Discover Materials Ambassadors

Who we are

Kate Stokes

University of Birmingham

Kate is a PhD student in University of Birmingham.

Ambreen Tajmal

QMUL

Ambreen is a PhD student at Queen Mary University London.

Raul Pacheco Sousa Silva

Raul is a PhD at The University of Manchester.

Anna Dickinson-Lomas

Anna is a 1st year PhD student at the University of Birmingham.

Harry Craven

Harry is a PhD student at the University of Birmingham

Omar Haroun

Omar is a PhD student at The University of Manchester

Iris Carneiro

Iris is a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham

Taya Stankevych

Taya is a PhD student at Loughborough University.

Felix Watson

Felix is an undergaduate student studying Materials Science and Engineering at Imperial College London

Tess Knowles

Tess is a PhD students at the University of Manchester

Ethan Hurford

Ethan is a Senior Technician in the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham

Lizzie Mushangwe

Lizzie is a PhD student at the University of Oxford and researches how the neutron irradiation, and high temperatures, inside a nuclear fusion reactor affect the materials of the reactors - this will help to make nuclear fusion power plants a reality.

Emily Wynne

Emily is a PhD students at University of Leeds.

Katlo Batsile

Katlo is a PhD student at Imperial College London and researches recycled steel for high value applications which will help build a more sustainable steel economies.

Benedict Keates

Benedict is currently studying for MEng Materials Science at University of Oxford and hopes to go on to research Biomaterials or Energy materials to be used in renewable energy or storage solutions.

Pranav Vasanthi Bathrinarayanan

Pranav is a Research Fellow (EPSRC) at the School of Chemical Engineering in the University of Birmingham

Rob Scales

Rob is a PhD researcher who wants to teach undergraduates materials science and assist other researchers, as well as progressing analysis techniques.

Emma Hedley

Emma is studying a DPhil in Materials, University of Oxford. They chose Materials Science because during their undergraduate degree they was particularly interested in the areas Chemistry and Physics overlap and particularly explaining the properties of materials based on chemical and physical interactions.

Dan Scotson

Dan is a PhD candidate in Materials Science.

Laura Lain Rodriguez

Laura is currently doing a master’s project in graphene-based biosensors.

Saptarsi Ghosh

Saptarsi is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge.

Amy Jade Newell

Amy Jade is currently a Characterisation Technician working in the industry

Kate Robbins

Kate is currently working for the Advanced Materials Characterisation and Simulation Hub (AMCASH) at the University of Birmingham.

Annie Clarke

Annie is currently a PhD candidate at Imperial College London.

Tara Milne

Tara is currently completing a DPhil in Materials Science.

Dina Fouad

Dina is currently a PhD candidate at The University of Birmingham.

Nick Weston

Nick is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Advanced Metals Processing 

Huyen Le

Huyen is currently a first year PhD candidate in the Department of Materials

Shadi Soheilian 

Shadi is currently a PhD candidate working on the characterisation of nano- and micro-plastics in complex systems.

Amy Morgan

Amy is studying for a PhD in the Advanced Biomedical Materials CDT at the University of Sheffield

Jo Galloway

Jo currently works at the University of Leeds on self-assembly of soft matter and mineral formation in confinement.

Carl Lu

Carl is currently a PhD candidate in Loughborough University.

Tim Murdoch

Tim is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Polymers and Colloids. 

Emily Holding

Emily is currently a EngD student in Materials, Manufacturing and Modelling at Swansea University.

Anastassia Milleret 

Anastassia is currently a final year PhD candidate in 4D printing of magnetic shape memory alloys. 

Sarah Woods

Sarah is currently a PhD candidate.

Thomas Thorn

Thomas is currently a PhD candidate in the area of Materials Science.

Lova Chechik

Lova is currently doing a PhD at the University of Sheffield in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Kan Ma

Kan Ma is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham.

Amrita Bhogal

Amrita Bhogal is a final year PhD candidate.

Jack DeVile

Jack is a PhD candidate at Imperial College London.

Latham Haigh

Latham is a PhD candidate in Nuclear Materials Science.

Ebrima Sallah

EngD student at Swansea University

Jon Wood

Jon is an Outreach Fellow at the University of Birmingham

Zoe Powell-Best

Zoe is a Materials Engineer

Alex Dickinson-Lomas

Alex is a PhD student at University of Birmingham

Zohreh Fallah

Zohreh is a Research Associate at Loughborough University

Leah-Nani Alconcel

Leah is a lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Henry Hoddinott

Swansea University

Henry is an EngD student at Swansea University Materials and Manufacturing Academy (M2A) at Swansea University and jointly a Research Engineer at Diamond Light Source Ltd.

Jessica Tjandra

Jessica is a PhD student at Imperial College London.