People

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Maria Alonso-Rasgado

Prof Maria Alonso-Rasgado

Professor in Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 3028

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/t.alonso/

Orthopaedic devices, Finite element analysis, Biomechanics, Mathematical Modelling, Total Joint Replacement, Osteoporosis

Christopher Chapman

Dr Christopher Chapman

Lecturer in Bioengineering
Outreach and Recruitment Lead

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/c.chapman/

Bioelectronics, Implanted devices, Cancer neuroscience, Conductive polymers, Electrical stimulation + recording, Laser-based fabrication

Tina Chowdhury

Dr Tina Chowdhury

Senior Lecturer in Regenerative Medicine
EDI & Athena Swan Lead, Intercalated Programme Director

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/t.t.chowdhury/

Regenerative medicine, Mechanobiology, Biomechanics

Ildar Farkhatdinov

Dr Ildar Farkhatdinov

Senior Lecturer in Robotics
Director for Undergraduate Robotics Engineering Programme

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/i.farkhatdinov/

Robotics, Mechatronics, Haptics and virtual reality, Human motor control, Human-robot interaction, Control systems theory

Julien Gautrot

Prof Julien Gautrot

Professor of Biomaterials and Biointerfaces

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/j.gautrot/

Hydrogels, Polymer brush, Stem cells, Cell therapy, Gene delivery

Himadri Gupta

Prof Himadri Gupta

Professor of Bioengineering and Biophysics
Director of Graduate Studies (SEMS)

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/h.gupta/

Multimodal X-ray imaging, Nano- and micro biomechanics, Extracellular matrix, Collagen structure, Small-angle X-ray scattering and diffraction, Synchrotron technique development

Karin Hing

Prof Karin Hing

Professor of Biomaterials and Tissue Regeneration
Education Lead

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/k.a.hing/

Biomaterials, Bone graft substitutes, Biocompatibility, Orthobiologics, Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering

Thomas Iskratsch

Prof Thomas Iskratsch

Professor of Cardiovascular Mechanobiology and Bioengineering
Industry Lead

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/t.iskratsch/

Mechanobiology, Organ-on-a-chip, Cardiovascular Engineering, Micro- and Nano-patterning, Cell Mechanics & Cell Engineering, Cytoskeleton

Martin Knight

Prof Martin Knight

Professor of Mechanobiology
Dean for Research (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/m.m.knight/

Organ-on-a-Chip, NAMs, Mechanobiology, Primary Cilia, Musculoskeletal Bioengineering, Cancer

Rob Krams

Prof Rob Krams

Professor of Molecular Bioengineering
Scientific Director of the CVDHub

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/r.krams/

Cardiovascular Disease, Atherosclerosis, Biomaterials, Epigenetic, Mechanobiology, Fluid Structure Interaction

Steffi Krause

Prof Steffi Krause

Professor of Electroanalytical Systems

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/s.krause/

Photoelectrochemical imaging, Light-addressable potentiometric sensors, Light-activated electrochemistry, Biosensors, Live-cell imaging

Thilina Dulantha Lalitharatne

Dr Thilina Dulantha Lalitharatne

Lecturer in Robotics and Mechatronics

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/t.dulanthalalitharatne/

Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Social Robotics, Medical Robotics, Brain-Computer Interface (BCI), Soft Robotics, Bio-Inspired Robotics

David Lee

Prof David Lee

Professor of Cell and Tissue Engineering
Deputy Vice Principal - Impact (Enterprise and Commercial Innovation)

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 8874

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/d.a.lee/

Mechanobiology, Tissue engineering, Cell engineering, Regenerative medicine, Mesenchymal stem cell, Circadian biology

Marco Pensalfini

Dr Marco Pensalfini

Lecturer in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/m.pensalfini

Bioengineering, Experimental Biomechanics, Multiscale Computational Modeling, Fibrous Biomaterials, Wound Healing, Bioinspired Design

Caroline Roney

Dr Caroline Roney

Reader in Computational Medicine
UKRI Future Leaders Fellow

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/c.roney/

Computational Medicine, Digital Twins, Cardiovascular Research, Image Processing, Finite Element Modelling, Machine Learning

Hazel Screen

Prof Hazel Screen

Professor of Bioengineering
Head of School of Engineering and Materials Science

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/h.r.c.screen/

organ-chips, musculoskeletal, tendon, tissue mechanics, mechanobiology

Julia Shelton

Prof Julia Shelton

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/j.shelton/
Lei Su

Dr Lei Su

Reader in Photonics

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/l.su/

Sensors and Instrumentation, Optical Devices and Systems, Optoelectronics, Fibre Optics, Photonics, Artificial Intelligence

Yi Sui

Prof Yi Sui

Professor of Fluid Mechanics
Director of Research

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 7763

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/y.sui/

Biofluids and Cell biomechanics, Multiphase flows, Transport phenomena, Microfluidics, High-speed imaging, Real-Time AI

Gleb Sukhorukov

Prof Gleb Sukhorukov

Professor of Biomedical Materials

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/g.sukhorukov/

Delivery Systems, Microfabrication, biopolymers, Encapsulation, Remote controlled systems

Liz Tanner

Professor Liz Tanner

Bonfield Professor of Biomedical Materials
SEMS External Reputation Champion

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 7882 6785

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/k.e.tanner/

Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Composites, Bioactivity, Bone Augmentation

Zion Tse

Prof Zion Tse

Professor in Robotics
Academy of Medical Sciences Professor, Royal Society Wolfson Fellow
Director of the Centre for Bioengineering

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/z.tse/

Digital Health, Smart Wearables, AI Medical Imaging, Computer-aided Diagnosis, Medical Robotics

Stefaan Verbruggen

Dr Stefaan Verbruggen

Lecturer in Medical Technology
Library Liaison Officer

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/s.verbruggen/

Bone biomechanics and mechanobiology, Developmental biomechanics, Cancer mechanobiology, Organ-on-a-chip, Computational Modelling

Wen Wang

Prof Wen Wang

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Vice-Principal and Executive Dean for Science and Engineering

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
+44 (0)20 7882 3031

www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/wen.wang/

Cell biomechanics, Biofluids, Flow and solute transport in tissues, Cardiovascular disease, Arterial haemodynamics, Microcirculation