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 

EPS Distinguished Lecture: Professor David Phillips

EPS Distinguished Lecture: Professor David Phillips
Date
06/03/2018
Description
Professor David Phillips, Past-President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, shares his personal journey from raw Birmingham undergraduate in 1958 through a successful academic career, to the present state of supposed retirement. He will give a flavour of his research in ultrafast reactions and photodynamic therapy of cancer and possibly even a few demonstrations while recounting tales of his student days, successes and set-backs.

 

Past events 

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"

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 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 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 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

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.