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Academic staff

Dr Mohamad Abdel-Aal Senior Lecturer in Water Systems Engineering
Professor Mohammad Abusara Associate Professor in Control and Power Electronics
Dr Konstantinos Agathos Lecturer
Dr Mohammad Akrami Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Dr Halim Alwi Senior Lecturer
Dr Ian Ashton Senior Lecturer in Offshore Technology
Professor Mustafa Aziz Associate Professor in Applied Electromagnetism
Dr Anna Baldycheva Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Electronic Engineering
Professor Mike Belmont Professor in Marine Dynamics
Dr Vicki Brown Lecturer in Engineering Mathematics
Professor James Brownjohn Professor of Structural Dynamics
Professor David Butler FREng Professor of Water Engineering
Professor Albert S. Chen Personal Chair in Water and the Human Environment
Dr Junning Chen Senior Lecturer - Bioengineering (E&R)
Dr Zheng Jun Chew Senior Lecturer in Energy Harvesting Power Management
Professor Peter Connor Associate Professor in Sustainable Energy Policy
Dr Corrina Cory Assoc.Professor Engineering & Entrepreneurship
Professor Monica Craciun Professor in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Professor Peter Crossley Professor of Power Systems Protection and Control
Dr Rupam Das Lecturer in Electronic Engineering
Dr Mahdieh Dibaj Lecturer in Engineering Management
Professor Slobodan Djordjevic Deputy Head of Engineering
Professor Tim Dodwell Professor in Machine Learning
Dr Matt Eames Senior Lecturer
Professor Christopher Edwards Professor in Control Engineering
Professor Ken Evans Professor of Materials Engineering
Professor Zhong Fan Professor of Net Zero Energy Systems
Professor Raziyeh Farmani Professor of Water Engineering
Professor Adam Feldman Associate Professor in Renewable Energy
Professor Guangtao Fu Professor of Water Intelligence
Dr Ahmad Galadanci Lecturer in Civil & Structural Engineering (E&
Professor Oana Ghita Professor in Materials and Manufacturing and Co-Director of Exeter Technologies Group
Dr Aritra Ghosh Lecturer
Robin Hancocks
Dr Naihui He Lecturer in Engineering Management
Professor Justin Hinshelwood Associate Professor in Renewable Energy
Professor Tim Holsgrove Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Ceri Howells Lecturer in Engineering & Entrepreneurship
Professor Gino Hrkac Personal Chair in Applied theoretical and computational Solid-State Physics
Dr Xijin Hua Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics) (E&R)
George Humby Associate Lecturer in Engineering Mathematics
Professor Akbar Javadi FICE CEng Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Director
Dr Jingchao Jiang Lecturer in Production and Manufacturing Systems
Dr Jean Paul Kone Lecturer in Renewable Energy Engineering
Dr Ki Young Koo Senior Lecturer
Dr Devika Koonthalakadu Baby Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Dr Prakash Kripakaran Senior Lecturer
Asela K. Kulatunga Lecturer in Industrial Systems (E&R)
Professor Xiaohong Li Professor and Chair of Energy Storage, Director of Global Development
Professor Yang Liu Associate Professor in Dynamics and Control
Dr Changxu Liu Lecturer in Electronic Engineering
Dr Julian Mauricio Londono Monsalve Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering (E&R)
Dr Martino Luis Lecturer (E&R)
Dr Isaac Luxmoore Senior Lecturer
Professor Tapas Mallick Professor & Chair in Clean Technologies
Professor Maria Rosaria Marsico Associate Professor of Structural Dynamics
Dr Shanika Matharage Lecturer in Smart Grid
Dr Lavanya Meherishi Lecturer in Operations & Supply Chain Optimisation (E & R)
Dr Peter Melville-Shreeve Senior Lecturer in Technology and Innovation
Professor Fayyaz Ali Memon (FICE, FCIWEM, FHEA, CEng, CEnv) Professor of Sustainable Water Systems
Professor Farhad Namdari Associate Professor in Electrical Energy Systems
Dr Ana Neves Senior Lecturer in Materials Engineering
Dr Okechukwu Okorie RAEng Research Fellow & Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Manufacturing (E&R)
Professor Prathyush P Menon Associate Professor
Dr Evangelos Papatheou Senior Lecturer
Professor Aleksandar Pavic Professor of Vibration Engineering
Dr Ajit C Pillai Senior Lecturer in Autonomous Systems and Robotics
Dr Hussein Rappel Lecturer in Computation Engineering
Dr Gianmario Rinaldi Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering (E&R)
Dr Andres Felipe Alonso Rodriguez Lecturer, Built Environment
Professor Dragan Savic FREng Professor of Hydroinformatics
Dr Katie Shanks Research Fellow
Dr Yulin Shao Lecturer
Dr Shuhang Shen Lecturer in Smart Grid
Dr Jiajia Shen Proleptic Lectureship/Research Fellow
Professor Christopher Smith Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Dr Helen C M Smith Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy
Charlie Statham Senior Lecturer (E&S)
Professor Voicu Ion Sucala Head of Engineering
Professor Gavin Tabor Professor of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Professor Asif Tahir Associate Professor in Renewable Energy
Professor Philipp Thies Professor of Renewable Energy (Personal Chair)
Dr Mi Tian Senior Lecturer in Low Carbon Engineering, Director of PGRs in Engineering.
Dr Alessandro Tombari Senior Lecturer in Digital Design in Civil Engineering (E&R)
Andy Treen Professor of Practice in Knowledge Transfer
Dr Raffaele Vinai Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering
Dr Khurram Wadee Senior Lecturer
Dr Charlie Wand Lecturer in Natural Sciences
Dr Dong Wang Lecturer in Engineering & Entrepreneurship
Dr James Webber Lecturer in Water Systems Engineering
Dr Chuang Wen Lecturer in Computational Engineering (E&R)
Professor C. David Wright Professor of Electronic Engineering - Head Nano-Engineering Science and Technology Group - Co-Director EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials - Co-Director Centre for Metamaterials Research & Innovation
Dr Yongde Xia Senior Lecturer in Functional Materials
Professor Xiaoyu Yan Professor in Sustainable Energy Systems
Professor Philippe Young Synopsys Chair of Computational Mechanics
Abdul Mannan Yousfani Associate Lecturer/ Academic Mentor CEDA
Dr Baris Yuce Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management (E&R)
Professor David Zhang Professor of Manufacturing Systems
Shaowei Zhang Professor
Dr Zhenyu Zhang Lecturer in renewable energy
Professor Yanqiu Zhu Chair of Functional Materials
Professor Meiling Zhu Chair in Mechanical Engineering

