Particle Technology

Committee

Professor Raffaella Ocone, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Professor Raffaella Ocone, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Chair

Raffaella Ocone, FREng, FRSE is Professor of Chemical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University (HWU) in the UK.

Dr Pablo García-Triñanes, University of Surrey, UK

Dr Pablo García-Triñanes, University of Surrey, UK

Secretary & International Liaison

Pablo Garcia got his first degree in Chemistry followed by a MEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering plus a MSc in Materials Science and Technology from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

Dr Colin Hare, University of Surret, UK

Dr Colin Hare, University of Surret, UK

Treasurer

Dr Stefan Zigan, University of Greenwich, UK

Dr Stefan Zigan, University of Greenwich, UK

Webmaster & Newsletter Editor

After graduating as a chemical engineer from the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany, in 2001 Stefan worked as a process design engineer in the aerospace industry designing gas management systems for airships.

Ms Alina Dumitru, Imperial College London, UK

Ms Alina Dumitru, Imperial College London, UK

Webmaster & Newsletter Editor

Dr Sean Bermingham, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd, UK

Dr Sean Bermingham, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd, UK

Committee Member

Professor John Dodds, Retired from École des Mines d'Albi

Professor John Dodds, Retired from École des Mines d'Albi

Committee Member

Dr Sarah Germana, Ex- Procter & Gamble, Italy

Dr Sarah Germana, Ex- Procter & Gamble, Italy

Committee Member

Dr Richard Greenwood, University of Leeds, UK

Dr Richard Greenwood, University of Leeds, UK

Committee Member

Dr Ali Hassanpour, University of Leeds, UK

Dr Ali Hassanpour, University of Leeds, UK

Committee Member

Dr Jerry Y Y Heng, Imperial College London, UK

Dr Jerry Y Y Heng, Imperial College London, UK

Committee Member

Dr Jerry Heng currently heads the Surfaces and Particle Engineering Laboratory at the Department of Chemical Engineering in Imperial College London, UK.

Professor Richard Holdich, Loughborough University, UK

Professor Richard Holdich, Loughborough University, UK

Committee Member

After graduation in Minerals Engineering from Birmingham University Richard worked for British Aluminium at their Gerrards Cross research park, on projects for aluminium smelters and alumina based chemical products.

Ian Kemp, GlaxoSmithKline, UK

Ian Kemp, GlaxoSmithKline, UK

Committee Member

Dr Mark Leaper, Aston University, UK

Dr Mark Leaper, Aston University, UK

Committee Member

Mark graduated with a BEng in Chemical Engineering from Loughborough University in 1993, MSc in Bulk Solids Handling from Glasgow Caledonian University in 1995 and completed a PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham in 2002 in the field of fluidisation.

Dr Michele Marigo, Johnson Matthey, UK

Dr Michele Marigo, Johnson Matthey, UK

Committee Member

George Milbum, International Innovative Technologies, UK

George Milbum, International Innovative Technologies, UK

Committee Member

Dr Gavin K. Reynolds, Pharmaceutical Development, R&D, AstraZeneca

Dr Gavin K. Reynolds, Pharmaceutical Development, R&D, AstraZeneca

Committee Member

Gavin Reynolds is an Associate Principal Scientist in Predictive Science, based within Pharmaceutical Development at AstraZeneca, Macclesfield.

Neil Rowson, University of Birmingham, UK

Neil Rowson, University of Birmingham, UK

Committee Member

Dr Christian Seiler, Pharma XP Consulting Ltd

Dr Christian Seiler, Pharma XP Consulting Ltd

Committee Member

Christian has a Masters degree and PhD in chemical engineering from the Universities of Karlsruhe, Germany and Birmingham, UK, respectively.

Professor Stefaan Simons, University College London, UK

Professor Stefaan Simons, University College London, UK

Committee Member

Professor Simons, CEng FIChemE, is Professor of Chemical Engineering at University College London (UCL), Director of the Centre for CO2 Technology (in London) and inaugural Director of the International Energy Policy Institute (IEPI) at UCL Australia.

Mr Tim Freeman, Freeman Technology

Mr Tim Freeman, Freeman Technology

Committee Member

Tim Freeman is Managing Director of powder characterisation company Freeman Technology for whom he has worked since the mid 1990s.

Professor Mojtaba Ghadiri, University of Leeds, UK

Professor Mojtaba Ghadiri, University of Leeds, UK

Committee Member

Mojtaba Ghadiri is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Leeds, and until September 2011 he was the Director of the Institute of Particle Science and Engineering.

