The Chemical and Process Engineering division is a group for members working in the chemical, biochemical and process engineering sectors, providing CPD and networking events for engineers in these areas.
A new method to treat sewage can efficiently convert leftover sludge to biogas, an advance that could help communities lower their waste treatment costs while helping the environment.
Scientists have successfully bioengineered an important protein in plants to increase the yield of oil from their fruits and seeds – a holy grail for the global agri-food industry.
Researchers are controlling pore openings for maximum molecule capture.
Carbon dioxide is a major contributor to climate change and a significant product of many human activities, notably industrial manufacturing. A major goal in the energy field has been to chemically convert emitted CO2 into valuable chemicals or fuels. But while CO2 is available in abundance, it has not yet been widely used to generate value-added products. Why not? Assistant professor Ariel Furst and her colleagues are looking to DNA to help guide the process.
Chris Davis works as a subject matter expert in bulk biologics processing – primarily the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals – for Jacobs where he supports projects across Europe. He outlines some of the characteristics of his role and how his career path led him to the position.
Each day, millions of us load fresh fruit and flowers into our shopping baskets. The global trade in cut flowers and citrus fruits together are worth about €30bn. When it comes to embracing technology, however, these big businesses tend to remain stuck in the past.
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