2019-2024

Dr Oluwasola Afolabi

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

Loughborough University           

Advanced technological synergy for renewable energy production in sub-Saharan Africa

Dr Afolabi will deliver a synergic system to deploy biological and thermochemical waste conversion processes to manage highly heterogenous agri-food waste and create clean renewable biofuels. Taking a strategic approach, his research aligns with waste management and clean energy generation policy priorities in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr Oluwasola Afolabi's website

 

 


Dr Efstratios Batzelis

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

Imperial College London   

SOL-DEV: Addressing the SOLar Integration Challenges in DEVeloping Countries

Dr Batzelis is an expert in solar photovoltaic systems, power electronic converters and power system stability. His research investigates how to bring more clean and reliable electricity from the Sun to people in developing countries, leveraging recent advances in solar and energy storage technologies.

Dr Efstratios Batzelis' website

 

 


Dr Sebastian Bonilla

University of Oxford   

Ion-charged dielectrics for next generation electronic devices

Dr Bonilla is developing a new technique to dope semiconductors, using field-effect doping (FED) from a charged dielectric. He has recently developed a new class of charge dielectrics that can overcome the charge control issue, by introducing tailored solid-state ions to produce a permanent electric field.

Dr Sebastian Bonilla's website

 

 


 

Dr Richard Colchester

University College London   

High-fidelity, miniaturised, endoscopic, multi-modality, all-optical ultrasound imaging platform

Minimally invasive procedures are replacing traditional surgery but significant improvements in sensor technology are required now. Dr Colchester’s research focuses on building a dedicated single optical fibre endoscope to provide all-optical ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging for this purpose. Realising this technology could revolutionise healthcare and open the path to new treatments.  

Dr Richard Colchester's website

 

 


Dr Wei He

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

University of Warwick           

Smart Multi-Functional Affordable Solar Home (SMASH) for Rural India

Dr He’s research tackles the affordability of energy and water provision in rural Indian homes, by creating low-cost, cold-storage-based air conditioning. This can be used in flexible electrodialysis for ‘solar-centric’, home-scale cooling and freshwater production. The project is being undertaken in collaboration with MIT, SELCO-India, Anna University and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

 

 


Dr João Henriques

University of Oxford

MEMO – Meta-learning Enhanced Memorization in One-shot

Data is the lifeblood of the new machine learning tech industry, but its necessity threatens privacy and for many applications scarce or rare data is left underserved. MEMO will investigate algorithms that learn from small amounts of personalised data, using meta-learning (‘learning-to-learn’). Practical applications include robotic navigation and medical diagnostics.

Dr João Henriques' website

 

 


Dr Alexander (Sandy) Knowles

University of Birmingham

Titanium, steel and tungsten superalloys: engineering fracture and irradiation resistance

Jet Engines and nuclear fusion/fission reactors operate at high temperatures that are likely to increase further in future high-efficiency designs. Dr Knowles’ research proposes a step change in material temperature capability through the realisation of a new class of high melting point body-centred-cubic (bcc) superalloys based on titanium, tungsten steel.

Dr Alexander Knowles' website

 

 


Dr Richard Middlemiss

University of Glasgow   

MAP-Grav (Microscopic semi-Absolute Pendulum Gravimeter)

By measuring tiny variations in gravitational acceleration, we can ‘see’ things underground. Dr Middlemiss develops miniaturised gravity sensors that will be cheaper and smaller than existing devices. These sensors will be used to create gravity imaging networks for monitoring magma movements underneath volcanos.

 

 

 


Dr Ross Millar

Universiy of Glasgow   

Germanium-tin quantum detectors

Dr Millar develops detectors that can measure single photons of infrared light, using materials that can be mass-produced cheaply. This technology will enable low-cost 3D imaging systems for driverless cars that can penetrate fog and rain, as well as quantum encryption systems for securing data sent over optical fibre.

Dr Ross Millar's website

 

 


Dr Christopher Ness

University of Edinburgh   

Illuminating forces in suspensions: pathways to rational formulation and processing

Suspensions of particles in liquid are among the most widespread product forms involving several industries including food and pharmaceuticals. However, shortcomings in our understanding of the mechanics behind these are challenging engineers. Dr Ness develops new rational approaches to formulation and processing using insight from novel experiments and simulations that expose the underlying microphysics.

