Dr Ian Radcliffe is Teaching Fellow in the Department of Bioengineering. He has an MEng in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Bioengineering Science both from the University of Southampton. Since completing his PhD in 2007 Ian has worked as a consultant engineer at a leading Cambridge-based consultancy, he began working at Imperial in January 2014.
In his role at Imperial College London Dr Radcliffe undertakes teaching, admissions and outreach in order to support the work of the Department of Bioengineering. He is the Module Leader for the 2nd year Biomedical Engineering undergraduate Engineering Design Project module, providing input for all design teaching throughout the taught courses in Bioengineering, and project management on design-related research and teaching activities.
As part of the Department of Bioengineering Admissions Team Dr Radcliffe assists in the admissions for the undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes including reviewing applications, interviews, offers and scholarships. His role also includes assisting in the delivery of Departmental outreach activities in schools, summer schools and insight days, STEM lectures and contact with head teachers, HE advisors, teachers and students for the purposes of enhancing student intake and raising awareness of bioengineering.
Ian has project interests in disability/rehabilitation aids, prosthetics, adaptive technology and frugal technology. In his previous role at Imperial College as the Project Manager on the Sports Innovation Challenge Ian co-ordinated the running of over 100 student projects, liaising with industry partners, charities and sporting institutions. Several of the projects supervised by Dr Radcliffe were successfully delivered to Team GB Paralympians competing in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. During this period Ian was also the team co-ordinator for the Team Imperial entry into the Cybathlon.