Generations of Imperial, staff, students and alumni have contributed to solving problems on a world scale. Find out about our most influential people.
Imperial’s research and teaching mission is supported by a cast of thousands of dedicated staff, whose work often takes place ‘behind the scenes’ but is just as valuable and just as important to the success of the College.
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Dr Cristina Banks-Leite, Lecturer, Department of Life Sciences
I was born and raised in Brazil, where I studied ecology and fell in love with nature. I moved to the UK in 2010, to take up a postdoctoral fellowship…
Flavia Zago, Catering Supervisor, Campus Services
Before moving to London in 2012, I was studying for a degree in Portuguese and French at Universidade Estadual de Maringa in Brazil. I joined…
Andy Thomas, Research Computing Manager, Department of Mathematics
As the manager of the Department of Mathematics’ research IT facility in the Huxley Building, which has over 200 systems providing more…
Dr Sophie Rutschmann, Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead for Postgraduate Education
I joined Imperial at the end of 2006, following a post-doc at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego. I am a Senior Lecturer in Immunology.…