Dr Christopher Ness' website

 

 


Dr Eric Numkam Fokoua

University of Southampton

Next-generation fibre-optic gyroscopes for ultraprecise positioning

The fibre-optic gyroscope is a key navigation technology for today’s airliners and satellites. Dr Fokoua develops optical fibres that guide light in air or vacuum, to enable low-cost and significantly more precise fibre-optic gyroscopes. Such devices will navigate autonomous vehicles, especially when fragile global navigation satellite system signals are inaccessible.

Dr Eric Numkam Fokoua's website

 

 


Dr Chaitanya Paruchuri

University of Southampton

Characterisation and control of tip noise in ducted fans

The noise emitted from ducted rotors in aero-engines, marine propellers, unmanned aerial vehicles rotors and industrial ventilation fans is a major environmental concern. Noise is one of the key factors that restrict the growth of the UK economy. Dr Paruchuri’s research aims to understand and reduce the tip noise in ducted fans.

Dr Chaitanya Paruchuri's website

 

 


Dr Stella Pedrazzini

Associate Research Fellow

Imperial College London

Nickel Superalloy Design for Corrosion Resistance

Dr Pedrazzini will lead a research programme employing state of the art experimental and computational techniques to provide new, fundamental insight into the environmental degradation of nickel superalloys and steels, to be used to design a new generation of alloys, whose corrosion resistance will be tailored to their specific applications.

Dr Stella Pedrazzini's website

 

 


Dr Michael Thompson

Lancaster University   

Graphene transistors for cryogenic electronics

Cryogenic electronics can reduce thermal noise in analogue amplifiers and enable scalability for quantum computing. However, existing semiconductor components are not well suited to operating at very low temperatures. Dr Thompson’s research focuses on using graphene and other 2D materials to develop the necessary components for future cryogenic electronic instruments.

Dr Michael Thompson's website

 

 


Dr Marta Vignola

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

University of Glasgow

Eco-engineered biofilters for sustainable removal of pesticides in drinking water

Micropollutants, such as pesticides, pose a great risk to drinking water and human health, particularly in developing countries. Dr Vignola aims to develop biofilter systems for the sustainable removal of pesticides from polluted source waters, by exploiting the power of microbial communities to harvest energy and carbon from targeted compounds.

Dr Marta Vignola's website

 

 


Dr Martin White

City, University of London   

Next generation waste-heat recovery systems based on two-phase expansion

Waste-heat recovery power systems have an important role in improving the energy efficiency of many processes. Dr White’s research will investigate, through a combination of numerical and experimental studies, developing new expander technologies that can successfully expand a liquid-vapour mixture, leading to improvements in the performance waste-heat recovery systems.

Dr Martin White's website

 

 


Dr Wenchuan Wu

University of Oxford   

Rapid mapping of brain connectivity and microstructure using diffusion MRI

Dr Wu develops novel techniques that speed up diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the only method that can map white matter pathways in the living human brain. This will provide clinicians and neuroscientists with data of unprecedented quality and enable new insights into brain connectivity, health and disease.

Dr Wenchuan Wu's website

 

 


Dr Daniel Zabek

Cardiff University

Manufacturing a New Class of Ferrofluid for Thermomagnetic Convection Enhanced Heat Transfer, Energy Generation and Storage

Dr Zabek is developing a new class of smart fluids, ferromagnetic-ferrofluids, with a permanent magnetic moment that exhibits solid-magnetic and liquid-fluid properties. These properties allow the development of flexible, light and more efficient heat transport and energy applications with the potential to resolve current technological limitations.

 

 


Dr Tingting Zhu

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

University of Oxford

A Clinical AI for Tackling Multimorbidities in Hospitals in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs)

A data-driven ‘clinical AI’ system is proposed for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It will cluster complex patient data to identify phenotypic subgroups and provide personalised early-warning of deterioration in the presence of multimorbidities. It can be embedded within electronic systems to help clinicians to reduce mortality for patients through predictive inference.

 

 


 

2018-2023

Dr Abderrahim Halimi

Heriot-Watt University           

Advanced Computational Methods for Smart and Extreme Imaging

Dr Halimi aims to develop new computational methods for next-generation smart sensing systems that are scene-dependent and task-optimised. These methods address challenges raised by real-world applications such as the extreme conditions of data acquisition and large volumes of high-dimensional data.