Research staff

Sam John Abraham M.Phil. Student
Dr Kenneth Afebu Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Sangaralingam Ahilan Research Fellow
Dr Wai Kei (Vincent) Ao Research Fellow
Dr Farzin Asghari Arpatappeh
Dr Kate Baker Senior Research Fellow
Shubhranshu Bhandari
Dr Yusuf Chanchangi Research Fellow
Jiaxin Chen Postgraduate
Dr Otto (Chien-Nien) Chen Research Fellow
Yu Chen Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Cheng Chi
Jack Coathup
Cleiton Comelli
Dr Andrew Corbett Research Fellow
Dr Maria Eugenia Correa Cano Postdoctoral Research Associate
Richard Creek KTP Associate (Mechanical/Electrical Engineer)
Dr Shuang Dai Postdoctoral research associate
Steven Daniels Research Fellow
Dr Carly Daniels Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Richard Davies Senior Research Fellow - AM Programme Lead
Lorna Devenish Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Partnerships Manager
Dr Samuel Erland Research Fellow
Dr Barry Evans Senior Research Fellow
Ben Fourcin Graduate Research Assistant
Ben Fourcin
Dr Michael Gibson Research Fellow
Dr Zoltan J Gombos Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Ian Gray Graduate Research Assistant
Xiaoyuan Gu
Dr Mohammad Hajsadeghi Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Jon Hardwick Associate Research Fellow - Postgraduate
Dr Allen Hart
Sam Hu
Kimia Jafari
Dr Matt Johns Research Fellow
Dr Nicko Kassotakis KTP Associate
Emily Kelly Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Faryal Khalid Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Ahmed Khalil Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Mehdi Khoury Senior Research Fellow
Soroosh Kianmehr
Dr Stephane Kovacs Research Fellow
Dr Ievgeniia Kovalska Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Pranav Vijaya Kumar
Dr Milad Latifi KTP Associate
Edward Laughton Postgraduate Researcher
Gareth Lewis Research Fellow
Zhencheng Li
Fan Li
Dr Qian Li Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Yaan Liu Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Ed Mackay Research Fellow
Paul McCutchion Manager - Exeter Technologies Group
Dr Soumyajit Mojumder
Dr Emmanuel Momoh Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Abdul Rahman Mosameem Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Alireza Mousavi Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Joshua Myrans Honorary Research Fellow
Muhammad Naqi Research Fellow
Daniela Lazaro Pacheco
Dr Harry Penketh Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Jess Penny Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Pimonpan Phurappa
Dr Caroline Pouya Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Praveen Kannan Rajamani
Dr Kyle Roskilly Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Project Manager
Dr Rohollah Rostami
Vikram Rout Graduate Research Assistant CONFLEX (Marie Curie)
Dr Anurag Roy Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Tingwen Ruan Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Seyed M. Sadr Honorary Research Fellow
Philip Sandwell
Dr Luke Savage Senior Research Fellow
Jack Shanahan
Dr Jiajia Shen Proleptic Lectureship/Research Fellow
Joe Shields Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Lama Soliman Khaled PhD student
Helen Spalding Research Manager, DCE Group
Dr Chris Sweetapple Research Fellow
Yousuf Syed Multidisciplinary Design Optimisation Engineer (KT
Dr David Trudgeon Research Fellow
Dr Habib Ullah Research Fellow
Dr Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia Senior Research Fellow
Dr Alessandra Vizzaccaro
Dr Miaomin Wang Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Joseph Wright Graduate Research Assistant
Dr Hailun Xie Environmental Data Scientist –Net Zero Building
Hang Xu
Dr Yan Yang Research Fellow
Dr Nan Yi Research Fellow
Dr Aleksandra Zawalna-Geer Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Nejat Zeydalinejad Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Chenyu Zhao Research Fellow
Dr Keke Zheng Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Zuo Zhu


