Operations team

Operation of the centre, under the directorship of Professor Michael Hannon with Dr Rob Neely and Dr Iain Styles, is overseen by a team of academics and professional staff who ensure the smooth running of research and teaching in the centre.

Leadership team

Operations team members 

Professor Hamid Dehghani

Professor Hamid Dehghani

Professor of Medical Imaging

School of Computer Science

Professor Hamid Dehghani is Professor of Medical Imaging at the School of Computer Science and the Healthcare Technologies Institute (HTI). His research focusses on non-invasive imaging and measurement of physiological information from biological tissue.

As a part of his interdisciplinary work, Hamid is involved with the following University-wide activities:

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 8728
Email
h.dehghani@cs.bham.ac.uk

Dr Francisco Fernandez-Trillo

Dr Francisco Fernandez-Trillo

Senior Lecturer in Nanotechnology

School of Chemistry

Francisco Fernandez-Trillo (Paco) is a Birmingham Fellow working on the development of novel polymeric materials that can find applications at the Chemistry Biology-Interface, with a special focus in the development of novel antimicrobials.

With a background in Organic and Polymer Chemistry, Paco’s expertise spans across several disciplines including Natural Product Synthesis, Materials ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 3155
Email
f.fernandez-trillo@bham.ac.uk

Dr Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer

Dr Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer

Reader in Micro-Engineering and Bio-Nanotechnology
Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow

School of Chemical Engineering

Dr Pola G. Oppenheimer is Reader in Micro-Engineering and Bio-Nanotechnology, and a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow at the School of Chemical Engineering and the Healthcare Technologies Institute (HTI).

Dr Oppenheimer’s research interests lie in nano and submicron structure formation (please see the group website: Advanced Nano-Materials, Structures and Applications) at ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 5287
Email
goldberp@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ruchi Gupta

Dr Ruchi Gupta

Senior Lecturer
Birmingham Fellow in Healthcare Technologies

School of Chemistry

Dr Ruchi Gupta is a Senior Lecturer and Birmingham Fellow in Healthcare Technologies in the School of Chemistry (SoC) and College of Medical and Dental Sciences (MDS). She is a member of Interactions, Interfaces and Sensing research unit in the SoC. She is a part of Institute of Inflammation and Ageing in MDS. Dr Gupta is also involved with Healthcare Technologies Institute.

Dr Gupta’s ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6119
Email
r.gupta.3@bham.ac.uk

Dr Steve Thomas

Dr Steve Thomas

Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Science

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Steve Thomas is a HEFCE Lecturer working in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences.

His main research interests centre around the actin cytoskeleton in platelets and megakaryocytes and fluorescence microscopy imaging.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2896
Email
s.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Centre Administrator

Responsible for administration of the PSIBS and Sci-Phy programmes. Pleae email: sci-phy@contacts.bham.ac.uk