OUR PEOPLE

Daniel Dobrowolski MPhys, Head of Institute.

daniel.dobrowolski@dirdi.org

Prof. Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter OBE, Director-General.

csphunter@coltraco.co.uk

Adrian Saw MSc, Fellow, Executive Board.

adrian.saw@dirdi.org

Prof. Paula Chadwick, Advisory Board Member & Senior Fellow
Head of Physics, Durham University
p.m.chadwick@durham.ac.uk

Angus Hodgkiss MPhys, Fellow, Executive Board.

angus.hodgkiss@dirdi.org

Prof. Douglas Halliday, Advisory Board Member & Senior Fellow.

d.p.halliday@durham.ac.uk

Prof. Del Atkinson, Advisory Board Member & Senior Fellow
Head of Condensed Matter Physics, Durham University, Department of Physics
del.atkinson@durham.ac.uk

Prof. Stuart Corbridge, Advisory Board Member & Senior Fellow
Former Vice-Chancellor, Durham University
stuart.corbridge@durham.ac.uk

Dr Oliver Vogt, Advisory Board Member & Senior Fellow
Industrial Tutor, Durham University Department of Engineering
oliver.vogt@durham.ac.uk

Revd. Prof. David Wilkinson, Advisory Board Member & Senior Fellow.

david.wilkinson@durham.ac.uk

List of Fellows & Senior Members

  • Professor Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, Director-General DIRDI
  • Mr Daniel Dobrowolski, Head of Institute
  • Professor Paula Chadwick, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Douglas Halliday, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Stuart Corbridge, Former Vice Chancellor, Durham University
  • Professor David Wilkinson, Department of Theology, Durham University
  • Professor Del Atkinson, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Mr Adrian Saw, Technical Director, Coltraco Ultrasonics
  • Mr Benjamin Cowan, Austal Limited
  • Mr Angus Hodgkiss, Deputy Head of Research & Development, Coltraco Ultrasonics
  • Professor Stefan Pryzborski, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Dr Oliver Vogt, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Professor Ian Ritchey, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Professor John Girkin, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Michael Hunt, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Nigel Glover, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Alastair Edge, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Major Bernard Hornung, Head of Built Environment, Coltraco Ultrasonics
  • Canon Professor Michael Snape, Department of Theology, Durham University
  • Professor Gordon Love, Department of Computer Science, University of Leeds
  • Dr Jim Glockling, Former Technical Director, the Fire Protection Association
  • Professor Ann MacLarnon, Department of Anthropology, Durham University
  • Professor Daniel Maitre, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Bernard Piette, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Jennifer Topping, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Professor Adekunle Adeyeye, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Sana Salous, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Professor Damian Hampshire, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Craig Stewart, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Frank Krauss, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Paul Chazot, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Professor Ashraf W Khir, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Master Charles Holroyd, Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers
  • Professor Douglas Smith, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Nick Spencer, Theos Think Tank
  • Dr Mehdi Keshavarz Hedayati, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Paul Helmnick, Department of Mathematics, Tohoku University
  • Professor Jon Gluyas, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Dorothy Monekosso, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Amir Atapour-Abarghouei, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Charles Stuart Adams, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Amitabh Trehan, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Paolo Remagnino, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Peter Swift, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Ari Sadanandom, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Professor Elena Lurie-Luke, Entrepreneur-in-Residence Life Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Simone Scaringi, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Mark Potter, Department of Physics, University of Warwick
  • Dr Bob Banks, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Dr Andrew Smallbone, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Cristina Zambon, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Steve Dixon, Department of Physics, University of Warwick
  • Capt. Panos Stavrakakis, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • Dr Bartolomeo Panto, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Robert Potvliege, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Wotjek Zakrzewski, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Shaukat Nazeer, the Mayfair Medical Centre
  • Dr Anne Reinarz, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Brandon Morrison, Department of Physics, Stanford University
  • Mr Chris DiBona, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
  • Dr Hossein Amini-Kafiabad, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Rev Canon Paul Wright, Sub-Dean, HM Chapel Royal
  • Professor Jeffrey Giansiracusa, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Ritu Kataky, Department of Chemistry, Durham University
  • Professor Jacqui Ramagge, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Anthony Brown, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Roy Quinlan, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Professor Stewart Clark, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Wasiu Popoola, Department of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Aidan Hindmarch, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Fernando Galaz-García, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Joanna Berry, Durham Energy Institute and Durham University Business School
  • Professor Kieran Jude Fernandes, Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Development & Engagement), Durham University
  • Professor Jun Jie Wu, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Professor David Hughes, Department of Engineering, Teeside University
  • Professor Marek Szablewski, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Hailiang Du, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Ioannis Ivrissimtzis, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Stamos Katsigiannis, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Robert Lieck, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Toby Breckon, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Matteo Degiacomi, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Kislon Voitchovsky, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Billy K Moses Jr, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Richard Massey, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Kevin Weatherill, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Mujeeb Chaudhry, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Lian Gan, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Ian Terry, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Tom Lancaster, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Stefano Giani, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Roy Simorangkir, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Mr Philip Thomas, Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers
