Professor Catherine Biggs
Professor of Environmental Engineering
T: +44 (0)114 222 7577
BEng (Hons), PhD, AMIChemE, MRSC
I graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Queensland in Brisbane Australia with a PhD in investigating Flocculation Processes that occur in Biological Wastewater Treatment systems, and a First Class Honours Degree in Environmental Engineering.
I joined the Department of Chemical and Process (as it was then called) Engineering at The University of Sheffield in June 2000 as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Particle Products Group.
In November 2001 I took up the post of Lecturer, and later senior lecturer and Reader in Biochemical Engineering at the University of Sheffield. In 2007 I was awarded an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship. In 2010 I was appointed a Professor of Environmental Engineering.
I took up the role of Department's Director of Marketing and Recruitment in July 2012 and Department's Director of Research in May 2014. I am the co-director of the Pennine Water Group.