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.



EFCE webinars

EFCE offers a series of webinars over a 2-week period (23 Nov-4 Dec) to keep abreast of the latest scientific developments in chemical engineering, including focus on Chemical Reaction Engineering, Education, Energy, Loss Prevention and Process Safety, Mechanics of Particulate Solids, Mixing, Multiphase Flow, Process Intensification, Quality by Design, Static Electricity in industry, Thermodynamics and Transport Properties.

All information is available at: https://efce.info/Spotlight_Talks.html


Software solution to efficient chemical reactor design

Software capable of accurately calculating chemical reaction rates has been developed with as PI Joris Thybaut. This will help a range of industries to achieve higher processing efficiencies and product yields.
More information can be found here: https://cordis.europa.eu/article/id/422124-software-solution-to-efficien...

09-09-2020 First workshop related to MMAtwo European project
31-08-2020 Visit to Steelanol by Guy Marin, Vladimir Galvita, Kevin Van Geem and Lukas Buelens guided by Robrecht Himpe (former CEO ARcelore Mittal) and Bruno Mertens (Steelanol project manager)
25-08-2020 Second video on Carbon4PUR impact and results
15-08-2020 Virtual tour - IMPROVED
04-06-2020 Second newsletter on MMAtwo
24-05-2020 Virtual monthly jogging event 't Exploot
30-04-2020 Prof. Van Geem addresses chemical recycling technologies for single-use plastics for RSC Chemistry world.
14-04-2020 Prof. Saeys highlights the concept of geo-engineering in view of CO2 emissions
11-03-2020 LCT takes a leading role in the Moonshot initiative for a better planet
17-12-2019 LCT contributing to long-term strategy regarding fossil-free fuels and chemicals for a circular economy: SUNERGY