Chemical Technology

The Laboratory for Chemical Technology (LCT) integrates chemical science and engineering in its research on catalysis, polymerization, kinetics, reactor design and process design. LCT is part of the Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University in Belgium and member of the Centre for Sustainable Chemistry (CSC) of Ghent University. LCT aims at research excellence and bottom-up innovation in the framework of technological, industrial, and societal challenges.



C123 video

Oxidative Conversion of Methane (OCoM) as the smart processing solution based on Oxidative Coupling of Methane. Thanks to the EU Horizon 2020 project C123 (GA agreement nr. 814557) natural gas valorization comes within reach.


Highly cited Web of Science contributions from LCT research themes

Web of Science has a special category for highly cited contributions. Several contributions from LCT have been identified:

1. The chemistry of chemical recycling of solid plastic waste via pyrolysis and gasification: State-of-the-art, challenges, and future directions
Dogu, O; Pelucchi, M; Van de Vijver, R; Van Steenberge, PHM; D’hooge DR; Cuoci, A; Mehl, M; Frassoldati, A; Faravelli, T; Van Geem, KM ; 1 May 2021 | PROGRESS IN ENERGY AND COMBUSTION SCIENCE 84


Register now for the first Chemical Technology Symposium

Below you can find the final program of the Chemical Technology Symposium, which will take place on 21 December 2021. This will be an online event using Microsoft Teams and Gather.town.

03-12-2021 LCT in Virtual Moonshot Advisory Board Update
30-11-2021 Dr. Aditya Shankar Sandupatla appointed Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Jammu
22-11-2021 Chemical Technology Symposium on 21 December 2021
24-10-2021 I&EC Research Excellence in Review Awards
22-10-2021 Guy Marin and Evangelos Delikonstantis in EFCE newsletter
13-10-2021 Pedro Mendes (former LCT) is appointed assistant professor at ULisboa
12-10-2021 First Chemical Technology Symposium: 21/12/2021: first announcement
13-09-2021 Dieter Behrens Medal 2021 for Guy Marin
09-09-2021 Mark Saeys gives an interview regarding CO2 valorization
06-09-2021 Honorary Slin’ko Lecture for Guy Marin