Experts

   
   
 

Engineering

  • Seamus Higgins

    I have extensive project management, process management and new product development expertise acquired through a global career spanning more than 30 years in the food manufacturing industry. I have also worked and consulted for several leading global food companies, as well as entrepreneurs and new company start-ups.
    0115 8466894
  • Dr Alastair Campbell Ritchie

    My primary research is in tissue engineering of tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissues. I also research physiological responses to mental and physical demands in workplaces. Artificial lung, artificial kidney, blood contacting biomaterials and extracorporeal circulation - teaching expertise and current member of the UK ISO TC 150 Implants for Surgery Standards committee. I am a member of the European Society for Artificial Organs' working group - education.
    0115 951 3812
  • Lan Xia

    88180000-8040 / 18142049906
    Engineering Science Lithium ion batteries] electrolyte solvents electrolyte additives for batteries
  • Dr Yaping Zhang

    Photonics, semiconductor tunable laser, telecommunications, optical biosensor, silicon wire photonics 'lab on the chip' biosensor, wave guide optical device design.
    18258732476
    Engineering Photonics telecommunications Optical biosensor
  • Dr Xinyu Zhang

    Danger, Measure and Removal of PM2.5 and PM10; Dust Deposition and Removal; Particle Adhesion and Erosion. Transport and Adhesion of Anthrax Spores.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 3047
    Engineering Dust removal Particle adhesion and erosion Transport of anthrax spores Danger of PM2 5 and PM10
  • Dr Fernando Ortiz-Moya

    Urbanisation Process, China, Japan, Shrinking Cities, Ageing Society, Film and Media Studies, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Regeneration.
    +86 3566034518
    Engineering architecture Urban Regeneration urban planning Ageing society China Japan
  • Dr Jessica He

    Print media: design of magazines, newspaper, posters, etc. Adobe AE, PS, InDesign 2. Electronic media: operating new media such as WeChat (wechat content, wechat website, wechat store), weibo 3. Offline promotion campaign: planning and organizing promotion activities 4. Video making: Adobe AE
    +86 (0)574 88188175
    Engineering Electronic Media WeChat Video making Print media
  • Dr Yunming Yang

    Study of soil strength; numerical simulation of geotechnical engineering applications
    +86 (0)574 88182407 / +86 18668290219
    Engineering Soil Engineering numerical simulation
  • Dr Tom Cox

    Amusement Rides. Rollercoasters. Electromagnetic Launch. MAGLEV. Electrical Machines. Electric Motors.
    Engineering Technology Amusement rides rollercoasters electrical machines Electric motors Engineering
  • Professor Mike Jackson

    Use of geographic data (map data, satellite data, postcode data, GPS positions etc) for planning, analysis and prediction of natural and manmade disasters, disaster management and mitigation, geographic intelligence, and mobile phone location-based services.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8130 , +44 (0) 7810 867 674
    Engineering Engineering geographic data Satellite GPS natural manmade disasters mobile phones
  • Dr Leah Margaret Ridgway

    Engineering education in schools, widening participation, increasing the number of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine). E-learning. Using social media to improve the student experience. Gender roles in engineering (and breaking them).
    +44 (0) 115 748 4790 , +44 (0) 7939 576 756
    Engineering Engineering education schools women Science technology e-learning social media student Gender Gender roles
  • Dr Blasie Mempouo

    Sustainable development including environmental issues and affordable eco-housing and sustainable energy in Africa, China and the UK.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7132 , +44 (0) 7427 336 275
    Engineering Engineering sustainable Environmental affordable Housing eco-houses energy Africa China uk
  • Dr Anna Croft

    Biochemical reactions, especially those involving free radicals, free radical enzymes, and antioxidants (including those found in tea, seaweeds and other natural product sources). Functional foods incorporating polyphenol antioxidants and peptides. Enzyme design and pathway design (underpinning synthetic biology) with relevance to Industrial biotechnology. Ionic liquids as industrially-useful solvents for bioprocessing and chemical processing of fine-chemicals, commodity (bulk) chemicals and materials, especially biomaterials.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6391
    Engineering biotechnology Engineering Biochemical enzymes antioxidants
  • Professor Terry Moore

