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Mr Aboud

Mr Alex Aboud

Cvdhub Project Facilitator - Engineering
William Harvey Research Institute

Dr Akutagawa

Dr Keizo Akutagawa
Ph.D.

Visiting Professor

Rubber elasticity / Polymer physics / Tire mechanics
Prof Barron

Prof Neil Barron

Royal Academy Professor of Design

Dr Barry

Dr Miriam Barry

Visiting Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Prof Bastiaansen

Prof Cees Bastiaansen
BSc, PhD

Visiting Professor of Materials

Cees Bastiaansen is part-time professor with the Materials Division. His research centers around the processing and structure-property relationships of polymers - with an emphasis on aligned, oriented systems, their functional properties and devices. His current research is mainly in polymers for sensors, actuators, smart windows and high performance composites. Cees collaborates with a large number of industrial partners through various multi-partner projects, including a number of EU, UK and NL government funded projects. Cees has been active in polymers in an industrial and an academic environment for over 30 years. He is the author or co-author of more than 300 peer reviewed …
+44 (0)20 7882 8865
Dr Becer

Dr Remzi Becer
BSc, MSc, PhD, CChem

Visiting Senior Lecturer in Materials Science
Deputy Chair (Research) of Division of Materials Engineering

Polymer chemistry, advanced polymer synthesis and characterization techniques, supramolecular chemistry
+44 (0)20 7882 6534
Dr Botto

Dr Lorenzo Botto
PhD

Visiting Reader in Fluid Mechanics (primary affiliation: Process & Energy Dept., TU Delft, Netherlands)

I am the leader of the Fluids, Particles and Interfaces Group (https://bottogroup.wordpress.com/). I am interested in fluid mechanics and transport phenomena, with particular focus on topics at the interface between classical fluid dynamics and materials science. My group uses simulations and theory, often corroborated by experimental results, to uncover fundamental engineering principles that can be applied to practical problems, in areas such as advanced materials, bioengineering, and energy engineering. Recurring topics of research in the group are the dynamics of particulate materials (suspensions, emulsions, powders, etc.) and the mechanics of soft interfaces. I lead the "Fluid Mechanics …
Dr Carpi

Dr Federico Carpi
PhD

Visiting Professor in Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials

The main research focus is on biomedical & bioinspired mechatronic devices made of soft smart materials. Core activities deal with the development of innovative devices based on electromechanically active polymer transducers (EAPs) and, in particular, dielectric elastomer (DE) transducers. DE actuators exhibit a mechanical response to an electrical stimulus, while offering, at the same time, light weight, mechanical compliance, compact size, simple structure, low power consumption, acoustically silent operation, and low cost. We study DE transducers as 'artificial muscle materials' for new electromechanical transduction technologies to enable applications not feasible or even imaginable with other technologies.
+44 (0)20 7882 6087
Prof Collins

Prof Ian Collins
BSC, PhD, FRSC

Visiting Professor

Oilfield chemistry spanning production chemistry (with deep expertise in mineral scale control and aqueous geochemistry), drilling, fracturing, enhanced oil recovery, geothermal energy, and carbon capture and storage. Wettability modification with chemical additives. Properties and behaviour of water-soluble polymers. Properties and behaviour of clay minerals.
Prof de Bruijn

Prof Joost de Bruijn
BSc, PhD, FBSE

Visiting Professor of Biomaterials

Hard tissue replacement, bone tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, synthetic osteoinductive materials, bioreactor systems for adult stem cell expansion
Dr Farkhatdinov

Dr Ildar Farkhatdinov
PhD

Lecturer in Robotics
Main role - Lecturer in EECS

Assistive/medical robotics, human-robot interaction, haptics, virtual reality, control theory.
+44 (0)20 7882 7825
Dr Gavara

Dr Nuria Gavara
PhD, FHEA

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials

Lab website: https://gavaralab.wordpress.com/ Image-based diagnostics and screening, machine learning and development of algortihms for data analysis, Atomic Force microscopy, cell and nuclear mechanics, mechanobiology, tissue engineering, stem cell biology, traction force microscopy,
Prof Greenwald

Prof Steve Greenwald
BA PhD

Asst. Director of IRC in Biomed. Materials/Prof Vasc. Mechanics

Mechanical factors in cardiovascular disease, arterial wave propagation, non invasive measurement of arterial elasticity, histomorphometry
+44 (0)20 7377 7260
Dr Hannen

Dr Rosalind Hannen
PhD

Researcher
Blizard Institute

Skin culture, Keratinocytes, Advanced skin culture methods
Mr Horler

Mr Andrew Horler
MEng

Industrialist Visitor
Senior Product Development Engineer

Synthetic osteoinductive materials, bone tissue engineering, with a keen interest in 3D printing, mechanical engineering and component design.
Dr Jamone

