Staff

Technical Services

Dr Bailey

Dr Russell Bailey
PhD, FRMS, SI

Analytical Laboratories Manager
Safety Coordinator

Oversees the technical support provision within the analytical laboratories of the school. Facilitates support for research and teaching, in line with the universityĆ¢??s long-term strategic objectives. Primary areas of expertise are electron and scanning probe microscopies, and mechanical testing.
+44 (0)20 7882 8468
Miss Bevan

Miss Catrin Bevan

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
  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 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 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
Dr Lacerda

Dr Armando Lacerda
PhD

Research Laboratories Manager
Safety Coordinator

+44 (0)20 7882 7461
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
Mr Pinku Ahluwalia

Mr Stefano Pinku Ahluwalia

Assistant Laboratory Technician

To provide fundamental technical assistance to enable to day to day functioning of the SchoolĆ¢??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
Dr Rai

Dr Subash Rai
PhD

Electron Microscopy Technician

SEM, S/TEM, FIB
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
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
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