Find out more about our staff and students.

Meet the team

Head of group

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Dr Mark Whiting

Associate Professor of Materials Ageing and Performance / Director of the Centre for Engineering Materials / William Penney Fellow in Materials Ageing

Academic staff

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Dr Mark Baker

Reader in Surface Science and Engineering

Professor James Castle

Emeritus Professor of Materials

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Dr Tanmoy Chatterjee

Lecturer in Resilient Design

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Professor Andrew Crocombe

Professor of Structural Mechanics

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Professor Robert Dorey

Head of School of Mechanical Engineering Sciences, Professor of Nanomaterials

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Professor Constantina Lekakou

Professor in Energy, Multiphase and Multifunctional Materials and Devices

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Dr Iman Mohagheghian

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Matthew Oldfield

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

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Professor Paul Smith

Professor of Composite Materials

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Dr Tan Sui

Associate Professor (Reader) in Materials Engineering

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Dr Andrew Viquerat

Senior Lecturer in Structural Mechanics

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Professor John Watts

Professor of Materials Science

Research staff

Dr Marie-Laure Abel

Visiting Fellow

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Dr Bin Zhu

Research Fellow

Technical staff

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Dr Steven Hinder

Experimental Officer, Manager of the Surface Analysis Laboratory

Postgraduate research students

Timothy Belden

Postgraduate research student

Dimitrios Charaklias

Postgraduate Research Student

Gianluca De Zanet

Research Fellow/Postgraduate Research Student

Sophie Duong

Postgraduate Research Student

Filuta Ionescu

Postgraduate research student

Parham Mostofizadeh

Postgraduate research student

Tayyaba Rabnawaz

Postgraduate Research Student

Matthew Wearon

Postgraduate research student

Kit Willett

Postgraduate research student