Dr Abderrahim Halimi's website

 

 


Dr Armin Mustafa  

University of Surrey   

4D Vision for Perceptive Machines

The emergence of machines that interact with their environment has led to an increasing demand for automatic visual understanding of real-world scenes. Dr Mustafa aims to better understand complex scenes so that machines can efficiently model and interpret real-world settings for a range of socially beneficial applications including autonomous systems, augmented reality and healthcare.

Dr Armin Mustafa's website

 

 


 

Dr ​Ben Green

​University of Warwick

Long-distance quantum communication devices via engineered defects in diamond

Secure communication based on long-distance quantum cryptography will require the realisation of quantum networks. The development of quantum ‘amplifiers’ is needed to achieve this and Dr Green exploits point defects in diamond to produce robust spin-photon interface devices with optimal photonic properties. This will enable communication of quantum states between potentially heterogeneous hardware.

Dr Ben Green's website

 

 


Dr ​Brian Sheil

University of Oxford 

Intelligent real-time monitoring to inform underground construction processes

Dr Sheil aims to develop bespoke geotechnical monitoring systems to provide real-time, automated feed-back to site engineers. He also develops and validates new design methods for underground construction processes. This will be achieved through the development of fibre optic sensors and their deployment in upcoming UK construction projects.

Dr Brian Sheil's website

 

 


Dr Catarina Veiga

University College London    

A framework to study radiotherapy-induced late effects on paediatric patients

Dr Veiga’s research aims to reduce the risk of radiotherapy-induced side-effects in later life of childhood cancer survivors. This can be achieved by engineering a computational framework tailored to predicting and modelling the risk of side-effects based on the analysis of complex medical imaging and outcome data of large populations.

Dr Catarina Veiga's website

 

 


Dr Charlotte Hagen

University College London

A novel 3D, non-destructive imaging platform for tissue engineering

Dr Hagen is developing a new x-ray imaging technology for tissue engineering that provides a flexible way to accommodate the increasingly complex imaging needs of this field. The technology supports correlative and/or multi-contrast approaches that are frequently required and facilitates high-resolution, low-dose scanning techniques for pre-clinical development.

Dr Charlotte Hagen's website

 

 


Dr Edward Johns

Imperial College London 

Empowering next-generation robots with dexterous manipulation: Deep learning via simulation

Next-generation robots will be physically manipulating and interacting with objects in their environment, using robotic arms and hands. Dr Johns uses current artificial intelligence techniques, such as deep learning, to develop these robots. Computer simulations are also used to generate the huge datasets necessary for operation across diverse, everyday environments.

Dr Edward Johns' website

 

 


Dr Fernando Perez-Cota

University of Nottingham

Phonon Microscopy; a New Way to See Inside Living Cells

Dr Perez-Cota’s research focuses on phonon microscopy, which uses sound at the nano-scale to offer a label-free, super-resolution, non-invasive imaging tool. This new instrument enables the characterisation of living biological cells by contrast derived from their elasticity. These capabilities offer great potential for the life-sciences and healthcare.

Dr Fernando Perez-Cota's website

 

 


Dr Junjie Shen

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

University of Bath

Safe Drinking Water using Capacitive Deionization for East Africa

In East Africa, excessive fluoride in drinking water causes large-scale health problems. Dr Shen’s research aims to provide fluoride-free water to local communities by using CDI technology. This approach integrates three areas of research: development of fluoride-selective electrodes, design of solar-powered CDI, and sustainability assessment of CDI.

Dr Junjie Shen's website

 

 


Dr Leila Miriam Moura

Queen's University Belfast     

Liquid engineering for gas separation

LEGS aims to overcome the enormous energy and engineering costs associated with isolating ethylene and propylene, materials that are in high demand. By using new mixed gas absorption equipment in real-world industry settings, Dr Moura will determine the potential of a series of solvents as separation agents.

Dr Leila Miriam Moura's website

 

 


Dr Lidia Galdino

University College London

Capacity-Approaching, Ultra-Wideband Nonlinear Optical Fibre Transmission Systems

Optical fibre underpins our global communications infrastructure, transporting over 99% of global internet traffic data. Dr Galdino’s research redefines how optical networks are designed by harvesting the whole 50THz spectrum of optical fibres. This will lead to faster internet and a more digitally enabled society, as well as promoting economic productivity.

