• Mr Christopher Adrianus

    PhD student since 2018 researching functionalised nanomaterials and their applications in biosensing and regenerative medicine.

    Previously:
    Research Engineer at Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, SIngapore [2017-2018]
    B.Sc (Hons) in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore [2013-2016]

  • Lorna Barron

    PhD candidate since 2019 researching fluid dynamics of a microstructured-scaffold delivery system.

    Previously:
    MRes in Fluid Dynamics Across Scales [2018-2019] and MEng in Bioengineering [2014-2018] at Imperial College London.

  • Mr Alexis Belessiotis-Richards

    PhD student in the Advanced Characterization of Materials CDT since 2016 working on the fabrication and characterization of nanomaterials for use in direct cellular manipulation. Joint with Dr David Payne and Prof. Giuseppe Battaglia at UCL.

    Previously:
    MEng in Materials Science & Engineering, Imperial College London [2012 - 2016]

  • Mr Thomas Benge

    PhD Student since 2018 working on 3D biomaterial scaffolds with immunomodulatory properties for applications in tissue engineering.

    Previously:
    MEng in Biochemical Engineering, University College London [2014 - 2018]

  • Mr Daniel Boland

    PhD candidate in the Stevens group since September 2017, studying the fabrication and functionalisation of nanomaterials and their ability to interface with cells and tissues for delivery and sensing applications.

    Previously:
    B.A in Nanoscience: Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials from Trinity College Dublin [2013-2017]

  • Miss Liliana Brito

    Studying in the MRes + PhD program as part of the British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence to stimulate the epicardial reparative potential by nanoinjection-mediated localized gene therapy (joint with Professor Sian Harding and Professor Nadia Rosenthal).

    Previously:
    MSc in Biotechnology, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal [2012-2014]
    BSc in Cellular and Molecular Biology, New University of Lisbon [2009-2012]

  • Sara Carvalho

    PhD candidate since 2019 developing LFIA for ovarian cancer. Funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (Portugal).

    Previously:
    Research assistant in the Biomolecular Engineering Lab, NOVA University of Lisbon, [2019]
    Msc in Biotechnology, NOVA University of Lisbon, [2016-2018]
    Internship at Ulijn's Lab, Advanced Science and Research Center, New York University, [2016]
    Bsc in Biochemistry, NOVA University of Lisbon, [2013-2016]

  • Miss Maxine Chan

    PhD candidate in The Stevens Group since 2017, researching bioengineering and tissue engineering applications.

    Previously:
    MRCOG [2017]
    Trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London Deanery [2014 to present]
    MBBS BSc, University College London [2006-2012]

  • Miss Junyi Che

    Studying for a PhD since 2017 in nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems.

    Previously:
    MSc, Pharmaceutical Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, [2014-2017]
    BSc, Chinese Medicine, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China, [2010-2014]

  • Mr Brian Chen

    PhD student since 2017 on the development and characterisation of ultrasensitive biosensing for diagnostics.

    Previously:
    MEng in Materials Science, University of Oxford [2012-2016]

  • Kaili Chen

    PhD student since 2019 researching nanoparticles for in vivo biosensing.

    Previously:
    BSc in Textile Science and Technology, The University of Manchester [2017-2019]

  • Miss Maria João Cruz

    Studying for a PhD investigating how nanostructured materials can be used to influence cells. Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal).

    Previously:
    Integrated Master (BSc + MSc) in Biological Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon [2009-2014]
    Visiting MSc Student, King's College London [2014]

  • Mr Tristan Dell

    PhD student in the Stevens Group since 2018, researching materials for medical soft robotics and state of the art materials analyses.

    Previously:
    Research Assistant at the Karolinska Institutet, investigating self-immolative polymers [2017-2018]
    Undergraduate, Materials Science and Engineering, at Imperial College London [2013-2017]

  • Miss Erika Dorado

    PhD student since 2017 as part of the STRATiGRAD PhD programme. Joint with Prof. Zoltan Takats and Prof. Jeremy Nicholson.

    Previously:
    Research Technician, Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics, Barts Cancer Institute, England
    MSc in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology and Genetics, University of Valencia, Spain
    Research Assistant, Malaria Research, CIDEIM, Colombia
    BSc in Biology, University of Valle, Colombia

  • Miss Raya El Laham

    PhD candidate researching hydrogel fabrication using advanced manufacturing techniques for applications in regenerative medicine.

