Programme Director, White City Campus

Mr Graham Stark joined the College as Programme Director, White City Campus, on Monday 11 May.

 

In the role of Programme Director, Mr Stark will have responsibility for specifying and delivering a viable development model for the White City campus. Reporting to the CFO, Mr Muir Sanderson, and acting as the main interface with Syndicate, the Programme Director will engage with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to build and deliver the College’s vision for the White City campus.

 

Mr Stark joins the College from MAF Properties in Dubai, where he was Development Director leading on mixed-use communities in Oman and Beirut. Prior to his role with MAF Properties Mr Stark held director level positions with Saadiyat Island Project TDIC and The Miller Group.


John Neilson

College Secretary & Registrar

President’s 2015 Awards and Medals for Excellence in Education

PRESIDENT’S 2015 AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION

The President’s Awards for Excellence are annual awards to recognise staff members who have made outstanding contributions in Education or Research.

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Education celebrate staff who have made outstanding contributions in teaching, pastoral care, research supervision and supporting the student experience.

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

Awards for Excellence in Teaching are presented annually to members of academic staff judged to have been most outstanding in the quality, organisation and presentation of their teaching. Of the fifteen award winners up to four may be selected to receive a President’s Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Excellence.

President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching are conferred on the following staff:

Professor Alan Armstrong – Department of Chemistry
Dr Bob Boyle – Department of Medicine
Angela Dalrymple – Business School
Dr Joshua Edel – Department of Chemistry
Dr Anita Hall – Department of Life Sciences
Dr Zen Makuch – Centre for Environmental Policy
Dr Christos Markides – Department of Chemical Engineering
Dr Paul Seldon – Graduate School
Dr David Thomas – Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Professor Cesare Terracciano – NHLI

President’s Medals for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Excellence are awarded to the following staff:

Giskin Day – Centre for Co-Curricular Studies
Professor Jonathan Mestel – Department of Mathematics
Dr Jane Saffell – Department of Medicine
Dr Amir Sam – Department of Medicine

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PASTORAL CARE

Awards for Excellence in Pastoral Care are presented annually to recognise the importance which the College places upon providing a supportive learning environment for its students as part of its academic mission. Of the five award winners up to two may be selected to receive a President’s Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Excellence in Pastoral Care.

President’s Awards for Excellence in Pastoral Care are conferred on the following staff for 2014:

Dr Andreas Kogelbauer – Department of Chemical Engineering
Dr Andrew McKinley – Department of Chemistry
Rebecca Naessens – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

President’s Medals for Excellence in Pastoral Care are awarded to:

Dr Laura Barter – Department of Chemistry
Dr Sharon Taylor – Department of Medicine

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH SUPERVISION

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Research Supervision recognise staff who have made exceptional contributions in the research supervision, encouragement and support of postgraduate research students. Up to five award winners may be selected, of which two may be selected to receive the President’s Medal for Excellence in Research Supervision.

President’s Awards for Excellence in Research Supervision are conferred on the following staff:

Professor Leroy Gardner – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr Patricia Hunt – Department of Chemistry

President’s Medal for Excellence in Research Supervision is awarded to:

Professor Beate Kampmann – Department of Medicine

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE IN SUPPORTING THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Supporting the Student Experience recognise the importance placed by the College on the contribution of all staff (academic, professional and technical) to underpinning the College’s learning environment for students. Of the five award winners up to two may be selected to receive the President’s Medal for Excellence in Supporting the Student Experience.

President’s Awards for Excellence in Supporting the Student Experience are conferred on the following staff:

Dr Oscar Ces – Department of Chemistry
Professor Peter Cheung – Faculty of Engineering
Inkeri Hibbins – Department of Mathematics

President’s Medals for Supporting the Student Experience are awarded to the following staff:

Laura Bulmer – International Relations Office
Laura McConnell – Graduate School

John Neilson
College Secretary & Registrar

President’s 2015 Awards and Medals for Excellence in Research

The President’s Awards for Excellence are annual awards to recognise staff members who have made outstanding contributions in Education or Research.

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Research are annual awards to recognise staff members who have made outstanding contributions in early career research, research support, as part of a research team, and in research innovation and external engagement.

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR OUTSTANDING RESEARCH TEAM

The Award for Outstanding Research Team celebrates the achievements of research teams at Imperial, recognising outstanding research that delivers impact, a team’s international standing and their beneficial contribution to Imperial.