    Satellite navigation and positioning. Location technology. Multi-constellation GNSS: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and Beidou. Inertial navigation systems. Positioning using signals of opportunity, WiFi, DAB etc. Integration of navigation sensors. Robust navigation in GNSS denied environments, such as indoor positioning. Location based services. Geodesy and coordinate systems.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3886
    Engineering Engineering Satellite navigation GNSS wifi DAB
  • Professor Stephen Pickering

    Heat transfer, recycling of glass fibre composites and carbon fibre composites. Ventilation and cooling in electrical machines. Use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to model complex industrial processes. Aeroengine transmission systems.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3785
    Engineering Engineering heat transfer Glass Fiber Carbon Fiber ventilation Cooling machines Aeroengine transmission
  • Professor Seamus Garvey

    Rotordynamics. Rotor balancing. Vibration and noise in electrical machines and structures. High speed machines. Magnetic bearings. Electromagnetic design of machines.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3776
    Engineering Engineering Rotordynamics Rotor vibration noise high speed machines Magnetic bearings electromagnetics
  • Professor Samuel Kingman

    Microwave processing of materials. Mineral and rock crushing and grinding. Minerals processing.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4165
    Engineering Engineering Microwave Materials Mineral rock
  • Professor Saffa Riffat

    Renewable energy and energy efficient systems. Air quality and pollution. Building environment. Refrigeration. Air conditioning. Heat pumps. Absorption systems. Ventilation.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3158
    Engineering Engineering energy efficient air quality pollution Environment building refrigerators air conditioning heat pumps ventilation
  • Professor Paul Shayler

    Automotive engines.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3781
    Engineering Engineering mechanical Materials Manufacturing Automotive Engines
  • Professor Paul Brown

    Materials characterisation. The assessment of the structure-property relationships of materials using electron microscopy.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3748
    Engineering Engineering Materials Charaterisation Electron microscopy
  • Professor Nick Dodd

    Nearshore physical oceanography. Coastal engineering. Shallow water waves. Computational modelling of water waves. Numerical modelling of beach dynamics and storm impact.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4164
    Engineering Engineering Oceanography Nearshore Coastal shallow water waves beach storm impact
  • Professor Kwing-So Choi

    Drag reduction. Turbulence. Turbulent flows and controls. Riblets. Compliant surfaces. MicroElectroMechanical Systems. Electro-magnetic flow control. Compliant coatings. Plasma aerodynamics.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3792
    Engineering Engineering Drag reduction turbulence riblets surfaces mechanical electro magnetics plasma areodynamics
  • Professor Eric Larkins

    Molecular beam epitaxy - the growth of semiconductor structures for electronics and optoelectronics. High power laser diodes.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5534
    Engineering Engineering molecular semiconductor electronics lasers
  • Professor David Grant

    Surface modification and coatings. Synthesis of ceramic surfaces for bone generation. Biofunctionalism of surfaces. Hydrogen storage.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3747
    Engineering Propulsion Futures Engineering Modification coating synthesis ceramic surface bone biofunctionalism hydrogen storage
  • Professor Adib Becker

    Engineering - computational mechanics, contact mechanics and fracture mechanics. Structural integrity of components and structures.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3791
    Engineering Engineering mechanics computational contact fracture Structural integrity
  • Professor Alan Dodson

    Global positioning systems (GPS). Geodesy. Engineering surveying and satellite navigation.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3880
    Engineering Engineering GPS surveying Satellite navigation
  • Professor Yuying Yan

