Professor Ian Wilson

MA, MEng, PhD

Special Supervisor

College Jobs

  • Special Supervisor in Chemical Engineering

University Jobs

  • Professor in Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology


Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 334791



Ian graduated with degrees in chemical engineering from Cambridge and the University of British Columbia. He joined the Department of Chemical Engineering (as it was then) in 1994 and was Director of Studies in Chemical Engineering at Newnham from 1994 until 2013. He is a Fellow of Jesus College and Senior Treasurer of the University Hockey Club.

Research Interests

Food process engineering, including heat transfer, rheology, flow of viscoplastic fluids, particle technology.

Ian and his students also study the processing of soft solids, fouling and cleaning involving materials from other industrial sectors (and the kitchen).