David Bogle is Professor of Chemical Engineering at University College London (UCL) and Pro-Vice-Provost of UCL’s Doctoral School. He is currently Scientific Vice President of the European Federation of Chemical Engineers. His expertise is in Process Systems Engineering and Systems Biology.
David Bogle was born in Australia but undertook his undergraduate education and PhD in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. After a period at British Gas and at the University of Adelaide in Australia he joined University College London (UCL) in 1990. His research is in Process Systems Engineering developing methods for design, optimization and control of chemical and biochemical processes, and in Systems Biology. He is Deputy Director of the Centre for Process Systems Engineering, a joint research centre of UCL and Imperial College London. He was elected Scientific Vice President of the European Federation of Chemical Engineers from 2018. He is a Fellow of Institution of Chemical Engineers and was elected a Fellow of the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering in 2005.
As Pro-Vice-Provost he leads the strategy for early career researcher development (doctoral and postdoctoral) at UCL. It has over 5,500 research students and 3500 postdoctoral researchers. He is chair of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) Doctoral Studies Policy Group and member of several advisory boards for early career researcher development across Europe. He recently chaired a review of the UK’s Concordat for the Career Development of Research Staff.