EPS Distinguished Lecture Series

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is delighted to present the EPS Distinguished Lecture Series. Launched in 2014, the Series features leading researchers and professionals from across industry and academia who will share their knowledge and experience with you.

These events are open to the public, and free of charge but booking is essential. Please click on the below headings to register for an event or hear from our previous speakers.

Upcoming events 

None at present.

 

Past events 

Professor David Phillips

Professor David Phillips

Past-President of the Royal Society of Chemistry Professor David Phillips shares his story from raw Birmingham undergraduate, through an international career in photochemistry.

Osman Kent

Osman Kent

Computer Science and Electronics alumnus Osman Kent shares his improbable journey from Turkey to Birmingham to Silicon Valley, and sheds light on the future of building technology companies.

Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart

Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart

Sir Fraser received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the design and synthesis of molecular machines. He returned to the University in November to deliver a special lecture on his research.

Professor Dave Charlton

Professor Dave Charlton

Professor Charlton reveals the fundamental science with the world's largest scientific instrument: what's next at the CERN Large Hadron Collider?

Professor Seeram Ramakrishna

Professor Seeram Ramakrishna

Director of Centre for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology at the National University of Singapore, Seeram shares how engineering can help us live beyond 100 years.

Professor Paul Cannon

Professor Paul Cannon

President of the International Union of Radio Science, Professor Cannon discusses the potential global impact of solar superstorms.

Professor Sir Martin Sweeting

Professor Sir Martin Sweeting

Director of the Surrey Space Centre, Sir Martin delivered the first of this Series entitled "Keeping Satellites in Space - Where Science and Engineering Meet".

SATNAV

SATNAV

Our scientific journalistic magazine Science and Technology News and Views cover all events in this Series, offering great overviews and exclusive interviews. Find out more about the society here.

Part of the EPS Community

Part of the EPS Community

This Series is organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Alumni Office and is part of the EPS Community. Find out more about their activities and see how you could get involved.