Profiles of people associated with EPSRC including Fellows, Council members and EPSRC staff. Please use the filters to customise the listing on this page.
Adrian is Deputy Director for Planning, Operations and Governance and ensures effective business planning, operational, governance, and evaluation arrangements within EPSRC, and manages the interface with the corporate centre on operational matters to ensure that EPSRC obtains high-quality services.
University of Southampton
Eujin’s research interest focuses on Functionally Graded Additive Manufacturing (FGAM) that falls under the EPSRCs theme of Manufacturing the Future. FGAM uses Additive Manufacturing processes to produce functional parts, establishing a radical shift from contour modelling to performance modelling.
Imperial College London
Professor Lydia Plowman is Chair in Education and Technology and Dean of Research in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. She was formerly Vice-Chair of the ESRC's Grant Assessment Panel and is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Maria Pregnolato is a Lecturer in Civil Engineering and EPSRC Research Fellow at the University of Bristol. Her projects within the Living with Environmental Change (LWEC) area investigates the impact of flooding on bridges and transportation.
Mark Price is Professor of Aeronautics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast. His research background is on engineering design methods, particularly in relation to integrated design and manufacturing systems.
University of Leicester
Dr Jonathan Radcliffe is a Reader at the University of Birmingham where he leads the Energy Systems and Policy Analysis Group; and is a Fellow of the university's Institute for Global Innovation, for which he leads the interdisciplinary 'Resilient Cities' theme.
Dr Qasim Rafiq is a Senior Lecturer at University College London in Bioprocess Engineering and has been working in the field of cell and gene therapy, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering for more than 10 years.
Paul Raithby is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Bath and currently holds an EPSRC Senior Research Fellowship. He read for a BSc Degree in Chemistry at Queen Mary College, London, and completed a PhD in Chemical Crystallography. He begun a faculty post at Cambridge and stayed for 25 years, becoming a Fellow of St Catharine's College and a Reader in Structural Chemistry.
I am Professor of Cyber Security at University of Bristol where I head the Cyber Security Group. My research interests are in addressing security and privacy issues in large-connected infrastructures that service society. I am director of two centres: the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security in Large-Scale Infrastructures and the National Research Centre on Privacy, Harm Reduction and Adversarial Influence Online (REPHRAIN).
I also lead projects as part of the UK Research Institute on Trustworthy Industrial Control Systems (RITICS) and UK Research Institute on Science of Cyber Security (RISCS). I also lead activities as part of the PETRAS National Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security of IoT and the ESRC Hub+ on Digital Security by Design (Discribe).
I am also the PI and editor-in-chief of CyBOK: an international effort on developing a Cyber Security Body of Knowledge to provide interdisciplinary foundations for education and training programmes.
Rasmita Raval is a Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Interdisciplinary Surface Science Research Centre at the University of Liverpool.
Susan has over 35 years working in the IT sector. She has worked for Blue chip manufacturers, Big 4 consultancies, and an IT services company. Her main focus has been the use of IT for innovation in the manufacturing and media sectors. Susan lived through the digital revolution in the media industry and has a deep understanding of the unexpected impacts digital technology can have on business. She is now bringing that experience to help manufacturing organisations make the digital transformation.
Experience in the manufacturing sectors includes the manufacture of tyres, aero engineering, esters for potato crisps, spinning of concrete, paint, furniture fittings and street furniture.
Dr. Alexander Reip received his MSc in Chemistry from The University of Reading and PhD in Materials from Brunel University. In 2012 he joined Oxford nanoSystems at its founding. The company develops innovative nanocoatings to improve heat transfer in two phase systems such as air conditioning, refrigeration and energy generation. Alex developed the company's coating technology and was made CEO in 2015 to being scale up and commercialisation.
University of Leicester
As Operations Manager for an EPSRC-MRC funded CDT in regenerative medicine (Keele-Nottingham-Loughborough) Paul also sits on the UK Society for Biomaterials Council and the Exec Committee for the Royal Society of Chemistry Biomaterials Chemistry group.
University of Warwick
Nia is a qualified Patent Attorney working in the Welsh Government Office for Science as Head of Research and Innovation Engagement. She was previously Head of IP Strategy and Commercialisation, driving a strategic approach to Intellectual Property in healthcare, and was part of the team that set up the Swansea University “AgorIP” programme.
Nia has over 30 years’ experience of Intellectual Property and has spent the last 20 years helping Welsh technology businesses to make the most of their IP. After graduating in Physics from Manchester University, she became a Patent Examiner at the European Patent Office. Returning to the UK, she managed the patent department of a scientific instrument manufacturer, becoming a UK and European Patent Attorney. She is a European Patent Attorney, a Member of the Institute of Physics and a Chartered Physicist. She is a trustee of the Centre of Sign-Sight-Sound, a charity helping people with sensory loss
As well as English & Welsh, Nia speaks German, French and Dutch, and some British Sign Language.
Peter Robertson is Professor of Energy and Environmental Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast. His particular expertise is in the area of photocatalytic technology for both energy and water sustainability. This work has encompassed basic research on photocatalysis through to pilot processes development for water treatment and for solar energy conversion and storage.
Prior to joining QUB in 2015 he spent nearly 20 years at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen initially as a lecturer then as Chair of Energy and Environmental Engineering and ultimately as Vice-Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Academic Support Services). He served as a member of EPSRC’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Energy (2018-2021), and as a member of the SUPERGEN High Level Group (2019-2021). He is also a member of sub Panel 8, Chemistry for REF2021 and is Chair of the Royal Irish Academy’s Physcial, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee.
Geoff Rodgers is a theoretical physicist with research interests in complex systems and statistical mechanics. He is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Brunel University London. He chairs the Research Excellence Group of London Higher, made up of PVCs for Research of the universities in London.
Professor Tiina Roose did her DPhil (PhD) in applied mathematics at the University of Oxford 2000. Following a two-year postdoc at Harvard she returned to Oxford where she won the prestigious Royal Society University Research Fellowship which she held from 2004 until 2013 first in Oxford and then in Southampton. She now holds a Chair in Biological and Environmental Modelling at the Faculty of Engineering and Environment in Southampton and leads an European Research Council Consolidator grant funded team investigating rhizosphere processes by combination of structural and chemical imaging and modelling.
Matthew Rosseinsky obtained a degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford and a DPhil under the supervision of Professor P Day, FRS in 1990.
Dr David Rush is a lecturer in structural engineering at the University of Edinburgh. Having completed his PhD in 2013 of the fire performance of concrete-filled hollow sections, he has continued to pursue scientific and engineering solutions to improve the safe, sustainable and resilient design of the built environment against fire.