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Dr. David Fairen-Jimenez


+44 1223 334785

University of Cambridge
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Adsorption & Advanced Materials Group
West Cambridge Site, Philippa Fawcett Drive
CB3 0AS, Cambridge, UK

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Visiting the Adsorption and Advanced Materials Group

The laboratory is located on the University of Cambridge, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology in the West Cambridge site.
University Map Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (West Cambridge Site).

By car:

If using satnav, the postcode is CB3 0AS.

  • From the M11 Northbound exit at Junction 13 and turn right towards Cambridge on Madingley Road. One mile from Junction 13 is the entrance to the University's West Cambridge Site on the right hand side of the road.
  • From the A14 / M11 Southbound, you cannot exit at Junction 13. Continue to Junction 12 (approximately 1 mile South) and rejoin the M11 Northbound back to Junction 13 and proceed as above.
  • Within the West Cambridge site, please see the university map.

By bus:

The West Cambridge Site is served well by four bus routes.
The Universal bus and the X3 (both run by Whippet) come on to the West Cambridge Site.
There is also the Citi 4 and the Madingley Road Park & Ride which is run by Stagecoach.

By train:

Cambridge Railway Station is about 3 miles from the building. You may take the Universal bus from the station (around 30 minutes) or a taxi (around 15 minutes).


Cambridge is a compact and flat city, so cycling and walking are quick, cheap and pollution-free methods of travel.
The Cambridge Cycle Map is available from Cambridge City Council.