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Professor Diana Huffaker currently holds the Welsh Government Ser Cymru Chair in Advanced Materials and Engineering. She is Scientific Director of the Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) at Cardiff University. Her appointment as Professor at Cardiff University is held jointly between School of Engineering and School of Physics. She maintains Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California at Los Angeles where she directs the Integrated NanoMaterials Laboratory. Professor Huffaker has co-authored over 300 refereed journal publications with more than 11000 citations and many invited presentations world-wide. Her research interests include integrated optoelectronic devices, nanostructures, quantum technologies.
Dr Rebecca Boston is a Lloyd’s Register Foundation and Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield.
I occupy the Chair of Functional Materials & Photonics and head the Materials And Photonics Systems (MAPS) Group at the University of Dundee. The extended Group currently comprises 12 research-active members and 15 research and project students.
Noha Abu El Magd obtained her BSc degree in Nanotechnology (Chemical) (2014) with first class honours from the University of Leeds, UK. In September 2014, she joined the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials at the University of Bristol and is currently in the final year of her PhD project entitled “Nanoporous Protein Crystal Biohybrid Materials”.
Dave Adams obtained his PhD from the University of York. After postdoctoral work at York, Leeds and Leicester, he worked within Unilever for four years. He joined the University of Liverpool in 2008 before moving to the University of Glasgow in 2016. His research involves self-assembly, gels, and conductive materials.
Claire received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. Her research interests are in integrated process and molecular/materials design, property prediction, optimisation. She received several prizes including RAEng-ICI Fellowship (1998-2003), Philip Leverhulme Prize for Engineering (2009), and SCI Armstrong Lecture (2011).
Ankush is a Lecturer in Engineering and a member of the Glasgow Computational Engineering Centre at the University of Glasgow.
Mark Ainslie received his PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge in 2012. Mark has over ten years of experience in the field of applied superconductivity in electrical engineering, and from 2012-2017, he was a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow investigating superconducting electrical machine design.
I received a BA in Natural Sciences, followed by a PhD in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of Cambridge. My first academic appointment was at Queen's University of Belfast in 1995. I returned to the University of Cambridge in 2000 where I become Reader, and then Professor in 2011. I was elected FRS in 2015.
Cameron Alexander is Professor of Polymer Therapeutics and Head of the Division of Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering at the School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, UK.
- Degree and PhD in Chemistry from University of Durham
- Post-Doc at The Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge
- Joined the School of Pharmacy in Nottingham in 2005
Neil is currently Vice-Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Engineering at Imperial College London.
University of Surrey
Dr. Stephen Allen is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath. He is an engineer focused on energy and sustainability in the built environment, with professional experience across academia, industry and public policy. He has worked as the Energy Adviser at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology in Westminster, and as a consultant in industry. Stephen is a joint recipient of the George Stephenson Prize from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (2009) for one of his journal publications, and a member of the Early Career Forum of EPSRC’s Engineering Theme.
I am a EPSRC/BBSRC Innovation Fellow. My research uses computational approaches to gather, integrate and analyse biological big data, including working extensively with next-generation sequencing data. A major part of my work uses network approaches to study pathogenicity in yeast in order to identify novel disease-associated pathways.
I have been involved in seismic research for over 15 years and have published on a diverse range of problems, spanning theoretical seismology, global seismology as well as hydrocarbon, carbon storage and engineering scale problems. My core expertise is in elastic and acoustic waveform simulation of seismic body-waves.
Studied at Bristol University (PhD 1987). Worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory for two years before accepting a lectureship at Sussex University in 1989. Promoted to Professor in 2000 and moved to Sheffield University in 2004. Received five RSC medals and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2014.
- 2013- Crum Brown Chair of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.
- 2009- Chair of Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.
- 2009-14 EPSRC Leadership Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh.
- 2007-09 EaStCHEM Reader in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.
John Bagshaw is a BAE Systems Engineering Fellow, a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and the Royal Aeronautical Society, and a Chartered Physicist and Engineer.
I am a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Analysis from the University of Surrey. I have developed forensic applications for Ion Beam Analysis and mass spectrometry techniques for many years, working with a number of law enforcement agencies.
Dr Laura Baker has 20 years' experience in the Steel Industry including senior leadership roles within Technical, Supply Chain and Manufacturing departments. She has represented the industry at international events and has an excellent understanding of the challenges facing manufacturing and the steel industry supply chain in particular.
Richard is a research fellow working at the University of Manchester. His work aims to combine synthetic biology with tissue engineering in order to create drug testing tools that are accurate, cheap and high-throughput.