Dr Lorenzo Jamone
PhD

Lecturer in Robotics
Based in EECS

Lecturer in Robotics at ARQ (Advanced Robotics at Queen Mary)
+44 (0)20 7882 7825
Dr Jing

Dr Dalei Jing

Royal Society - Newton International Fellow

Prof Kennedy

Prof Phillip Kennedy
PhD

Visiting Professor
CEO Nanoforce Technology Ltd

Industry-Academia Liaison, New Product Development Processes, Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, Technical Management, Innovation, Process Improvement, Customer Insights
+44 (0)20 7882 2773
Prof Lawn

Prof Chris Lawn
MA PhD(Cantab) CEng FIChem.E FIMechE

Emeritus Professor of Thermo-fluids Engineering

Turbulent combustion, gas turbines, thermo-acoustic engines, tidal power generation, heat transfer in fusion reactors
+44 (0)20 7882 5279
Prof Lewis

Prof Andrew Lewis
BSc, PhD, CChem, CSi, FRSC, FAPS, FIMMM, FREng

Visiting Professor

Biomedical Polymers, Drug Delivery, Biomaterials, Combination Products
Prof Mata

Prof Alvaro Mata
BSc, MSc, DEng

Visiting Professor in Biomedical Engineering & Biomaterials

Our team strives to develop innovative technologies and high impact research (Science 2008, Nature Materials 2010, Nature Chemistry 2015) to generate creative technologies and solutions for a variety of bioengineering applications. We use highly interdisciplinary approaches that integrate engineering, materials science, chemistry, nanotechnology, biology, and medicine to develop materials and devices that are hierarchical, biomimetic, offer spatio-temporal control, adaptability, tuneability, self-healing, and functionality. Current research in our lab includes the development of in vitro biomimetic environments, dynamic and directed self-assembling systems, molecular printing within 3D environments, and molecularly-designed bioactive implants for applications such as tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, drug screening.
+44 (0)20 7882 6279
Mr McBreen

Mr Norman McBreen

Faculty Student Experience Manager

Dr McLachlan

Dr Sophie McLachlan

Faculty Communications Manager (S&E)

Science Communication, Media relations, Social Media, Internal Communications, Content development
+44 (0)20 7882 3787
Dr Pearce

Dr Oliver Pearce
BSc PhD

Lecturer at Barts Cancer Institute

+44 (0)20 7882 3592
Mr Prout

Mr Tony Prout
MSc, BSc(Eng), DIC

Visiting Lecturer

Sustainable and Renewable Energy systems; Management of high technology projects; Commercialisation and exploitation of new technologies;
+44 (0)20 7882 5403
Mr Rafik

Mr Belal Rafik

Industrialist Visitor

Dr Read

Dr Jordan Read
PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
William Harvey Research Institute

Mr Selopal

Mr Pash Selopal

Careers Consultant, QM Careers and Enterprise

+44 (0)20 7882 3682
Dr Shahid

Dr Saroash Shahid
BDS, MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Dental Biomaterials and Dental Anatomy

+44 (0)20 7882 5983
Mr Soderman

Mr James Soderman

Faculty Liaison Librarian: Science and Engineering - Student Services

+44 (0)20 7882 7299
Prof Stark

Prof John Stark
BSc(Exon) MSc(Man) PhD(Lond) FRAS FRAeS

Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Emeritus Professor

Electrospray technology, spacecraft propulsion, Spacecraft Design, Direct printing
+44 (0)20 7882 8875
Prof Vadgama

Prof Pankaj Vadgama
MB, BS, BSc, PhD, FRCPath, CChem, FRSC, CPhys, FInstP, FIMMM, FRSB, CSci, EuSpLM

Emeritus Professor of Clinical Biochemistry

Development of enzyme and antibody based biosensors for Point of Care Testing. Electrochemical sensors for in vivo monitoring of oxygen and metabolites for application to critical care and diabetes. Polymeric membranes and laminates designed for enzyme based biosensors for optimised sensitivity, selectivity and bio-stability. Laminates and composites developed for biodegradable sensors for chronic wound monitoring, on body electrolyte tracking in exercise and increase of bone adhesive strength.
+44 (0)20 7882 5151
Dr Verbruggen

Dr Stefaan Verbruggen
PhD

Research Fellow

Bone biomechanics and mechanobiology, Developmental biomechanics, cancer mechanobiology
Ms Yue

Ms Qi Yue

Education Manager in QMUL-NPU JEI

Miss Zhong

Miss Zihuan Zhong

Demonstrator
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