Dr Lidia Galdino's website

 

 


Dr Long Seng To

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

Loughborough University

Enhancing Community Energy Resilience Using Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

Dr To uses engineering expertise to strengthen the resilience of energy systems with a particular focus on building community energy resilience strategies and local innovations in Malawi and Nepal. Methods and tools will also be developed to improve energy infrastructure design by using an interdisciplinary, socio-technical systems approach.

Dr Long Seng To's website

 

 


Dr Mariia Sorokina

Aston University

Laser Brain: Artificial neural network based on fibre laser system

Dr Sorokina’s research project – Laser Brain – is a novel ultra-fast optical computing technology with record bandwidth and number of nodes. This cutting-edge technology aims to revolutionise neuroscience, computing, and the generation of novel human machine interfaces. Its applications range from engineering and biology to medicine and security.

Dr Mariia Sorokina’s website

 

 


Dr Massimiliano Materazzi

​University College London

Advanced thermal technologies for conversion of waste into second-generation biofuels

Dr Materazzi examines how to efficiently generate light biofuels from waste residues by using new advanced thermal treatment technologies that combine fluid-bed reactors and catalysts design. This includes using advanced diagnostic techniques to improve understanding of complex solid-gas interactions at every step of the transformation sequence.

Dr Massimiliano Materazzi's website

 

 


Dr Melanie Jimenez     

University of Glasgow

Tackling antimicrobial resistance: engineering new microsystems for rapid bacteria purification

Dr Jimenez’s research tackles the challenge of rapid medical diagnosis by engineering a suite of new microsystems capable of performing a fast purification and detection of bacteria from clinical samples (eg blood). These technologies have the potential to reduce unnecessary administration of antibiotics, enabling a personalised approach to therapy.

Dr Melanie Jimenez's website

 

 


Dr Michael Cook

Queen Mary University of London    

Automated Game Design: Next-Generation Creative AI For Games

Dr Cook is developing automated game design, an emerging field in AI concerned with engineering computationally creative systems to support game development. This work ranges from building new creative tools to support big-budget blockbuster studios, to designing autonomously creative software that can support and collaborate with artists and hobbyists.

Dr Michael Cook's website

 

 


Dr Myra Lydon

Queen's University Belfast

Solutions to monitor and assess resilience in transport (SMART) infrastructure

SMART infrastructure aims to enhance the resilience of road networks through data analytics and greater interoperability across asset management systems. Dr Lydon will use the Northern Ireland road network as a research platform to develop a new bridge management tool by focusing specifically on the vulnerability of bridge structures within the network.

Dr Myra Lydon's website

 

 


Dr Nasrin Al Nasiri      

Imperial College London

Novel Coatings for Ceramic Gas Turbines

Dr Al Nasiri aims to develop durable and affordable environmental barrier coatings for silicon carbide ceramic matrix composites for aerospace applications. This research supports the development of a next generation of aerospace engines that are lighter, faster, cheaper, more efficient and less polluting.

Dr Nasrin Al Nasiri's website

 

 


Dr Pavlos Petoumenos 

University of Edinburgh        

Deep Learning For Easier Compiler Analysis and Optimisation

Modern computing systems are necessary for innovative, fast and energy-efficient applications, however programming for them requires significant effort and expertise. Dr Petoumenos uses artificial intelligence to understand, rewrite and optimise computer code without expert knowledge or supervision, making programming for modern hardware accessible to all developers.

Dr Pavlos Petoumenos's website  

 

 


Dr Robert Lianqi Zhao Hoye

University of Cambridge       

Designing and Engineering a New Generation of High-Efficiency Tandem Photovoltaics

Dr Hoye’s research focuses on the development of low-cost, lead-free semiconductors that tolerate defects and increase performance. When deposited on silicon solar cells, these materials can convert higher levels of sunlight to electricity, potentially increasing efficiency by 50%. This could support photovoltaics in reaching the 10 terawatt deployment level needed to meet climate targets by 2030.

Dr Robert Hoye's website

 

 


Dr Rainer Groh

University of Bristol

Robust computational methods and design paradigms for spatially chaotic structures

Instabilities are an important failure mode for lightweight aerospace structures as they can cause collapse. However, research developments are shifting perspectives by using controlled instabilities for new functions, such as shape adaptation. Taking this approach, Dr Groh applies new analysis and experimental techniques towards designing and validating novel structures for industrial application.

