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Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division

Department of Engineering Science

Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Group

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Current members

  Academics

    Prof Nik Petrinic (Professor of Engineering Science)

    Dr Julian Reed (Visiting Senior Fellow, Associate Fellow @ Rolls-Royce)

    Prof Stefan Hiermaier (Visiting Professor, Director of EMI-Fraunhofer, Ernst Mach Institute for High-Speed Dynamics)

    Dr Vito Tagarielli (Visiting Fellow, University Lecturer @ Imperial College London)

    Dr Ettore Barbieri (Visiting Fellow, Lecturer in Modelling and Simulation of Engineering Systems @ Queen Mary University of London)

  Post-Doctoral Research Associates

    Dr Antonio Pellegrino (Projects Coordinator)

    Dr Phillip Anderson

    Dr Sascha Knell

    Dr Petros Siegkas

    Dr Hao Cui

    Dr Fauzan Adziman

    ??? (see Vacancies)

 DPhil Students

    Kovthaman Murugaratnam (Exeter College)

    Simone Falco (Exeter College)

    Benjamin Cousins (Exeter College)

    Gordon Kalwak (Linacre College, on secondment from Rolls-Royce)

    Justus Hoffmann (Exeter College)

    Enrique Alabort (St Anne’s College)

    Francesco De Cola (Exeter College)

    Nicola Bombace (Exeter College)

    Mattia Montanari (Exeter College)

    Antonino Parrinello (Exeter College)

    Gustavo Quino Quispe (Exeter College)

  MSc  Students

    Christopher Hawkins (Exeter College)

  Visiting Students

    Maria Lissner (Technische Universität Dresden)

  Technical Support

    Graham Hillsdon

    Stuart Carter

    Jeffrey Fullerton

 

Former members (in reverse order of their farewell)

  Academics

    Dr Vito Tagarielli (Departmental Lecturer @ Department of Engineering Science, left to take up University Lecturership @ Imperial College London, Sep 2011)

    Dr Clive Siviour (Career Development Fellow @ Department of Engineering Science, since Oct 2008 University Lecturer in the same department)

    Prof Carlos Ruiz (Emeritus Professor of Engineering Science, retired in Sep 1999)

    Dr John Harding (Emeritus University Lecturer in Engineering Science, retired in Sep 1998)

  Post-Doctoral Research Associates

    Dr Robert Gerlach (Projects Coordinator and Post-doctoral Research Associate)

    Dr Ettore Barbieri (Post-doctoral Research Associate, Research Member of Exeter College, 2010-2013, left to take up Lecturership in Modelling and Simulation of Engineering Systems@ Queen Mary University of London)

    Dr Emilio Lopez-Lopez (Post-doctoral Research Assistant, 2012-2013, last spotted @ Department of Materials, Oxford)

    Dr Siva Sathianathan (Post-doctoral Research Assistant, 2010-2012, occasionally back in Oxford as a consultant)

    Dr Jens Wiegand (Projects Coordinator and Post-doctoral Research Associate, Research Member of Exeter College, 2008-2012, last spotted as Scientific Project Coordinator for CaSToRC Research Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center The Cyprus Institute)

    Dr Claire Dancer (Post-doctoral Research Assistant, 2009-2011, last spotted as Assistant Professor of Nanocomposites @ University of Warwick, WMG)

    Dr Jens Schupp (Post-doctoral Research Assistant, 2010-2011)

    Dr Peifeng Li (Post-doctoral Research Assistant, 2007-2010, last spotted as University Lecturer @ NTU Singapore)

    Dr Michael Okereke (Post-doctoral Research Assistant, 2007-2010, left to take up University Lecturership @ University of Greenwich, Sep 2010)

    Dr Benjamin Elliott (Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, 2007-2009, last spotted at Fraser and Nash, UK)

    Dr Helen Sarsfield (Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, 2007-2008)

    Dr Jose Luis Curiel Sosa (Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, 2005-2007, left for a lecturership @ UPC – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, last spotted as a University Lecturer @ University of Sheffield, UK)

    Dr Peter Johnson (Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, 2004-2006, last spotted @ AWE)

