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Professor Gary Leeke

Professor Gary Leeke

University of Birmingham

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Professor Gary Leeke

University of Birmingham

Specialism: Chemical Engineering
Institution: University of Birmingham

Professor Gary Leeke has over 20 years expertise in resource efficiency and the development of processes to recover, upgrade and remanufacture materials and chemicals.He works at the interface of chemical engineering/chemistry/materials and has expertise in high pressure engineering and thermo-chemical processing, specifically in reaction engineering, separation technology, polymer/composite processing and remanufacture, waste materials and the circular economy. Professor Leeke led the EPSRC funded EXHUME project (EP/K026348/1), investigating the deconstruction of fibre reinforced composite. He currently heads the chemical engineering activities on the Faraday Institution funded Re-Lib project investigating the recycling of lithium ion batteries and three government funded projects (Innovate UK 74000-496338, BEIS Energy Entrepreneur Fund 5 and British Council Institutional Links, 279359364) dealing with the transformation of plastic waste into chemical products.