    Applied thermofluids and modelling — energy systems, heat transfer enhancement, two-phase flow, thermofluids-related biomimetics. Design of new refrigeration systems, heat pipes and heat exchangers. CFD simulation and numerical modelling.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3168
    Engineering Engineering Thermofluids energy heat transfer biometrics heat exchange
  • Professor Tim Heath

    Architecture design and urban design.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4887
    Engineering Engineering architecture design urban built enviroment
  • Professor Steve Morgan

    Biomedical optics. Laser instrumentation. Laser Doppler blood flowmetry. Optical characterisation of skin. Laser Doppler flow and vibration imaging. Assessment of value of medical devices.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5570
    Engineering Biomedical Laser Instrumentation flowmetry Characterisation medical devices
  • Dr Robin Wilson

    Acoustics of complex structures such as whole buildings and aerospace structures using statistical energy analysis as a predictive tool.Structural power flow measurement techniques.Acoustics of porous materials.Acoustic rendering of buildings using ray tracing software.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3149
    Engineering Engineering acoustics building aerospace energy Materials rendering ray tracing
  • Dr Richard Mark Bingley

    GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) and GPS (Global Positioning System) - use of high precision GNSS/GPS for monitoring long-term land movements and long-term changes in atmospheric water vapour for engineering and environmental applications.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3932
    Engineering Engineering GNSS Satellite GPS atmospheric water vapour Environmental
  • Dr Peter Rutherford

    Architectural acoustics and psychoacoustics.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3173
    Engineering Engineering architecture acoustics Psychoacoustics
  • Dr Nicola Everitt

    Mechanical behaviour of high performance materials. Characterising the mechanical behaviour of biological materials such as bone and also manmade materials used to replace biological materials when they fail. Mechanical property testing techniques.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6496
    Engineering Engineering mechanical Materials performance Behaviour manmade biological
  • Professor Nick Warrior

    Automotive safety, crashworthiness. Structural analysis of composites.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3793
    Engineering Engineering safety automotive crashworthiness Analysis
  • Professor Mark Gillott

    Sustainable and renewable energy technologies, energy efficient systems and building/architecture. Air quality, ventilation and pollution. Refrigeration, heat pumps and air conditioning. Intelligent building monitoring and controls.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7677
    Engineering Engineering sustainable Renewable technology architecture building pollution air quality
  • Dr Laura Hanks

    Depiction of national and ethnic identities through the built form and material culture of museums. Museology - the history and theory of knowledge and display. Post-modern representation.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3181
    Engineering Engineering Museology architecture history Theory
  • Professor John Crowe

    Biomedical informatics, particularly new foetal monitors (physiological measurements and monitoring), pulse oximetry and telemedicine. Biomedical optics, including pulse oximetry and laser Doppler flowmetry. Remote environmental monitoring.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5590
    Engineering Biomedical foetal medical environmental monitoring
  • Dr Ian W Eames

    Power cycles and energy conservation. Refrigerators, heat pumps and air conditioning. Engineering thermodynamics. Heat transfer processes and heat exchangers.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3132
    Engineering Engineering power energy refrigerators heat pumps air conditioning thermodynamics
  • Professor Herve P Morvan

    Computational fluid dynamics (modelling) in single and multiphase for internal flow problems such as channel and pipe flows involved in aeroengines (oils systems and transmission), rivers (flooding) and oil and gas transport. External flow dynamics calculations for applications to sports engineering (swimming and sailing) and vehicle dynamics (trucks, trains). Numerical modelling.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3728
    Brexit Engineering Propulsion Futures Engineering Flooding rivers gas Transport numerical
  • Professor Gethin Wyn Roberts

    GPS (Global Positioning Systems) - use of to obtain real time precision of better than 1cm and to monitor the deflection of structures. Real time construction plant control. Integration of augmented reality and GPS.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3933
    Engineering Engineering GPS civil engineering precision
  • Dr Christopher Wood

    Renewable energy systems. Novel ground source heat pump systems. Energy efficient heating systems and building energy simulation. Harnessing and storing solar heat. Low energy building design.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7673
    Engineering energy Renewable heat efficient solar power low energy
  • Dr Andrew Kennedy

