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Orla Williams

Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering



I am currently a post-doctoral researcher in the Advanced Materials research group. I completed an Engineering Doctorate with BF2RA and EDF Energy at the Efficient Fossil Energy Technologies group at the University of Nottingham in 2016. My EngD project investigated the milling of biomass for the power generation sector.

I completed a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath, and following this, I worked as a Chartered Building Services engineer for Buro Happold Consulting Engineers in the UK and USA, where I specialised in developing passive and sustainable design solutions for the built environment. I was a project leader on multidisciplinary projects in the educational, sport, commercial, cultural and high end residential sector all over the world, I also has experience in the transport sector, having worked for the Snowdon Mountain Railway, and as an environmental engineer at Rolls-Royce Defence Aerospace.

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