News Archive – 2019
The group attended the 72nd Annual APS DFD Meeting
Guido and Naval presented the group's research work on diffusiophoresis and ultralow interfacial tension systems at the 72nd annual meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics from 23rd to 26th November 2019 in Seattle (WA).
Here the talks' details:
H36.00009: Solute-Driven Colloidal Particle Manipulation in Continuous Flows Past Microstructured channels.
Q36.00009 : Bio-inspired soft nanofluidic networks created and controlled by light
Dr Vladisavljević visiting Beihang University
In July 2019, Dr Vladisavljević was a Visiting Professor in the School of Chemistry and Environment at Beihang University in Beijing, China. He was hosted by Professor Tianle Zhu, Dr Ye Sun, Dr Fangxia Shen and Dr Yidi Zhu. We appreciate a good collaboration with Beihang University. Yuan Zhao from Beihang University is a visiting PhD student in our group.
Naval wins poster prize at SCI Annual General Meeting 2019
Congratulations to Naval who was awarded the 2nd Poster Prize at the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Postgraduate Scholars' Showcase held at SCI's 138th Annual General Meeting in London.
The picture shows Naval receiving the prize from Professor Alan Heaton.
A review of the event can be found here.
Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-chip 2019
In September 2019, Dr Bolognesi will join the Select Bio conference on Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-chip 2019 in Mumbai (India). His talk will be on the micro-manipulation of soft interfaces, droplets and particles by
optical and microfluidic methods for chemical and biological applications.
Naval wins the 2019 Loughborough University Teaching Award
Congratulations to Naval who was awarded the Loughborough University Teaching Award for the second year in a row! His contribution to undergraduate students' supervision and teaching activities on the Chemical Engineering programme modules has been highly appreciated by the students.
Tymele wins judges' award at the WES Centenary Conference
Congratulations to Tymele for winning the judges' award at the Early Career Engineers Poster Competition at the Women's Engineering Society (WES) Centenary Conference held at the RAF museum in London. The title of Tymèle’s poster was “Production of Biodegradable Microparticles Using a 2cm Chip to Improve the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease”. In the poster, she presented the production of drug-loaded biodegradable polymer particles using microfluidic devices for applications in the treatment of coronary heart disease. The theme of the competition was ‘Transforming the future.' More information about the poster award and prize can be found here.