School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Professor Jonathan Huntley
Professor of Applied Mechanics
- MA Class 1 in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (1983), PhD in physics at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge (1987).
- Royal Society University Research Fellow, Cambridge (1989-1994).
- Joined Loughborough University in 1994 as Reader in Mechanical Engineering, appointed Professor of Applied Mechanics in 1999.
Research Interests and Activities
- Development and application of speckle metrology techniques for displacement and strain mapping
- Development of higher dimensional phase unwrapping algorithms
- Development of phase contrast Optical Coherence Tomography techniques for depth-resolved strain mapping within scattering media
- Phase contrast MRI for flow mapping in the human body
- Development and application of techniques (Positron Emission, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) to probe the internal dynamics of granular materials
- Finite element modelling of rapid granular flows
- Editorial board membership: Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Journal of Holography and Speckle
- Professional affiliation: Fellow of the Institute of Physics
- International conferences: co-chair of Photomechanics 2006 (Clermont-Ferrand, France); Photomechanics 2008 (Loughborough, UK).
- Advisory roles: Member of Royal Society panel responsible for allocation of University Research Fellowships in Engineering and Chemistry
- Referee for Applied Optics, Optics Letters, Optical Engineering, Strain, Optics Communications, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics
- Collaborative Research: development of phase contrast imaging techniques for MRI, with Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, and MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.
- Spinout activity: co-founder and Technical Director of Loughborough University spinout Phase Vision Ltd (www.phasevision.com).
- Paterson Medal and Prize 2005, Institute of Physics
- Royal Society – Wolfson Merit award holder (2003-2008)
- Rank prize for best UK PhD thesis in Optoelectronics awarded to one of my research students (Russell Coggrave) in 2002
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