Contact People

More than 300 people work within the Department of Materials as academic staff, support staff, research fellows, graduate and undergraduate students or visitors.

Contact details for all individuals can be found by searching the university email and phone lists.

If you are unsure who to contact see list of contacts arranged by role/responsibility.

Academic Staff

Academic Staff

Professor P.S. Grant FREng Head of Department, Vesuvius Chair of Materials
Professor P.G. Bruce FRS  Wolfson Chair
Professor T.J. Marrow James Martin Chair in Energy Materials
Professor S.C. Benjamin Professor of Quantum Technologies
Professor H. Bhaskaran Professor of Applied Nanomaterials 
Professor G.A.D. Briggs Professor of Nanomaterials
Professor M.R. Castell Professor of Materials
Professor F. Giustino Professor of Materials
Professor N. Grobert Professor of Materials
Professor C.R.M. Grovenor Professor of Materials
Professor A.I. Kirkland Professor of Materials
Professor S. Lozano-Perez
George Kelley Professor of Materials
Professor M.P. Moody Professor of Materials
Professor P.D. Nellist Professor of Materials
Professor R.C. Reed FREng Professor of Materials and Solid Mechanics
Professor J.M. Smith Professor of Photonic Materials and Devices
Professor R.I. Todd Professor of Materials
Professor J.H. Warner Professor of Materials
Professor A.J. Wilkinson Professor of Materials
Professor P.R. Wilshaw Professor of Materials
Professor D.E.J. Armstrong
Associate Professor of Materials
Professor H.E. Assender Associate Professor of Materials
Professor L. Bogani Associate Professor of Materials
Professor J.T. Czernuszka Associate Professor of Materials
Professor M.L. Galano Associate Professor of Materials
Professor K.A.Q. O'Reilly Associate Professor of Materials
Professor M. Pasta Associate Professor of Materials
Professor S. Speller Associate Professor of Materials
Professor A.A.R. Watt Associate Professor of Materials
Professor J.R. Yates Associate Professor of Materials

Senior Fellows

Senior Fellows

Dr F. Adziman
Senior Research Fellow in Centre for High Temperature Materials
Dr N. Ares
Senior Research Fellow TWCF
Dr K. Borisenko Senior Research Fellow
Dr J.A.A. Crossley Senior Research Fellow
Dr J. Gong Senior Research Fellow
Dr A. Huang Senior Research Fellow
Dr C. Johnston Senior Research Fellow
Dr J.S. Kim
Departmental Lecturer, Senior Staff Scientist in Abberation Corrected Electron Microscopy
Dr R.J. Nicholls ESPRC Fellow in Materials for Energy Applications
Dr C. Panwisawas EPSRC UKRI Innovation Fellow
Prof K. Porfyrakis Associate Professor of Materials and EPSRC Fellow
Dr A. Robertson Royal Society University Research Fellow
Dr E.K.R. Tarleton EPSRC Fellow in Dislocation Modelling
Dr N.P. Young Senior EM Research Scientist
Dr B. Zahl Senior Research Fellow

Research Fellows

Research Fellows

Dr N. Abdul Karim
Dr S. Ahn
Dr S. Alias
Dr C.S. Allen
Dr S. Amirkhanlou
Dr P.A.J. Bagot
Dr D. Barba Cancho
Dr X. Bian
Dr E. Boivin
Dr R.S. Bonilla
Dr J. Bu
Dr S. Bukhari
Dr D. Burbidge
Dr Y. Chen
Dr C. Cheng
Dr Z. Cheng
Dr E. Cohen
Dr W. Cui
Dr E. Darnbrough
Dr A. Dhawan
Dr J.O. Douglas

Dr C. Evangeli
Miss N.A. Flanagan
Dr X. Gao
Dr F.K.A. Gatty
Dr Y. Gong
Dr D.J. Haley
Dr P. Holdway
Dr A. Huang
Dr C. Huang
Dr G.M. Hughes
Dr J. Ihli
Dr L. Jin
Dr S. Johnson
Dr P.N. Jordan
Dr K. Jurkschat
Dr P.S. Karamched
Dr A. Kareer
Dr J. Kasemchainan
Dr J. Le Roy
Dr J.K. Lee

Dr S.H. Lee
Dr M. Lefferts
Dr P. Leung
Dr B-S. Li
Dr K. Li
Dr W. Li
Dr E. Liberti
Dr E. Liotti
Dr F. Liu
Dr J.G. Lozano
Dr A.C-M. Lui
Dr H. Moon
Dr T. Mousavi
Dr K. Murugappan
Dr W. Okell
Dr T. Orton
Dr T. Pei
Dr M.A. Perez Osorio
Dr S. Ponce