Dr Rainer Groh's website

 

 


Dr Ross James Donaldson

Heriot-Watt University

Practical optical ground station receivers for satellite-based quantum communication

Creating a global quantum network is an important task for quantum communications. Global connection via low-earth-orbit satellites is seen as the fastest route. Dr Donaldson’s research investigates new photonic technology to enable practical optical receivers that can communicate with satellites, which is crucial to expanding the connectivity of the network.

Dr Ross James Donaldson's website

 

 


Dr Thomas Kissinger

Cranfield University   

Doppler-enhanced lidar system using range-resolved interferometry

A range of fields, including autonomous navigation, manufacturing and healthcare, have advanced due to 3D imaging. Dr Kissinger’s research seeks to demonstrate the concept of ‘Doppler-enhanced lidar’, where depth and velocity images are simultaneously acquired. This allows quantification of object movements, which is useful in applications such as robotic obstacle avoidance or monitoring patient breathing.

Dr Thomas Kissinger's website

 

 


Dr Yue Wang (Christina)

University of York      

TOAST - Two-Dimensional Optical Amplification or Silicon Technologies

A remaining challenge in silicon photonics is to produce a light source that can be easily used in standard manufacturing processes. Dr Wang is developing silicon-based light emitters, made from two-dimensional materials, that operate at near-infrared wavelengths. This will create new opportunities in data communications and bio and chemical sensing.

Dr Yue Wang's website

 

 


2017-2022


Dr ​Ton Van Den Bremer

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

​University of Oxford

Cleaning the Ocean: Understanding transport of plastic pollution by waves

Since the widespread introduction of plastic materials in the 1950s, large concentrations of floating plastic debris have accumulated in the world’s oceans. Professor van den Bremer’s research aims to determine the fundamental mechanisms of transport and dispersion of plastic pollution in realistic, stochastic seas focusing on the role of waves.

Dr Ton Van Den Bremer's website

 

 


​Dr Yoann Altmann

Heriot-Watt University

Bayesian computational methods for efficient low-energy imaging and sensing

Dr Altmann’s research bridges the gap between the photonics and the signal and image processing communities by developing new statistical tools for enhanced information extraction from particle (eg photon) detectors. The research also embeds computational tools within the design of future low-illumination sensing and imaging solutions.

Dr Yoann Altman's website

 

 


​Dr Siming Chen

University College London

​Integrated III-V quantum dot photonic circuits on silicon platforms

Dr Chen aims to develop and demonstrate the first photonic optical transmitter silicon microchip made up of a high-performance III-V quantum dot distributed feedback laser, an electroabsorption modulator and a silicon-on-insulator waveguide on a silicon substrate. This integrated circuit tackles the challenge of slow data transfer capacity faced by conventional copper-based interconnectors.

Dr Siming Chen's website

 

 


Dr ​Neil Vaughan

University of Chester

​Virtual reality training: development of frameworks for haptic skill assessment, material modelling and adaptation

Dr Vaughan’s research on VR medical training is helping to develop frameworks and enhance capabilities in three main areas: skill assessment, material modelling and adaptation. As VR develops, the frameworks can bring global benefit to all disciplines using VR technology and haptic interaction. This will enhance the assessment of medical procedures with virtual soft tissues.

Dr Neil Vaughan's wesite

 

 


​Dr Milos Nedelijkovic

University of Southampton

On-chip systems for mid-infrared sensing

Most gases, chemicals, and biological molecules absorb light at specific mid-infrared wavelengths. Systems that measure this property can detect different substances for applications such as environmental monitoring or healthcare. Dr Nedeljkovic’s research seeks to drastically reduce the size and cost of such systems by making them on silicon chips.

Dr Milos Nedelijkovic's website

 

 


Dr Maria Chernysheva

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

University of Aston

Novel mid-infrared ultrafast fibre lasers for molecular vibrational sensing technologies

Dr Chernysheva’s research builds on her knowledge of fibre lasers and the generation of ultrashort pulses to develop versatile diagnostic tools based on mid-infrared laser systems. These new laser systems could replace the bulky and complicated infrared interferometers that are currently used for vibrational spectroscopy and could be translated for cancer diagnostics.

 

 


Dr ​Mark Chiew

University of Oxford

Characterizing the brain's spatio-temporal dynamics by integrating EEG and FMRI

Simultaneous measurement of electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) provide complementary information on brain function. Dr Chiew’s research takes new ideas in image reconstruction, signal processing and machine learning to integrate both techniques, leveraging their respective strengths to enable richer characterisation of the brain and its function.

