Staff

Technical Services

Dr Di Federico

Dr Erica Di Federico
PhD

Analytical Laboratories Manager

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
Mr Galeitsiwe

Mr Monkgogi Galeitsiwe

Engineering Teaching Technician

Ms Gani

Ms Abida Gani
MChem, MIMMM

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 Hakobyan

Dr Shoghik Hakobyan
PhD

Materials Characterisation Technician

In my current position I am responsible for the day to day running of a Materials Characterisation Laboratory, maintaining the highest standards with respect to service delivery, maintenance, upkeep, along with training students, researchers and visitors on a wide range of analytical equipment. I am acting as a guide, source of information and facilitator to users as they progress through their research projects.
+44 (0)20 7882 6943
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
Mr Iqbal

Mr Shafir Iqbal

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 Cell and Tissue. 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 6991
Ms Ma

Ms Jun Ma
BSc, MSc, MPhil

Instrumentation 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 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
Dr Rai

Dr Subash Rai
PhD

Electron Microscopy Technician

In my role, I provide electron microscopy (SEM, S/TEM, FIB) knowledge and expertise in support of the research and teaching activities, and professional service to all users of facilities. I am responsible for the day-to-day running of the lab by providing training to new and existing users in routine specimen preparation and analysis, aiding and advising with regard to applications and experimental design, carrying out routine maintenance and liaising with engineers, managing the booking systems and usage records, and maintaining a safe working environment by ensuring safety procedures are implemented.
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)20 7882 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

Bioimaging Centre Technician
GM supervisor

Managing core facilities of the Bioimaging Centre. Providing instruction, supervision, health and safety guidance to staff and students in the use of Zeiss 710 Elyra PS.1, Nikon CSU-W1 SoRa, Nikon Eclipse TS100, Leica DMi8, Leica DMI4000B, Leica DMIL, Lumascope 720, Nanosight LM20, iBright FL1500, Imaris 9.7.2, and in performing projects associated with genetic modification.
+44 (0)20 7882 5051
Ms Yoon

Ms Ji Young Yoon
CMgr MCMI AFHEA IEng MIET

Technical Facilities Manager

Dr Zia

Dr Qasim Zia
PhD

Electron Microscopy Technician

Manages the SEM and FIB facilities, providing training and support to users to push the applications of these tools to improve research outcomes. Also, breadth of knowledge in other spectroscopy techniques FTIR, TGA, DSC, AAS, EDS/WDS, and UV VIS.