Dr B.F. Porter
Dr G. Ryu
Dr C.J. Salter
Dr M. Schlipf
Dr V. Shautsova
Dr Z. Shen
Dr Y. Sheng
Dr M. Slota
Dr B. Stuart
Dr S. Tewari
Dr A.A.P. Trichet
Dr T. Velusamy
Dr G. Volonakis
Dr W. Yan
Dr S. Yang
Dr N.I. Youngblood
Dr H. Yu
Dr Z. Yu
Dr X. Yuan
Dr Y. Zayachuk

Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate Students 2018-2019

Thomas Aarholt
Robert Abernethy
Jesus Antonio Jr Acapulco
Adesanmi Adekanye
Varnika Agarwal
Isabel Al-Dhahir
Utku Emre Ali
Maria del carmen Alonso herr
Benjamin Armitage
Arutyun Arutyunyan
John Ballentine
Alexander Barbaro
Ella Bentin
Gabrielle Bourret-Sicotte
Bruce Bromage
Zhenyu Cai
Anne Callow
Isaac Capone
Megan Carter
Daniel Celis garza
Kai Chan
Ren-Jie Chang
Tongxin Chen
Jun Chen
Peiyu Chen
Tianyi Chen
Qu Chen
Yu-Jen Chou
Katherine Collett
Sarah Connolly
Thomas Cosnahan
John Cully
Timothy Davies
Thomas Davis
Robin De Meyere
Christopher Doerrer
Nicola Dotti
Philip Earp
Suguru Endo
Benjamin Evans
Jack Evans
Koen Evers
James Famelton
Nikolaos Farmakidis
Jack Fawdon
Dominic Forstermann
Shikang Feng
Lukas Fieber
Charles Fletcher
Jasper Fried
Zilin Gao
Hazel Gardner
Joseph Ghoussoub
Andrew Gibson
Chen Gong

Daniel Gregory
Benjamin Griffiths
Fubiao Gu
Jack Haley
Botao Hao
Rong Hao
Reuben Harding
Gareth Hartley
Achim Harzheim
Josef Hazi
Guanze He
Luke Hewitt
Conrad Holc
Shahnaz Hoque
Linlin Hou
Robert House
Hefu Huang
Kevin Hurlbutt
Sonia Iftekhar
William Iliffe
Shazeaa Ishmael
Benjamin Jenkins
Max Jenkins
Jiawei Jiang
Bethany Jim
Tyson Jones
Ruth Jones
Megan Jones
Glenn Jones
Matthew Jordan
Koji Kageyama
Nikolaus Kandolf
Ilayda Karadag
Nina Klein
Przemyslaw Klups
Yasuhiro Kubota
Mark Lapington
Robin Laurence
Mu-Huan Lee
Alexander Leide
Dominic Lennon
Sha Li
Fang Xin Li
Xuewei Li
Yu Li
Xuan Li
Yatir Linden
Wing Liu
Yudong Liu
Donghao Liu
Xinlei Liu
Junliang Liu
Matthew Lloyd
Alessandro Lodi
Federico Lombardi
Yang Lu
Santamon Luanwuthi

Xiaonan Luo
Hui Luo
Christopher Magazzeni
Zhin Mai
Carmen Wallace Kirsten Makepeace
Ofentse Makgae
Julian Malisano
Kiana Malmir
John-Joseph Marie
Guillaume Matthews
Samuel McArdle
Dillon McGurty
Shona McNab
Matthias Mergenthaler
Nhlakanipho Mkhize
Like Mo
Abdalrhaman Mohamed
Hanis Ayuni Mohd Yusof
Arthur Moya
Sasza Nabilla
Timothy Naginey
Andre Nemeth
Kai Ng
Ziyang Ning
Colum O'Leary
Eoin O'Sullivan
Harry Orchard
Alexander Pateman
Anna Pearson
Dominique Piche
Talha Pirzada
Helen Elizabeth Pratt
Pawel Puczkarski
Chenguang Qu
Pablo Quijano Velasco
Aatif Rasheed
Narjes Rashidi
Ilija Rasovic
Yanru Ren
Ewan Richardson
Edward Roberts
Aidan Robinson
Pierre Romain
Edward Rowe
Keivan Samani
Thomas Samuels
Naganand Saravanan
Felix Schupp
Thomas Scott
Eleanor Shaw
Amy Sheader
Yu Shu
Jaspreet Singh
Sapna Sinha
Weng Hong Sio
Michael Slota
James Sode

