Research staff in the Dyson School of Design Engineering are listed below. Follow the link on each name for more information about the person.

Research Staff

  • Andrea Gerino

    AG

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    Andrea Gerino Research Associate

    Research Activity

    Andrea’s research activity covers the area of data management with particular focus on the development and evaluation of assistive technologies. He is currently involved in the creation of virtual experiences to evaluate spatial hearing and auditory prostheses, and in the development of interactive sonic nar...

  • Anna Maria Mandalari

    Anna Maria

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    Anna Maria Mandalari Research Associate

    Research Activity

    Anna’s research interests are related to IoT, privacy, large-scale Internet measurements, Internet measurement platforms, middleboxes and new Internet protocols.

    Location

    Observatory Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Weilong Ai

    Weilong Ai

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    Weilong Ai Research Associate

    Research Activity

    Weilong's research is focused on developing models for lithium-ion batteries. He currently works on modelling the capacity degradation of lithium-ion battery cells and packs at fast charging scenarios.

     

    Location

    RCS1, 305A
    South Kensington
    London, SW7 2DB

  • Jingyi Chen

    Jingyi Chen

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    Jingyi Chen Research Associate

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    Research Activity

    Jingyi has a keen interest in electrochemical devices, especially on solid oxide fuel cells and lithium ion batteries. Her current research focuses on tracking the degradation of lithium ion batteries and cell-derating solutions to optimise life-time and performance for electrical vehicle applications.

    Location

    RCS1, 305A
    South Kensington
    London, SW7 2DB

  • Florence Ching Ying Leong

    Florence

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    Florence Ching Ying Leong Research Associate

    Research Activity

    Florence's research interests are in the area of medical and surgical robotics. Her current research involves the modelling of abdominal tissues and the interaction with fingers during medical palpation. 

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Chenzhen Ji

    CJ

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    Chenzhen Ji Research Associate

    Research activity

    Chenzhen’s research focus on the area of energy harvest and storage from the renewable energy resources. His interests are in the study of the thermal and fluid science during these processes. Currently, one of his main work is to recovery the energy from the tidal flow with an innovated turbo-machinery system.

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Marco Comunita

    Marco Comunita

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    Marco Comunita Research Assistant

    Research Activity

    Marco’s current research activity focuses on web-based binaural audio, with applications to the creation and experience of interactive 3D soundscapes. He’s also working with headphones for sound personalisation and diagnostics and interested in general in spatial audio, acoustics and audio signal processing...

    Location

    Observatory Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

     

  • Dorian Peters

    DP

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    Dorian Peters Research Associate

    Research activity

    Dorian’s research is on wellbeing-supportive design, including the support of psychological needs through design.  Her focus is on integrating wellbeing psychology into design practice to improve digital experience. She also works on technology ethics.

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Emily Frost

    Emily Frost

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    Emily Frost Research Assistant

    Research Activity

    Emily's research interests consist of hearing aid users’ experiences with hearing aid technology, hearing aid self-efficacy and self-managment of hearing loss through Internet and mobile platforms. 

  • Craig Henry

    CH

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    Craig Henry Research Assistant

    Research Activity

    Craig's area of research is focused on spatial audio. In particular, individualising head related transfer functions and evaluating the perceptually relevant characteristics of room auralisation methods.

    Location

    Observatory Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Kate Simpson

    KS

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    Kate Simpson Research Associate

    Research

    Currently exploring data use in building retrofit decision-making, as a visiting researcher to The Alan Turing Institute under their Data Centric Engineering Programme, through the Data-Driven Design under Uncertainty Grand Challenge, funded by the Lloyds Register Foundation.

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Veranika Lim

    Veranika Lim

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    Veranika Lim Research Associate

    Research Activity

    Veranika’s research activity involves the evaluation of a social platform for cultural heritage awareness. Generally, she is interested in contributing to sustainability, social technology and pervasive computing with the aim at supporting human perception and decision-making processes.

    Location

    Observatory Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Pietro Ferraro

    PF

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    Pietro Ferraro Research Associate

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    Pietro Ferraro’s work focuses on Cyber physical systems, Control theory, Smart grid, Smart cities and mathematical modelling of Distributed Ledger Technologies.

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • David Poirier-Quinot

    David Poirier-Quinot

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    David Poirier-Quinot Research Assistant

    Research Activity

    David Poirier-Quinot's current research activity focuses on the acoustics of virtual environments: studying methods for the simulation of ecological room acoustics, and questioning associated perception thresholds.

  • Roman Kolcun

    RK

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    Roman Kolcun Research Associate

    Research Activity

    Roman's research spans over areas of IoT, privacy, machine learning, wireless sensor networks, and distributed algorithms. He currently investigates usage of machine learning in detection of compromised IoT devices in home environment. 

    Location

    RCS1, 305A
    South Kensington
    London, SW7 2DB

  • Siamak Khosroshahi

    SK

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    Siamak Khosroshahi Research Associate

    Research activity

    Siamak has been working on biomechanical mechanisms of brain injuries to design better protective devices. He mainly uses computer simulations to predict the response of the brain in different impact scenarios and compare different protective systems. His current research focuses on the biomechanics of brain vascular i...

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Dr Teddy Szemberg O'Connor

    Teddy Szemberg O'Connor

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    Dr Teddy Szemberg O'Connor Research Associate

    Research Activity

    Teddy's interests lie in the development of energy storage systems to enable the wider use of renewable energy sources. He currently works on increasing the performance of high power lithium-ion batteries through improved thermal management.

    Location

    Observatory Building
    Imperial College Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Thilina Lalitharatne

    TL

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    Thilina Lalitharatne Research Associate

    Research

    Thilina's research interests are in the area of medical robotics, assistive robotics and Brain Computer Interface (BCI). His current research focuses on haptic interaction with a soft robotic patient and developing a modular robotic face to present pain expressions proportional to palpation forces.

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Tim Murray Browne

    TMB

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    Tim Murray Browne Research Associate

    Research activity

    Tim is an artist and researcher investigating interactive experiences within art and music. His research explores how we find meaning and value within interactive installations, and how our sense of agency influences our self-representation. 

  • Yuchen Zhao

    YZ

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    Yuchen Zhao Research Associate

    Research

    Yuchen's research revolves around issues between humans and their data, such as how to help people manage the access to their data, how to evaluate their experience in their interaction with data, and how to use metrics to quantify data privacy. Currently his research focuses on privacy-preserving data analytics using ...

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB

  • Żaneta Muranko

    ZM

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    Żaneta Muranko Research Associate

    Research activity

    Żaneta’s work focuses on sustainable engineering, product and systems design, circular production and consumption systems, and human behaviour. She is currently investigating approaches to eliminate plastic waste in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods sector. 

    Location

    Dyson Building
    25 Exhibition Road
    South Kensington
    London
    SW7 2DB