Dr Ewa Marek

Fellow, Director of Studies in Chemical Engineering
University Positions
Assistant Professor
Specialising in
Sustainable generation of heat, power, and chemicals

In her work, Ewa combines experimental and modelling research, using previous industrial experience and insights from material sciences, fluid mechanics, catalysis, thermodynamics, and probably a few more.

Academic interests

Ewa's academic interests include: 

  • Energy storage, vectors, materials
  • Sustainable production of high-value chemicals
  • Carbon capture and drawdown
  • Microbial induced calcium carbonate (CaCO3) precipitation (MICP)
  • Fluidisation
  • Multi-scale process and reaction modelling.

Degrees obtained

  • MSc Eng, AGH Krakow.
  • PhD, GIG Katowice.

Awards and prizes

  • The Hinshelwood Prize 2021.


Dr Ewa Marek holds a lecturer position at the Chemical Engineering Department since 2019, after five years spent as a post-doctoral associate at the Engineering Department.

Before arriving at Cambridge, Ewa worked for six years on industrial R&D and advanced measurement methods in Nottingham (UK), Petten (Netherlands) and Warsaw (Poland). She studied energy and chemical processing (BEng, MSc) in Cracow and carbon capture processes (PhD) in Katowice (both in Poland).

At the University of Cambridge, Ewa actively participates in multiple projects on the sustainable production of power and chemicals, collaborating across departments and Interdisciplinary Research Centres, such as Energy IRC, Cambridge Zero, Centre for Climate Repair. She also leads the Departmental Green Impact Team.

Other interests

Mystery novels, HIIT, eating ice cream.

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Publications, links and resources

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