Jia Hao Eugene Soh
James Somerville
Simen Sopp
Maabur Sow
Jakub Krzysztof Sowa
Dominic Spencer Jolly
Sabin Sulzer
Jacob Swett
Ghazi Syed
James You Sian Tan
Tomohito Tanaka
Yuanbo Tang
Peng Tang
Xudong Tao
Yujiro Tazawa
Kevin Treder
Ming-Yee Tsang
Stephen Turrell
David Tweddle
Martin Tweedie
Hirokazu Usuki
Aakash Varambhia
John Waite
Jiale Wang
Xiaochen Wang
Yue Wang
Shuqiu Wang
Yi Wen
Yutian Wen
Laiyi Weng
Samuel Wheeler
Yingwei Wu
Yun Xiao
Albert Xiao
Yi Xiong
Xiaosi Xu
Wenshuo Xu
Zhicheng Xu
Yang Xu
Liye Yan
Qifeng Yang
Zhanet Zaharieva
Stefanie Ulrike Zekoll
Kai Zhang
Zhouran Zhang
Qianyang Zhang
Nanlin Zhang
Zheng Zhang
Shixiang Zhao
Yingqiu Zhou
Suer Zhou
Si Zhou
Yuhan Zhu
Thomas Zillhardt
Ceren Zor

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Students ( 4th Year 2018-2019 )

Materials Science
Douglas Andrews
Jack Aspinall
Alexandra Austin
Giles Chambers
Joshua Deru
Thomas Fairclough
Gemma Francis

Michael Goode
Henry He
Henry Hodgson
Inigo Howe
Samuel Humphrey
Syed Hussain
Rachel Kealy
Steven Kench

Junhao Liang
Yijun Lim
Nathan Lowe
Matthew Lynch
John Orbell
Oliver Padovan
Sahasrajit Ramesh
William Roberts

Claire Saxby
Brandon Severin
Dylan Smythe
Victoria Strutt
Matthew Sylva
Laura Wheatley
Yuxin Yin
Beiran Zhang
Ruinan Zhou

Administrative Support Staff

Administration

Mr M. Bradbury Head of Administration and Finance (interim)
Mr T.P. McAree Deputy Administrator (Finance)
Dr J.E. Roberts Deputy Administrator (Research and Finance)
Ms P.J. Moss Deputy Administrator (Academic)
Dr A.O. Taylor Director of Studies
Miss H. Gilbert HR Manager
Mr L.J. Chorley Buildings and Facilities Manager
Dr P.J. Warren IT Manager
Dr L. Mapledoram Senior Projects Manager

Support Staff

Mr C.A-B. Akinola
(Mr A.B. Bailey)
Dr C.M. Barker
Mrs M.L. Beckett
Ms M. Bennett
(Mr S. Boyce)
Mrs R.L. Bradford
Miss I Brikaite
Mr A.J. Brown
Dr R.I. Chakalova
Mr G. Cook

Mrs L.E. Curson
Ms K.L. Davies
Mr F. Dunleavey
Ms S.J. Engela
Mr J. Farrell
(Mr P.J.G. Flaxman)
Mrs C.O. Foldbjerg Holdway
Mr R.G. Gresham
Dr I. Griffiths
Ms C. Hadlow
Mr D. Hambidge
Miss T.K. Haydon

Miss K.M. Holmes
Mrs J.A. Holter
Mrs A.J. Jewitt
Mrs B. Kaur
Mrs J.A. Kent
Ms L.I. Laird
Ms Z. Lazar
Mrs L. Leong
Miss N. Macmichael
Ms H.L. Morrell
Mrs J. Page
Mrs D. Passmore
Ms K. Rai-Spraggon

Mr G.J. Ring
Mr R.J. Saunders
Mrs G. Sewell
Mrs J.A. Shaw
Mr M. Stanley
Mr I.J. Sutton
Ms D.M. Townsend
Mr R.W. Turner
Mr R.C. Vincent
Mr A.D.Wheeler
Mr G.A. Wyatt
Mrs J.H. Young

Senior Visitors

Senior Visitors

Professor R. Drautz Visiting Professor, ICAMS/Ruhr-University Bochum
Professor S.L. Dudarev Visiting Professor, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
Professor J.B. Pethica FRS Visiting Professor, Trinity College Dublin
   
Professor Sir Richard Brook OBE, FREng Emeritus Professor
Professor Sir Peter Hirsch FRS Emeritus Professor
Professor G.D.W. Smith FRS Emeritus Professor
Professor J.M. Sykes Emeritus Professor
Professor M.J. Whelan FRS Emeritus Professor
   
Dr P. Flewitt Senior Visiting Fellow (Magnox Electric Ltd / Bristol University)
Dr M.R. Gilbert Senior Visiting Fellow (CCFE)
Mr Stephen Heidari-Robinson Adjunct Senior Research Fellow in Energy Technology and Policy
Dr Duc Nguyen-Manh Senior Visiting Research Fellow (CCFE)
Prof. J. Titchmarsh Senior Visiting Research Fellow

