Read the new CNIE brochure

16 March 2018

Read the new CNIE brochure outlining the work of the Centre and its research outputs. The Centre was formed in 2013 and...Read more

Two new publications on hierarchically structured catalysts

Two new publications on hierarchically structured catalysts

19 September 2018

As part of our highly fruitful collaboration with East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) in Shanghai (g...Read more

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Nature-Inspired Chemical Engineering

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Nature-Inspired Chemical Engineering

18 September 2018

UCL Department of Chemical Engineering is one of the top research and teaching departments in the UK and has world-class...Read more

IChemE & UCL conference on 'Kinetic, Transport Modelling and Experiments in Catalytic Systems'

IChemE & UCL conference on 'Kinetic, Transport Modelling and Experiments in Catalytic Systems'

17 September 2018

The IChemE Catalysis Special Interest Group, in collaboration with University College London (UCL) and the Centre for Na...Read more

New Paper: 'Titanium(IV)-induced cristobalite formation in titanosilicates and its potential impact on catalysis'

New Paper: 'Titanium(IV)-induced cristobalite formation in titanosilicates and its potential impact on catalysis'

12 September 2018

This new paper describes unexpected phase transitions that occur during the synthesis of titanosilicates, and their impa...Read more

Watch the new CNIE Research Facility video

Watch the new CNIE Research Facility video

07 August 2018

The Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering contains a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment including SAXS/WAXS, Liqu...Read more

New PhD Studentship with UCL CNIE (London) and IFP Energies nouvelles (Lyon)

New PhD Studentship with UCL CNIE (London) and IFP Energies nouvelles (Lyon)

09 July 2018

In collaboration with, and sponsored by IFPEN (Institut Français du Pétrole – Energies Nouvelles), there is a vacancy fo...Read more

Maxeler joins Amazon Web Services (AWS) at the International Supercomputing Conference, Frankfurt, 24-28 June 2018

Maxeler joins Amazon Web Services (AWS) at the International Supercomputing Conference, Frankfurt, 24-28 June 2018

27 June 2018

Maxeler Technologies, members of the CNIE Advisory Board, is proud to announce the availability of Maxeler Multisca...Read more

Congratulations to Guanghua Ye for his prestigious new position as Te Ping Associate Professor at ECUST

Congratulations to Guanghua Ye for his prestigious new position as Te Ping Associate Professor at ECUST

22 June 2018

We are delighted to announce that Dr Guanghua Ye, former PhD researcher in the Nature Inspired Chemical Engineering grou...Read more

Marc-Olivier Coppens attends the International Panel for Mesoscience, at the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Marc-Olivier Coppens attends the International Panel for Mesoscience, at the Chinese Academy of Sciences

06 June 2018

On 27-29 May 2018, Professor Marc-Olivier Coppens, Director of the CNIE, served on the first meeting of the Internationa...Read more

New Inspiration Grant awarded on Novel microfluidic chemotaxis screening platform for high-throughput bacterial viability quantification

New Inspiration Grant awarded on Novel microfluidic chemotaxis screening platform for high-throughput bacterial viability quantification

24 May 2018

We are pleased to announce that Anand N. P. Radhakrishnan, Asterios Gavriilidis, Elaine Allan and David Wareham have bee...Read more

CNIE attends the 25th International Conference on Chemical Reaction Engineering

CNIE attends the 25th International Conference on Chemical Reaction Engineering

31 May 2018

CNIE’s Nidhi Kapil and Dr Victor Francia attended the 25th International Conference on Chemical Reaction Engineering in ...Read more

New Inspiration Grant awarded on Nature-Inspired water management in PEM Fuel Cell

New Inspiration Grant awarded on Nature-Inspired water management in PEM Fuel Cell

11 May 2018

We are pleased to announce that Jason Cho, Dan Brett, Marc-Olivier Coppens and Nikolay Kardjilov have been awarded a Cen...Read more

Marc-Olivier Coppens interviewed on Nature-Inspired Chemical Engineering

Marc-Olivier Coppens interviewed on Nature-Inspired Chemical Engineering

09 May 2018

In the below video interview, Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens discusses 'Nature-Inspired Chemical Engineering - a Pathway to I...Read more

New paper outlines ​an exciting new technology for remote-controlled drug release using biocompatible magnetic nanofibres

New paper outlines ​an exciting new technology for remote-controlled drug release using biocompatible magnetic nanofibres

03 May 2018

An exciting new technology for remote-controlled drug release using biocompatible magnetic nanofibres, is reported in a ...Read more

CNIE/LINKAM mini-workshop on environmental controlled hot-stage - 17th May

CNIE/LINKAM mini-workshop on environmental controlled hot-stage - 17th May

24 April 2018

Join us on Thursday 17 May to explore the possibilities of the Linkam imagining system - a new addition to the CNIE rese...Read more

Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens to present a plenary talk at the 8th World Congress on Particle Technology

Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens to present a plenary talk at the 8th World Congress on Particle Technology

