Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University

Department of Materials

People in the department

The Materials Team
Name Job Title Telephone Email

Dean of School

Professor Rachel Thomson Professor of Materials Engineering 01509 223155 Email

Head of Department

Mr Barry Haworth Reader in Polymer Engineering 01509 223336 Email

Academic staff

Dr Ali Ansarifar Senior Lecturer 01509 223159 Email
Dr Xujin Bao Senior Lecturer 01509 223150 Email
Dr Rebecca Higginson Senior Lecturer in Metallurgy 01509 223161 Email
Dr Simon Hogg Senior Lecturer 01509 223332 Email
Dr Mark Jepson Lecturer in Metallurgy & Microscopy 01509 223169 Email
Dr Simon Martin Senior Lecturer 01509 228521 Email
Professor Sanjay Rastogi Professor of Polymer Technology 01509 223156 Email
Dr Sara Ronca Senior Lecturer 01509 564848 Email
Professor Mo Song Professor of Polymer Science and Nanotechnology 01509 223160 Email
Dr Noreen Thomas Reader in Polymer Science and Technology 01509 223334 Email
Dr Yau Yau Tse Lecturer 01509 223221 Email
Professor Bala Vaidhyanathan Professor of Advanced Materials and Processing 01509 223152 Email
Dr Geoff Wilcox Reader in Surface Engineering 01509 223173 Email
Dr Houzheng Wu Senior Lecturer 01509 223342 Email

Retired academic staff

Dr Dick Heath Senior Lecturer 01509 223337 Email
Professor Roy Faulkner Professor of Physical Metallurgy 01509 223153 Email
Professor David Gabe EmeritusProfessor 01509 223339 Email
Professor Marianne Gilbert Emeritus Professor 01509 223158 Email
Professor Doug Hourston Emeritus Professor 01509 223223 Email
Dr Leno Mascia Reader 01509 223339 Email

Visiting academic staff

Laurence Clift Academic Visitor - Design School 01509 226900 Email
Dr Richard Frampton Academic Visitor - Design School 01509 226936 Email
Victoria Haines Academic Visitor - Design School 01509 226915 Email
Professor Scott Lockyer Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Advanced Materials Email
Colette Nicolle Academic Visitor - Design School 01509 226973 Email
Dr Ian Sutherland Academic Visitor - Chemistry 01509 222560 Email
Josealdo Tonholo Academic Visitor 01509 223335 Email

Teaching staff

Mr Roland Higginson Part-time Lecturer 07966 786889 Email
Dr Rasoul Khandan University Teacher 01509 222522 Email
Ms Pascale Taylor English Language Teacher 01509 223544 Email

Administrative and support staff

Mrs Lucia Ashley Student Support Administrator 01509 223387 Email
Mr Tom Carslake School Operations Manager 01509 227206 Email
Ms Anne Cullen Postgraduate Taught Programmes Manager 01509 223340 Email
Mrs Dawn Dawson Student Team Manager 01509 223338 Email
Ginny Franklin Academic Librarian 01509 222374 Email
Deborah Halliday Student Support Administrator 01509 223172 Email
Mrs Sue Harrison Admissions Secretary 01509 223165 Email
Miss June Lennie School Research Administrator 01509 223331 Email
Mrs Pat Storer PA to Professor Rachel Thomson, Dean, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering 01509 223321 Email
Miss Samantha Sharp Examinations Secretary 01509 223151 Email
Mr Martin White School Projects Manager 01509 228592 Email
Ms Sue Zhou IT Systems Manager 01509 228520 Email
Sharon Smith HoD and School Administrator 01509 222527 Email

Technical staff

Mr Trevor Atkinson Technician 01509 223166 Email
Mr Mac Callender Technician 01509 223167 Email
Mr Scott Doak Director: Loughborough Materials Characterisation Centre (LMCC) 01509 223314 Email
Mr Giuseppe Forte Technician 01509 564848 Email
Mr Shaun Fowler Technician 01509 223333 Email
Mr David Insley Workshop Supervisor 01509 223167 Email
Mr Mike Kemp Technician 01509 223167 Email
Mr Ray Owens Chief Technician 01509 223157 Email
Mr Stephen Pickering Technician 01509 223318 Email
Mr Andrew Woolley Technician 01509 223174 Email
Dr Keith Yendall Experimental Officer 01509 223319 Email
Dr Zhaoxia Zhou Experimental Officer 01509 223163 Email

Research staff

Dr Dario Romano Research Associate 01509 564846 Email
Dr Efren Andablo-Reyes Research Associate of Professor Sanjay Rastogi 01509 564848 Email
Dr Ketheram Annapoorani Research Associate of Professor Jon Binner 01509 223169 Email
Dr Mark Ashworth Research Associate of Dr Geoff Willcox and Dr Rebecca Higginson 01509 223335 Email
Dr Jane Clarke Research Fellow 01509 223154 Email
Dr Gary Critchlow Senior Research Fellow 01509 222949 Email
Mrs Pat Cropper Research Associate to the LMCC 01509 564747 Email
Professor John Comyn Senior Visiting Research Fellow 01509 223387 Email
Dr David Grandy Visiting Research Fellow 01509 223164 Email
Dr Dave Hitt Research Fellow 01509 223341 Email
Dr Mudith Karunaratne Research Associate of Professor Rachel Thomson 01509 223335 Email
Dr Luke Hollingbery Research Assistant 01509 223326 Email
Dr Jie Jin Research Associate of Professor Mo Song 01509 223168 Email
Dr Carole Raymond Visiting Research Fellow 01509 223341 Email
Dr Geoff West Research Fellow 01509 564742 Email
Mrs Patthrapa Wright Research Assistant 01509 223545 Email
Dr Youfa Yin Research Associate of Professor Roy Faulkner 01509 223168 Email
Arthur Swarbrick Research Associate 01509 223168 Email
Matteo Mandozzi Research Associate Email

 

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