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Dr Dale McClure
Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Quad North 049

Research area(s)

  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Fermentation
  • Microalgae
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Research Interests

My research focusses on the safe, sustainable and cost-effective production of the compounds we need using industrial biotechnology. Examples of the areas I work include:

  • Design, scale-up and modelling of bioreactors
  • Development of advanced computational tools to characterise bioreactor performance
  • Hydrodynamics of bioreactors (and other gas-liquid systems)
  • Production of high-value compounds using microalgae
  • Bioprocess development
  • Adding value to ‘waste’ streams