31st CSCST-SCI Conference

Venue: University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH

Time: 3rd - 4th September 2024

After 10 years, the CSCST-SCI annual conference returns to Surrey. We look forward to listening to your stories with Chinese colleagues in UK academia and industry this autumn.

Time Schedule and Events

Tue 03 Sep 2024 14:00 – 16:00 Registration and Pre-conference drinks reception

16:00 – 18:00 Sports activities (badminton and table tennis)

17:00 – 18:00 Supplementary registration

19:00 – 22:00 Conference dinner

Wed 04 Sep 2024 08:30 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 10:45 Opening ceremony & 2 plenary talks (each 30 mins with 5 mins Q/A)

11:15 – 12:30 4 Parallel sessions

12:30 – 13:45 Lunch break and Poster session

13:45 – 15:40 4 Parallel sessions

15:40 – 16:15 Concluding remarks and SCI award ceremony

Call for abstracts

Contributions are invited from all areas of chemistry and chemical engineering but not limited to formulation, surface science, catalysis, materials, process simulation and system integration. Please submit your abstract to Miss Zhilin Yang at zhilin.yang@surrey.ac.uk by 5:00 pm, Wed 28 Aug 2024 using the abstract template provided.

Abstract Template



Students, trainees and unemployed persons, etc. with valid identification £150

Members of government, universities, industry, consultants, etc. £200

The registration fee includes the access to Surrey sport park, dinner, on-campus accommodation on Tuesday 3rd September 2024, access to conference, breakfast, refreshments and lunch on Wednesday 4th September 2024.

* £50 reduction if no on-campus accommodation is needed.

Organising Committee

Dr Lei Xing, University of Surrey

Prof Qiong Cai, University of Surrey

Prof Tao Chen, University of Surrey

Dr Shangfeng Du, University of Birmingham

Dr Yeshui Zhang, University of Aberdeen

Scientific Advisory Committee

Prof G Q Max Lu, University of Surrey

Prof Zhibing Zhang, University of Birmingham

Prof Charley Wu, University of Surrey

Prof Jin Xuan, University of Surrey

Prof Shanwen Tao, University of Warwick

Contact us:

l.xing@surrey.ac.uk (Dr Lei Xing), 

q.cai@surrey.ac.uk (Prof Qiong Cai), 

t.chen@surrey.ac.uk (Prof Tao Chen)