Professor Mike Barnes is Deputy Head of the Power & Energy Division in the School of Engineering at Manchester University
Imperial College London
Adam’s research develops mathematical methods for studying the neural basis of consciousness. Complexity and information theory are central to the research. He is based at the multi-disciplinary Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex. He got his PhD in string/M-theory at Oxford
John is a Professor in Energy and Climate Policy at the Sustainable Research Institute (SRI), University of Leeds with over 20 years of experience in energy and climate policy. His research interests include energy demand, resource productivity, energy and economy modelling, carbon accounting and exploring low carbon transitions. John has been the Director of a number of large research centres that has employed a range of modelling approaches, including Multi-Regional Input-Output Models, to understand how changes in production and consumption can contribute to a low carbon future.
John Batchelor is head of the Antennas Group at Kent. His current research interests include bodyworn antennas, platform independent RFID tags including transfer tattoo tags for skin, compact multiband antennas, Electromagnetic-Band Gap (EBG) structures, long-wavelength Frequency-Selective Surfaces (FSS) and the use of passive wireless sensors for Assistive Technologies.
I am the Chair in Molecular Bionics in the Department of Chemistry at the University College London (UCL). Prior to UCL, I held positions as Lecturer -2006, Senior Lecturer -2009 and Professor -2011 in the Departments of Materials Sci. Eng. (2006-2009) and Biomedical Science (2009-2013) at the University of Sheffield.
Dr Bauer graduated from ETH Zurich (Switzerland) in 2008, where he afterwards obtained a PhD in Computational Neuroscience in 2013. After a postdoctoral research position and an MRC Skills Development Fellowship at Newcastle University (NU), he then started his EPSRC UK Research and Innovation Fellowship in 2018 (also at NU).
Jeremy Baumberg is Professor of NanoScience at the University of Cambridge, and leads centres of NanoPhotonics and a Centre for Doctoral Training in NanoTechnology.
Martin Baumers is Assistant Professor of Additive Manufacturing Management at the Centre for Additive Manufacturing (CfAM) in the Faculty of Engineering. In his research, Martin focuses on the economics and efficient operation of AM as well as the benefits that can be derived from adopting the technology. Starting with his doctoral research, Martin's work has concentrated on the development of novel approaches to production costing and build time estimation. Further areas of interest are process selection, computational build volume packing and scheduling approaches and shape complexity measurement techniques. Martin also investigates the environmental sustainability of additive processes, with an emphasis on energy consumption, to assess whether AM provides a pathway to more sustainable manufacturing and more benign products. Recently, Martin has started investigating management in digital manufacturing settings from the ecosystems and platform perspectives.
University College London
- EPSRC PDRA Mechanical Engineering Bath, 2000
- Lecturer in Mathematics, Bristol Uni, 2000
- Lecturer, SL, Reader in Mathematics, Imperial College, 2000-2011
- Professor in Mathematical Biosciences, Exeter Uni, 2011-present
In 2008, Paul was appointed as the Head of Strategic Development, for Siemens Technology and Concepts Group. He continues to be the UK representative responsible for identifying new technologies and concepts for Siemens AG's future portfolio, developing relationships with key universities in support of these developments.
Professor Steve Beeby leads the Smart Electronic Materials and Systems (SEMS) group in the Department of Electronics and Computers Science at the University of Southampton. He leads research into energy harvesting and e-textiles that has led to two spinout companies and over 250 publications.
I am a Civil Engineer and Associate Professor in Water Management at Heriot-Watt University. My research focuses on the impacts of hydrological extremes (floods and droughts - hydro-hazards) on society. Prior to Heriot-Watt I held an academic position at UNESCO-IHE in the Netherlands and worked as an engineer for Jacobs.
Professor Stephen Belcher became Met Office Chief Scientist in December 2016.
Sarah Bell is an environmental engineer and Director of the Engineering Exchange at UCL. Her research addresses the relationships between engineering, infrastructure and society in order to address urban sustainability and resilience.
I obtained my PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm in 2005. From Stockholm I moved to Princeton where I became a Veblen Instructor at Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study. After that I stayed at Princeton as an Assistant Professor and in 2011 I came to the University of Oxford as a Lecturer in Analysis. I am also a Fellow of St. Anne's College.
After studying mathematics and physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jonathan moved to Brown University where he received his PhD in mathematics (2011). After spending time at Cambridge University (2011-2014), Imperial College London (2014-2016) and Durham University (2016), Jonathan is now a senior Lecturer at Cardiff University.
