Open Call: CNIE Inspiration Grants 2018-2019

12 November 2018

We are delighted to announce the Open Call for the CNIE Inspiration-Grants 2018-19, following the success of the first t...Read more

ECI Conference on Nature-Inspired Engineering

ECI Conference on Nature-Inspired Engineering

16 October 2018

This first ECI Conference on Nature-Inspired Engineering will bring together practitioners and researchers from academia...Read more

A recent study from CNIE on mesoporous materials highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology

A recent study from CNIE on mesoporous materials highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology

13 November 2018

A recent publication from the CNIE titled, 'Confinement Facilitated Protein Stabilization As Investigated by Small-Angle...Read more

2018 AIChE Annual Meeting & UCL Chemical Engineering Reception

2018 AIChE Annual Meeting & UCL Chemical Engineering Reception

23 October 2018

Colleagues from the Department of Chemical Engineering are attending this year's 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting from October ...Read more

Read the new CNIE brochure

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

New study from CNIE published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society

New study from CNIE published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society

03 October 2018

Small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) reveals stabilization of fluid-like protein arrangements in mesoporous silica, fac...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

Dr Ayomi Perera appointed Lecturer at Kingston University

Dr Ayomi Perera appointed Lecturer at Kingston University

02 October 2018

We congratulate Dr Ayomi Perera with her recent appointment as Lecturer in Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Kings...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

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

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 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