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School of Physics and Astronomy

Academic and research staff

Browse our professors, lecturers, and researchers.

Academic staff

  • Robert Appleby - Reader
  • Megan Argo - Visitor
  • Richard Battye - Professor of Cosmology and Associate Director (Science) in the JBCA
  • William Bertsche - Lecturer
  • Robert Beswick - Research Fellow - e-MERLIN / VLBI National facility
  • Jonathan Billowes - Professor of nuclear physics
  • David Binks - Reader in Laser Physics
  • Marion Birch - Senior Lecturer and Faculty Academic Lead (NAP)
  • Michael Birse - Professor of Theoretical Physics
  • Raymond Bishop - Research Professor of Theoretical Physics
  • Rene Breton - Reader in Astrophysics
  • Sarah Bridle - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Michael Brown - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Philippa Browning - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Paul Campbell - Lecturer
  • Ralph Spencer - Professor Emeritus
  • Jens Chluba - Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • David Cullen - Reader
  • Cinzia Da Via - Professor of Physics
  • Mrinal Dasgupta - Senior Lecturer
  • Philip Dawson - Professor
  • Stefano De Capua - Senior Applied Physicist in Particle Physics Detectors
  • Alick Deacon - Technology Translation Fellow
  • Philip Diamond - SKA Director-General
  • Clive Dickinson - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Mark Dickinson - Reader
  • Ingo Dierking - Senior Lecturer
  • Justin Evans - Senior Lecturer in Particle Physics
  • Vladimir Falko - Director of National Graphene Institute
  • Wendy Flavell - Professor and Assistant Vice Dean for Research
  • Jeffrey Forshaw - Professor of Particle Physics
  • Sean Freeman - Head of School
  • Gary Fuller - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Laura Fumagalli - Lecturer in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Tobias Galla - Reader
  • Simon Garrington - Associate Director: Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
  • Michael Garrett - Sir Bernard Lovell Chair in Astrophysics, Director: Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
  • Michael Godfrey - Lecturer
  • Andrei Golov - Professor of Condensed Matter Physics
  • Darren Graham - Lecturer in Physics
  • Keith Grainge - Professor of Astrophysics; Associate Director: Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
  • Malcolm Gray - Senior Lecturer
  • Alexander Grigorenko - Professor of Physics
  • Irina Grigorieva - Professor of Physics
  • Mark Hughes - Senior Lecturer
  • Neal Jackson - Reader
  • Roger Jones - Professor Particle Accelerator Physics
  • Anne Juel - Professor
  • Georgia Karagiorgi - Visitor
  • Scott Kay - Reader
  • Michael Keith - Lecturer in Astrophysics
  • Eamonn Kerins - Lecturer
  • Michael Kramer - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Patrick Leahy - Senior Lecturer in Radio Astronomy
  • Jichen Li - Lecturer
  • Myfanwy Lloyd - Senior Lecturer
  • Marcelo Lozada Hidalgo - Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
  • Jian Lu - Professor
  • Shude Mao - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Andrew Markwick - Lecturer
  • Judith McGovern - Senior Lecturer
  • Alan McKane - Professor of Theoretical Physics
  • Peter Mitchell - Senior Lecturer - Condensed Matter Physics
  • Andrew Murray - Professor of Atomic Physics
  • Thomas Muxlow - e-Merlin Staff Astronomer and Manager of the ALMA UK Regional Centre
  • Ahsan Nazir - Senior Lecturer and EPSRC Early Career Fellow
  • Emma Nichols - Public Engagement Manager
  • Konstantin Novoselov - Professor of Physics
  • Tim O'Brien - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Hywel Owen - Lecturer in Accelerator Physics 
  • Christopher Parkes - Professor
  • Patrick Parkinson - Lecturer in Photonic Materials
  • Yvonne Peters - Reader
  • Lucio Piccirillo - Professor Of Radio Astronomy Technology
  • Draga Pihler-Puzovic - Lecturer in Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Apostolos Pilaftsis - Professor of Particle Physics
  • Andrew Pilkington - Senior Research Fellow
  • Darren Price - STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow
  • Rahul Raveendran Nair - Professor of Materials Physics / Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • Anna Scaife - Reader in Astrophysics; Head, Interferometry Centre of Excellence
  • Kerstin Schirrmann - Daphne Jackson Fellow
  • Michael Seymour - Professor of Particle Physics
  • Gavin Smith - Senior Lecturer
  • Stefan Söldner-Rembold - Professor of Particle Physics
  • Benjamin Stappers - Professor of Astrophysics
  • Andrzej Szelc - Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • Ivan Vera Marun - Lecturer in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Thomas Waigh - Senior Lecturer
  • Niels Walet - Professor
  • Paul Walmsley - Lecturer
  • Stephen Watts - Staff
  • Patrick Weltevrede - Lecturer In Pulsar Astrophysics, fourth year physics tutor and programme director of Physics with Astrophysics
  • Peter Wilkinson - Associate Director: Jodrell Bank Observatory
  • Terry Wyatt - Professor
  • Guoxing Xia - Lecturer
  • Yang Xian - Lecturer
  • Henggui Zhang - Professor of Biological Physics
  • Albert Zijlstra - Professor of Astrophysics