    Previously:
    MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London [2016-2017]
    BE in Mechanical Engineering, American University of Beirut [2012-2016]

  • Miss Arianna Ferrini

    Studying in the MRes + PhD program as part of the British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence to develop an in vitro platform for modelling and genetic screening of congenital heart defects (joint with Professor Nadia Rosenthal).

    Previously:
    Postgraduate Research placement, Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK [2013-2014]
    MSc in Medical Biotechnology, University of Florence, Italy [2010-2012]
    BSc in Biotechnology, University of Florence, Italy [2006-2010]

  • Mr James Foote

    PhD student since 2018 working on the development of polymer-based materials for bio-applications.

    Previously:
    MChem at the University of Southampton [2013-2017]
    Exchange student at the University of Otago, New Zealand [2016]

  • Miss Tabasom Haghighi

    PhD student since 2018 engineering bio-functionalised nanoparticles for ultrasensitive biosensing.

    Previously:
    MSci in Chemistry with Biomedicine at King's College London [2014-2018]

  • Mr Håkon Høgset

    Aker Scholarship PhD student in Stevens Group since September 2016.

    Previously: BSc and MSc in molecular biology from the Institute of Biosciences at the University of Oslo (2011-2016)

  • Miss Nayoung Kim

    PhD student and 39th Korean Governmental Scholar in the Stevens Group researching novel nano-biosensing platforms.

    Previously:
    MSc in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Stevens Group, Imperial College London [2015-2016]
    Research Intern, Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Zurich, Switzerland [2014-2015]
    BSc in Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea [2010-2015]

  • Miss Charlotte Lee-Reeves

    Bioengineering PhD student since 2017, researching neuronal cell interactions with nanomaterials.

    Previously:
    MSc Clinical Neuroscience at Institute of Neurology, UCL [2014-2015]

  • Mr Chunching Li

    Studying for a PhD in bone tissue engineering and gradient scaffold design, and funded by the Top University Strategic Alliance in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

    Previously:
    BSc in Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan [2008-2012]
    MEng Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan [2013-2014]

  • Miss Alessandra Lo Fiego

    MRes+PhD student in the Neurotechnology CDT since 2017 investigating neuronal interfacing systems for human pluripotent stem cells interrogation using materials-based nanotechnologies.

    Previously:
    MSc in Industrial Biotechnology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy [2013-2016]
    BSc in Biotechnology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy [2010-2013]

  • Mr Luke Salter

    PhD student studying the synthesis of novel, self-assembling, conductive copolymers as a potential scaffold for cardiac and nerve cell adhesion and proliferation.

    Previously:
    Research assistant at the John Innes Centre, Norwich Bioscience Institute working with nanoparticles for proteomics [2016]
    MEng from the Department of Materials at Imperial College [2011 - 2015]

  • Miss Camille Marijon

    Studying for a PhD in extracellular vesicles delivery systems for cardiac renegeration. Collaboration with Prof. Sian Harding and Prof. Philippe Menasche.

    Previously:
    MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Molecular and Cellular Biotherapy, ParisTech, France [2014-2015]
    PharmD, Paris V and Lyon I Universities, France [2007-2015]

  • Megan McCandless

    Enterprise DTP PhD candidate since 2019 researching high throughput approaches to cell transfection with the industrial collaborator, The Technology Partnership (TTP).

    Previously:
    BSc Human Physiology, University of Leeds [2015-2019]
    Industrial placement student at AstraZeneca [2018]

  • Miss Valeria Nele

    Studying for a PhD on designing new biomaterials for bone and cardiovascular engineering. Funded by the Ermenegildo Zegna Founder’s Scholarship Program.

    Previously:
    Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (IT) [2013-2015]
    Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (IT) [2010-2013]

  • Miss Ijeoma Patrick

    MRes + PhD in the Plastic Electronics CDT since 2018 researching organic semiconductors for biosensing applications. Co-supervised by Prof Martin Heeney.

    Previously:
    MSc in Nanotechnology at UCL [2016 - 2017]
    BSc in Physics at the University of Bristol [2010 - 2013]

  • Miss Katya Pchelintseva

    PhD student in Stevens Group since 2018 working on tissue engineering applications.

