Our reputation

Top 100 university for Chemical Engineering – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017

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Our reputation

Research days

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Research days

High-tech sensing

Using the principles of light, Leeds scientists have discovered a new way to measure the strength of modern concrete

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High-tech sensing
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The School of Chemical and Process Engineering is globally renowned for its teaching and research with an established reputation across the entire spectrum of chemical, energy, petroleum, nuclear engineering and aviation technology. We have just over 1,000 students from over 70 countries studying with us, which makes us one of the largest integrated engineering schools in Europe.

Research and innovation

The breadth of our capabilities allows us to take a true ‘atoms-to-products’ approach to process engineering and design, with impact across virtually all industrial sectors, including oil and gas, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, consumer products, foods and feeds, advanced materials and devices, and environmental protection.

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News and events

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Chemical and process engineering PhD student awarded £80,000 Industrial Fellowship

PhD student, Dina Abdulaziz, has been awarded an £80,000 Industrial…

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Tackling drug-resistant infections

The University’s research into new ways of tackling drug-resistant…

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Professor Terry Wilkins awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

Professor of Nanomanufacturing Innovation, Terry Wilkins, University of…

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Green light for engineering and physical sciences

The University’s ambitious plans for advancing engineering and physical…

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Our STEM Careers Fair provides a great opportunity for employers and students to engage.

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Come along to the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Day and discover the range, reach and impact of engineering and computing research taking place in the Leeds City Region.

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We have an expert team within the Faculty of Engineering which supports our academics to exchange vital knowledge and experience with industry and other organisations.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented engineering and computing student through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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We have a strong commitment to supporting women in engineering and computing and this is reflected in the number of female academics and students working and studying within the Faculty of Engineering.

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Throughout the year we organise and deliver events and activities that highlight the range of subjects and careers within the fascinating world of engineering and computing

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