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Professor Valeska Ting


Valeska is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has taught on a range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These range from the introduction of challenging, fundamental thermodynamic concepts (Engineering Thermodynamics, 2nd year), practical hands-on laboratory skills training (Engineering Skills and Practice, 1st and 2nd year) to developments in materials science with clear links to applications and industry (Advanced Materials and Porous Solids, 4th year, Nanocomposites and Nanoengineering, MRes). She also has experience of supervising 3rd year undergradate and Masters research projects, 4th year Engineering Design projects, and postgraduate courses on Sustainable Energy.

Outside of the standard curriculum, she has additionally delivered postgraduate skills training on effective inter-disciplinary collaboration and career progression, has helped to deliver week-long national training courses in Chemical Engineering for school-age students for the Engineering Development Trust and In2Science, as well as a “Nanomaterials Masterclass” for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) and the West Surrey Materials Society.