    Previously:
    Researcher, Stevens Group, Imperial College London [2017-2018]
    MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London [2016-2017]
    BSc in Biology, Imperial College London [2013-2016]

  • Mr Jelle Penders

    PhD student and Early-Stage Researcher on the biochemical characterization of intracellular uptake mechanisms of innovative Nano formulations and drug-delivery systems. Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions NANOMED ITN project.

    Previously:
    MSc. in Materials Chemistry and Nanotechnology, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden [2014-2016] BSc. in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands [2011-2014]

  • Mr Michael Potter

    MRes + PhD working on the design and development of a liposome-based diagnostic assay for cardiovascular disease and depression. Jointly supervised by Oscar Ces.

    Previously
    MChem in Chemistry at the University of Southampton [2011-2015]
    Exchange student at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore [2014]

  • Miss Kaja Ritzau-Reid

    MRes + PhD (In the Neurotechnology CDT) in conductive polymer platforms for the integrated in vitro investigation of neural networks.

    Previously:
    BSc (Hons) in Genetics, University of Glasgow [2010-2014]

  • Tatiana Rizou

    PhD student since 2019 researching the nanoanalytical characterization of tumor-host interactions in joint programme with Ilaria Malanchi’s group at the Francis Crick Institute.

    Previously:
    Research Assistant at Autolus Ltd. for CAR-T cell therapy. [2018-2019]
    MSc in Immunology, King’s College London [2017-2018]

  • Ruby Sedgwick

    PhD student split between the Stevens and Computational Optimisation groups as part of the AI4Health CDT, working on machine learning for the design of experiments.

    Previously: MEng in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford [2014-2018]

  • Mr Marco Sorbona

    Studying for a PhD in targeted cartilage regeneration in joint and intervertebral disc disease. Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 under Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions ITN project.

    Previously:
    MSc in Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy [2012-2014]
    BSc in Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy [2009-2012]

  • Miss Ilona Sunyovszki

    PhD student since 2018, focusing on monitoring of cardiac maturation in 3D printed vascularized constructs. Joint with Profs Cesare Terracciano and Nadia Rosenthal.

    Previously:
    MRes in Biomedical Research, Imperial College London [2016-2017]
    Research assistant, Wyss Institute at Harvard University [2016]
    Undergraduate research placement, Harvard University [2014-2015]
    B.Sc. in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria [2012-2015]

  • Mr Jiaqing Tang

    PhD candidate in The Stevens Group since 2018 researching tissue engineering and materials characterization.

    Previously:
    MSc, Advanced Material science and Engineering, Imperial College London, UK, [2017-2018]
    BSc, Chemistry, Hunan University, China, [2012-2016]

  • Chalaisorn (Chalai) Thanapongpibul

    PhD candidate since 2019 researching materials for tissue engineering.

    Previously:
    MSc Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London [2018-2019]
    BSc Medical Technology, Chulalongkorn University [2013-2017]

  • Miss Renee Tonkin

    President's PhD scholar studying biomaterials for various applications including tissue regeneration and antibiotic resistance.

    Previously:
    MRes Bioengineering, Imperial College London [2016-2017]
    BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry, Imperial College London [2012-2016]

  • Chunliang (Luke) Wang

    PhD candidate since 2019 researching 3D printing of smart acellular biomaterials.

    Previously:
    Orthopedic consultant, Taipei City Hospital [2017-2019]
    Trainee in Orthopedics, National Taiwan University Hospital [2012-2017]
    MBBS, National Cheng Kung university, Taiwan [2003-2010]

  • Mr Charlie Winter

    PhD student researching the cellular delivery of extracellular vesicles for regenerative medicine, under a GlaxoSmithKline CASE studentship.

    Previously:
    Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society [2015]
    MPharm in Pharmacy, University College London (UCL), [2010-2014]

  • Kun Zhou

    PhD candidate since 2019 researching tissue engineering and crosslinkable materials.

    Previous:
    Research Assistant, Shenzhen Institutes of Advances Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences [2018-2019]
    Research Assistant Intern, Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital [2017-2018]
    Master of Science, Boston University, Major: Materials Science and Engineering [2015-2017]

  • Mr Øystein Øvrebø

    Aker Scholar in the Stevens Group (MRes+PhD) since 2018 developing scaffolds for regeneration of the bone-cartilage interface. Joint with Dr Jonathan Jeffers.

    Previously:
    BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manchester [2015-2018].