Meet our alumni
Meet our alumni
Meet some members of our alumni community who graduated in or after 2001.
Dr Dan Plant
Dan Plant recently returned to Imperial to do a PhD as part of an entrepreneurial scheme with the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Dr Huan Lian
Huan Lian is currently a Postdoc Research Fellow at the University of Michigan, having graduated from Imperial with a PhD in 2014.
Dr Jian Ma
Jian Ma has worked in finance since he left Imperial and is currently portfolio manager at Swiss Re, the world’s second largest reinsurance company.
Chris graduated from Imperial in 2006. He is now an engineering manager at Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Seattle.
Dr Yoko Yamanishi
Dr Yoko Yamanishi completed her PhD in 2003 and is now an Associate Professor in the Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo.
Dr Matthew Fleming
Matthew Fleming is senior integrity engineer at Sonomatic Ltd, an international inspection and integrity services company.
Dr Marco Morbidini
Marco Morbidini is a UK and European patent attorney and senior associate at Scott & York Intellectual Property Law.
Nimesh Thakrar worked in Formula 1 racing before moving into e-commerce and an award winning start-up venture.
Dr Armel de Montgros
Armel De Montgros is part of the Mercedes team behind Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg’s amazing performances on Formula 1 tracks.
Bhavin Radia has worked at Rolls Royce for the last eleven years, and is currently resource manager for twelve engineers.
Parth Patel is a senior mechanical engineer in the oil and gas industry with experience in the aerospace industry.
Samantha Patterson currently project manages as a group leader at Cambridge Consultants.
Garry Chow went straight to Formula 1 on graduating from Imperial College, working for Mclaren as a design engineer.
Jonathan Page followed his passion for motor sports and has won the manufacturers’ championship in the US for four years running.
Hender Blewett runs a successful consultancy Future Energy Engineering Ltd after a decade working on offshore and subsea engineering projects.
Mark Cordner first worked with electric cars through Imperial’s Racing Green project and built this passion into a career with GKN driveline.
Gaya Ilangairatnam is currently Product Rollout Lead at Ocado Engineering. She graduated from Imperial in 2005.
Meet our alumni
Find out more about some of our alumni who graduated in or before 2000.
Professor Richard Folkson
Professor Richard Folkson is currently President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a passionate educator and an assessor for Innovate UK.
Rachel Sumeray has worked as a nuclear engineer and a physics teacher and now looks to move into educational policy.
Katharine Martin combined work with study at Imperial and is now a contracts manager at MJM Marine Ltd.
Ian Joesbury spent twenty years working in the aerospace industry. Until recently, he was president at Meggitt PLC.
After 33 years working for Formula One Mark Williams is now semi-retired and looks back on his long and fascinating career.
Dr Katerina Sardi
Dr Katerina Sardi spent over ten years working for the Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy as Head of Energy Planning and International Affairs.
After a career in engineering and project management award winning Graham White now sets up social enterprises.
Professor Bruce Drinkwater
Professor Bruce Drinkwater has spent twenty years researching and lecturing at the University of Bristol.
Dr Peter Collins
Dr Collins leads Permasense, the world leader in non-intrusive continuous integrity monitoring systems.
Dr Chris Guyott
Chris Guyott is engineering director at Frazer-Nash which has eight UK offices and three in Australia.
Professor Pasa Yayla
Professor Pasa Yayla left Imperial College to work as an academic in universities in Turkey and as an R&D Manager.
Dr David Alleyne
Dr David Alleyne formed a start-up company from Imperial called Guided Ultrasonics Ltd that is now the global leader in its field.
Elias Sakellis has been in finance for the last fifteen years and currently works in a senior management role at Quantum Pacific.
Dr Robert Morgan
Dr Robert Morgan has recently been promoted to the role of reader at Brighton University and is leading a number of research projects.
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock is a space scientist, science communicator and presenter of the BBC’s The Sky at Night.