School news

  • Food waste - turning waste into profit [4 April 2014]

    Food waste - turning waste into profit

    Australia's next generation of food technology and manufacturing experts will be educated at the new ARC Biotechnology and Food Processing Training Centre, directed by Professor Fariba Dehghani from the University's School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.More...

  • STEM subjects to blossom under The Future Project [6 March 2014]

    STEM subjects to blossom under The Future Project

    Two of Sydney's highly regarded educational institutions have joined forces on a world-first project aimed at revolutionising the way science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are taught in high schools. More...

  • Cornerstone of Design supervision team [6 November 2013]

    Cornerstone of Design supervision team

    Colin Putt lifetime adventurer and honorary supervisor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Sydney has been honoured by the Australian Geographic Society with its prestigious Lifetime of Adventure award. More...

  • A new formula for spray-drying milk [22 October 2013]

    A new formula for spray-drying milk

    Spray-drying methods for milk based products such as baby formula or other powdered milks could be improved according to chemical engineers at the University of Sydney who have analysed current processes. More...

  • Carbon Capture - Climate change challenge [15 October 2013]

    Carbon Capture - Climate change challenge

    Cleaner energies, global temperatures and climate change are among the topics to be discussed at a three-day Carbon Capture symposium being held at the University of Sydney this week Wednesday 16 - Friday 18. More...

  • MK-7: the big gun of vitamins [19 July 2013]

    MK-7: the big gun of vitamins

    Oil fortified with the vitamin MK-7 could help combat brittle bones and heart disease in humans and animals. More...

  • Innovative research rewarded with grant [8 July 2013]

    Professor Andrew Harris, Director of the Laboratory for Sustainable Technology, is part of a team that has been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project grant for a project that will produce micropatterned surface coatings to collect large amounts of water from the atmosphere. This technology will help isolated and drought-prone regions of Australia to partially satisfy their water supply, in a manner that is economically and environmentally sustainable.

  • Plastics for bags and bodies [4 June 2013]

    Plastics for bags and bodies

    Biomolecular engineers at the University of Sydney are creating cleaner, more cost-effective PPC polymers that promise to transform the biodegradable polymer industry. More...

  • Future Grid Cluster announced at University of Sydney [30 May 2013]

    Future Grid Cluster announced at University of Sydney

    Energy experts at the University of Sydney will lead a multimillion dollar project announced jointly today by CSIRO and the University. More...

  • New Sub-Dean appointment [7 March 2013]

    Dr John Kavanagh

    School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering senior lecturer Dr John Kavanagh has been appointed Sub-Dean (Coursework). This new role, along with the appointment of Sub-Dean(Learning and Teaching) and Sub-Dean (Students), reflects an increased focus on serving the integrated needs of our students and improving the curricula links between undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

  • International Academics Visit the School [18 February 2013]

    Prof Jeffrey Goldberg, Dean of College of Engineering and Prof Glenn Schrader, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Engineering, The University of Arizona visited the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering recently. Prof Goldberg and Prof Schrader have met Prof Tim Langrish, Head of School and other academic staff in the school for discussion of collaborations in research and teaching. Discussions are in progress to develop a possible undergraduate exchange program and possible staff exchanges. More