Head of the School of Technology, and Professor of Biochemical Engineering at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Howard Chase has held the position of Professor of Biochemical Engineering at the Department of Chemical Engineering since October 2000. He was the Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering from 1998-2006. Professor Chase was a Cambridge undergraduate (Natural Sciences Tripos), a research student (Biochemistry) and a Bye-Fellow at Magdalene College. He was then a Research Fellow of St. John's College Cambridge.
Professor Chase is also the R&D director for Enval, a company committed to tackling the increasing problems presented by materials that are currently unrecyclable or unrecycled with the aim of diverting them from landfill or incineration.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is also a chartered engineer, a chartered scientist and a chartered chemist.