Imperial College London

Dr Andrew Cairns

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Research Fellow



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203DRoyal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





  • Community Champion Award, Department of Materials, Imperial College London, 2020
  • PANalytical Thesis Prize for Physical Crystallography, Physical Crystallography Group, British Crystallographic Association, 2016
  • ESRF Young Scientist of the Year Award, ESRF Users Organisation, 2016
  • Margaret C. Etter Student Lecturer Award, American Crystallographic Association, 2013

External Positions

  • Member, Joint LCN Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Board, London Centre for Nanotechnology, 2020

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Materials Research Society (MRS), Materials Research Society (MRS), 2019
  • Member of the British Crystallographic Association (BCA), British Crystallographic Association, 2011
  • Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2011

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