  • Dr James Osborn, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Oto Obong Inyang, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Aakash Basu, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Professor Paul Hughes, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Anish Jindal, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Dr Pippa Petts, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor John Hunton, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Alexander Stasinski, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Sue Black OBE, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Mr Stephen Evans CMG OBE, Director of Policy Engagement, Durham University
  • Dr Rebecca Bouveng, Vice-Principal, St John’s College, Durham University
  • Professor Alex Easton, Director of the Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University
  • Professor Atanu Chaudhuri, Durham University Business School
  • Dr Leah Morabito, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Thiru Vasantam, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Jonathan Steed, Department of Chemistry, Durham University
  • Professor Grant Ingram, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Professor Peder Norberg, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Ms Catherine Day, Deputy Director, Cabinet Office
  • Professor Andy Beeby, Department of Chemistry, Durham University
  • Dr Isabel Santos, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Miro Cafolla, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Tony Roskilly, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Professor Dagou Zeze, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Alpár Mészáros, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Carlos Frenk, Ogden Professor of Fundamental Physics, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Claudio Balocco, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Anders Aufderhorst-Roberts, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Peter Wyper, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Robert Pal, Department of Chemistry, Durham University
  • Dr Emma McCabe, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor David Weinkove, Department of Biosciences, Durham University
  • Dr Margarita Staykova, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Professor Thomas Erlebach, Department of Computer Sciences, Durham University
  • Professor Lucian Hudson, Director of Advancement, Marketing, and Communications, Durham University
  • Dr Thomas Davis, Oxford Sigma
  • Brigadier-General Armel Dirou, Royal College of Defence Studies
  • Mr Neil Mousley, Quartz Technical Services Ltd. 
  • Professor Will Coombs, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Vice-Admiral Nick Hine, AUKUS Team Lead, Babcock International
  • Dr Beth Barnes, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Adjunct Professor Rob Johnson, Strategy, Statecraft, and Technology (Changing Character of War) Centre, University of Oxford
  • Professor Chris Groves, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Nur Sarma, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Dr Sownak Bose, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Anna McLeod, Department of Physics, Durham University
  • Dr Suncica Hadzidedic, Department of Computer Science, Durham University
  • Dr Aissa Ikhlef, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Ms Claire Rose, GravelTrack
  • Mr Richard Burge, Chair of Hatfield College Council, Durham University
  • Brigadier John Ridge, Director Defence Innovation
  • Dr Helen Meese, Royal Society Entrepreneur-in-Residence
  • Dr Stuart James, Department of Computer Science, Durham University
  • Professor Martin Graves, Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Graham Machin, Senior NPL Fellow in Thermometry, National Physical Laboratory
  • Ms Viktorija Starych-Samuolienė, Director of Strategy, Council on Geostrategy
  • Professor Peter Heslin, Co-Director (Digital Humanities), Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University
  • Professor Glen Jeffery, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London
  • Professor Jason Davis, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
  • Professor Ferruccio Renzoni, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • Professor Jonathan Tennyson, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • Professor Philip Torr, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Professor Andreas Korn, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • Professor Alan Lowdon, Department of Engineering, Durham University
  • Professor Alexandra Olayo-Cortes, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • Professor Alexander Shluger, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • Dr Sandro Tacchella, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Hayriye Cagnan, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
  • Dr Gareth Conduit, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Guido Germano, Department of Computer Science, University College London
  • Professor Dirk Aarts, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
  • Dr Tom Mitchell-Williams, Senior Materials Scientist, Peratech
  • Professor Alexandra Porter, Department of Materials, Imperial College London
  • Professor Nedunchezhian Swaminathan, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Stephen Skinner, Department of Materials, Imperial College London
  • Dr Chris Vogel, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr James Nightingale, Department of Physics, Newcastle University
  • Professor Michael Bonsall, Department of Biology, University of Oxford
  • Professor Sir Michael Pepper, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge and University College London
  • Professor Ioannis Brilakis, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Nicolas Gold, Department of Computer Science, University College London
  • Professor Mauricio Villarroel, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr Stefano Angioletti-Uberti, Department of Materials, Imperial College London
  • Professor Paul Luckham, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Professor Xavier Moya, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Chris Rowlands, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
  • Professor Daniel J Field, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Richard Palin, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford
  • Professor Bartomeu Monserrat, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Munuwar Chaudhri, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Benny Chain, Division of Infection and Immunity, Imperial College London
  • Professor L Mick Brown, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Paolo Barucca, Department of Computer Science, University College London
  • Professor Paolo Radaelli, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