Nimmy Mariam Abraham Postgraduate
Flossie Adu Postgraduate
Anmar Ibrahim Fadhil Al-Adly
Mustafa Majid Rashak Al-Fartoos Postgradute
Hessa Alabdan Postgradute
Abdulaziz Alageel
Mansour Alhabradi
Mohammed Alhammad
Hasan Alkhateeb
Mohammed Almansour
Ibrahim Almoraya
Ali Alqahtani Postgraduate
Manal Alruwaili Postgraduate
Fahad Alsahli
Kingsley Amadi Postgraduate
Hojune Ann
Kyle Arnold Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2020)
Josie Ashe Postgraduate Researcher (WISE CDT)
Amer Asiri
William Addison- Atkinson Postgraduate Researcher (WISE CDT)
Ahmad Attar
Faten Ayyash Postgraduate Researcher
Edward Baker Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2019)
Raghavarshith Bandreddi Postgraduate Researcher
Raja Sekhar Battu Postgraduate (PhD)
Andrew Bickerdike
Jacob Binsley Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
George Braid Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2020)
William Cameron Postgraduate
Konstantinos Chatzimpaloglou Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Georgios Alexandros Chatzistefanou Postgraduate Researcher
Jiaxin Chen Postgraduate
Guoning Chen
Rory Clements Postgraduate Researcher
Cristina Coker Postgraduate Researcher (WISE CDT)
Cleiton Comelli
Jack Corbin Postgraduate
James-Nicholas Grima Delia Spiteri Cornish
Kieran Cowan Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2022)
Gregory Daly PhD Researcher (SMM CDT)
Amirali Davary Postgraduate Researcher
Shane Davies Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2017)
Richard Davies
Duncan Mc Dougall
Calum Dunnett Postgraduate
Isabelle Ebisch
Robyn Edge
David England
Edmond Gabriel Ewah Postgraduate Researcher
Xizheng Fang
David Fortune Postgraduate Researcher
Tegan Foster Postgraduate
Ben Fourcin Graduate Research Assistant
Dr Mingtao Fu
Danyang Gao Postgraduate Researcher
Yu Gao Postgraduate
Josh Glasbey Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2019)
Tamuno-Omie Samuel Gogo Postgraduate
Ineta Grikalaite Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Jenner Gudge-Brooke Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2020)
Esperanza Torres Gutierrez Postgraduate
Valentin Haemmerli Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Rebecca Hall Postgraduate Researcher (QUEX Institute)
Jon Hardwick Associate Research Fellow - Postgraduate
Daisy Harley-Nyang Postgraduate Researcher (WISE CDT)
Jess Holland Postgraduate Researcher (QUEX Institute)
Jingrui Hu
Kaijie Hu
Peter Inzani Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2017)
Yin Jiang Visiting Postgraduate Researcher
Jose Alfonso Jimenez Capilla Postgraduate
Yiwen Jin Postgraduate Researcher
Mikey Jones Postgraduate
Bhavya Joshi Postgraduate Researcher
Nicholas Kell Postgraduate
Stuart Kendall Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2021)
Mohammad Khalid Khan
Behnaz Khosravifardshirazi
Tom Knowles
Taegon Ko Postgraduate Researcher
Vasilis Koukoravas Postgraduate Researcher (WISE CDT)
Edward Laughton Postgraduate Researcher
James Stewart Laurenson Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2019)
Sara-Kate Lavers Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Jamie Le Signe Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Eloise Lee Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2022)
Rachel Lennon Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Ioannis Leontis Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2016)
