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Alison has over 30 years of experience in electronic engineering and semiconductor design, particularly in the field of ultra-low power wireless communication for medical applications.

Professor Edmund Burke joined the University of Leicester as Deputy Vice-Chancellor in July 2018.  Before that, he had been the Vice-Principal for Science and Engineering at Queen Mary University of London since 2015.  He joined Queen Mary from the University of Stirling where he held the posts of ‘Senior Deputy Principal & Deputy Vice-Chancellor’ and ‘Deputy Principal for Research’.  Before joining Stirling in 2011, he was Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Nottingham.  He had been a member of staff at Nottingham for 21 years.

David Butler is professor of water engineering, a chartered civil engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management and the International Water Association. Following positions at Arups, London South Bank University and Imperial College London, he is now Director of the Centre for Water Systems at the University of Exeter.

Simon Byrne is an EPSRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Statistical Science. He completed his PhD in 2011 at the University of Cambridge Statistical Laboratory under the supervision of Professor A. Philip Dawid. Prior to this, he worked as a statistical analyst in the general insurance industry.

I am a Reader in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London, where I lead the Software Reliability Group. I received a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University, and Master’s and undergraduate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. My research focuses on building practical techniques and tools for improving software quality, and spans the areas of software engineering, computer systems and security.

Rebecca Cain is an Associate Professor and leads the multi-disciplinary Experiential Engineering research group in WMG at the University of Warwick. Her expertise is the involvement of users in co-design process for products, environments and services across the automotive, healthcare, energy and rail sectors.

Professor Muffy Calder is a Computing Scientist whose research is in modelling and reasoning about the behaviour of complex software and biochemical systems using computer science, mathematics and automated reasoning techniques.

I obtained a BSc (Hons) in Physics from the University of Strathclyde and a PhD in Physics from the University of Glasgow.

My research concerns medical materials and pharmaceutical materials science, a field I established within the Department when I joined it in 1993. I currently direct, together with Professor Serena Best, the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials, a group of around 25 post-docs and PhD students.

This is a job-share fellowship with Serena Best.

My PhD on quantum computing theory began in 2005 at Oxford University. In 2008, the Royal Commission of 1851 awarded me a fellowship based at University College London.  From 2010, I held research posts at the University of Potsdam, the Free University of Berlin, and the University of Sheffield.

Siobhan Campbell is Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Central Research Team in the Department for Transport (DfT).

Professor Nishan Canagarajah was born and educated in Sri Lanka and then received his BA (Hons) and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK in 1989 and 1993 respectively. He joined the University of Bristol in 1993 and became a Professor of Multimedia Signal Processing in 2004. He has served as the Faculty of Engineering Research Director (2006-2009), Head of Department of Computer Science (2009-2010), Head of Merchant Venturers School of Engineering (2010-2011) and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (2011-2014).

University College London

Francesca Cecinati is a civil and environmental engineer, currently studying Indian climate extremes at the University of Bath as a Research Associate. She got a double Master's degree from the Universitá di Genova (Italy) and the Massachussets Institute of Technology (USA), thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship.

Frederic Cegla received the MEng and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2002 and 2006 respectively. In 2008 he started his current post as lecturer in the Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) and Dynamics section of the Mechanical Engineering Department. In 2014 he was promoted to Senior lecturer.

My formal training is in physics (undergraduate degree in engineering physics) and I work in the field of quantum computing. I am mainly a theorist, but have also done remote experiments using the hardware produced by D-Wave Systems Inc. 

Jérôme Charmet is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Digital Healthcare, WMG, University of Warwick. He received the Diplôme d'Ingénieur in Microtechnology Engineering from HES-SO Arc in Switzerland in 1998, the MSc degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Bern, Switzerland, in 2010, and the PhD degree from the University of Cambridge in 2015. Overall, he worked for more than 10 years in both industrial and academic positions, including Intel Corporation, the National Centre for Sensor Research of Dublin City University in Ireland and the Microtechnology Institute of HES-SO Arc in Switzerland.

Professor Fiona Charnley joined the University of Exeter in May 2019 as the Co-Director of the Centre for the Circular Economy.

I obtained a PhD in mathematics from Stony Brook University in 2009, following BSc and MSc degrees from Sharif University in Iran. I held research positions at University of Warwick (Leverhulme Trust fellowship), Universite Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, and Imperial College London (Chapman fellow).

I graduated from St. Petersburg State University in 1998, followed by a PhD from the University of Bath in 2001. I was Junior Research Fellow at St. John's College, Oxford, from 2001-2005 and Postdoctoral Associate at Cambridge in 2005-2006. I was then appointed as Lecturer (Senior Lecturer from 2011) at Cardiff University. I am now Reader in Mathematics at the University of Bath.

Amanda's main responsibility is to provide strategic leadership for EPSRC's engagement with business and in accelerating the impact of the research and training investments made by EPSRC. Amanda has specific corporate oversight for our relationships with Jaguar Land Rover and BAE Systems.

Adam joined the University of Nottingham as a Lecturer in January 2010 after completing both PhD and postdoctoral research at the University of Liverpool. Since then he has undertaken fellowships at the University of Tokyo, Rolls-Royce and the High Value Catapults (AMRC/MTC). In 2017 he was appointed as Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and also holds a Lik Dak Sum Chair at the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus.

Prof. Clifton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Science of the University of Oxford, and a Governing Body fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He is a Research Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. His research focuses on the development of machine learning for healthcare technologies.

Dr Mike Colechin is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with wide experience of innovation in the transport and energy sectors.  He is the founder and owner of Cultivate, an organisation that consults in academia, firms, and not-for-profits to deliver strategies that drive innovation forward and engage project stakeholders in creative ways.  He is also a co-founder of Heuristic a joint venture to design and run training games that engage business, government and academic audiences in unique learning experiences.

I studied mathematics and physics at UBC and did a PhD in Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. I did postdoctoral work at McGill and Harvard, where I became interested in infectious disease.

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