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.



ACS-CSES Webinar Prof. Mark Saeys

As part of the ACS-CSES (Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences) Science Live series, Prof. Mark Saeys gave a webinar on “Challenges and Opportunities on the Path to a Carbon-Neutral Society”. The webinar has been viewed 23,000 times.


eFFECT4 : “Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality for Industry and Society”

eFFECT is explicitly aimed at engineers working in the chemical industry or in other industrial sectors, in research institutions or in research centres. In addition, all engineering students (bio)chemistry, master and doctoral students from all (bio)chemical engineering faculties in Flanders are also invited.
And in extension, the general public with an interest in technology is also very welcome!


Chemical Technology Symposium on 9 September 2022

You are cordially invited to attend the second Chemical Technology Symposium organized by LCT on 9 September 2022. The symposium will take place at iGent, Technologiepark 126, 9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium.
Invited speakers are Dr. Jan Verstraete (IFPEN), Prof. Jean-François Portha (Lorraine University), and Prof. Joris Thybaut (Ghent University).
Posters related to the six LCT research themes are included in the program.
Please contact info.lct@ugent.be regarding abstract submission.

17-06-2022 PSYCHE project in themabijlage 'Duurzame Chemie' (De Morgen)
31-05-2022 Recreation of the iconic 1927 Solvay picture
31-05-2022 Florence Vermeire winner of JDE 2022 award
19-04-2022 C123 video
16-01-2022 Highly cited Web of Science contributions from LCT research themes
10-12-2021 Register now for the first Chemical Technology Symposium
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