Dr Bindhu Gururajan, Novartis, Switzerland

Dr Bindhu Gururajan, Novartis, Switzerland

Committee Member

Mr Esay Nsugbe, Cranfield University, UK

Mr Esay Nsugbe, Cranfield University, UK

Committee Member

Dr Massimiliano Materazzi, University College London, UK

Dr Massimiliano Materazzi, University College London, UK

Committee Member

Dr Andrew Ingram, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr Andrew Ingram, University of Birmingham, UK

Committee Member

Research interests and expertise: granular materials handling and engineering in the pharmaceutical, minerals, food industries; process visualisation using PEPT, PET, PLIF, PIV; fluid flow; manmade and synthetic fibre manufacture.

Professor Markus Kraft, University of Cambridge, UK

Professor Markus Kraft, University of Cambridge, UK

Committee Member

Professor Markus Kraft is a Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge and Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

Dr Mingzhong Li, De Montfort University, UK

Dr Mingzhong Li, De Montfort University, UK

Committee Member

Mingzhong is a Principal Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technologies group in the School of Pharmacy at De Montfort University.

Dr Luca Mazzei, University College London, UK

Dr Luca Mazzei, University College London, UK

Committee Member

Luca Mazzei graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Naples 'Federico II' in 2001.

Professor Paola Lettieri, University College London, UK

Professor Paola Lettieri, University College London, UK

Committee Member

Paola graduated in Mechanical Engineering from La Sapienza University of Rome in 1994 and since then broadened her interest into Chemical Engineering working at BP Chemicals Sunbury for five years.

Dr Dominic Rhodes, National Nuclear Laboratory, UK

Dr Dominic Rhodes, National Nuclear Laboratory, UK

Committee Member

Professor Agba Salman, University of Sheffield, UK

Professor Agba Salman, University of Sheffield, UK

Committee Members

Professor Jonathan Seville, University of Surrey, UK

Professor Jonathan Seville, University of Surrey, UK

Committee Member

Professor Jonathan Seville is Dean of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey.

Dr Rachel Smith, University of Sheffield, UK

Dr Rachel Smith, University of Sheffield, UK

Committee Member

Professor Richard Williams, University of Birmingham, UK

Professor Richard Williams, University of Birmingham, UK

Committee Member

Dr Colin Thornton, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr Colin Thornton, University of Birmingham, UK

Committee Member

Dr Berend van Wachem, Imperial College London, UK

Dr Berend van Wachem, Imperial College London, UK

Committee Member

Professor Ricky Wildman, Loughborough University, UK

Professor Ricky Wildman, Loughborough University, UK

Committee Member

Eur Ing David Smith, Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Ltd, UK

Eur Ing David Smith, Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Ltd, UK

Committee Member

David obtained a BSc in Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham, UK in 1987.

Dr Najat Rahamnian, Bradford, UK

Dr Najat Rahamnian, Bradford, UK

Committee Member

Dr Tom Simons, BASF, Germany

Dr Tom Simons, BASF, Germany

Committee Member

Dr Jin Sun, University of Edinburgh, UK

Dr Jin Sun, University of Edinburgh, UK

Committee Member

Dr Richard Tweedie, TSK Solutions, UK

Dr Richard Tweedie, TSK Solutions, UK

Committee Member

Dr Kristian Waters, McGill University, Canada

Dr Kristian Waters, McGill University, Canada

Committee Member

Dr Daryl R. Williams, Imperial College London, UK

Dr Daryl R. Williams, Imperial College London, UK

Committee member

Daryl R. Williams (DRW) graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons) from University of Melbourne, Australia and a M.Sc. in Polymer Science from Lehigh University, USA before coming to Imperial College London to start his Ph.D.

Dr Hossein Ahmadian, Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Ltd, UK

Dr Hossein Ahmadian, Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Ltd, UK

Committee Member

Hossein Ahmadian is a Senior Scientist/Engineer at Procter & Gamble based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Hossein’s role in P&G is split between 1-Process Development for new initiatives, 2-Modelling & Simulation – enabling consumer innovation and learning small and 3- Connect and Development (working with Academics and Suppliers).

Stephen Ward-Smith

Stephen Ward-Smith

Committee Member

Dr Ali Uzel, Hariot-Watt University, UK

Dr Ali Uzel, Hariot-Watt University, UK

Committee Member

Professor Yulong Ding, University of Birmingham, UK

Professor Yulong Ding, University of Birmingham, UK

Committee Member

Professor Yulong Ding is the Chamberlain Chair of Energy Storage Research at the University of Birmingham.