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Dr Bosch Fortea

Dr Minerva Bosch Fortea

Postdoctoral Research Associate

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Julien Gautrot

Dr Burrows

Dr Stephen Burrows
MEng, MSc, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Stoyan Smoukov

Dr Chen

Dr Jianxin Chen
PhD

Visiting Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Stoyan Smoukov

Dr Chen

Dr Kan Chen

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
My current research projects mainly focus on synthesis and development of low-cost and environment -friendly thermoelectric materials and scaling-up synthesis of high-performance thermoelectric materials for device fabrication. I am interested in exploring new materials, investigating the effects of synthesis on materials' microstructures and optimizing materials' electrical and thermal transport properties via doping, band structure engineering, microstructure modification, high-entropy effects, etc. I am experienced in different synthesis methods (such as spark plasma sintering, flash sintering, magnetic alignment, mechanical alloying, etc), advanced characterizations of thermoelectric materials and interpretations of electrical and thermal transport properties.
+44 (0)20 7882 2734

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Michael Reece

Dr Chen

Dr Zheng Chen
PhD

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow
Control Systems, Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery Management System.

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Guang Li

Dr Correia Braga

Dr Carlos Correia Braga

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Stoyan Smoukov

Dr Das

Dr Anirban Das

Marie-Curie Fellow

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Steffi Krause

Dr Di Ciò

Dr Stefania Di Ciò
PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Development of nano- to micro-scale fabrication processes for the control of cellular microenvironment. Design of microfluidic chips with multiple hydrogel compartments for the embedding of organotypic cultures and spheroids. Microvascularisation within organ-on-chip platforms. Study of the mechanisms regulating cell sensing of nanoscale topography. In particular, the processes controlling actin dynamics and their impact on cell adhesion, spreading and fate decision.
+44 (0) 20 7882 5301

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Julien Gautrot

Dr Du

Dr Tian Du

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr. Tian Du's preliminary research focus is the understanding and control of bulk and surface recombination in solar cells based on metal halide perovskites, using a combination of materials, spectroscopic and optoelectronic characterizations. His research also focuses on developing scalable and universal post-treatment methodologies for metal halide perovskite thin films that are not reliant on complex chemical modifications.

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Joe Briscoe

Dr Gravelle

Dr Simon Gravelle
PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
I have a PhD in nanofluidics. My expertise is mostly numerical (molecular dynamics, monte carlo, umbrella sampling, finite elements method). I have also performed experiments using Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy.

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Lorenzo Botto

Dr Grossemy

Dr Simon Grossemy

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisors: Prof Hazel ScreenProf Martin Knight

Dr Gryazev

Dr Vasily Gryazev

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Sergey Karabasov

Dr Inamdar

Dr Sheetal Inamdar
MEng, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
My work is focused on understanding how the collagen network in cartilage contributes to the tissues mechanical properties both in health and disease. More specifically, I utilise small angle X-ray scattering techniques combined with in-situ mechanics to probe the complex nanoscale mechanisms within the tissue. This combined methodology provides real time information into how the collagen fibrils behave under tissue level loading.
+44 (0)20 7882 3119

supervisor icon Supervisors: Dr Himadri GuptaProf Martin Knight

Dr Kamal

Dr Catherine Kamal
Ph.D, MSci.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
I apply mathematical modelling to engineering challenges relating to soft particles, capsules or vesicles in liquids, with an aim to create testable models of the materials in flow for advance in industrial application. For example, an understanding on the characterisation over the state of aggregation, shape or orientation of the soft nanoparticles in flow could identify new methods used to charactering and sort nanoparticles by their thickness and aspect ratio. Such size and thickness is essential for optimising applications such as polymer reinforcement. I am also interested in modelling physical singularities, such as those involved in moving contact lines.

