Imperial College London

Imperial College London is consistently rated among the world’s top university institutions, and is a globally positioned science-based university whose reputation for excellence in teaching and research attracts ca. 13,400 students and 6,000 staff of the highest international quality. The Centre for Process Systems Engineering (CPSE) was set up as an Interdisciplinary Research Centre by the Research Councils in 1989.

With >30 academic staff, >120 PhD students and >50 research fellows and post-doctoral researchers, it is one of the largest groups in the world researching model-based systems engineering applied to the process and energy sectors. It has a strong international reputation for excellence underpinned by extensive industrial contacts and a thriving industrial consortium.

The Department of Life Sciences embraces the full breadth of modern life science activity and comprises one of the largest life science groups in Europe, with >100 academic staff, >180 research fellows and post-doctoral researchers, and >200 PhD students. It has a vibrant and internationally leading research programme that spans levels of organisation from atoms to the biosphere, that strongly supports multidisciplinary collaborations and that actively fosters the development of new fields.