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School Research Seminars

These seminars are an opportunity to hear short/accessible talks on research undertaken in the School. All staff, research students, and final-year undergrads are welcome. There will be two speakers per 45min seminar.

Programme for Term 1 2018-19

The seminars are fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons in LIB1. Time: 12:45-13.30 (lunch available from 12.30)

Wednesday 10th October

Dr Weisi Guo: 'Are We Stronger in an Increasingly Connected World?' (Abstract)

Prof. Jennifer Wen: 'Safety of Low Carbon Technology' (Abstract)


Wednesday 24th October

Dr Isaac Liu: 'Nanomechanical Characterization of Biological Cells' (Abstract)

Dr Neil Evans: ‘Inside the human locomotive: the measureable, the knowable and the unknowable’ (Abstract)

Wednesday 7th November 

Dr Leandro Pecchia: 'Resilience of medical devices in low-resource settings: preliminary results from field studies in Benin' (Abstract)

Dr Merih Kucukler: 'Seeking stability in fire for stainless steel structures' (Abstract) 


Wednesday 21st November

Prof. Evgeny Rebrov: 'Fast temperature modulation of chemical reactors - The way to enhance process selectivity via kinetic resolution' (Abstract)

Dr Irwanda Laory: 'An introduction to structural health monitoring' (Abstract)


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Programme for Term 3 2017-18
Friday 27th April

Dr Peter Gammon: ‘An introduction to silicon carbide power device research in the School of Engineering’. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)

Prof. Wanda Lewis: 'Form finding design'. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)


Friday 11th May

Prof. Declan Bates: 'Computational simulation of patients with respiratory disease - what is it good for?'. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)

Prof. Peter Thomas: 'Sharks, bullets, eddy decay and other things'. (Abstract)


Friday 25th May

Dr Stana Zivanovic: 'Humans and Lively Slender Structures'. (Abstract) (Presentation)

Dr. James Kermode: 'Atomic-scale modelling of fracture: from stress corrosion cracking to catastrophic brittle fracture'. (Abstract) (Presentation)


Friday 8th June

Prof. Jihong Wang: 'EPSRC funded project IMAGES'. (Abstract) (Presentation)

Dr. Stan Shire: 'Thermal transformers, harvesting and storing medium temperature heat'. (Abstract) (Presentation)