    Dr Li Wang (Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, 2002-2005, last spotted at Unilever)

    Dr Lianfeng Liu (Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, 2001-2003)

  DPhil Students

    Simon Read (DPhil Student, Wolfson College, 2005-2012, on secondment from Rolls-Royce)

    Andreas Schiffer (DPhil Student, Exeter College, 2010-2013, last spotted @ Imperial College London)

    Sara Poxon (nee Arezoo) (DPhil Student, Wolfson College, 2007-2013 on secondment from Rolls-Royce, last spotted @ Rolls-Royce)

    Euan Wielewski (DPhil Student, Chirst Church College, 2009-2013, last spotted @ Deformation Processes Laboratory, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University)

    Aurelio Arranz (DPhil Student, Linacre College, 2005-2011, last spotted @ University of Swansea, Wales, UK)

    Matthew Arthington (DPhil Student, Christ Church College, 2008-2012, last spotted @ Department of Engineering Science)

    Robert Gerlach (DPhil Student, 2006-2010, St Catherine’s College, stayed as Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the same team)

    Arin Jumpasut (DPhil Student, St Edmund Hall, 2008-2012, last spotted @ Samsung)

    Siva Sathianathan (DPhil Student, Wolfson College, 2005-2010 on secondment from Rolls-Royce, stayed as Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the same team)

    Stefan Schwindt (DPhil Student, Green College, 2005-2009, last spotted @ EADS)

    Jens Wiegand (DPhil Student, Christ Church College, 2004-2008, stayed as Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the same team)

    Sai Lakshmi (DPhil Student, Trinity College, 2006-2010, last spotted at Bain)

    Helen Sarsfield (DPhil Student, St Anne’s College, 2003-2007, stayed as Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the same team)

    Benjamin Elliott (DPhil Student, Mansfield College, 2002-2007, stayed as Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the same team)

    Pierangelo Duó (DPhil Student, St Cross College, 2002-2005, last spotted at Rolls-Royce Deutschland, Berlin, Germany)

    Jose-Luis Medina Velarde (DPhil Student, Exeter College, 1998-2001, last spotted at GE, Mexico)

  MSc Students

    Amber Walker (MSc Student, Rhodes Scholar, Somerville College, 2004-2006, last spotted @ undisclosed location with US Army)

    Gareth James (MSc Student, Jesus College, 2001-2002)

  Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher Associates

    Dr Stuart Lemanski, BISRU,  University of Cape Town, Visiting researcher, May-Dec 2005, last spotted at University of Cambridge, UK

  Visiting Postgraduate Students

    Nika Sajko (University of Maribor, Visiting MSc Student, last spotted @ University of Maribor)

    Sharif Shahbeyk, Sharif University of Technology, Visiting PhD Student, Jan - Aug 2004, last spotted at Crash and Safety Division, IKCo Research and Development Center, Tehran, Iran

  Visiting Undergraduate Students

    Christian Kettenbail (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, 2011-2012, last spotted at CalTech)

    Andreas Giebe (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, 2009-2010)

    Justus Hoffmann (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, 2009-2010, returend to take up DPhil Studentship)

    Maurice Bitterlich (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, 2008-2009, last spotted at Technische Universität Dresden)

    Alexander Pabst (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, 2007-2008, last spotted at Rolls-Royce Deutschland)

    Maurice Bitterlich (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting student, 2006-2007, last spotted at Technische Universität Dresden)

    Lennart Weiss (Technische

 Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, Sep 2005 – Mar 2006, last spotted at Toyota Motorsport in Köln, Germany)

    Götz Prinzler (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, Jan–Apr 2004, last spotted at Technische Universität Dresden)

    Andreas Hornig (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student: Jun–Dec 2004, last spotted working on his PhD at Technische Universität Dresden)

    Lennart Weiss (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, Oct 2003 – Sep 2004, returned to Dresden)

    Jens Wiegand (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, Mar 2003 – Sep 2003, Returned in Jul 2004 to take up DPhil Studentship in the same team)

    Thomas Weiss (Technische Universität Dresden, Visiting Student, Oct 2002 – Mar 2003, last spotted at Siemens, Germany)