Department of Physics

Contact the Department of Physics

Department of Physics
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
University of Surrey
Guildford
GU2 7XH
United Kingdom

 

Head of Department

Prof Stephen Sweeney

Department Administrator and PA to HoD Mrs Joanna Moore 
Administrative Assistant Mrs Natasha Ney
Undergraduate Admissions Enquries admissions@surrey.ac.uk
MSc Admissions Enquiries admissions@surrey.ac.uk
PhD Admissions Enquiries admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Undergraduate Physics Admissions Tutor Prof Jim Al-Khalili
School Liason and Outreach Dr Heather Campbell
Publicity Dr Richard Sear

Academic Staff

Dr James Adams Lecturer of Theoretical Biological Physics
Prof Jim Al-Khalili OBE Professor of Theoretical Nuclear Physics, Professor of Public Engagement in Science
Prof Jeremy Allam Professor of Ultrafast Optoelectronics
Dr Carlo Barbieri Senior Lecturer of Theoretical Nuclear Physics
Prof Wilton Catford

Professor, Research Group Leader of Experimental Nuclear Physics

Dr Steven Clowes

Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate Research Director for ATI

 Dr Michelle Collins  Senior Lecturer of Astrophysics
Dr Alexis Diaz-Torres Senior Lecturer of Theoretical Nuclear Physics
Dr Daniel Doherty Lecturer of Experimental Nuclear Physics
Dr Denis Erkal Lecturer of Astrophysics
Dr David Faux Reader of Soft Condensed Matter
Dr Marian Florescu Reader
Prof Mark Gieles Professor, Research Group Leader of Astrophysics and Royal Society University Research Fellow (URF)
Dr Eran Ginossar Senior Lecturer
Dr Alessia Gualandris Lecturer of Astrophysics
Dr Rob Izzard Lecturer of Astrophysics
Dr Izabela Jurewicz Lecturer of Soft Condensed Matter
Prof Joseph Keddie Professor of Soft Condensed Matter
Dr Annika Lohstroh Senior Lecturer, Research Group Leader of Radiation and Medical Physics
Dr Gavin Lotay Senior Lecturer in Experimental Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Metrology
Prof Peter McDonald Professor of Soft Condensed Matter
Prof Ben Murdin Professor of Physics
Prof Andrew Nisbet Professor of Radiation and Medical Physics
Dr Noelia Noel Lecturer of Astrophysics
Dr Silvia Pani Senior Lecturer of Applied Radiation Physics
Prof Zsolt Podolyak Professor of Experimental Nuclear Physics
Prof Justin Read Professor of Astrophysics
Prof Patrick Regan Professor of Experimental Nuclear Physics
Dr Arnau Rios Huguet Lecturer of Theoretical Nuclear Physics
Dr Richard Sear Reader, Research Group Leader of Soft Condensed Matter
Prof Paul Sellin Professor of Radiation and Medical Physics
Dr Caroline Shenton Taylor Lecturer in Applied Nuclear Physics
Dr Paul Stevenson Senior Lecturer, Research Group Leader of Theoretical Nuclear Physics
Prof Stephen Sweeney Professor of Photonics, Head of Department

Administrative Staff

Ms Veronica Benson SEPnet Director of Employer Liaison
Mrs Cressida Briggs Administraive Officer (UG and PGT Programmes)
Dr Heather Campbell SEPnet Outreach and Ogden Science Officer
Mr Martyn Jones Undergraduate Admissions Team Leader
Mrs Joanna Moore Department Administrator / PA
Mrs Natasha Ney Administrative Assistant
Mrs Kay Pearson SEPnet Employer Engagement
Mrs Cristobel Soares Smith SEPnet Graduate Network Administrator

Emeritus Staff

Prof Alf Adams Distinguished Professor of Physics
Prof David Bradley  Professoe Emeritus of Physics
Prof Tony Clough Professor Emeritus of Physics
Prof Alan Crocker Professor Emeritus of Physics
Prof William Gelletly Professor Emeritus of Physics
Prof Ron Johnson Professor Emeritus of Physics
Prof Nicholas Spyrou Emeritus Professor of Medical Physics
Prof Jeff Tostevin Professor Emeritus of Physics
Prof Phil Walker Professor Emeritus of Physics

Research and Teaching Staff

Dr Eduardo Balbinot Research Fellow in Astrophysics
Dr Dick Bacon  
Dr Thomas de Boer Research Fellow in Global Clusters
Steven Chick Research Fellow
Dr Georgios Gkantzounis Research Fellow ATI
Dr Konstanze Hild  Teaching Fellow
Dr Mona Ibrahim Research Fellow
Dr Nicole (Juerong) Li Research Fellow ATI
Dr Konstantin Litvienko Research Fellow ATI
Dr Igor Marko Research Fellow ATI
Dr Mohammad Moukaddam Research Fellow in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Dr Mohammad Nakhostin Research Fellow in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Dr Matthew North Daphne Jackson Fellow in Astrophysics
Dr Francesco Raimondi Research Fellow in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Dr Florent Renaud Research Fellow in Astrophysics
Dr Ramon Rey-Raposo Research Fellow in Astrophysics
Dr Matthias Rudigier Research Fellow in Astrophysics
Dr Matthew Taggart Research Fellow in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Dr Natasha Timofeyuk Senior Research Fellow in Theoretical Nuclear Physics
Dr Francesco Volponi Teaching Fellow in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Dr Kai Wen Research Fellow in Theoretical Nuclear Physics

Technical Support Staff

Mr Simon Barnes Laboratory Superintendent
Mr John-William Brown Research Laboratory Technician (CNRP)
Mr Christopher Buxey Technician
Mr Maxime Delorme Scientific programmer
Mrs Violeta Doukova Research Laboratory Technician (Surrey Materials Institute)
Miss Agata Gajewicz Research and Teaching Laboratory Technician
Mrs Sarah Heisig Radiation Physics Laboratory Supervisor
Mr David Munro FEPS Senior Systems Developer (Physics)
Mrs Angela Zarate Chaves Undergraduate Laboratory Technican

Visiting Appointments

Dr Yusuf Abubakar Research Fellow
Dr Khalid Sauliman Alzimami Research Fellow
Dr Jonathan Burnett Research Fellow
Prof  James Carroll Professor
Dr Elizabeth Cunningham Research Fellow
Dr Mark Ellis Research Fellow
Dr George Etherington Research Fellow
Dr Andrea Fortini Research Fellow
Dr Walter Gilboy Senior Lecturer
Dr Roberto Gurney Research Fellow
Dr Andrea Idini Research Fellow
Dr Go Igarashi Research Fellow
Mrs Shakar Jafari Research Fellow
Dr Steven Judge Reader
Dr Alice King Research Fellow
Dr Noemi Rocco Research Fellow