I joined the University of Cambridge as a lecturer in 2007. I became a Reader in Probability in 2012. I am also a fellow of King's college. Prior to hat I was educated in France and did a joint PhD thesis at Cornell University (USA) and Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris), and continued as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada).
Susan is a University Academic Fellow (Assistant Professor) in Cementitious Materials at The University of Leeds, and her research focuses on the development, characterisation and exploitation of advanced and non-traditional cement and concrete technologies for sustainable infrastructure.
My research concerns the development of materials for tissue repair and regeneration. I currently direct, together with Professor Ruth Cameron, the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials, a group of around 25 post-docs and PhD students.
This is a job-share fellowship with Ruth Cameron.
Currently in her second year in the Fluid Dynamics Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) at the University of Leeds, Megan's PhD research centres on the interaction of environmental wind shear and moist convection in the West African Monsoon.
Matthew works at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
I work in the field of machine translation and recently I have focussed on neural machine translation where advances using sub-word units and monolingual data have beaten state-of-the-art baselines. More generally I am interested in how computational linguistics and machine learning can be combined to provide compelling NLP applications
Dr Kate Black became a lecturer in the School of Engineering at the University of Liverpool in July 2013. Her research background is in Additive Manufacturing, with particular interest in the development of functional materials for inkjet printing. She is also a member of the Young Academy of Europe and is the chair for the Liverpool Women in Science and Engineering society (LivWiSE).
Liam Blackwell is Deputy Director for Quantum Technologies, with responsibility for our contribution to the UK's National Quantum Technologies Programme, for EPSRC's participation in the Clean Growth Challenge in the Industrial Strategy and ISCF.
Andrew Blake was appointed as the first Director of The Alan Turing Institute in October 2015. Formerly, Andrew joined Microsoft in 1999 as a Senior Researcher to found the Computer Vision group. In 2008 he became a Deputy Managing Director at the lab and in 2010 took up the position of Microsoft Distinguished Scientist and the Laboratory Director of Microsoft Research Cambridge, England.
Dimitra Blana is a Research Fellow in Biomedical Engineering at Keele University. She studied for her undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering in the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, before moving to Case Western Reserve University (Ohio, USA) for her MSc and PhD in Biomedical Engineering.
I received my PhD in Physics from the University of Nottingham where I specialised in the development of MRI methodologies. I continued this work during postdoctoral positions in Nottingham, the University of California San Diego and the University of Oxford, before being awarded an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship in 2013.
Daphne Jackson Fellow: I did my PhD at the University of Amsterdam under supervision of Professor Albert Shiryaev and Professor Chris Klaassen. Following the completion of my PhD, I was a University Research Fellow at City University, London.
Sarah completed her PhD in Radiation Physics at University College London in 2008 and then worked in both the UK (at Cambridge) and the USA (at Stanford) as a postdoctoral fellow in molecular imaging. In 2013, she returned to the UK as a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and was promoted to Reader in Biomedical Physics in 2017.
Richard obtained his PhD from Oxford in 2004. Postdoctoral positions at Bath and Oxford led to an EPSRC Fellowship in 2009. In 2013, Richard moved to the Royal Veterinary College. In 2015, Richard was made Reader of Biomechanics and he continues to work on aerodynamics, sensing, control, and bio-inspired robotics.
Dr Peter Bonfield joined world leading building science centre BRE in 1992 as Senior Scientific Officer and rose through the ranks to become Chief Executive of the BRE Group in January 2012. A materials engineer with a PhD in wind energy and the design of turbine blades, Peter has led major initiatives in these areas of new build and existing housing, as well as in commercial and public sector buildings.
I have studied physics up to PhD degree in Hannover, did a postdoc at Yale University, Habilitation in Hamburg and am chair of Quantum Matter in Birmingham since 2007.
I completed my BSc in Electronic Engineering in 2008 at Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, my MPhil in Nanotechnology in 2010 at the University of Cambridge, and my DPhil in Materials in 2015 at the University of Oxford studying new passivation technologies for silicon solar cells.
I obtained my PhD from Lund University in Sweden, and have previously held a Swedish Research Council Postdoctoral Stipend at University of Cambridge and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at University of East Anglia.
I did my undergraduate in Physics at the University of Florence (Italy) and received the Diploma and PhD degree in Physics in 1993 and 1997. From 1997 to 1999 I was Assistant Research Professor at the Technical University of Denmark. From September 2004 I moved to Cardiff University to start new research in Biophotonics. In 2007 I was promoted to Reader and in 2011 to a Personal Chair.
