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Brunel University (Design & Engineering)

Address: Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
URL: www.brunel.ac.uk


Antonio Vilches

Position: Lecturer
URL: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/
E-Mail: tony.vilches [AT] brunel.ac.uk
Telephone: 01895267913

Biography
Graduated as an electronics engineer with a BEng(Hons) from Salford University in 1996. Then, following a period of research with Prof. Trevor J. Hall at King's College London, I obtained my PhD in 2004 from the Optical and Semiconductor Devices Group at Imperial College London. I then became a Research Fellow at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London in 2006, supervising three PhD students and managing the EMLAB, a facility within the Institute. Appointed as Lecturer in Engineering Design at Brunel University in October 2010. Now focussing on bio related energy harvesting devices and circuits.


Farbod

Position: Lecturer
URL: www.brunel.ac.uk/sed/mecheng/people
E-Mail: Farbod.Khoshnoud [AT] brunel.ac.uk
Telephone: 01895 265365

Biography
Farbod Khoshnoud, PhD, PGCE, CEng, MIMechE, FHEA, is a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Brunel University. His current research areas include Self-powered Dynamic Systems and Biologically Inspired Dynamic Systems. He was a lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire before joining Brunel, 2011-2014. He was a visiting scientist and postdoctoral researcher in the Industrial Automation Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, 2007-2012. He was a visiting researcher at California Institute of Technology, 2009-2011. He carried out postdoctoral research in the Department of Civil Engineering at UBC, 2005-2007. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University in 2005. He has worked in industry as a mechanical engineer for over six years. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Control and Intelligent Systems, ACTA Press.


Henry Song

Position: Brunel University, Uxbridge
E-Mail: 1060191339 [AT] qq.com
Telephone: 07972845527


John Fyson

Position: Visiting Associate Professor
E-Mail: fyson [AT] globalnet.co.uk
Telephone: 07779750865

Biography
•Physical organic and inorganic chemistry particular kinetics of processes in thin permeable films
•Modelling of complex chemical processes especially involving diffusion
•Design and testing of processing systems optimising chemistry and equipment
•Photographic processing solution formulation
•Advanced photolithography and mask making
•Patent searching and draft application writing
•Apparatus construction and maintenance
•Statistics and experiment design including teaching others
•Programming – Visual, VBA and Quick Basic, C, FORTRAN
•Extensive general scientific knowledge and from this, idea generation and inventing
•Application of materials for novel uses in textiles and clothing
•Theory and practical knowledge of non-emissive and emissive displays


Paul Sermon

Position: Professor of Nanomaterials
E-Mail: paul.sermon [AT] brunel.ac.uk
Telephone: 01895265877

Biography
Paul Sermon is Professor of Nanomaterials in the Wolfson Centre for Materials Processing


Xiao Liu

Position: Lecturer


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