M2RI brings together a diverse community of researchers across multiple disciplines, including material science, engineering, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, economics, management, digital technologies, and environmental science. Our shared goal is to produce high-quality and high-impact research and innovation that contributes to the UK's transition towards a net-zero carbon economy.

Through our collaborative efforts, we aim to pioneer the discovery of new materials, cleaner processing technologies, and improved products, while considering their societal impacts. At M2RI, we are committed to responsible research and innovation that advances knowledge and supports a sustainable future.

Institute Heads

Professor Matt Carnie

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606489
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Cinzia Giannetti

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Associate Dean of Research, Innovation and Impact

Professor Perumal Nithiarasu

Personal Chair, Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 513267
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Aerospace Engineering

Dr Fawzi Belblidia

Dr Fawzi Belblidia

Technical Director (ASTUTE EAST), Aerospace Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606977

Dr Michael Clee

Senior Lecturer, Aerospace Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295250
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Ben Evans

Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Hamed Haddad Khodaparast

Professor, Aerospace Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606315
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Mr Osama Hassan

Mr Osama Hassan

Research Officer, Aerospace Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1330
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Spencer Jeffs

Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Zoran Jelic

Lecturer, Aerospace Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 513137
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Mr John Lau

Mr John Lau

Research Officer, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 987803

Dr Alexander Shaw

Senior Lecturer, Aerospace Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Biosciences

Professor Tariq Butt

Personal Chair, Biosciences
+44 (0) 1792 295374
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Mr Mohamed Emran

Mr Mohamed Emran

Research Technician, Mechanical Engineering

Dr Mark Holton

Research Officer, Biosciences
Dr Farooq Shah

Dr Farooq Shah

Project Manager, Biosciences

Biomedical Engineering

Dr Adesola Ademiloye

Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Hari Arora

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 604596
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Anthony Higgins

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602274
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Christopher Wright

Reader, Biomedical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295200
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Feihu Zhao

ZCCE Lecturer (IMPACT), Biomedical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Chemical Engineering Department

Dr Shirin Alexander

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Enrico Andreoli

Professor, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Matthew Barrow

Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602289
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Richard Butterfield

Lecturer, Chemical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606139
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Daniel Curtis

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Matthew Davies

Professor, Chemical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606955
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Francesco Del Giudice

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Peter Esteban

Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295216
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Yon Ju-Nam

Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Serena Margadonna

Chair, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Jesus Ojeda Ledo

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Christopher Phillips

Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295533
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr James Titiloye

Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606283
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Chedly Tizaoui

Professor, Chemical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606841

Dr Paul Williams

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

Dr Waye Zhang

Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Chemistry Department

Dr Mariolino Carta

Senior Lecturer, Chemistry
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Martin Gill

Senior Lecturer, Chemistry
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Ian Mabbett

Professor, Chemistry
+44 (0) 1792 606601
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Juan Mareque-Rivas

Professor, Chemistry
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Francisco Martin-Martinez

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Deb Roy

Senior Lecturer, Chemistry
+44 (0) 1792 604279
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr James Ryan

Lecturer in Chemistry, Chemistry
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Civil Engineering

Professor Eduardo De Souza Neto

Chair, Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295256
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Antonio Gil

Professor, Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602552
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Chenfeng Li

Professor, Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602256
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Djordje Peric

Chair, Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295542
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Clare Wood

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606610
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Computer Science

Mr Nader Al Khatib

Mr Nader Al Khatib

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Computer Science

Professor Arnold Beckmann

Professor, Computer Science
+44 (0) 1792 602370
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Daniele Cafolla

Lecturer, Computer Science
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Alma Rahat

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Markus Roggenbach

Professor, Computer Science
+44 (0) 1792 543578
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Deepak Sahoo

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Anton Setzer

Reader, Computer Science
+44 (0) 1792 513368
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Professor Vincent Teng

Professor, Electronic and Electrical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602461
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

General Engineering

Professor Martin Bache

Professor Emeritus (Engineering), Science and Engineering
Mr Shahin Mehraban

Mr Shahin Mehraban

Senior Research Officer, Mechanical Engineering

Geography

Professor Tavi Murray

Professor, Geography
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Material Science and Engineering Department

Mr Philip Ansell

Mr Philip Ansell

Associate Solution Developer, Digital Solutions
+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1809

Dr Cecile Charbonneau

Honorary Research Fellow, Science and Engineering

Dr Nathan Cooze

Industrial Lecturer (M2etal), Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1075
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Amit Das

