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Professor Rafiqul Gani, Head of CAPEC research centre at DTU Chemical Engineering is this year’s Bayer lecturer in process systems engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Leading scientists at DTU Chemical Engineering have written a review article on the Danish chemical and biochemical industry – and its growing demand for engineers and scientists.
Center for Process Engineering and Technology at DTU Chemical Engineering is part of new research cooperation, BIOPRO. Industrial partners are Danish heavyweights Novozymes, Novo Nordisk and DONG Energy, and CP Kelco.
Strong partnership with Novozymes A/S on Industrial Fermentation Technology
DTU promotes cooperation while giving students a taste of reality
Postdoc Nicolas J. Alvarez of the Danish Polymer Centre (DPC) at DTU Chemical Engineering received the award at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
Scientists from DTU Chemical Engineering were in Beijing in October to conduct an Autumn School at Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science.
On 26 April DTU Chemical Engineering and DTU Systems Biology hosted a seminar on bioprocess innovation across different scales. The emphasis was on best practices, novel solutions, process intensification and single use technologies. Approximately 40 people from the industry and universities took part in the seminar.
Martin Nørby, Elite Master Student at CTU Chemical Engineering, has received a scholarship worth 75.000 DKK from Carlsbergs Mindelegat.
On September 16, 2010 João A.P. Coutinho from CICECO, Chemistry Department, University of Averio, Portugal, visited DTU Chemical Engineering where he gave the seminar “Modeling of phase equilibria in the biodiesel industry with the Cubic-Plus-Association (CPA) Equation of State”.
The CAPEC Annual Meeting 2010 – CAM10 – was held at the conference center Kolle Kolle in Værløse June 1-4. 83 researchers from industry and academia shared knowledge and insights into CAPE technology, spanning from molecular to production plant scale and covering a multitude of research fields.
Professor Rafiqul Gani has received the 'CAPE award for a recent innovative contribution'. The award was presented during a Plenary Session at the ESCAPE 20 Symposium held in Ischia, Italy, June 6-9, where Professor Gani delivered a 25 minute plenary lecture in connection with the presentation of the prize.
John Woodley, Professor at KT since 2007, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Royal Academy of Engineering is the UK's National Academy of Engineering and brings together the UK's most distinguished engineers from all disciples. John is one of a small number of engineers elected, who are no longer resident in the UK. There are in total 1381 current Fellows.
On september 23. Professor Wolfgang Arlt from the department of Separation Science & Technology at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg held the seminar 'Thermodynamics needed in climate protection' as part of the departmental seminar series at DTU Chemical Engineering.
Professor Sten Bay Jørgensens retirement from DTU ultimo June 2009 was marked by an honorary seminar where colleagues, industrial partners, peers, friends and current and former students paid homage to a highly esteemed scientist and teacher.
Professor Rafiqul Gani, DTU Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal Computers & Chemical Engineering (CACE) since January 1st, 2009.
DTU has established an elite programme within the context of the Master in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. Both excellent international and Danish students who fulfil the admission requirements are encouraged to apply.
The CAPEC Annual Meeting 2008 took place on 9-11 June 2008 at Hotel Frederiksdal. Out of the 77 participants 31 were representatives of the members of the CAPEC Industrial Consortium, 12 were invited guests and the rest were CAPEC co-workers. Outdoors the Danish summer generously poured sunlight over the beautiful countryside location of the meeting, while indoors the programme focused on the latest research in computer-aided process and product engineering and featured invited speakers from industry and academia.
The CAPEC Annual Meeting 2008 took place 9-11 June 2008 at Hotel Frederiksdal near Lyngby. The meeting started with a reception in the evening of 9 June 2008 and was followed by two days of technical presentations, poster sessions and more.
See photos from the CAPEC Annual Meeting 2008 below.
"A new kind of teamwork is required between chemists and chemical engineers. When a new problem is addressed, they should address it together instead of in two parallel streams. This approach would make it easier to solve problems when they occur.”
That was one the core messages when Neville Brewis, Director of Process Engineering Technology, AstraZeneca, UK, held a seminar at DTU Chemical Engineering on May 22 2008.
Steen Christensen, PhD student from the Center CAPEC at the Department of Chemical Engineering (KT) at DTU, has won "The Third Industrial Fluid Properties Simulation Challenge" in the category 'State Conditions Transferability'.
Friday the 28’th of april Professor Klavs Flemming Jensen from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was conferred the honorary degree “doctor technices honoris causa” at DTU. John VIlladsen who was Professor Jensen’s supervisor when he was a student at KT in the 70’ies gave the speech at the conferral which took place at the official part of the DTU annual celebration.