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School of Chemical and Process Engineering

Student and Alumni profiles

Melissa HuangMelissa Huang
MEng Chemical Engineering

"Leeds has great links with industry and the Careers Centre and Faculty Employability Team were fantastic in helping me work towards my placement role at Cummins Turbo Technologies."

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Becky Penhale-JonesBecky Penhale-Jones
MEng Chemical and Energy Engineering

"Leeds was the first university that I visited in year 12, and I completely fell in love with it. I liked how compact everything seemed to be, with the students’ union only a few minutes away from the main engineering building."

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Harry NewtonHarry Newton
MEng Chemical Engineering

"The wide range of different applications and modules that you learn really made me actually realise how big and important chemical engineering is in the world."

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Michelle AkureMichelle Akure
MEng Chemical and Energy Engineering

"The support system in the University is amazing. I love the fact that you can email your lecturers with questions and receive responses quite quickly, The tutors are so approachable and friendly."

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Charlotte RansomCharlotte Ransom
MEng Chemical and Nuclear Engineering

"The laboratory work we’ve done across the three years I’ve been at the university has been the most enjoyable part of my studying. It’s nice to have hands-on experience related to the concepts taught in lectures."

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Artur RomanovArtur Romanov
MEng Petroleum Engineering

"Petroleum Engineering here is unique as it covers both upstream and downstream activities of the Oil and Gas sector in modules from the School of Chemical and Process Engineering and the School of the Earth and Environment."

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Anuar Kalimuratov Anuar Kalimuratov
MEng Petroleum Engineering

"The best aspect of studying here is the lecturers, they are really enthusiastic about their job. I also find that the the clear deadlines and descriptions of each assignment make each very easy and understandable."

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All our degrees allow you to undertake a placement year as part of your degree. On successfully completing your placement, you will be awarded the ‘industrial’ variant in your degree title to demonstrate your unique expertise to future employers.

Hannah GeeHannah Gee
MEng Chemical Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Indivior

"I work closely with approximately 4 main projects that involves working across a variety of areas in pharmaceutical development and innovation."

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james philipJames Philip
MEng Chemical Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at INVISTA

"The opportunity to gain real industrial experience as a Chemical Engineer before graduating is invaluable when you come to apply for a graduate scheme."

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Dnaiel TheobaldDaniel Theobald
MEng Chemical and Nuclear Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at National Nuclear Laboratory

" I also had the opportunity to cross over and work alongside a few other teams in order to broaden my experience and career development  "

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Jonathan LongJonathan Long
MEng Chemical Engineering (Industrial)

Industrial placement year at Air Products and Chemicals

"Completing calculations and process specifications for equipment that I know will be in use in a few years in countries all over the world is rewarding."

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Sellafield PlacementRyan Cooper, Alex Fells and Jamie Pilgrim
MEng Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
Industrial placement year at Sellafield Ltd.

"Undertaking a year in industry is a fantastic way to develop skills that you don’t learn at University and in today’s job market, this is invaluable."

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aidan-radfordAidan Radford
MEng Chemical Engineering (Industrial)

Industrial placement year at British Sugar

"Most of all I wanted to improve my employability prospects for the future, but I also wanted to take a break from academic study."

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Chris-MouldChris Mould
MEng Chemical and Nuclear Engineering (Industrial)
Industrial placement year at Sellafield Ltd

"My primary role was to forecast effluent discharges using our bespoke model, ensuring information was accurate and up to date."

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We aim to maintain strong links with our alumni and encourage all our former students to stay involved with the School. The main way to stay in touch is through Leeds alumni online, which has 30,000 members and counting.

rachel-ramskillRachel Ramskill
MEng Chemical Engineering
Technologist at Essar Oil UK

"Completing my degree at the University provided me with a strong technical skill-set that I can apply to solve real-life problems.

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