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The academic staff, researchers and support staff all contribute to the success of the Department. Here is a list of academic staff and fellowship holders organised by type of post. See the bottom of the alphabetical list on the left for a link to our distinguished research fellows.

Key contacts, such as for graduate admissions and industry links, can be found in the Contact Us section. Email addresses for other staff and students can be found in the University's email directory.

Head of Department and Deputies

Researcher Last name Research First Name Researcher title Researcher status
Barber Zoe Prof Professor of Materials Science, Deputy Head of Department with responsibility for Teaching
Best Serena Prof Professor of Materials Science, Deputy Head of Department with responsibility for Research
Blamire Mark Prof Professor of Device Materials, Head of Department

Professors

Researcher Last name Research First Name Researcher title Researcher status
Bhadeshia Harry Prof Sir Tata Steel Professor of Metallurgy
Cameron Ruth Prof Professor of Materials Science
Clegg Bill Prof Professor of Materials Science
Clyne Bill Prof Professor of Mechanics of Materials
Driscoll Judith Prof Professor of Materials Science
Elliott James Prof Professor of Macromolecular Materials Science
Glowacki Bartek Prof Professor of Energy and Materials Science
Greer Lindsay Prof Professor of Materials Science
Humphreys Colin Prof Sir Professor and Director of Research
Mathur Neil Prof Professor of Materials Physics APS Fellow
Midgley Paul Prof Professor of Materials Science FRS
Pickard Chris Prof Sir Alan Cottrell Professor of Materials Science
Rae Cathie Prof Professor of Superalloys

Readers

Researcher Last name Research First Name Researcher title Researcher status
Bristowe Paul Dr Reader in Computational Materials Science
Ducati Cate Dr Reader in Nanomaterials
Kumar Vasant Dr Reader in Materials Chemistry
Oliver Rachel Dr Reader in Materials Science
Robinson Jason Dr Reader in Materials Physics

University Lecturers

Researcher Last name Research First Name Researcher title Researcher status
Evans Rachel Dr University Lecturer
Jones Nick Dr University Lecturer
Kar-Narayan Sohini Dr University Lecturer
Knowles Kevin Dr Senior Lecturer
Stone Howard Dr University Lecturer

Teaching

Researcher Last name Research First Name Researcher title Researcher status
Gwynne Jess Dr Teaching Fellow
Rutter Noel Dr Director of Undergraduate Teaching

Research Fellows

Researcher Last name Research First Name Researcher title Researcher status
Bennett Tom Dr Royal Society University Research Fellow
Collins Sean Dr Henslow Research Fellow (Girton College)
Di-Bernardo Angelo Dr Junior Research Fellow (St. John's College)
Galindo-Nava Enrique Dr Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow
Leary Rowan Dr Royal Society Tata University Research Fellow
Moya Xavier Dr Royal Society University Research Fellow
Patel Anup Dr Junior Research Fellow (Christ's College)
Smoukov Stoyan Dr ERC Senior Research Associate