Postdoctoral researchers

NameTitle / PositionResearch areas
Dr Harina Amer Hamzah Research Associate The development of metal-organic frameworks for hydrogen storage applications
Dr Ganapathi Ammasai Sengodan  Research Associate in Analysis of Composite Materials & Structures

Hygro-thermal degradation of composite structures

Mr Gaetano Arena Research Associate  
Dr Simon Bates Research Associate  
Dr Jonathan Belnoue Senior Research Associate Composite process modelling. 
Dr Michael Dicker Senior Research Associate  
Mr Huan Doan Research Associate  
Dr Michael Elkington Research Associate in Automated Manufacturing Automated layup of complex shapes with sheet prepreg material. 
Dr Bassam Elsaied Vice Chancellor's Fellow Multi-scale modelling of composites. 
Dr Peter Foster Research Associate  
Dr Stephane Fournier Senior Research Associate in SABRE Morphing Structures  
Dr Karolina Gaska Research Associate  
Dr Ian Gent Research Associate  
Dr Kate Gongadze Senior Research Associate  
Dr Rainer Groh  Research Associate  Non-classical effects in straight-fibre and tow-steered composite beams and plates, non-linear finite element analysis, bifurcation theory. 
Miss Sam Huntley Research Associate in Modelling of Composite Manufacture  
Dr Marcus Johns Research Associate in Materials Science   
Mr Mike Jones 

Senior Experimental Officer 

Composites manufacturing and testing. Investigation of manufacturing induced defects 
Dr Kyungil Kong

Research Associate in Wind Turbine Composite Materials

Mr Shashitha Kularatna Research Associate  
Mr Tom Llewellyn-Jones Research Associate   
Dr Marco Longana  Research Associate in Composites Manufacture and Characterisation  Ductile composites, hybrid composites, short fibre composites, composite recycling and digital image correlation.
Dr Yusuf Mahadik  Senior Research Associate  Composite manufacturing and testing
Dr Antonio Melro  Senior Research Associate in Analysis of Reinforced Composites  High definition modelling of Z-pin reinforced composites. Micromechanical modelling of composites. 
Mr Sergio Minera Rebulla

Marie Sklodowska - Curie Research Fellow

Computational Structural Mechanics
Dr Rinat Nigmatullin Research Associate TBC
Dr Oliver Nixon-Pearson Research Associate in Composites Manufacture & Characterisation  Manufacturing and microstructural defect analysis. 
Dr Vaclav Ondra Research Associate Novel concepts of blade vibration control: simulation and experiment
Dr Tulio Panzera Research Associate Hybrid composites, biocomposites and smart structures
Mr Mayank Patni  Marie Slowdowska-Curie Research Fellow  3D stress fields in localised areas of stiffened panels: stringer terminations and rib-foot connectors.
Dr Thomas Pozegic  Research Associate 

High Performance Ductile Composite Technologies. 

Dr Prasanth Prabhakaran Research Associate  
Dr Steven Rae Research Associate in Composite Manufacture and Testing Self-healing materials.
Dr Chrystel Remillat Research Associate   
Dr Edwin Rosario Research Associate   
Miss Jemma Rowlandson Research Associate   
Mr Jiajia Shen Research Associate  
Xiao Chuan (Ric) Sun Research Associate Composite Manufacturing Process
Dr Lui Terry Research Associate  
Dr Michael Thielke Research Associate  
Mr Adam Thompson Research Associate  
Dr Iryna Tretiak Research Associate  
Dr Andrew Williams Research Software Engineer for Composites Simulations  
Miss Xun Wu Research Associate  
Dr Xiaodong Xu  Research Associate in Composites Modelling  Size effects in notched composite laminates. 
Dr Bing Zhang  Research Associate in Multi-Scale Analysis of Composites  Experimental and modelling characterisation of composite materials. 
Mr Bohao Zhang Research Associate  
Dr Qicheng Zhang Research Associate  
Dr Yian Zhao Research Associate  
Dr Chenchen Zhu  Research Associate in Advanced Cellulose Fibres Manufacturing and Testing  Dry-jet wet fibre spinning of high performance or multifunctional natural polymer based nanocomposite fibres, characterisation and analyses of their properties 
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