Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Professor of Materials Physics



+44 (0)20 7594 6730r.grimes




B303cBessemer BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





External Positions

Membership of Professional Bodies

Industrial Connections

  • EdF Energy, Barnwood, Gloucestershire, UK, Sponsorship of Lecturer position and general support of nuclear fuel performance activities.
  • Westinghouse Electric Sweden,Nuclear Fuel Business Unit, Västerås, Sweden, PhD sponsorship and general collaboration on nuclear fuel performance
  • Rolls Royce, Director of the University Technology Centre in Nuclear Engineering
  • Industrial Research Limited, Wellington, New Zealand, Computer simulation
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA, Atomic scale simulation of nuclear waste materials and nuclear fuel fabrication


  • ATSE, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, 2017

Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Materials Science, Member of the Editorial Board, 2004