Meet the team

  • Dr Rebeca Santamaria-Fernandez

    RSF

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    Dr Rebeca Santamaria-Fernandez Director of Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation, Engineering

    +44 (0) 20 7594 8599

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Rebeca joined Imperial in October 2012, having spent seven years in the analytical sector (Eurofins Scientific, France and LGC Ltd, UK) followed by two years at the Institute of Photonics Sciences (ICFO, Barcelona). Rebeca holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Plymouth.

  • Dr Dimitris Sarantaridis

    Dr Dimitris Sarantaridis

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    Dr Dimitris Sarantaridis Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Senior Executive, Engineering

    +44 (0) 20 7594 5246

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Dimitris joined Imperial in February 2014 with 10 years' experience in Energy and Environment related technologies. He holds a PhD from Imperial College London and is a Chartered Engineer.

  • Dr Francesca Pietra

    Dr Francesca Pietra

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    Dr Francesca Pietra Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Executive, Engineering

    +44 (0)7714 051487

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Francesca joined Imperial in April 2016, having spent six years in the semiconductor sector for Lighting and Energy applications (Post-doctoral experience at Delft University of Technology and Philips Research). She holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Utrecht University (NL).

     

  • Dr Jing Sheng Pang

    Dr Jing Sheng Pang

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    Dr Jing Sheng Pang Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Executive, Engineering

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Jing joined the team in October 2018 and brings with him experience working in start-ups and R&D in the OLED industry.  He has also helped to establish the Imperial College Advanced Hackspace and taught technology courses for undergraduates and postgraduates.  He holds a PhD in Materials from Imperial College London and MPhys from the University of Durham.

  • Kia Da Silva Cunha

    Kia Da Silva Cunha

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    Kia Da Silva Cunha Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Officer, Engineering

    +44 (0)20 759 48163

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Kia joined Imperial in August 2018, having previously worked at the UK National Commission for UNESCO, where she provided project support for the design and delivery of the BEIS-funded Newton Prize for excellence in science and innovation. Kia holds a Masters in Development and Governance from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

  • Dr Rita Nissim

    Dr Rita Nissim

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    Dr Rita Nissim Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Executive, Engineering

    Location

    Enterprise
    Imperial College London
    2nd Floor, 52 Prince's Gate
    South Kensington Campus
    London
    SW7 2AZ

  • Dr Valeska Gonzalez

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    Dr Valeska Gonzalez Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Officer, Engineering

    Location

    Enterprise
    Imperial College London
    47 Prince's Gate
    South Kensington Campus
    London
    SW7 2AZ