    Solidification and casting of aluminium allows. Manufacture, evaluation, testing and applications of metal composite materials. Interactions between metals and ceramics. Aluminium foams. Porous and cellular materials.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3744
    Engineering Engineering Manufacturing Evaluation testing Materials Cellular
  • Professor Richard Leach

    Developing the next generation of measuring instruments to allow control of advanced manufacturing.
    +44 (0) 115 748 6048 , +44 (0) 7467 085482
    Engineering Engineering Manufacturing Advanced development
  • Professor Edward Lester

    Coal combustion. Coal petrography and identification of world coals. Image analysis of particulates. Characterisation of biomass particularly with regards to energy conversion and the power sector.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4974 , +44 (0) 115 939 5715
    Engineering Coal Combustion Petrography power energy biomass
  • Dr Mike Clifford

    Fluid mixing. Dynamical systems. Parametric excitation. Appropriate technology. Composite materials. Engineering of bungee jumping.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6134
    Engineering Engineering Fluid Dynamical Systems parametric excitation composite material bungee jumping
  • Professor Philip Shipway

    Wear resistant materials. Wear testing. Wear of materials, friction (tribology).
    +44 (0) 115 951 3760
    Engineering Engineering Materials Friction wear testing tribology
  • Dr Jonathan Hale

    History of architectural theory. Architecture exhibitions.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3164
    Engineering Engineering architecture Exhibitions history
  • Dr Malcolm Woolfson

    Signal processing.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5548
    Engineering Engineering signal processing Signal Processing Electrical electric
  • Dr Lucelia Rodrigues

    Design education; energy efficient living and working environments; environmental sustainability and design; the thermal environment and building energy performance in current and future climates, simulation and reality; modern methods of construction (MMC) and high performance building envelopes and materials; passive heating and cooling techniques; earth to air heat exchangers (EAHE); phase change materials (PCM); human comfort, delight and well-being in the built environment; education for sustainability in architecture; integration of environmental design issues in architectural poetry.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3176
    Engineering Engineering energy efficient enviroment design architecture climates
  • Dr Andrew Rollinson

    Small-scale sustainable energy systems, production of energy from waste, gasification and thermal decomposition, reactor design and optimisation, fuel reaction kinetics, historical water wheel engineering.
    +44 (0) 115 748 4461
    Engineering Engineering energy sustainable production waste gasification optimisation
  • Dr Rachel Gomes

    Adaptive bioprocessing looking at sustainable resource use towards wastewater treatment and chemical processes, with a particular focus on bioactive chemicals.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8883
    Engineering Engineering Manufacturing technology Research bioprocessing sustainable waste treatment chemicals Bioactive
  • Dr Nicole Porter

    Contemporary landscape architecture. Design and marketing of public space, place branding (in particular the branding of 'natural' places), place making, landscape design and management in national parks and landscape art.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4501
    Engineering landscape architecture design marketing enviroment public space National Parks Art
  • Professor Gavin Walker

    Hydrogen systems in particular hydrogen storage technology, including the preparation and processing of novel materials, materials characterisation and materials testing. Nanostructured materials.
    +44 (0) 115 951 3752
    Engineering Engineering Materials testing Hydrogen
  • Professor Gill Stephens

    Industrial Biotechnology: the use of cells and enzymes to manufacture chemicals from sustainable resources. Clean, bio-based manufacturing processes for "every-day" chemical products using waste materials (e.g. food waste, agricultural by-products, waste plastic and carbon dioxide). New biocatalysts, using tools from synthetic biology. Innovative bioprocesses, by adopting clean processing techniques from chemicals manufacturing and using them in biological culture systems and enzyme-based processes.
    +44 (0)115 951 4002/07880 092709
    Engineering Technology biotechnology Environment Clean Chemical Processing sustainable manufacturing enzymes Manufacturing waste

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