Postdoctoral researchers in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences 

Postdoctoral researchers

Dr David Beddows

Dr David Beddows

NCAS Researcher

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

David is staff member of the National Center of Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) working at Birmingham University. His interests are in the research and development of scientific instrumentation, novel multivariate data analysis algorithms and atmospheric modelling tools used for the interpretation of data collected from atmospheric aerosols.

Email
d.c.beddows@bham.ac.uk

Dr Swaroop Chakraborty

Dr Swaroop Chakraborty

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Chakraborty is an expert in nanomaterial synthesis, characterization and testing their safety. He is currently working on two EU funded project i.e., H2020- SABYDOMA and Horizon Europe- MOZART to explore the field of safety and sustainability of nanomaterials.

Email
s.chakraborty@bham.ac.uk

Dr Liam Kelleher

Dr Liam Kelleher

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Liam Kelleher is a research fellow at the Institute for Global Innovation (IGI) working on the Water Challenges research theme. Liam’s interests are in the area of spectroscopy (Raman and others), data analysis and the study of nano and microplastics.

Please get in touch if you want to chat further.

Telephone
+44(0)1211234220
Email
l.kelleher@bham.ac.uk

Dr Owen King

Dr Owen King

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Owen King is a human geographer with particular interests in environmental governance and political ecology with an emphasis on extractive industries and water resources. He is a post-doctoral research fellow with the ESRC Future Research Leaders project ‘Geo-logics and geo-politics: the collective governance of European shale gas development.’

Email
o.king@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Levine

Dr James Levine

Senior Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr James Levine’s focus is on air quality, spanning the conventional boundary between natural and built environments. His background is predominantly in atmospheric science, developing numerical models of atmospheric chemistry and transport for innovative applications. However, drawing on experience of architectural practice (qualified to RIBA Part I), James increasingly couples ...

Email
j.g.levine@bham.ac.uk

Dr Eleanor March

Dr Eleanor March

Research Fellow in Interdisciplinary Prison Research

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Eleanor March is an interdisciplinary prisons researcher, working on the ESRC-funded Persistent Prisons project. She researches cultural representations of the prison, with a particular interest in prisoner writing, prison fiction, prison history, and carceral geography.

Email
e.march@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kelvin Ng

Dr Kelvin Ng

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Kelvin Ng is an atmospheric scientist who focuses on meteorological and climatological extremes.

Email
k.s.ng@bham.ac.uk

Dr Katie Reilly

Dr Katie Reilly

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Katie Reilly is an environmental scientist with a focus on ecotoxicology and anthropogenic stressors in aquatic environments. Katie also has a keen interest in science communication and public engagement centered in environmental issues, often with a focus on microplastic pollution effects, and has experience working with a range of audiences.

Email
k.reilly.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ajit Singh

Dr Ajit Singh

Senior Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Ajit Singh is an environmental scientist with particular interest in air pollution measurements and management. His research and associated activities are focused on improving air quality and related knowledge in both developed and developing countries through interdisciplinary and life-cycle approaches by better understanding the climate, health and socio-economic consequences of poor air ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5521
Email
a.singh.2@bham.ac.uk

Dr Roberto Sommariva

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

<p>My research is focused on halogens and radical chemistry in the troposphere, combining measurements and modelling. My main research project is about the processes that form and destroy ozone, and other pollutants, in the lower atmosphere.</p> <p>Personal website:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.robsom.org">www.robsom.org</a></p>

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2558
Email
r.c.sommariva@bham.ac.uk

Dr William A Stubbings

Dr William A Stubbings

Research Fellow in Persistent Organic Pollutants

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr William A Stubbings is a post-doctoral researcher with a high level of experience in environmental and analytical chemistry, specifically related to the determination of concentrations of organic contaminants, such as flame retardants, plasticisers, and their metabolites.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7180
Email
w.stubbings@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peng Zhang

Dr Peng Zhang

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Zhang is considered a leading researcher with a broad vision and innovative ideas in developing solutions for sustainable nanotechnology and nano-enabled agriculture. He pioneered the use of synchrotron-radiation based techniques to study the transformation of nanomaterials in plants. He specifically established an isotope labeling approach for tracing the fate of nanoscale CeO2 in plants and ...

Telephone
07398598427
Email
p.zhang.1@bham.ac.uk