Qiang Li Postgraduate
Xiang Li Postgraduate
Zhencheng Li
Haobing Li
Zhufeng Li Postgraduate Researcher
Jun Li
Qinglan Liu Associate Lecturer
Yinchen Liu Postgraduate
Rongxu Liu PhD student
Siyuan Liu
Adam Lockyer
Naser Musa Al Lozi PhD Student
Cheng Lyu Postgraduate
Tianle Ma
Tinashe Madamombe
Melany McBean
Philip Mercer Postgraduate
Daan ter Meulen
Ibrahim Mizrak
Abdalrahman Mohammad Postgraduate
Monis Luqman Mohammed
Dan Moore Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2020)
Ben Moore Postgraduate Researcher
Reza Naseri-Karim-Vand Postgraduate
Eve Nebbiolo
David Newman Public Engagement Manager (CMRI & UK Metamaterials Network)
Paul Newman Postgraduate
Fabrice Ntimugura
Anthony Onwodi
Ben Orriss Postgraduate Researcher
Joe Pady Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2019)
Michael Partridge Postgraduate
Mubarak Patel Postgraduate
Charlie Patrickson Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2021)
Lydia Pavey
Shengwei Pei Postgraduate Researcher
Dee Pothinual
Sunil Poudel
Simon Preston Post-Graduate PhD Researcher
Christian Pössniker Postgraduate Researcher
Yujiao Qiao
Amin Rahmani
Seno Rawikara
Vikki Reid
Tianyi Ren
Ellie Reynolds
Mohsen Rezaee Postgraduate Researcher
Taha Rezaei
Suliman Rizek
Asmi Rizvi Postgraduate
Samuel Rudd
Connor Sait Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Dondu Sarisen Postgraduate Researcher
Ben Scott Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2022)
Jonathan Segynola Postgraduate Researcher
Debbie Shackleton Postgraduate Researcher (WISE CDT)
Guansong Shan Postgraduate
Renee Shang
Shaikha Al Shehhi
Ahmed Al Shekaili PhD Engineering
Shuning Shi Postgraduate
Joe Shields Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Manal Abubakr Ali Shlebik
Philip Skelland Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2022)
Lesley Smith
Jonathon Smith Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2021)
Benjamin Moverley Smith Postgraduate
Lama Soliman Khaled PhD student
Yang Song
Leanne Stanfield Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2019)
Beth Staples Postgraduate Researcher (Metamaterials CDT 2018)
Damian Staszek Postgraduate Researcher (WISE CDT)
He Sun
Hiba Talmoust
Panpan Tang Postgraduate Researcher
Jiyuan Tian PhD student
Bo Tian
Yanyan Tian
Canan Turan Postgraduate Researcher
Sreeram Valsalakumar Postgraduate
James Vaughan
Sasireka Velusamy Postgraduate
Hatem Wafa
Xi Wan Postgraduate Researcher
Neil Wands
Junhao Wang
Zepeng Wang Postgraduate
Zihan Wang
Jingyi Wang
Xin Wang
Yankun Wang
Chenjue Wang
Siyuan Wang
Ben Weeks
Sophie Whistler Postgraduate Researcher
George Neville White
Ash Wilson Postgraduate
Huifang Wu
Xingyue Wu
Dengrunyu Xie
Wangyue Xu
Hao Xu Postgradute
Jianwei Xu
Xiuru Yang Postgraduate
Haonan Yang
Jiaxin Yang
Yuxuan Yao Postgraduate Researcher
Felix Yeats-Brown
Khaled Yousef
Rui Yu
Qian Yu
Chenhui Yu
Savas Yuce Postgraduate
Ramiz Beig Zali Postgraduate Researcher
Sepideh Zandhaghighi Postgraduate Researcher
Farzan Zeinali Postgraduate Researcher
Jiajia Zhang Postgraduate
Taojun Zhang
Fiona Zhang
Nannan Zhang
Yuxin Zhao Postgraduate
Weihao Zheng
Nan Zhou Postgraduate Researcher
Xiaojie Zhou Postgraduate Researcher
Hailun Zhou
Babak Zolghadr-Asli Postgraduate Researcher (QUEX Institute)
Huanling Zou Postgraduate

