Staff

Professional Services

Miss Bevan

Miss Catrin Bevan
MRes

Organs-on-Chips Centre Technician

Dr Di Federico

Dr Erica Di Federico
PhD

Mechanical Testing Technician

Provides comprehensive technical support for the mechanical testing facilities for academic staff, postgraduate, and undergraduate students within the School to enable the achievement of teaching and research aims and objectives. This comprises supporting appropriate research projects, managing contract testing and assisting with practical classes, demonstrations and in the development of prototypes and experimental equipment for teaching and research. Responsible for the operation and upkeep of the materials processing and mechanical testing laboratories. Responsible for the instruction, guidance, and supervision of staff and students in the use of laboratory equipment and techniques as appropriate.
+44 (0)20 7882 5054
Miss Dias

Miss Sandra Dias

Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Officer

Provides professional support for all taught students and staff in the School of Engineering and Materials Science. Sandra is responsible for timetabling all lectures, vivas and laboratories, supporting the examinations process including exam boards, coursework collection, managing the front of house service of the School Office and supervising the work of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Administrator.
+44 (0)20 7882 8742
  Duggan

Nick Duggan

Lead Aerospace Technician

Technical support for the Whitehead Aeronautical Laboratory. Supporting teaching and research projects through fabrication and modification of aero models and maintenance of all related equipment. I work as part of a team of technical staff in support of the School's research and teaching programmes, being mutually supportive and covering duties as necessary and where directed.
+44 (0)20 7882 6836
Ms Elmaci

Ms Melissa Elmaci

Student Administrator

Supports taught students in the School of Engineering and Materials Science through assisting and advising students and staff as required, and delivery of essential administrative processes including: timetabling, support to the examinations process, mark entry and change of programme requests.
Ms Gani

Ms Abida Gani

Materials Engineering and Processing Technician

Responsible for the operation, upkeep and maintenance of the materials engineering and processing laboratories in the Engineering and Joseph Priestly Buildings. This includes being responsible for the laboratory infrastructure, and establishment of technical expertise on all scientific methodologies used while maintaining high standards regarding laboratory waste disposal and health and safety.
+44 (0)20 7882 8623
Dr Gridley

Dr Benjamin Gridley
MChem, PhD

Technical Facilities Manager

Technical operations lead with overall responsibility for SEMS laboratory and workshop resources. Strategic resource planning for space, technical infrastructure and staffing; capital projects lead; SEMS Technical Team line manager. Chemist with interests in organometallic synthesis, highly reactive transition metal complexes, metal-metal bonding modes, small molecule activation, anaerobic/anhydrous techniques, materials and polymer chemistry, single crystal XRD, computational chemistry.
+44 (0)20 7882 8740
Mr Hills

Mr Jonathon Hills

Research Manager

To be responsible for the effective management of activities requiring research support and to be involved with the development and implementation of the School?s Research Strategy.
+44 (0)20 7882 8730
Mr Ife

Mr Dennis Ife

Mechanical Workshop Manager

Provides and manages comprehensive mechanical technical support for staff and students in the School to enable the achievement of teaching and research aims and objectives. Responsible for the operation, upkeep and management of the mechanical workshops and the technical team within those areas. Mechanical/Research Workshop, G54. Makerspace suite, 106. Whitehead Laboratory.
+44 (0)20 7882 6383
Ms Jones

Ms Angela Jones

Student Support Officer

Provides advice and guidance for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students. Advises on matters which may be impeding a student's ability to study including physical and mental health, family issues or caring responsibilities, and financial hardship. Manages and monitors the School's engagement policy, extenuating circumstances and leads on the School's student feedback procedures to enhance the student learning experience.
+44 (0)20 7882 8738
Ms Karaivanova

Ms Anna Karaivanova

Student Support Administrator

Supports taught students in the School of Engineering and Materials Science through initial advice and guidance. Supports students with extenuating circumstances or issues with engagement.
Mrs Kwaku

Mrs Vicky Kwaku

Student Recruitment and Marketing Manager

Responsible for marketing, communications, student recruitment and outreach for undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Engineering and Materials Science. I develop the student recruitment marketing and outreach plans, communication plans and manage the design, production and distribution of marketing materials such as brochures and prospectuses. I provide content for the school website and programme course finder pages I am responsible for the undergraduate clearing strategy for the School of Engineering and Materials Science.
Dr Lacerda

Dr Armando Lacerda
PhD

Research Laboratories Manager
Safety Coordinator

+44 (0)20 7882 7461
Miss Lejeune

Miss Madeleine Lejeune
BA (Hons), PG Dip

Secretary / Administrator

I am secretary to Professor Colin Humphreys and office administrator in SEMs. I also assist with HR, finance and facilities management.
+44 (0)20 7882 8731
Mr Llwellyn

Mr Jon Llwellyn

Finance Manager

Supporting the School Manager and Head of School to control and manage School budgets, and providing advice and guidance to Academics and other staff on all finance-related issues.
+44 (0)20 7882 8727
Ms Ma

Ms Jun Ma
BSc, MSc, MPhil

Laboratory Technician

Provides comprehensive technical support for staff and students in the School to enable the achievement of teaching and research aims and objectives. To be responsible for the operation and upkeep of the laboratory area of Instrumentation. Responsible for the instruction, guidance and supervision of staff and students in the use of laboratory equipment and techniques as appropriate.
+44 (0)20 7882 5057
Mr McDonald

