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The University of Adelaide
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Postgraduate Research Opportunities

The flexibility of a career in Chemical Engineering is highlighted by the list of possible research projects outlined below:

  • Biochemical engineering and biotechnology
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Bioremediation technologies
  • Chemical vapour deposition
  • Combustion systems, modelling and design
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Computer aided design (energy and other process systems)
  • Control of pollutant emissions and plume modelling
  • Desalination technologies
  • Energy resource engineering (coal and other fossil fuels)
  • Environmental engineering
  • Fluid and particle mechanics
  • Food technology
  • Heat exchanger networks, integration of
  • Heat, mass and energy transfer
  • Ignition and explosion studies
  • Laser diagnostics
  • Laser driven reaction systems
  • Materials engineering
  • Non-newtonian fluid mechanics
  • Plant control and operability
  • Polymers, industrial applications of
  • Process modelling, flow-sheeting and simulation
  • Pyrolysis and combustion/gasification kinetics
  • Reaction kinetics and reaction engineering
  • Rheology
  • Separation technology
  • Slurry transport
  • Thermodynamics
  • Waste minimisation
  • Water treatment
  • Waste-water treatment
  • Wine processing

2017 updated list of research projects for 2018 applicants can be found below:

Interested in applying?

If you are interested in becoming part of this rich research environment, find out more about research in the School of Chemical Engineering. Also follow the links for specific entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Philosophy.

Refer to the website for a quick guide to applying for admission.