Research staff

  • Ismail Adeniran - Visitor
  • Rachael Ainsworth - Research Associate
  • Androula Alekou - Research Associate
  • Robert Appleby - Reader
  • Pablo Ares - Research Associate
  • Oznur Apsimon - Research Associate
  • Adam Avison - Research Associate
  • George Bendo - Research Associate
  • Robert Beswick - Research Fellow - e-MERLIN / VLBI National facility
  • Peter Blake - Research Associate 
  • Anna Bonaldi - Visitor
  • Radha Boya - Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
  • Paul Coffey - Research Associate
  • Jimmy Cullen - Research Associate
  • Alick Deacon - Technology Translation Fellow
  • Sandra Etoka - Research Associate
  • Kieran Flanagan - Reader
  • Alessandra Forti - Research Fellow
  • Robert Frank - Research Associate
  • Marco Gersabeck - Lecturer
  • Roman Gorbachev - Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • Mykola Gordovskyy - Research Associate in Solar Plasmas
  • Darren Graham - Lecturer in Physics
  • Pawel Guzowski - Research Associate
  • Samantha Hardman - Senior Experimental Officer
  • Matthew Harvey - Research Associate
  • Richard Hughes-Jones - Senior Experimental Officer
  • David Holder - Visitor
  • Shaden Jaradat - International Officer
  • Andrey Kretinin - Lecturer in Materials Physics
  • Guillermo Lopez-Polin - Research Associate
  • Marcelo Lozada Hidalgo - Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
  • Iain Mcdonald - Research Associate
  • Andrew Mcnab - Research Fellow
  • Simon Melhuish - RF Engineer
  • Artem Mishchenko - EPSRC Research Fellow
  • Alexander Oh - Reader
  • Fang Pan Research - Associate
  • Michael Peel - Visitor
  • Andrew Pilkington
  • Darren Price - Senior Research Fellow
  • Mathieu Remazeilles - Research Associate
  • Anita M S Richards - UK ALMA Region Centre Node
  • David Ruiz-Tijerina - Research Associate
  • David Sharp - Post Doctoral Research Associate
  • Sergey Slizovskiy - Research Associate
  • Rowan Smith - Research Fellow
  • Roy Smits - Research Associate
  • Ben Spencer - Experimental Officer in Surface Analysis
  • Ilya Strashnov - Head of Mass-Spectrometry and Optical Facilities
  • Alessio Traficante - Visitor
  • Samuel Tygier - Research Associate
  • Matej Velicky - Marie Curie Global Fellow
  • John Wallbank - Research Associate
  • Robert Watson - Research Fellow
  • Althea Wilkinson - SKA SADT Consortium Project Manager
  • Shuigang Xu - Research Associate
  • Sheng Zhang - Research Associate

Emeritus Professors

  • Raymond F Bishop - Distinguished Emeritus Research Professor of Theoretical Physics
  • Ian Browne - Emeritus Professor of Radio Astronomy
  • George Lafferty - Emeritus Professor
  • Fred Loebinger - Emeritus Professor
  • Michael Moore - Emeritus Professor Of Theoretical Physics
  • Thomas Mullin - Emeritus Professor
  • Richard Schilizzi - Emeritus Professor

Honorary staff

  • Andrew Robinson - Honorary Lecturer
  • Grigory Vekstein - Honorary Senior Research Fellow