Mr Andrew McDonald

Mechanical Workshop Technician

Apprentice trained mechanical engineer providing support to students and staff in manufacturing and CAD/CAM processes to enable the achievement of teaching, research aims and objectives.
+44(0)20 7882 6383
Mr Neighbour

Mr Danny Neighbour
BSc,MSc,CEng MIEE

Laboratory Technician

Provides comprehensive technical support for staff and students in the School to enable the achievement of teaching and research aims and objectives. To be responsible for the operation and upkeep of the laboratory areas of Robotics and Servo PBL. Responsible for the instruction, guidance and supervision of staff and students in the use of laboratory equipment and techniques as appropriate.
+44 (0)20 7882 5056
Miss Owih-Opoku

Miss Monica Owih-Opoku
FHEA

Industrial Placements Officer

Strong background in Partnership building, Business development and Careers advice.
Miss Peluso-White

Miss Daniella Peluso-White

Taught Programmes Manager

Leads the taught programmes team within the School. Overall operational responsibility for all aspects of the student journey from admission to graduation for all taught programmes students. Oversight of administrative processes including assessments, timetabling, student support and student experience activities. Responsible for process development and enhancement for education related activities. Co-Chair/Secretary to the School's Education Board and active member on several other committees.
020 7882 6760
Mr Pinku Ahluwalia

Mr Stefano Pinku Ahluwalia

Assistant Laboratory Technician

To provide fundamental technical assistance to enable to day to day functioning of the Schoolâ??s laboratories, primarily in the division of bioengineering. The role will carry out a range of operational tasks including equipment maintenance, replenishing stocks of consumables, chemical reagents and cryogenics, maintaining communal laboratory spaces and demonstrating procedures to lab users.
+44 (0)20 7882 6991
Ms Prieto Reina

Ms Irene Prieto Reina

Administrative Support - Human Resources

I take responsibility for all aspects of staff based administration and support within the School, such as recruitment and selection and induction of staff, training and development, leave records, and act as the main point of contact within the School for the HR Department on day to day activities. I also lead projects to develop admin processes in the above areas within the School to improve the experience for all staff.
+44 (0)20 7882 8732
Dr Rai

Dr Subash Rai
PhD

Electron Microscopy Technician

SEM, S/TEM, FIB
Mr Rainey

Mr Colin Rainey
BA (Hons), PG Dip

Postgraduate Research Programmes Coordinator

Provides support for SEMS PhD students and oversees the administration of PGR Programmes within the School. He also supports the Director of the School's Industrial Engagement Team.
Ms Rossetti

Ms Alice Rossetti

Student Administrator

Supports taught students in the School of Engineering and Materials Science through assisting and advising students and staff as required, and delivery of essential administrative processes including: timetabling, support to the examinations process, mark entry and module registration.
+44 (0)20 7882 5099
Dr Santagiuliana

Dr Giovanni Santagiuliana
BSc, MSc, PhD

Polymer Research Manager

Thermoplastic polymer processing, nanocomposites, graphene-based composites, materials characterisation, analytical modelling, materials and products development, cycling
+44 (0)20 7882 2792
Mr Searles

Mr James Searles

Mechanical Workshop Technician

I have 20 years experience in the manufacturing industry primarily in the f1 and aerospace industry
+44 (0)20 7882 6577
Miss Tewogbade

Miss Stephanie Tewogbade
Taught Programmes Administrator

Taught Programmes Administrator

Dr Tilwani

Dr Reshma Kishan Tilwani
MEng, PhD

Teaching Laboratories Manager

Mr Wayland

Mr James Wayland

Makerspace Technician

Technical support for Makerspace workshop and Aero Lab. Specializes in additive manufacturing, Computer aided design / manufacture and product fabrication (woods, metals and plastics).
+44 (0)207 882 8701
Dr Whiteley

Dr Richard Whiteley
MEng, DPhil

XRD Characterisation Technician

Provides comprehensive technical support for staff and students in the School to enable the achievement of teaching and research aims and objectives. Responsible for the operation and upkeep of the X-Ray Diffraction Facility. Responsible for the instruction, guidance and supervision of staff and students in the use of laboratory equipment and techniques as appropriate.
+44 (0)20 7882 6379
Mr Woolley

Mr Michael Woolley
BA

Outreach and Recruitment Officer

I deliver a range of Outreach and Recruitment activities with the aim of inspiring future engineers, and increasing the number of quality and committed students choosing to apply to an Engineering and Materials Science program with Queen Mary University of London.
+44(0)20 7882 2187
Dr Wu

Dr Dongsheng Wu
PhD

Laboratory Technician - Imaging

Provides comprehensive technical support for staff and students in the School to enable the achievement of teaching and research aims and objectives. Responsible for the operation and upkeep of the laboratory area Imaging. Responsible for the instruction, guidance and supervision of staff and students in the use of Confocal microscope, Multiphoton microscope, Spinning Disk microscope, Super-resolution microscope, Epifluorescence microscope, and in performing projects associated with genetic modification.
+44 (0)20 7882 5051
Ms Zhang

Ms Wei Zhang

Finance Officer

Provides support for the financial activity of the School through the provision of an efficient purchasing and accounts service. Source of advice and information within the School about matters regarding best financial practice and use of the College financial procedures. Contributes to the preparation of financial analyses for School Management. Advises staff on best practice for financial matters. Supports the financial aspects of research grant activity for the School.
+44 (0)20 7882 8728