Dr Mark Chiew's website

 

 


Dr Adnan Mehonic

University College London

Next-generation adaptive electronics for neuromorphic engineering

Neuromorphic memristive systems promise to improve the power efficiency of hardware for AI and machine learning (ML) applications. This will lead to direct implementation of AI and ML in mobile and embedded systems, facilitating local data processing instead of relying on data streaming and latency-prone cloud computing.

Dr Adnan Mehonic's website

 

 


​Dr Joseph Sherwood

Imperial College London

Interactions between fluid dynamics and biological function in microvascular disease

Dr Sherwood focuses on biofluid dynamics and experimental techniques for yielding precise data on biological flows. His main interest is in microscale blood flow and understanding how red blood cell properties change microvascular function in diseases such as diabetes.

Dr Joseph Sherwood's website

 

 


2016-2021


 Dr Ana Namburete

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

 

 

 

 


 

Dr Rebecca Boston

Lloyd's Register Foundation/RAEng Research Fellow

  • University of Sheffield
  • Nanostructured oxides for sustainable energy storage and recovery

Dr Rebecca Boston's website

 

 

 


Dr Min Zhang
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Fully superconducting machines for next generation electric aircraft propulsion

Dr Min Zhang's website

 

 

 

 


Dr Domaniç Lavery
  • University College London
  • Simplified transceiver architectures for high capacity optical networks

Dr Domaniç Lavey's website

 

 

 

 


Dr Gregory Jasion
  • University of Southampton
  • Hollow microstructured optical fibres for high-power laser delivery

Dr Gregory Jasion's website

 

 

 

 


 

Dr Robert Richards
  • University of Sheffield 
  • Development of indium gallium arsenide bismide for mid-wavelength infrared applications

Dr Robert Richards' website

 

 

 

 


Dr Enrique Galindo-Nava

 


 

Dr Ludovic Renson
  • University of Bristol
  • Developing next generation testing methods for nonlinear mechanical structures

Dr Ludovic Renson's website

 

 

 

 


Dr Jan Andries Mol

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Single-molecule electronics

Dr Jan Mol's website

 


Dr Thomas Vetter 

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

  • University of Manchester

 

 

 


 

Dr Ralf Bauer

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

  • University of Strathclyde
  • Miniaturised 3D-printed biomedical imaging system using optical MEMS

Dr Ralf Bauer's website

 

 

 


Dr Samuel Powell

Engineering for Development Research Fellow

 


 

2015-2020


Dr Amanda Joy Foust
  • Imperial College London
  • Holographic light shaping for reverse engineering neural circuit learning
  • Dr Amanda Foust's website

 

 


 

Dr Mark Batty 

Lloyd's Register Foundation/RAEng Research Fellow

 


Dr David Phillips 

 


 

Dr Luca Magri 
  • University of Cambridge
  • Adjoint-based approaches in thermo-acoustics: understanding, modelling and controlling instabilities
  • Dr Luca Magri's website

 


Dr Marco Endrizzi 

 


 

Dr Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer

 


 

Dr Trung Q. Duong
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • Meeting future wireless capacity via secure and energy-efficient small-cell networks
  • Dr Trung Q. Duong's website

 


 

Dr Martynas Beresna
  • University of Southampton
  • Ultrafast laser induced nanostructuring: a pathway to advanced optical fibre engineering
  • Dr Martynas Beresna's website

 


 

2014-2019


Dr Emmanouil Benetos
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Software inspired by the human ear/looking at the human ear to design novel listening software

Dr Emmanouil Benetos' website

 

 

 


Dr Ben Britton
  • Imperial College London
  • Better understanding of materials to make safer reactors

Dr Ben Britton's website

 

 

 


Dr Alexander Dickinson
  • University of Southampton
  • Developing, testing and fitting the next generation of prosthetic limbs

Dr Alexander Dickinson's website

 

 

 


Dr Martin Lavery

 


Dr Thomas Okell

 


 

Dr Soraia Pimenta

 


 

Dr Antoniu Pop

 


 

2013–2018


Dr David Armstrong

 


 

Dr David Clifton

 


 

Dr Edmund Kelleher
  • Imperial College London
  • Next generation short-pulse lasers for the visible and ultraviolet

