ECI Conference on Nature-Inspired Engineering - Keynote speakers announced + call for abstracts

21 March 2019

Abstract Submission One-page abstracts should be submitted as soon as possible and no later than the deadlines noted ...Read more

Congratulations to Jason Cho for successfully completing his PhD

Congratulations to Jason Cho for successfully completing his PhD

02 May 2019

Jason Cho successfully defended his PhD entitled “A nature-inspired approach to robust fuel cell design with water man...Read more

CNIE and UCL Chem Eng win four prizes at ChemEngDayUK 2019

CNIE and UCL Chem Eng win four prizes at ChemEngDayUK 2019

12 April 2019

On 8-9 April 2019, UCL Chemical Engineering and the Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering (CNIE) participated at an exc...Read more

Dr Niall Kent shortlisted for 'Early Career Impact Award 2019'

Dr Niall Kent shortlisted for 'Early Career Impact Award 2019'

11 April 2019

CNIE's Dr Niall Kent, has been shortlisted for a UCL Innovation and Enterprise Award, in the category 'Early Career Impa...Read more

La Fabrique du vivant (Designing the Living) Exhibition, at Centre Pompidou, Paris

La Fabrique du vivant (Designing the Living) Exhibition, at Centre Pompidou, Paris

08 April 2019

La Fabrique du vivant (Designing the Living) Exhibition "Mutations/Creations 3" Our team at University College L...Read more

CNIE awarded EPSRC “Frontier Engineering: Progression Grant”

CNIE awarded EPSRC “Frontier Engineering: Progression Grant”

26 March 2019

We are pleased to announce that the UCL Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering (CNIE) has been awarded £750,000 of core ...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

Professor Coppens invited to give lecture at Trinity School for Facets of Science event

Professor Coppens invited to give lecture at Trinity School for Facets of Science event

21 March 2019

On Thursday 7th March, Professor Marc-Olivier Coppens gave one of three 30 minute lectures titled 'Nature-Inspired ...Read more

Dr Victor Francia appointed Assistant Professor at Heriot-Watt University

Dr Victor Francia appointed Assistant Professor at Heriot-Watt University

21 March 2019

We congratulate Dr Victor Francia, former postdoctoral researcher at the CNIE, who recently became Assistant Professor a...Read more

Malica Schmidt wins joint Best Poster Prize in CheERS Poster Competition

Malica Schmidt wins joint Best Poster Prize in CheERS Poster Competition

06 March 2019

On February 22nd in conjunction with the Industrial Advisory Board meeting, the CheERS group organised a poster competit...Read more

TU Dortmund Jubilee Lecture with presentation by Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens

TU Dortmund Jubilee Lecture with presentation by Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens

06 February 2019

Marc-Olivier Coppens, Ramsay Memorial Chair and Head of Department of Chemical Engineering at UCL has been invited to pr...Read more

Professor Marc-Olivier Coppens featured in IChemE's "The Chemical Engineer"

Professor Marc-Olivier Coppens featured in IChemE's "The Chemical Engineer"

28 January 2019

Ramsay Memorial Professor and Head of Department Marc-Olivier Coppens was interviewed for the IChemE's "The Chemical Eng...Read more

Season's Greetings from CNIE

Season's Greetings from CNIE

18 December 2018

The Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering at UCL would like to wish all our students, friends, colleagues and collabo...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

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