Probing ice nucleation by bio-nanoparticles
Prof W Schwarzacher, Dr A Rust
28 February 2019
Pure water droplets in clouds can remain liquid down to temperatures approaching -40 degrees C because creating an interface between the first region to solidify (the nucleus) and the remaining liquid has a free energy cost.
Eco-efficient downstream processing of biofuels and bio-based chemicals
Process Development and Integration
Prof A Kiss
15 March 2019
The aim of this project is to investigate and develop eco-efficient separation technologies (based on process intensification principles) for the downstream processing of biofuels and bio-based chemicals.
Bio-inspired joints for metal-composite structures
Prof M Kashtalyan, Prof I Guz
Applications accepted all year round
Combining dissimilar materials such metals and fibre-reinforced composites in structural components has potential to reduce weight and improve structural performance in many applications.