 


 

Dr Fleur Loveridge

 


Dr Oliver Payton
  • University of Bristol
  • Mapping, measuring and manufacturing nanostructures via high-speed atomic force microscopy
  • Dr Olive Payton's website

 


 

Dr Weijia Yuan
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Advancing renewable energy integration by innovative SMES-battery storage systems
  • Dr Weijia Yuan's website

 


 
Dr Freddie Withers

 


 

2012–2017


Dr Mark Ainslie
  • University of Cambridge
  • Engineering interactions of magnetic and superconducting materials for electrical applications
  • Dr Mark Ainslie's website

 


 

Dr Peter Carrington

 


 

Dr Maïwenn Kersaudy-Kerhoas

 


 

Dr Mathieu Lucquiaud

 


 

Dr Edward Laird

 


 

Dr Ruth Misener
  • Imperial College London
  • Towards rational chemotherapy strategies: a hybrid computational / experimental approach
  • Dr Ruth Misener's website

 


 

Dr Mehran Moazen
  • University College London
  • Predicting skull growth in craniosynostosis for improved surgical treatment
  • Dr Mehran Moazen's website

 


Dr Alberto Peruzzo
  • University of Bristol
  • Quantum processors for quantum chemical engineering

 


2011–2016


Dr Mahdi Azarpeyvand

 


Dr Alasdair Clark

 


Dr Christian Fensch
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Auto-tuned programming patterns and the programmability gap

 


Dr Peter Gammon
  • University of Warwick
  • Novel interlayer cooling for harsh environment (NICHE) devices and circuitry
  • Dr Peter Gammon's website

 


Dr Tawfique Hasan

 


Dr Grigorios Loukides

 


Dr Christos Masouros

 


Dr Matthias Mauch

 


Dr Paul Shearing

 


 
Dr Radu Sporea

 


Dr Nikos Tzevelekos

 


2010–2015


Dr Tore Butlin
  • University of Cambridge
  • Modelling the vibration of complex structures with localised non-linearities
  • Dr Tore Butlin's website

 


 
Dr Simon Cotton
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Next generation body-centric communications: a joint analytical-statistical approach to modelling quasi-cyclostationary anisotropic signal reception
  • Dr Simon Cotton's website

 


Dr Deborah Gunning
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Neural interfaces for studying cortical processes

 


 

Dr Matthew Himsworth

 


 
Dr Hugh Leather

 


 
Dr Andrew Marshall
  • Lancaster University
  • Exploiting emerging interface misfit epitaxy to engineer cheaper, higher performance photodiodes for imaging, communications and gas monitoring
  • Dr Andrew Marshall's website

 


 

Dr Davide Mattia

 


Dr Francesca Parmigiani
  • University of Southampton
  • Optical processing of high spectral efficiency phase encoded signals for future generation optical networks
  • Dr Francesca Parmigiani's website

 


Dr Noam Rinetzky
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Disciplined concurrent programming for verification

 


 
Dr Manlio Tassieri

 


 

2009–2014


Dr Helen Bridle
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Biosensors in engineering: from in situ pathogen detection to global impacts
  • Dr Helen Bridle's website

 


 
Dr Maria Ana Cataluna

 


 
Dr Christophe Dubach

 


 
Dr Filippo Fazi

 


 
Dr Marina Galano
  • University of Oxford
  • Development of aluminum metal matrix complex nanocomposites for high-strength applications
  • Dr Marina Galano's website

 


 

Dr Steven Neale

 


 
Dr Andrew Robertson

 


 
Dr Aleksey Shitvov

 


 
Dr Danail Stoyanov
  • University College London
  • Real-time intra-operative navigation for robotic assisted minimally invasive surgery
  • Dr Danail Stoyanov's website

 


 
Dr Kevin Webb
  • University of Nottingham
  • Optical stimulation for the long-term control and monitoring of neural network activity
  • Dr Kevin Webb's website

 




Dr Michael Thompson

Lancaster University   

Graphene transistors for cryogenic electronics

Cryogenic electronics can reduce thermal noise in analogue amplifiers and enable scalability for quantum computing. However, existing semiconductor components are not well suited to operating at very low temperatures. Dr Thompson’s research focuses on using graphene and other 2D materials to develop the necessary components for future cryogenic electronic instruments.

Dr Michael Thompson's website