EFCE Honors Emulsification Research

By Chemical Processing Staff

Jun 11, 2014

The European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE), Brussels, Belgium, has bestowed this year’s Julius Maggi Research Award on David Lloyd, a postdoctoral student at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, U.K. , for his development of a more-energy-efficient way to produce emulsions.

Lloyd’s research focuses on rotating membrane emulsification. The method forms droplets in a different way than conventional techniques and can be up to 90% more energy efficient for small-scale production.

The award, which is underwritten by Nestlé and carries a €2,500 cash prize, is given to the best scientific paper presented by a PhD student at the annual European Workshop on Food Engineering and Technology.

More details can be found here.

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