Chemical and process

134_CHEM_PROCESS_LOGO_REVThe 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.

 

 
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Chemical and Process Videos

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Chemical and Process News

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Chemical and Process in the Engineers Journal

Tackling toxins and 'forever chemicals' with new technologies

Researchers are testing ways to remove 'forever chemicals' from the environment and replace them in some commercial goods.

Engineers come up with a new method of converting carbon dioxide into useful products

A catalyst tethered by DNA boosts the efficiency of the electrochemical conversion of CO2 to CO, a building block for many chemical compounds.

How pedestrians can feel up to 1.5 degrees Celsius cooler in urban areas thanks to cool paint coatings

A real-world study has shown that the use of cool paint coatings in cities can help pedestrians feel up to 1.5 degrees Celsius cooler, making the urban area more comfortable for work and play.

Brain-harming chemicals revealed in clearer light thanks to fresh findings

Researchers have identified new ways that certain substances can interfere with people’s hormone system and brain development.

With just a small amount of electricity, engineers boost common catalytic reactions

Applying a small voltage to a catalyst can increase the rates of reactions used in petrochemical processing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and many other processes.

Microbes could help cut the need for chemical fertilisers

New coating protects nitrogen-fixing bacteria from heat and humidity, which could allow them to be deployed for large-scale agricultural use.

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