President’s Awards for Outstanding Research Team are conferred on the following teams:

Compact Muon Solenoid group, led by Professor Tejinder Virdee – Department of Physics
Membrane Biophysics Platform team, led by Professor John Seddon – Department of Chemistry
Centre for Blast Injury Studies, led by Professor Anthony Bull – Department of Bioengineering

President’s Medals for Outstanding Research Team are awarded to the following teams:

Professor Eric Alton’s research group – NHLI
ICFEP group, led by Professor David Potts – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR OUTSTANDING EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER

The Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher aims to celebrate the academic excellence and development of Imperial’s early stage researchers.

President’s Awards for Outstanding Early Career Researcher are conferred on the following staff:

Dr Mohamed Shamji – NHLI
Dr Agi Brandt-Talbot – Department of Chemical Engineering

President’s Medals for Outstanding Early Career Researcher are awarded to:
Dr Soraia Pimenta – Department of Mechanical Engineering

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR RESEARCH SUPPORT EXCELLENCE

The Award for Research Support Excellence aims to recognise the contribution of Research Support staff at Imperial, including the beneficial effects their support has given to Imperial research and the innovative approaches/good practice they bring to a project.

President’s Awards for Research Support Excellence are conferred on the following staff:

Dr Katharina Kreissig – Department of Earth Science and Engineering
Catherine Simpson and Jane Srivastava (joint award) – Department of Life Sciences

President’s Medals for Research Support Excellence are awarded to:

Dr Andrew White – Department of Chemistry
Dr Sarah Butcher – Department of Life Sciences
Anusha Sri-Pathmanathan – Department of Chemical Engineering

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE IN EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT AND PARTNERSHIPS

The Award for Excellence in External Engagement and Partnerships celebrates the achievements of academics at Imperial, recognising the development of lasting external collaborations, and the impact of their research inside and outside Imperial.

President’s Awards for Excellence in External Engagement and Partnerships are conferred on the following staff:

Dr Laura Barter – Department of Chemistry

President’s Medals for Excellence in External Engagement and Partnerships are awarded to the following staff:

Professor Richard Jardine – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

PRESIDENT’S AWARDS AND MEDALS FOR EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The Award for Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship celebrates the achievements of academics at Imperial, recognising unique activities breaking new frontiers, the effective and appropriate exploitation of research, and realised or prospective economic or social impact.

President’s Awards for Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship are conferred on the following staff:

Railway and Transport Strategy Centre, led by Richard Anderson – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

President’s Medals for Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship are awarded to the following staff:

Professor Peter Barnes – NHLI
Professor Constantinos Pantelides – Department of Chemical Engineering

John Neilson
College Secretary & Registrar

Faculty of Engineering Senior Appointments

Head of the Department of Materials

Professor Peter Haynes, Professor of Theory and Simulation of Materials, has accepted appointment as Head of the Department of Materials, for five years with effect from 1 July 2015, in succession to Professor Neil Alford FREng.

Professor Haynes joined the College in 2007, having held a number of prestigious fellowships at the University of Cambridge. His research focuses on the development of new methods for performing quantum-mechanical simulations and their application to materials science. He was awarded the Maxwell Medal and Prize for Computational Physics by the Institute of Physics in 2010 for this work and for his leading role in the development of the ONETEP materials simulation software, now marketed commercially by BIOVIA, part of the French software company Dassault Systèmes. He is the Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of Materials.

 

Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

 

Professor Eric Yeatman FREng, Professor of Microengineering and Deputy Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has accepted appointment as Head of the Department, for five years with effect from 1 September 2015, in succession to Professor Peter Cheung.

Professor Yeatman joined the College in 1989 and has held his professorship since 2005. His current research interests are in energy sources for wireless devices, radio frequency and photonic MEMS, and sensor networks. He is Co-Director of the College’s Digital Economy Lab and Co-Founder and non-executive director of Microsaic Systems plc, which was the first company to introduce a miniature mass spectrometer for liquid analysis to the market and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. He was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal in 2011, and was made a Fellow of the Academy in 2012.

 

Faculty of Engineering Associate Dean and Vice Deans

 

Dr Lorraine Craig, Academic Tutor in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering, has accepted the additional appointment as Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Engineering.

Dr Craig joined the College in 2006 following appointments at the Royal Geographical Society, the Open University, the University of Cambridge and Keele University. She is Chair of the College’s Exploration Board and was awarded the Rector’s Medal for Supporting the Student Experience in 2011. She was awarded a Fellowship by Imperial College Union in 2013.

Professor Peter Cheung will continue to serve for a further two years as the Faculty’s Vice Dean for Education, until 31 July 2017. Professor Neil Alford will also continue to serve as the Faculty’s Vice Dean for Research for two further years, until 31 July 2017.

 

 

John Neilson

College Secretary & Registrar