Transport

Transport is a major focus for the University and for policy makers. These researchers are actively engaging with the policy process and would welcome further engagement from policy makers. 

Professor Anthony Arnull

Professor Anthony Arnull

Barber Professor of Jurisprudence

Birmingham Law School

Anthony Arnull specialises in the law of the European Union. He worked at the European Court of Justice from 1989-92 and was Head of Birmingham Law School between 2006 and 2009. He was Acting Head of the College of Arts & Law at Birmingham from April to August 2015. Professor Arnull is the author of The General Principles of EEC Law and the Individual (Leicester University Press, 1990); The ...

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+44 (0) 121 414 6295
Email
a.m.arnull@bham.ac.uk

Professor William Bloss

Professor William Bloss

Head of School
Professor of Atmospheric Science

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Atmospheric processing controls the current and future composition of our atmosphere, and affects human and environmental health, air quality and climate. My research group addresses three areas of atmospheric chemistry central to these impacts :

  • Measurement and interpretation of ozone production in the atmospheric boundary layer
  • Sources and sinks for atmospheric oxidants: Impacts upon urban ...

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+44 (0)121 414 7455 (Eileen Jackson, PA)/+44 (0)121 414 4173 (Research Office)
Email
w.j.bloss@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Bryson

Professor John Bryson

Professor of Enterprise and Economic Geography

The Department of Strategy and International Business

John's research is motivated by a desire to understand and explain the complex ways in which production is organized through space and in place and via a variety of forms of enterprise.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5549
Email
j.r.bryson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Nigel Cassidy

Professor Nigel Cassidy

Head of Civil Engineering
Professor of Geotechnical Infrastructure Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Nigel Cassidy is Head of Civil Engineering and has over 30 years’ academic and industrial experience in near-surface geophysics, geotechnical engineering and numerical modelling. His research focuses on the development of remote monitoring, modelling and inversion techniques to solve practical environmental and geo-engineering problems.

Nigel has published 70+ peer-reviewed international ...

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+44 (0) 121 414 5146
Email
n.j.cassidy@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Freer

Professor Martin Freer

Head of Physics and Astronomy
Director of the Birmingham Energy Institute (BEI)

School of Physics and Astronomy

10888 BEI Logo-BLACKProfessor Martin Freer is head of Nuclear Physics, Director of the Birmingham Energy Institute and the Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Education and Research at the University of Birmingham.

His main research area is the study of the structure of light nuclei, using nuclear reactions. This research is performed at international facilities worldwide. In addition, he is actively engaged in ...

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+44 (0) 121 414 4565 /PA: +44 (0) 121 414 4564
Email
freerm@adf.bham.ac.uk

Dr Geraint Harvey

Dr Geraint Harvey

Senior Lecturer in HRM and Industrial Relations

Department of Management

Harvey is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. He joined Birmingham Business School in April 2013, having previously worked at the School of Business, Swansea University and Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 415 8436
Email
g.harvey@bham.ac.uk

Professor Andreas Hornung

Professor Andreas Hornung

Professor of Bioenergy

School of Chemical Engineering

Professor Andreas Hornung has been appointed for the chair in Bioenergy. 

Andreas Hornung holds 19 patents and has published more than 150 scientific publications to date. His institutes employed in 2014 about 120 staff members and are doing applied research in various sustainable topics.

The main strategic topic of Hornung’s work today is the development of decentralized power ...

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+49 9661 908 408

Professor Anson Jack

Professor Anson Jack

Director, International Railway Benchmarking

Department of Civil Engineering

Professor Jack has recently been appointed to BCRRE to promote international railway benchmarking and other research, and to develop the extensive international relationships the University has already established across the globe.

He began his career at British Rail where he joined as a graduate trainee in 1979. He also worked at Railtrack and Network Rail, before joining RSSB in 2003. He ...

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+44 (0) 121 415 8511/+44 (0) 7901 977455
Email
a.c.r.jack@bham.ac.uk

Dr Louise Reardon

Dr Louise Reardon

Lecturer

Institute of Local Government Studies

Louise is a lecturer at the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV). Her research is principally concerned with transport governance and the politics and policy of wellbeing.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 8393
Email
l.h.reardon@bham.ac.uk

Professor Clive Roberts

Professor Clive Roberts

Professor of Railway Systems
Director of the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Clive is Professor of Railway Systems at the University of Birmingham and Director of the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education. Over the last 14 years he has developed a broad portfolio of research aimed at improving the performance of railway systems. He leads the University’s contribution in a number of large EPSRC, European Commission and industry funded projects. He ...

