Meet some of our PhD researchers. Each is passionate about addressing the world's big challenges. We’ve people from many disciplines, from accross the globe who have excellent transferable skills. Our PhD students are part of the research engine of the Department - bringing innovation, expertise and creativity to the very core Chemical and Biological Engineering.
James Bezzina: from sewage to sustenance
Could sewage be the answer to our long-term fertiliser needs? James Bezzina's PhD research is exploring how to transform our waste into a sustainable resource.
Thomas Butler: can algae be a fuel?
Microalgae can offer the potential for biodiesel production and have the highest areal oil yields (up to 75 % of the cell is oil) and they have been explored for alternatives to kerosene.