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Gareth Jenkins is Chief Scientific Officer for Arcinova, an agile contract research and development organisation based in Alnwick, Northumberland where he champions the use of transformational technology for innovation in high value chemicals and medicines manufacturing.  With over 20 years of industrial experience, his interests cover synthetic organic chemistry, chemo- and bio- catalysis, reaction and process engineering, process modelling and simulation.

Professor Jennings is responsible for promoting, supporting and facilitating Imperial College London's research performance and for leading on the delivery of the Research and Enterprise Strategy.

Dr Jun Jiang is a Lecturer in Mech. Eng. Dept. at Imperial College London, researching and developing future intelligent metal manufacturing techniques. In the past 5 years, Jun published ~50 top journal papers with >1000 citations (h-index 22). Jun obtained his DPhil from the Materials Dept. at Oxford University in 2013, developing micromechanical characterization technique for studying the plasticity in metals. He then moved to Imperial, Materials Dept. as a post-doc to study the fatigue problem in the aero engine components. In 2016, he started a new journey in the Mech. Eng. Dept. as a Research Fellow to research metal manufacturing process. In 2017, he was appointed as a Lecturer and established his Intelligent metal forming group. In 2018, Jun won the Imperial President’s Award for Excellence in Research. He is working on a range of metal manufacturing techniques such as hybrid additive manufacturing, solid-state additive manufacturing, intelligent rolling, robotic blacksmith.

Yan is a senior lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.

After becoming one of the youngest Senior Principal Scientists with Individual Merit from the UK Civil Service, whilst working at the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (previously RSRE) Cliff Jones founded the successful spin-out company Displaydata to commercialise one of his inventions in LCD.

Martin Jones is a Principal Scientist in Pharmaceutical Technology and Development at AstraZeneca.

Richard Jones has a first degree and PhD in Physics from Cambridge University, and following postdoctoral work at Cornell University, USA, he was a lecturer at the University of Cambridge’s Cavendish Laboratory. In 1998 he moved to the University of Sheffield, and in 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Victoria joined Mondel─ôz International 16 years ago where, having run both analytical laboratories and a research team with a focus on the Physical Sciences, she now has responsibility for the Open Innovation Agenda for Europe.

Dr Laura Justham completed her first degree in Physics in June 2003 and moved into a PhD in Manufacturing Engineering and more specifically in Integrated Manufacturing Systems, which she graduated from in 2007. She undertook a number of PDRA positions in manufacturing systems research; electronics manufacturing and embedded technologies, before the commencement of her lectureship at Loughborough University in 2012.

Dr Robert Kay obtained an honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a PhD in Microsystems Engineering from Heriot-Watt University. During the course of his Doctorate studies he developed a novel microfabrication manufacturing process for the manufacture of precision electroformed stencils used mainly for the deposition of interconnects for electronic packaging.

Dr Emma Kendrick is a materials chemist at WMG, University of Warwick.

Cay Kielty is a cell-matrix and regenerative medicine scientist studying the assembly, structure and function of extracellular matrix (ECM), and the biology and therapeutic applications of mesenchymal progenitor cells (MSCs). She is Professor of Medical Biochemistry within the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell-Matrix Research in Manchester.

Dr. BC Eric Kim gained his MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology). In 2010, he joined ACCIS (Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science) based in Aerospace Engineering Department of Bristol University as a Research Associate.

Ji-Seon Kim is Professor of Solid State Physics and Director of the EPSRC-funded Plastic Electronics Centre for Doctoral Training at Imperial College London.

Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge, has a distinguished background in academia and business. She spent sixteen years as a researcher and university lecturer at Cambridge and Nottingham universities before joining Rolls-Royce in 1994 where she held a number of senior executive appointments.

Dr Kerry Kirwan is a Reader at WMG, University of Warwick. He is the Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing (EngD), Strategic Director of the £10m Industrial Doctorate Centre and Head of the Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing Research Group within WMG. Dr Kirwan also leads the University of Warwick's Global Research Priority in Innovative Manufacturing.

Sir Peter Knight is Senior Fellow in Residence at the Kavli Royal Society International Centre at Chicheley Hall and immediate past-President of the Institute of Physics. Knight retired at the end of September 2010 as Deputy Rector of Research at Imperial College where he was responsible for the College’s research strategy and a member of the Imperial College Management Board and Council.

Dr Panagiotis Kosmas joined King's College London (KCL) as a Lecturer in 2008, and is currently a Senior Lecturer at KCL's Department of Informatics.

Adam Kowalski is a member of Unilever's Strategic Science Group specialising in formulated products and process intensification, including machine and process design and simulation. He is visiting Professor at the University of Manchester.

James Kratz is a Lecturer in Materials Engineering at the University of Bristol. Based in the Bristol Composites Institute, his research aims to develop technologies for digital manufacturing of high-value composite structures.

Dr Bradley Ladewig completed his Bachelor and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering at The University of Queensland in Australia. After postdoctoral positions in France and Australia he took up a Lectureship at Monash University in 2009, and then moved to Imperial College London as a Senior Lecturer in 2015.

James Law is the Director of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange at Sheffield Robotics and holds a joint post between the Department of Computer Science and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult) at the University of Sheffield. He is a roboticist with strengths in interdisciplinary research, with awards of over £2M in areas spanning design, psychology, computer science, and control engineering.

Jonathan Legh-Smith directs BT's Strategic Research programme and manages BT's collaborative research partnerships with industry and academia. Jonathan was previously BT's Head of Standards, and has contributed to a number of organisations including ISO, Ecma International, and The Object Management Group.

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