Senior Lecturer, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602031
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Helen Davies

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Professor James Durrant

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606604
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Mark Evans

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295748
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Peter Holliman

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Stuart Irvine

Professor Emeritus (Science), Science and Engineering

Professor Richard Johnston

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606576
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Feras Korkees

Senior Lecturer, Materials Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Robert Lancaster

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295965
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Professor Hamilton McMurray

Professor Hamilton McMurray

Professor Emeritus (Engineering), Science and Engineering

Dr Anji Munnangi

Senior Lecturer in Energy in Storage, Materials Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor David Penney

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606706

Professor Cameron Pleydell-Pearce

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Leo Prakash

Senior Lecturer, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602573
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Dr Saqib Rafique

Dr Saqib Rafique

Research Officer, Materials Science and Engineering

Dr Elizabeth Sackett

Senior Lecturer, Materials Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor James Sullivan

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 602495

Dr Wing Chung Tsoi

Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Dr Silvia Villarroya-Lidon

Dr Silvia Villarroya-Lidon

Senior Research Project Manager, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606648

Professor Trystan Watson

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Mark Whittaker

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295573
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Geraint Williams

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Professor David Worsley

Personal Chair, Materials Science and Engineering
Miss Xiaojun Yin

Miss Xiaojun Yin

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Dr Guangling Zhao

Dr Guangling Zhao

TTF- Technoeconomic and LCA of Electrochemical Energy Storage, Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1833

Mechanical Engineering Department

Dr Jenny Baker

Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Mr James Claypole

Mr James Claypole

Research Officer, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295532

Professor Tim Claypole

Personal Chair, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295214
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Davide Deganello

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295095
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Peter Dorrington

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor David Gethin

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295535
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Will Harrison

Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Eifion Jewell

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Nicholas Lavery

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 606873
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Ben Morgan

Teaching Tutor Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1790

Dr Will Newton

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Richard Palmer

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Dr Sarah-Jane Potts

Dr Sarah-Jane Potts

Technology Transfer Fellow (Specific), Materials Science and Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1822

Dr Rajesh Ransing

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0) 1792 295219
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Jennifer Thompson

Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering

General Engineering

Mathematics

Dr Edwin Beggs

Reader, Mathematics
+44 (0) 1792 602758
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Elaine Crooks

Professor, Mathematics
+44 (0) 1792 602387
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor Biagio Lucini

Personal Chair, Mathematics
+44 (0) 1792 602284
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Carlo Mercuri

Honorary Associate Professor, Science and Engineering

Professor Vitaly Moroz

Professor, Mathematics
+44 (0) 1792 602763
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Physics Department

Dr William Bryan

Associate Professor, Physics
+44 (0) 1792 295301
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Dr Donghui Li

Dr Donghui Li

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Advanced Organic Solar Cells, Physics

Professor Paul Meredith

Professor, Physics
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Professor David Ritchie

Professor of Semiconductor Science & Technology, Physics
+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1299
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Sophie Shermer

Associate Professor, Physics
+44 (0) 1792 602286
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Sport and Exercise Science

Professor Richard Bracken

Professor, Sport and Exercise Sciences
+44 (0) 1792 513059
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Dr Chelsea Starbuck

Lecturer in Sports and Exercise Sciences, Sport and Exercise Sciences
+44 (0) 1792 987140
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science

Mr Rene Abang

Mr Rene Abang

Born in Wales Intern, Health Data Science
Miss Kadie Edwards

Miss Kadie Edwards

Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences
Dr Muhammad Elmessary

Dr Muhammad Elmessary

Data Analyst/Research Officer, Health Data Science
Dr James Gregoire

Dr James Gregoire

Honorary Clinical Tutor, Medicine Health and Life Science

Dr Georgina Marsh

Senior Lecturer (Pharmacy Practice / Clinical Pharmacy) Enhanced Teaching, Pharmacy
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Dr Sharon Parsons

Dr Sharon Parsons

Senior Research Officer, Biomedical Sciences
+44 (0) 1792 606721
Miss Heidi Rehwald

Miss Heidi Rehwald

Business Development Manager, Medicine Health and Life Science

Dr Geertje Van Keulen

Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences
+44 (0) 1792 602669
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
Dr YADAN ZHANG

Dr YADAN ZHANG

Research Officer, Biomedical Sciences

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Mr Clive Thomas

Mr Clive Thomas

Research Assistant, Business

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