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+44 (0) 121 414 4306
Email
c.roberts.20@bham.ac.uk

Professor Peter Raymond Slater

Professor Peter Raymond Slater

Professor in Materials Chemistry
Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage

School of Chemistry

Professor Peter R. Slater is Professor in Materials Chemistry at the University of Birmingham and Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage. He has more than 20 years research experience in the area of solid state/materials chemistry, ranging from solid oxide fuel cells to high temperature superconductors. In these areas he has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals, ...

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+44 (0) 121 414 8906
Email
p.r.slater@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robert Steinberger-Wilckens

Professor Robert Steinberger-Wilckens

Professor in Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Research
Director of the Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Fuel Cells and their Fuels

School of Chemical Engineering

Robert Steinberger-Wilckens is Professor for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen research in Chemical Engineering. He is director of the research Fuel Cell and Hydrogen group and the Centre for Doctoral Training Fuel Cells and their Fuels, which is run by the universities of Birmingham, Nottingham, and Loughborough, Imperial College, and University College of London.

He works and has worked in many areas ...

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+44 (0) 121 415 8169
Email
r.steinbergerwilckens@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robert Stone

Professor Robert Stone

Chair in Interactive Multimedia Systems
Director, Human Interface Technologies Team

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Robert (Bob) Stone holds a Chair in Interactive Multimedia Systems within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham, where he is also Director of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team. He graduated from University College London in 1979 with a BSc in Psychology, and in 1981 with an MSc in Ergonomics. Bob also currently holds the position of Visiting ...

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07740858901/+44 (0)121 414 7395
Email
r.j.stone@bham.ac.uk

Professor Athanasios (Thanos) Tsolakis

Professor Athanasios (Thanos) Tsolakis

Chair in Thermodynamics
School Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Athanasios Tsolakis is Professor of Thermodynamics and Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer for the School of Engineering.  Thanos has published over 150 research papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings in the areas of fuels and fuel treatments, low carbon and carbon free energy carriers, combustion and vehicle emissions control technologies such as environmental ...

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+44 (0) 121 414 4170
Email
a.tsolakis@bham.ac.uk

Professor Paul Withey

Professor Paul Withey

Professor of Casting

School of Metallurgy and Materials

Paul Withey joined the School of Metallurgy and Materials in 2018 after a career in Rolls-Royce, culminating as the Engineering Associate Fellow in Casting Technology. This has limited the number of refereed papers to just over thirty, but this has been balanced by fourteen published patents.

Paul’s interests involve investment casting with a focus on the casting of aerospace components. ...

Professor Hongming Xu

Professor Hongming Xu

Chair in Energy and Automotive Engineering
Head of Vehicle and Engine Technology Centre

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Hongming Xu is Professor of Energy and Automotive Engineering. He has 6 years of industrial experience with Jaguar Land Rover and Premier Automotive Group of Ford. Formerly member of Ford HCCI, Global Steering Committee, project manager and technical leader of the UK Foresight Vehicle LINK projects, CHARGE and CHASE between 2002 and 2007.

He has 300 journal and conference publications in engine ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 4153
Email
h.m.xu@bham.ac.uk

Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang

Professor Xiao-Ping Zhang

Professor of Electrical Power Systems
Director of Institute for Energy Research and Policy
Director of Smart Grid, Birmingham Energy Institute Co-Director, Birmingham Energy Storage Centre (sponsored by EPSRC)

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Personal Webpage

 

Xiao-Ping Zhang is a Professor of Electrical Power Systems, Director of Smart Grid, Birmingham Energy Institute, and Co-Director of Birmingham Energy Storage Centre sponsored by UK, and Head of the Electrical Power & Control Systems Group

Xiao-Ping has published over 100 research papers in scientific journals, conference proceedings as well as ...

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+44 (0)121 414 4298
Email
x.p.zhang@bham.ac.uk