Key staff members

The MRes in Molecular Science and Engineering is taught by world-class Imperial academics from across a number of different faculties and departments. The full list of 26 current teaching staff is available here, and a few key staff include:

George JacksonProfessor George Jackson is the MRes Programme Director. George has been Professor of Chemical Physics in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London since 2001. He has a DPhil from the University of Oxford, and previously held a postdoctoral position at Cornell University.


Claire AdjimanProfessor Claire Adjiman is Professor of Chemical Engineering , the Co-Director of the Institute for Molecular Science and Engineering, and Director of the Centre for Process Systems Engineering. She received her MEng from Imperial College London and her PhD in chemical engineering from Princeton University. Claire teaches on the Designing Molecular Systems for Sustainability module.


Niall Mac DowellDr Niall Mac Dowell is Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Environmental Policy, and leads the Clean Fossil and Bioenergy Research Group. Niall teaches on the Fundamentals of Molecular Engineering and Multiscale Modelling modules.



Jason Hallet

Dr Jason Hallett  is Reader in Sustainable Chemical Technology in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Jason received his PhD in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He originally joined Imperial as a Marshall-Sherfield Postdoctoral Fellow in Sustainable Chemistry, before being appointed as a Senior Lecturer in 2014. Jason teaches on the Underpinning Molecular Science module.