Marianne Ellis

University of Bath

Dr Marianne Ellis, BEng, PhD, CEng, MIChemE, is a Senior Lecturer (associate professor) in Biochemical Engineering at the University of Bath, UK, and also Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching) in the Faculty of Engineering and Design.


Marianne graduated with a degree in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (BEng, Hon) from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Bath in 2001, where she also completed her PhD and became a lecturer in 2005. Her research is focused on bioprocess design for tissue engineering, to scale up cell culture to enable high quality and affordable products. The two main applications are non-animal technologies (in vitro models for drug discovery, toxicology and bioartificial organs), and cellular agriculture, in particular cultured meat.