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Lead researcher

Professor Mark Spearing

Vice-President (Research & Enterprise)

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Other researchers

Doctor Antonios Zervos

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • The mechanics of railway ballast and ballasted track.
  • The mechanics of catastrophic landslides.

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Doctor Ivo Tews

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Natural products biosynthesis: a complex cascade of catalytic steps in vitamin B6 biosynthesis is characterised by structures or reaction intermediates in the large PLP syntase complexEdit
  • Bacterial biofilms: understanding of RedOx regulated phosphodiesterase activity in dispersal of biofilms to address chronic infections

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Doctor Ruomeng Huang


Research interests

  • Neuromorphic computing based on novel memristor materials and devicesMachine learning enabled nanophotonics and energy harvesting devices design and optimization

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Doctor Hachem Kassem


Research interests

  • Nearshore hydrodynamics and coastal sediment dynamics
  • Coastal and ocean engineering and flow-structure-seabed-biota interactions

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Doctor Nuno Bimbo

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Adsorption and porous materials
  • Gas Storage and Separations

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Doctor Dimitra Georgiadou PhD FHEA

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • green manufacturing of flexible nanoelectronic devices
  • photonic synapses for neuromorphic computing

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Doctor Christoph Tremmel

Research Fellow in Wellbeing Technology

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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

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