Academic Visitors

Academic Visitors - updated 2018/10/03

Dr P. Altermatt, Trina Solar - SKL China, P.R.
Dr J.R. Askew, AWE Plc, UK
Dr F.E. Audebert, Buenos Aires University, Argentina
Dr M. Auger, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Prof. R.H. Bradley, Robert Gordon University, UK
Dr T.B. Britton, Imperial College London, UK
Prof. A. Cerezo, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Dr V. Cheel, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Dr B. Chen, Coventry University, UK
Dr A.M. Cock, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Dr D. Collins, University of Birmingham, UK,
Dr P. Dallas, NCSR Demokritos, Greece
Dr M. Danaie, Diamond Light Source, UK
Dr F. Dillon, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Dr B. Gabrys, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Dr E. Gauger, Cenre for Quantum Technologies, Singapore
Dr B.J.G. Gault, McMaster University, Canada
Dr P. Gehring, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Dr M.J. Gorley, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK
Dr N. Guerrini, Dyson Technology Ltd., UK
Dr P. Hamer, University of New South Wales, Australia
Dr C.D. Hardie, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK
Mr S. Heidari-Robinson, UK
Dr C. Heil, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Dr P. Hosseini, Bodle Technologies Ltd., UK
Dr X. Hu, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Dr J.M. Hyde, Wolfson College, Oxford, UK
Dr D. Isakov, WMG, University of Warwick
Dr L. Jones, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Dr K. Kam, Dyson Technologies Ltd, UK
Dr A. Katumba, Gent University, Belgium
Dr G. Knee, University of Warwick, UK
Dr V. Kuksenko, UKAEA
Dr E. Laird, University of Lancaster, UK
Prof. C. Lambert, University of Lancaster, UK
Dr M. Levy, Nobel Artificial Intelligence Limited, UK
Prof H. Li, Shanghai University, P.R. China
Dr Y. Li, Ningbo Institute of Industrial Technology, P.R. China
Dr J. Lim, CCFE, UK
Dr D. Liu, Bristol University, UK
Dr D. Loke, Singapore University of Technology & Design, Singapore
Dr A. London, UKAEA
Dr B.W. Lovett, Heriot-Watt Universty, UK
Dr B. Maerz, Loughborough University, UK
Dr U. Maitra, Justus Liebig University, Germany
Dr E. Marceau, Laboratoire de Reactivite de Surface, France
Dr T.L. Martin, University of Bristol, UK 
Dr G. Meng, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China P.R.
Dr J. Moghal, Oxford Advanced Surfaces, UK
Dr J. Mol, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Dr K. Moore, University of Manchester, UK
Dr J. Murphy, University of Warwick, UK
Dr S. Myeong, Ulsan National Instute of Science & Technology, Korea
Dr S. Myhra, Griffith University, Australia
Dr S. Newbury, Wiliams Advanced Engineering Ltd.
Dr S. Nickley, USA
Dr C. Norenberg, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Dr A. Paluszny Rodriguez, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London, UK
Dr J. Park, Ulsan National Institute of Science & Engineering, South Korea
Dr A. Paluszny Rodriguez, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London, UK
Dr S. Pedrazzini, University of Cambridge, UK
Dr M.R. Roberts, St Andrews University, UK
Dr S. Santra, Dept. Materials Engineering, Bangalore, India
Dr L. Saucedo Mora, Eduardo Institute for Construction Science, Spain
Dr. R. Sekine, NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK
Dr S. Singh, Koba Institutional Area, India
Dr S. Sturniolo, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
Dr P. Styman, CCFE, UK
Dr C. Talagrand, Bodle Technologies, UK
Dr F. Tang, University of Cambridge, UK
Dr M. Telling,Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
Dr I. Tzanakis, Brunel University London (BCAST), UK
Mr F. Wan, National University of Defence Technology, P.R. China
Dr P. Wang, Nanjing University, China P.R.
Dr P.D. Warren, Pilkington plc, UK
Dr N. Zibouche, University of Bath, UK
Dr S. Zohren, Knight Capital Group, London, UK

Visiting Students - updated 2018/10/03

Ms A.J. Cackett, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK
Mr B. Cai, University of Manchester, UK
Mr A. Cinar, University of Sheffield, UK
Mr J. Liu, Fudan University, P.R. China
Mr A. Mikalou, University of Crete, Greece

Visiting Recognized Students - updated 2018/10/03

B. Walker
M. Panchal
Y. Zhao
M. Meier
F. Goudreault
S. Hamidinejad
W. Wang