Honorary staff

Dr Atheer F. Al-Anbaki EMPS Visiting Scholar
Professor Yun-Kyu An
Professor Mukand Singh Babel Honorary Professor
Professor Ian Barker Honorary Professor
Professor Chris Binnie Honorary Professor
Professor Trevor Bishop Honorary Professor
Dr Han Chen Visiting Researcher
Dr Rosie Cobley Honorary University Fellow
Professor Tom Davies Emeritus Professor
Professor Orazio Giustolisi Honorary University Fellow
Dr Tessa Gordelier Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Professor Oliver Grievson Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor
Dr Joseph Grima Honorary Professor
Dr Robert Hodgson Honorary University Fellow
Yin Jiang Visiting Postgraduate Researcher
Professor Lars Johanning Deputy Head of Engineering
Professor Zoran Kapelan Honorary Professor
Dr Ed Maunder Honorary Fellow
Dr Wayne Miller Honorary University Fellow
Dr Joshua Myrans Honorary Research Fellow
Yu Qiao Visiting Researcher
Neil Radford
Professor Steven Senior Honorary Professor & Entreprenuer in Residence for the Royal Society
Dr Chengju Shan Visiting Researcher
Professor Zoran Vojinovic Honorary Professor
Professor Godfrey Walters Professor Emeritus
Professor Zhongdong Wang Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean

Technical Services staff

James Bassitt Senior Experimental Officer, VSimulators
Laura Baxter Infrastructure and Projects Officer
Jordanna Broom Workshop Technician
Dr Hong Chang Imaging Suite Manager / Experimental Officer
Nick Cole Research Engineer
Brendan Corkery Technical Services Manager (Mechanical Engineering
Russell Edge Research Technician
Martin Guille Mechanical Workshop Technician
Derek Lambert Electronics Laboratory Technician
Roger Perrett R&T Unit of Activity Manager
George Ricketts Research Technician (CDT 1)
Peter Savage Research Technician CDT (Metamaterials)
Paul R Wilkins Group Technician
Adam Woodgate Special Services Technician
Julian Yates Laboratory Technician

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