I obtained a PhD from Stanford in 2002 (with J. P. Collman) for work on metalloporphyrins as oxygen reduction electrocatalysts, and a Postdoctorate at Harvard with G. Whitesides working on unconventional forms of microfabrication and energy conversions.
Andrew is Director of Partnerships and leads EPSRC's strategic interactions with key partners within the university, business, regional and international sectors to ensure the successful implementation of the EPSRC Delivery Plan and the contribution this brings to the wider objectives of UKRI. Andrew is also responsible for EPSRC’s Impact agenda and our approach to Public Engagement.
Professor Veronica Bowman is a senior principal statistician at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and is internationally recognised as the lead technical expert for Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) knowledge management. She specialises in uncertainty calculation and communication and Bayesian inference. In particular, she has spent many years applying Bayesian methodology and data fusion techniques to problems in the military domain as well as working with academia to improve understanding of how uncertainty is propagated and how decisions should be taken under uncertainty. She was the founder and chair of the Calculating and Communicating Uncertainty Conference (CCU 2015), which bought together leading researchers from the field of uncertainty and instigated the EPSRC funded research into decision making under uncertainty.
Jack is currently a non-executive director of FTSE companies Mitie plc and TT Electronics plc, and until recently Laird plc. He is a Council Member of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and on the Board of the Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials. He recently co-chaired the UK Advanced Materials Leadership Council at the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He is a serial entrepreneur and previously chaired advanced materials company Ilika plc which he took from a spin-out to the AIM market. He was awarded an OBE in 2015 for services to Science and Engineering. He holds degrees from Stanford University, the London School of Economics and Insead.
Imperial College London
I am the Professor of Chemical Physics at Imperial College London. I was awarded an EPSRC Leadership Fellowship in 2011, and since 2012 I have also been Adjunct Professor of Computational Chemistry at NTNU. I am Committee Member of the Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics Group and Council Member of the Faraday Division.
I am a lecturer in geotechnical (ground) engineering. I want to find the best way to assess, preserve and strengthen our ageing transport infrastructure, so that it is fit for purpose in the 21st Century. I have undertaken field investigations, laboratory modelling and numerical simulations to better understand the behaviour of old (mainly Victorian) railway embankments, retaining walls and historic buildings.
Dr. Alexandra Brintrup is Lecturer in Digital Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge’s Engineering Department and is leading the Manufacturing Analytics Research within the Institute for Manufacturing.
I completed an MEng in Engineering Science at Oxford University (1995), a MSc in Climate Change and Sustainability (2009), and a PhD in Energy/ecological economics (2015). Following a postdoctoral position at the University of Leeds (2015-2018), I have now taken up an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship at the University of Leeds (2018-2023).
Anju Brooker is Principal Scientist at Procter & Gamble company with 25 years experience in development of surfactants, polymers, nanotechnologies and multiple assignments in product development in the Fabric and Home Care categories.
I have travelled the world pursuing my mathematics career - after growing up in northern Australia, I studied at the Australian National University, MIT, and the University of Vienna. I held postdoctoral positions in Bristol and Kobe, and then was awarded my EPSRC fellowship, allowing me to return to the UK.
I graduated from University College London with a first in Mathematics, followed by a PhD with Matt Keeling at the University of Warwick. After two postdoctoral positions at Harvard and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, I took up my fellowship at the University of Cambridge.
Jethro Browell is a Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde's Institute for Energy and Environment where his research interests span all aspects of energy forecasting and associated decision-making in electricity markets and power system operation.
Alan has worked as a medicinal chemist for over 24 years and has been involved in the discovery of multiple clinical development candidates in several therapeutic areas including pain, cardiovascular, allergy and respiratory, urogenital and sexual health and has also been involved in the discovery of candidates in several non-traditional areas of chemistry such as synthetic vaccines.
I was awarded a PhD from the University of Nottingham in 1988 and continued there as an industrial researcher until 1994. I worked as a Software Engineer until 2009, when I returned to the Composites Research Group at the University of Nottingham as a Research Fellow.
David Bull holds the Chair in Signal Processing at the University of Bristol. His previous roles include Lecturer with the University of Wales, Cardiff, and Systems Engineer with Rolls Royce.
James received his PhD in 2007 from University of Cambridge, under the supervision of Prof Ley then spent two years at Université de Montréal with Professor Charette. In 2009 he joined Imperial College London as a Ramsay Memorial Research Fellow and in 2011 was awarded an EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellowship.
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.