innovation at the interfaces of engineering, chemistry, biology and physics from the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge.

With research spanning sustainable reaction engineering, chemical product and process design, healthcare, measurement, and materials science, CEB combines leading biotechnology research with chemical engineering skill, taking fundamental ideas from concept to application.


In this open two-day conference, hear from our PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and academics, as well as invited plenary speakers, exchange ideas and build new collaborations. We will bring together researchers and academics from across the University of Cambridge and our extensive network of academic and industrial collaborators. A buffet dinner and drinks reception is provided on the first day during the evening poster session.


The talk sessions will focus on topics such as healthcare, materials, processes, modelling and metrology.


Keynote speakers:


Dr Friedrich Barth, International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre

‘Sustainable chemistry: the key to transforming societies’


Dr. Somenath Bakshi, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

‘Engineering living systems: from genetic circuits to microbial communities’


The conference is free to attend but please register your attendance.


Registration and info: See the full programme and register

Date: 25-26 June 2019

Contact: Ellie Hall on

Tuesday, 25 June, 2019 - 09:45 to Wednesday, 26 June, 2019 - 16:30