School of Civil Engineering
Julia Zakharova joined the University of Birmingham, Water Engineering Group, on the project entitled ‘De-risking novel fluorescence instrumentation in the water industry’ in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, on the 1stof July 2014.
Prior to this post, Julia was working at Loughborough University on the feasibility of using Hydrothermal ...
Birmingham Fellow in Visual and Material Culture of Classical Antiquity
Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
My research focuses on the art and architecture of the Hellenistic and Roman periods and undertakes to understand the ways in which the cultural interaction between Greeks and Romans informed their artistic production as well as the shaping of their built environment.
In my first monograph, I examined the architecture of Roman luxury villas around the Bay of Naples to ...
Department of Modern Languages: German Studies
PhD title: Major cultural commemorations and the construction of cultural & political identity in the GDR, 1959-1983
Supervisors: Dr Joanne Sayner and Dr Sara Jones
PhD German Studies
After taking early retirement from a 39 year international business career David resumed formal academic studies and in 2012 completed a two-year part-time MA ...
School of Mathematics
Alain is a Research Fellow in Optimization. His research interests are in Mathematical Optimization and Operational Research. He is particularly interested in nonsmooth and nonconvex optimization with their applications to multilevel and transportation problems.
Before coming to the University of Birmingham, Alain was a Research Associate at TU Bergakademie Freiberg, ...
Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4800
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Title of PhD: Impacts on Health of Heat Waves in UK Cities Enhanced by Climate Change and the Urban Heat Island Effect
Supervisors: Dr Xiaoming Cai and Professor John Thornes
Fang Zhang is currently undertaking doctoral research into the impact of the Urban Heat Islands (UHIs) and heatwaves on heath using a range of statistical ...
Telephone +44(0)121 414 5521
Research Fellow in Economics
The Department of Economics
Liyun is a Research Fellow in Economics. She is currently working with members of EEEM Research Cluster on various topics on environmental and energy economics, whilst waiting for the defence of her PhD. In her doctoral thesis, she studies firms’ internationalization strategies linking firm heterogeneity, quality upgrading and trade liberalization.
Telephone 0121 414 5020
Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Professor of Metamaterials
School of Physics and Astronomy
Shuang Zhang is a Professor in the school of Physics & Astronomy.
Professor Shuang Zhang has published over 50 research papers in journals including Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Materials, Nature Communicatons, Physical Review Letters, Nano Letters and Optics Express.
He is the recipient of 2010 IUPAP award in Optics for his ...
Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4719
Lecturer in Marketing and Sustainability
The Department of Marketing
Dr. Zhang joined the Department of Marketing as a lecturer in August 2012. Prior to that he was a research fellow in the Intelligent Modelling & Analysis Research Group, School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham. He gained his PhD from the Electricity Policy Research Group, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. His research interests are in the areas of complexity ...
Telephone +44 (0) 121 41 48318
Professor of Electrical Power Systems
Director of Institute for Energy Research and Policy
Xiao-Ping Zhang is a Professor of Electrical Power Systems, Director of Institute for Energy Research and Policy, and Head of the Power & Control research group.
Xiao-Ping has published over 100 research papers in scientific journals, conference proceedings as well as reviews, books and book chapters in the fields of Smart Grids, modelling and ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4298