  • Professor John Kilner, Department of Materials, Imperial College London
  • Professor Tim Coombs, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Toby Stone, Imperial Institute of Security Science and Technology (IISST)
  • Dr Keith Andrews, Department of Chemistry, Durham University
  • Professor John Gregg, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
  • Professor Karishma Jain, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Dario Farina, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
  • Professor Marc Deisenroth, Department of Computer Science, University College London
  • Dr Rodrigo Ledesma-Amaro, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
  • Dr Fay Probert, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
  • Dr Periklis (Laki) Pantazis, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
  • Dr David Ward, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Elaine Pimental, Department of Computer Science, University College London
  • Professor Chiara Ciccarelli, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Ulrich Keyser, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Paul Hewett, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Susie Speller, Department of Materials, University of Oxford
  • Dr Christoph Schran, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin, , Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Dimitrios Kanoulas, Department of Computer Science, University College London
  • Dr Bart de Nijs, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Mark Sephton, Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Dr Jon Sterling, Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Aga Iwasiewicz-Wabnig, Director, Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Marios Kogias, Department of Computing, Imperial College London
  • Dr Elena Dieckmann, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Dr George Mertzios, Department of Computer Science, Durham University
  • Professor Neil Alford, Department of Materials, Imperial College London
  • Professor Peter King, Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Dr Johannes Noller, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • Professor Ryan Nichol, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London
  • Dr Helena Knowles, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Dorian Gangloff, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Matthew Langton, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
  • Dr Nuria Tapia-Ruiz, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Dr Pelin Demirel, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Professor Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Dr William James, Centre for Grand Strategy, King’s College London
  • Dr Richard D’Arcy, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
  • Professor Mike Hobson, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Fernando Bresme, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Dr Alex Ganose, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Mr Marc Lee, Chairman, Cityforum
  • Dr Maria Galano, Department of Materials, University of Oxford
  • Dr Antonis Sergis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Professor Cathie Rae, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Don Porcelli, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford
  • Professor Gianluca Gregori, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
  • Professor Howard Stone, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Adrian Kent, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Rachel Evans, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Sebastian Bonilla, Department of Materials, University of Oxford
  • Professor Nick Quirke, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Dr Maxie Roessler, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Professor Tom Welton OBE, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Professor John Seddon, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Dr Jeroen Bergmann, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Professor Mark Cannon, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr Harrison Steel, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr Sarah Sparrow, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Professor Björn Schuller, Department of Computing, Imperial College London
  • Professor Andy Beale, Department of Chemistry, University College London
  • Dr Abhi Banerjee, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Professor Edriss Titi, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Paolo Ceppi, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
  • Dr Barbara Rossi, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Professor Cate Ducati, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Tobias Hermann, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr Morgan Barnes, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London
  • Dr John Hassard, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
  • Dr Dave Clements, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
  • Professor Martin Haehnelt, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Patrick Salter, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Professor David Wallom, Oxford e-Research Centre, University of Oxford
  • Professor George Papadakis, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London
  • Professor David Howey, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr Michael Crisp, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Sir Richard Catlow, Department of Chemistry, University College London
  • Professor Lars Kunze, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Professor Claire Carmalt, Department of Chemistry, University College London
  • Professor Manus Henry, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr Emiliano Bilotti, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London
  • Professor Chris Phillips, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
  • Professor Jonathan Morrison, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London
  • Dr Roberto Rinaldi, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Professor Stuart Mangles, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
  • Professor Andrew Lambert, Department of War Studies, King’s College London
  • Professor Andrea Macrina, Department of Mathematics, University College London
  • Professor Nick Jones, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Alistair Greig, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London
  • Professor Christos Markides, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Professor Richard Templer OBE, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
  • Professor Aron Walsh, Department of Materials, Imperial College London
  • Dr Robert C Andrews, Protection Development Inc.
  • Dr Tiago Dias da Costa, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London
  • Professor Daniel Davis, Head of the Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London
  • Dr Guido Bolognesi, Department of Chemistry, University College London
  • Dr Reece Oosterbreek, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr Andrew Jan Dobrzański, Research and Business Engagement Manager, Henry Royce Institute

Last Updated 23/07/2024