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Lorenzo Botto

Dr Li

Dr Weiqi Li
BMed, MMed, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
My research focuses on the vascular biology and vascular engineering. Particular interest goes to the endothelial glycocalyx, a protective layer along the luminal surface of the blood vessel. I aim to elucidate how the glycocalyx develops and sheds under healthy and diseased vascular conditions. I also work on endothelial mechanics and directional cell migration on different types of substrate, with the ultimate gold of understanding the process of vascular stiffening and aging.
+44 (0)20 7882 7821

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Wen Wang

Dr Lyu

Dr Yaqi Lyu
PhD

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Helena Azevedo

Dr Marhuenda

Dr Emilie Marhuenda
PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Thomas Iskratsch

Dr Markesteijn (Anton)

Dr A.P. Markesteijn (Anton)
BSc, MSc, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Fluid Dynamics, Computational Aeroacoustics and Aerodynamics, Large-Eddy Simulations, GPGPU Computing, Multiscale Methods, Fluctuating Hydrodynamics, Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics, Droplet Formation

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Sergey Karabasov

Dr Megone

Dr William Megone

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Julien Gautrot

Dr Nguyen

Dr Khai Duong Quang Nguyen

KTP Postdoctoral Research Associate
Materials Formulation Scientist (FormFormForm Ltd)
synthesis and characterisation of polymers and polymer composites; silicone elastomer and composites; photorheology; formulation science; 3D printing.
+44 (0)20 7882 7821

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Julien Gautrot

Dr Nguyen

Dr Nam Nguyen
BSc MSc PhD MRSC

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Julien Gautrot

Dr Nolan

Dr Joanne Nolan

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Martin Knight

Dr Nourafkan

Dr Ehsan Nourafkan

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Stoyan Smoukov

Dr Okesola

Dr Babatunde Okesola

Postdoctoral Fellowship (Self-Assembling Peptides for Tissue Regeneration)
+44 (0)20 7882 6686

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Tina Chowdhury

Dr Sun

Dr Tao Sun

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Tao Sun's research background is in structural dynamics and vibration control for offshore structures, such as wind turbines and wave energy converters.

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Guang Li

Dr Sun

Dr Yiwei Sun
BSc, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Yiwei Sun's research focuses on nanomechanics of graphene and environmental effect on graphene, answering questions as how thick is one layer of carbon atoms, do graphene devices perform the same around the world, why is graphite a lubricant?
+44 (0)20 7882 5301

supervisor icon Supervisors: Prof Sir Colin HumphreysDr Oliver Fenwick

Dr Swiatlowska

Dr Pamela Swiatlowska

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Thomas Iskratsch

Dr Thompson

Dr Clare Thompson
MBiochem, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Mammalian cell culture, immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, confocal microscopy and image analyses, reverse transcription and real time PCR, molecular cloning, cell transfection, immunoprecipitation and western blotting, biochemical assays (various).
+44 (0)20 7882 3603

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Martin Knight

Dr Wang

Dr Yiwen Ivy Wang

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Organic electronics

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Zhe Li

Dr Waugh

Dr Charlie Waugh

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Hazel Screen

Dr Weiszer

Dr Michal Weiszer

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Optimisation, metaheuristics, operational research and their applications such as airport operations and intelligent sewer networks.

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Jun Chen

Dr Weng

Dr Zhichao Weng
PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
My PhD project was based on investigating spin dynamics in small molecule OLEDs via ultra-small magnetic field effects. My expertise: 1. High quality organic materials purification technique and OLEDs processing in cleanroom environment. 2. Measurements of Magnetic Field Effects (High Field Effect and Ultra-Small Magnetic Field Effect) in OLEDs 3. Equipment design and engineering (High resolution and precision Helmholtz Coil system) 4. Software designing, programming and test system integration for magnetic field effects measurement system 5. Data processing, quantitative analysis and physical model optimization based on large dataset

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Sir Colin Humphreys

Dr Wood

Dr Samuel Wood

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Rob Krams

Dr Xanthis

Dr Ioannis Xanthis
PhD

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Cardiovascular Mechanobiology

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Thomas Iskratsch

Dr Zamboulis

Dr Danae Zamboulis

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Hazel Screen

Miss Zhang

Miss Man Zhang
BSc

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Ferroelectric; Dielectric; Photocatalyst; THz
07594310369

supervisor icon Supervisor: Dr Haixue Yan

Dr Zhou

Dr Bo Zhou

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

supervisor icon Supervisor: Prof Steffi Krause