17 April 2018

Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens, Dr Victor Francia and Kaiqiao Wu from the Centre of Nature Inspired Engineering will pre...Read more

Matthew Chin presents at the UCL Grand Challenges Showcase 2018

Matthew Chin presents at the UCL Grand Challenges Showcase 2018

24 April 2018

On Wednesday 8 April, UCL hosted an exhibition of posters and films to showcase projects that have been supported by the...Read more

CNIE attends ChemEngDay UK 2018

CNIE attends ChemEngDay UK 2018

16 April 2018

On 27-28 March, ChemEngDay UK 2018 hosted its annual conference, run by Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), at t...Read more

Aerial view of the application bitstream as fitted to the reconfigurable device of MAX5. By zooming into this image one can distinguish between utilisation of logic, DSP or on-chip memory (FMEM) resources on the chip, which are colour-filled according to which kernel uses the resource. Note that the design contains many (minor) kernels not listed in the legend.

Maxeler Technologies delivers new pilot system on Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) computations

11 April 2018

Maxeler Technologies, members of the CNIE Advisory Board, recently delivered a pilot system that has the potential of fa...Read more

CNIE presents to students at the North London Collegiate School

CNIE presents to students at the North London Collegiate School

12 April 2018

On 21 March, CNIE’s Nidhi Kapil visited the North London Collegiate School to give a talk on, ‘Supported Gold Nanopartic...Read more

CNIE present new PhD projects for Nature-inspired and bio-integrated Architecture

CNIE present new PhD projects for Nature-inspired and bio-integrated Architecture

28 March 2018

On Monday 12th March, The Centre Pompidou in Paris visited the CNIE to learn more about our research on nature-inspired ...Read more

New vacancy: CNIE Research Laboratories Manager

New vacancy: CNIE Research Laboratories Manager

26 March 2018

The Centre of Nature Inspired Engineering is seeking to recruit a new Research Laboratories Manager. The post holder wil...Read more

New research paper published in the Journal of Catalysis

New research paper published in the Journal of Catalysis

15 March 2018

A new paper on the effects of zeolite particle size and internal grain boundaries on Pt/Beta catalyzed isomerization of ...Read more

New research published on pattern formation in pulsed fluidized beds

New research published on pattern formation in pulsed fluidized beds

15 March 2018

A new article by former CNIE postdoc, Dr Lilian de Martin (now Assist. Prof at Chalmers University) and Prof Marc-Olivie...Read more

CNIE contributes to a new book on ‘Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society’

CNIE contributes to a new book on ‘Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society’

05 March 2018

CNIE contributes to a new book on ‘Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society’, edited by Armin Bunder, Jürge...Read more

CNIE awards five new "Inspiration" Grants

CNIE awards five new "Inspiration" Grants

15 December 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering has awarded five new "Inspiration" Grants. ...Read more

CNIE Annual Advisory Board meeting and Conference

CNIE Annual Advisory Board meeting and Conference

30 January 2018

The Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering (CNIE) hosted its 5th Annual Advisory Board Meeting and Workshop on 24-25 Jan...Read more

New research paper published in the Journal of Materials Science

New research paper published in the Journal of Materials Science

01 February 2018

CNIE’s new paper on ‘optimization of mesoporous titanosilicate catalysts for cyclohexene epoxidation via statistically g...Read more

Marc-Olivier Coppens appointed Corresponding Member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences

Marc-Olivier Coppens appointed Corresponding Member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences

29 January 2018

Professor Marc-Olivier Coppens, CNIE Director, has been elected a Corresponding Member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences ...Read more

CNIE's Mark Miodownik awarded a MBE in the New Year’s Honours list

CNIE's Mark Miodownik awarded a MBE in the New Year’s Honours list

11 January 2018

Many congratulations to CNIE's Professor Mark Miodownik on receiving a MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) i...Read more

CNIE Research Paper to be featured in the Energy & Environmental Science Journal

CNIE Research Paper to be featured in the Energy & Environmental Science Journal

25 October 2017

The Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering (CNIE) at UCL has had a research paper accepted to appear in the Energy and E...Read more

The Open Call: CNIE Inspiration Grants 2016-2018

The Open Call: CNIE Inspiration Grants 2016-2018

01 November 2016

We are delighted to announce the Open-Call-CNIE Inspiration-Grants 2016-2018 following the success of the first and seco...Read more

An applied, engineered oscillation inspired by the natural oscillatory behaviour of HIV

An applied, engineered oscillation inspired by the natural oscillatory behaviour of HIV

12 December 2017

We are pleased to announce that Dr Darren Nesbeth and Dr M. Carmen Romano have been awarded a Centre for Nature Inspired...Read more

Nature Inspired 4D printing for biomedical applications

Nature Inspired 4D printing for biomedical applications

15 December 2017

We are pleased to announce that Anna Ploszajski, Mark Miodownik, Cathy Holloway and Patrick Cullen have been awarded a C...Read more