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Sustainable Chemical Process Technology, Ghent and Aalst Technology Campuses KU Leuven


Technology Cluster Sustainable Chemical Process, Technology Campuses Ghent and Aalst

Chemical & Biochemical Process Technology & Control (BioTeC+)

Scientific research in BioTeC+ concentrates on model based optimization and control of microbial conversion processes. The underlying motivation is that model based solutions to process optimization and control problems are superior in performance and robustness as ...

Bio- & Chemical Systems Technology, Reactor Engineering and Safety Section KU Leuven


Chemische procestechniek Modelling of gas-solid chemical reactors. Bubble flow, heat transfer and conversion in fluidized bed reactors. Numerical analysis of the bifurcation behavior of non-linear systems. Catalytic reduction of NOx in automotive exhaust gases. Modelling of multistage separation processes. Computer-aided design of chemical processes: development of simulation programs. Energy integration in chemical processes.

Centre for Membrane Separations, Adsorption, Catalysis, and Spectroscopy for Sustainable Solutions KU Leuven


cMACS forms an interdisciplinary and international team that pioneers research in catalysis, energy, spectroscopy and separations. A molecular understanding of physical and chemical phenomena during synthesis and application of catalysts, sorbents and membranes is central to allow molecular and structural design of novel materials and directed engineering of applications. The study of porous materials, membranes, films and their interfaces ...

Leuven Chemistry, Catalysis and Chemical Technology Research Centre KU Leuven


Research topics of this unit are:
Catalysis of organic reactions with heterogeneous, homogeneous or bio-catalysts. The focal points of the research are zeolites as catalysts, layered double hydroxides (LDHs) as catalysts, Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs), nanoparticles of precious metals (Au, Pd, ...), Palladium, Osmium, Manganese, Tungsten and Molybdenum catalysts.
Important investigated reactions are oxidations: epoxidations, ...

Faculty of Engineering Technology KU Leuven


Researchers at the Faculty of Engineering Technology group in technology clusters, which are part of these departments. Due to the spread of campuses throughout Flanders, our researchers have strong local and international ties and a large network of companies and companies. A thorough knowledge and expertise can be built, exchanged and further developed. Our researchers have practical experience in the implementation of knowledge and ...

Soft Matter, Rheology and Technology Section KU Leuven


The aim of the Soft Matter, Rheology and Technology (SMaRT) division is to foster and conduct research on soft matter and the rheology of complex fluids on a fundamental level as well as their application to technical processes. Such complex fluids span a wide range of materials, including polymer solutions, melts and blends, emulsions, colloidal dispersions, surfactant solutions, etc.

A characteristic feature of such complex fluids and ...

Sustainable Chemical Process Technology, De Nayer (Sint-Katelijne-Waver) Campus KU Leuven


Technology Cluster Sustainable Chemical Process focuses on the domain of resource recovery and the production of renewable chemicals and energy carriers from waste, side and biomass streams. Examples of studied processes include wastewater treatment processes, mixed-culture microbial processes and the production of renewable chemicals by thermal, chemical and biochemical conversion technologies.

Department of Green Chemistry and Technology Ghent University

This department focuses on the applications of chemistry in the domain of bioscience engineering, comprising advanced analysis, (bio)chemical as well as physicochemical conversion and treatment techniques, and sustainable process design

Sustainable Chemical Process Technology, Diepenbeek Campus KU Leuven


Lab4U performs research on the development of new technologies and their implementation in existing (bio) chemical processes aiming a transformation from batch to flow. The research group focuses on characterization, development and control of chemical reactors and separation units. Keywords include ultrasound and alternative energy, process intensification, green chemicals, milli-flow reactors, separation processes and inline process ...