Bioprocess Engineering

Improving process economics and biosafety through bioreactor design, bioprocess modelling and integration, and novel bioseparation and product recovery technologies.  Sheffield is a world-leading centre for intensification of bioreactors and distillation of bioliquids for product recovery and biochemical production.

Protein Engineering

Enhancing enzymatic performance for industrial bioprocesses, designing/evolving novel enzyme functions, as well as developing novel molecular and bioinformatics tools. Our research expertise covers all aspects from upstream (protein design) to downstream (product recovery) processes.