Dr Silvain Jamais CEng FIMechE - Chair
Senior Consultant, Medical Technology, Cambridge Consultants Ltd
Medical devices development for surgical, drug delivery and diagnostics applications
Dr Cathy Holt BEng PhD CEng FIMechE - Immediate Past Chair
Reader in Biomechanics and Orthopaedic Engineering, Cardiff University
Dr Mahsa Avadi CEng MIMechE - Young Member
Product Development Engineer, DePuy Synthes
Prof Peter N Brett, PhD, CEng, FIMechE
Professor of Bioengineering Systems, Director, Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, Brunel University London
Robotic devices in surgery, smart sensing systems in medicine, surgery and rehabilitation.
Prof A M J Bull FREng PhD DIC CEng FIMechE
Professor of Musculoskeletal Mechanics, Imperial College London
Musculoskeletal biomechanics, high impact loading including blast, biomedical engineering education.
Manager: Health and Care, Knowledge Transfer Network
Dr Iain Charlton CEng MIMechE
Regulatory Lead, Oxehealth
Zoe Clarke AMIMechE, - Young Member
Assistive Technology Clinical Specialist, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Prof Alan Cottenden PhD CEng FIMechE
Professor of Incontinence Technology, University College London.
Expertise / interests: incontinence technology, absorbents technology, skin biophysics and biotribology, international standards, mathematical modelling and clinical-technical correlations.
Prof D Dowson CBE FRS FREng CEng HonFIMechE
Bio-tribology of human and animal systems and structures. Lubrication and wear of natural synovial joints and total joint replacements. Tribology of prosthetic materials.
Dr P.A. Finlay PhD CEng FIMechE
Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Measurement and Control
Medical robotics, surgery technology, patient handling technology, rehabilitation robotics, medical device regulation, appropriate healthcare technology for developing countries
Dr Antonio Fratini
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, Aston University
Professor Robert J. Hinchliffe
Professor of Vascular Surgery, School of Social & Community Medicine,
Vascular and endovascular surgery and clinical trials
Emeritus Professor Garth R Johnson FREng, CEng, FIMechE
Head of Research, ADL Smartcare Ltd, Newcastle University
Research Interests: Assistive Technology with particular application to the needs of an ageing population.
Assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering, rehabilitation robotics, upper limb bio-mechanics, neurological impairment
Dr J R T Jeffers
Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London
Dr A W Khir
Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering, Brunel Institute for Bioengineering
Arterial and cardiac mechanics – cardiac assist devices
Dr P Lawes CEng FIMechE
Medical Devices Technology Consultant
Prof. Georges Limbert CEng FIMechE
Associate Professor of Biophysical Engineering, National Centre for Advanced Tribology, University of Southampton
Expertise/interests: biophysics of tissues, mathematical and computational modelling of biological soft tissues and biomaterials, skin biophysics and biotribology
Dr P Magee
Consultant in Anaesthesia, Royal United Hospital
Dr Alvaro Mata
Professor in Biomedical Engineer & Biomaterials, Queen Mary, University of London
Self-assembling biomaterials, hierarchical mineralization, biofabrication, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine
Dr Samantha Micklewright - Young Member
Clinical Scientist at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Helen Meese BEng (Hons) DIS CEng MIMechE
Healthcare and Medtech Policy & Public Affairs Consultant
Helen is an Electro-Mechanical Power Engineer with over 20 years of experience in both academia and industry. Her academic career was spent at Loughborough University researching turbocharger performance and electrical defence systems for armoured vehicles. Her industrial career was in the defence industry managing projects on euro-fighter typhoon, submarine systems and naval vessels.
Helen began working for the IMechE in 2013 as Head of Engineering in Society. She became Head of Healthcare Policy in 2015, managing programmes on all aspects of health and social care, focusing on innovative healthcare technologies and their impact on patient care. Now as a consultant, Helen continues to develop thought leadership across the healthcare sector to raise the profile of biomedical, pharmaceutical, and mechanical engineering.
Tom Pinto CEng MIMechE - Young Member
Dr D E T Shepherd CEng FIMechE
Reader in Bio-Medical Engineering, University of Birmingham
Design and mechanical testing of medical devices, particularly spinal implants, fracture fixation devices and surgical instruments
Professor Anthony Unsworth FREng CEng FIMechE
Professor Emeritus, Department of Engineering, Durham University.
Editor in Chief, Proceedings of IMechE Part H Journal of Engineering in Medicine.
Research interests Bio-tribology.
Dr Richard Van Arkel - Young Member
Lecturer, Imperial College London
Samuel Vennin - Young Member
Biomechanical Engineer Research Fellow at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust