Dr Jun Chen
BSc (Honours), MSc (Distinction), PhD, FHEA


Research Group News

March 2024

A graphic abstract demonstrating the research

Research outlining faster and more cost-effective pathways for aircraft published in Green Energy and Intelligent Transportation

22 March 2024

As air mobility technology progresses, seeing the introduction of vehicles such as air taxis and on-demand or unmanned aircraft, it is vital to ensure that they interact smoothly with existing airport infrastructures. Researchers are finding ways to optimise airport ground movement in both efficiency and energy consumption, while prioritising safety … [more]

Winner Sarina Mathew (Year 4 MBBS & Intercalated BSc)

Undergraduate research posters win prizes at ILF

18 March 2024

Students from across the School of Engineering and Materials Science, including the Queen Mary Centre for Undergraduate Research (QMCUR), third year BEng students, and the Intercalated BSc in Bioengineering presented their research projects at the Industrial Liaison Forum on 6th March 2024. All students engaged in lively discussion with our academics … [more]

MEng project presentation prize winners

Postgraduate students present research at ILF March 2024

18 March 2024

Our MEng and MSc students presented their Research Projects at the Industrial Liaison Forum on 6th March 2024. Our MEng students conduct team projects in their fourth year in groups of four to six students. Currently towards the end of their projects, they were able to present a mix of prototypes, … [more]

From top left: Onik Alam, Ines Fernandez Calderon and Abhishek Patel with Prof James Busfield and Dr Oliver Fenwick.

MSc Extended Research Project poster prize winners at ILF March 2024

17 March 2024

Our MSc students presented their Extended Research Projects at the Industrial Liaison Forum on 6th March 2024. Our MSc projects run from semester 1 through to August, so they are currently only about half-way through their projects. Nonetheless, they were able to give an excellent account of their work so far and … [more]

Songwei Liu with Stephen Timms MP (c) John Deehan Photography and the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

Students present at parliamentary 'STEM for Britain' event

12 March 2024

On Monday 4th March 2024, four SEMS PhD students, Laura Forster, Ziyu Guo, Songwei Liu and Francisco Ruben Parra-Perea, as well as research fellow Tim Hopkins, were invited to parliament to present their research to Ministers. The five researchers were all shortlisted as finalists in STEM for Britain 2024 – a major … [more]

November 2023

Emma Sadler with Dr Oliver Fenwick

Emma Sadler wins the PDRA prize at the 2023 SEMS ILF Research Showcase

15 November 2023

At the SEMS recent research led Industrial Liaison Forum, there were nine Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRDA) flash presentations. The session was of great interest to faculty, PDRAs, students and attending industrialists alike. After careful deliberation panel of judges awarded the following prize: Emma Sadler for a presentation on 'Superhydrophobic Surfaces: … [more]

From top left: Francisco Rubén Parra-Perea, Laura Forster and Yuan Zhang, with Dr Oliver Fenwick.

Award Winning Research Students in 2023 SEMS ILF Research Showcase

14 November 2023

At the recent SEMS research-led Industrial Liaison Forum, there was a showcase from 60 of our current PhD students. The panel of judges this year were made up a wide range of early career researchers (Dr Luis Murillo Herrera, Mr Eugenio Sebastian Suena Galindez, Dr Clemence Nadal, Dr Oliver Brookes and … [more]

The SEMS Research Showcase at the Industrial Liaison Forum

SEMS Industrial Liaison Forum, November 2023

8 November 2023

We were pleased to once again hold the bi-annual Industrial Liaison Forum live in-person at Queen Mary University of London on 8th November 2023 in the People's Palace. The event was well attended by staff and students as well as industrialists. The day was broken up into five parts, starting … [more]

October 2023

SEMS Systems Engineering Industrial Advisory Board inaugural meeting

Queen Mary forms a new Industrial Advisory Board on Systems Engineering

31 October 2023

The School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has established a new Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) on Systems Engineering in October 2023 to ensure that the School’s Systems Engineering programmes meet the international standards and needs of industry, and the School students … [more]

April 2023

Andrew Pemberton (Present Elect, INCOSE UK) and Graham Herries (Chair of Innovation and Skills, IET) delivering keynotes.

SEMS runs first Industrial Workshop on Systems Engineering: toward sustainable digital systems

24 April 2023

SEMS' Systems Engineering team - led by Dr Mohammad Hassannezhad - ran an industrial workshop with focus on digital transformation, sustainability and skill gaps, on 24 April at QM's Digital Environment Research Institute (DERI). The workshop brought together a group of 17 industry practitioners from 14 different companies in eight … [more]

September 2019

Professors Steffi Krause,  Julien Gautrot and Henri Huijberts.

Success for SEMS Academics in 2019 Promotion Round

17 September 2019

Following the 2019 Promotion Round we are very pleased to announce that eleven members of staff from SEMS have been promoted. This is a fantastic achievement that demonstrates the quality of work undertaken by staff in the School. In particular congratulations to our three new Professors - Julien Gautrot, Steffi Krause … [more]

May 2019

Funding Awarded To Develop a Simulation Tool For Airside Operations Incorporating Intelligent/Autonomous Taxiing

Funding Awarded To Develop a Simulation Tool For Airside Operations Incorporating Intelligent/Autonomous Taxiing

24 May 2019

Two Queen Mary researchers have been awarded further funding to develop a simulation tool to quantify the savings of fuel burn and time of taxiing aircraft by integrating more advanced and automated decision support systems. Dr Jun Chen and Dr Michal Weiszer, from the School of Engineering and Materials Science, … [more]