Capillary Film Technology

Dr Al Edwards

With a background in bioscience and biochemical engineering, Dr Edwards is an interdisciplinary researcher focused on solving current and future healthcare challenges using engineering combined with biology, biochemistry, chemistry and physics. He is a co-founder of CFT and co-inventor of the ‘tiny test tubes’ technology, and also Associate Professor in Biomedical Technology at Reading School of Pharmacy.

Alexander.edwards@capfilmtech.com
Capillary Film Technology profile

Design Science

Anne Odling-Smee

Director of Design Science. Anne is a designer, educator and writer working with scientists, educators and healthcare professionals to help bring their knowledge to life.

anne@design-science.org.uk
Design Science profile

Dan Phillips

Dan is a designer and engineer with 30 years’ experience in the development of innovative environments, products and services. Dan is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

dan@design-science.org.uk
Design Science profile

Wanjia Sun

Wanjia graduated from the University of Warwick studying accounting and finance, where he then worked at Deloitte as a business tax consultant. He now works as designer and project manager at Design Science.

wanjia@design-science.org.uk
Design Science profile

University of Reading

Dr Al Edwards

With a background in bioscience and biochemical engineering, Dr Edwards is an interdisciplinary researcher focused on solving current and future healthcare challenges using engineering combined with biology, biochemistry, chemistry and physics. He is a co-founder of CFT and co-inventor of the ‘tiny test tubes’ technology, and also Associate Professor in Biomedical Technology at Reading School of Pharmacy.

a.d.edwards@reading.ac.uk
University of Reading profile

Dr Partha Ray

Lecturer in Animal Dairy Science at the School of Agriculture, University of Reading. Dr Ray is an animal scientist with a background in veterinary science and over 15 years’ experience of working with the dairy industry in developed and developing countries. Dr Ray uses his lab and field research experience to identify and address the unmet need in tackling animal health and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges.

p.p.ray@reading.ac.uk
University of Reading profile

Sarah Needs

Postdoctoral Research Associate in microfluidic antimicrobial resistance testing. Since starting work at the University of Reading in 2018 Sarah has worked on developing microfluidic devices for diagnostic uses. Her current project looks at miniaturising antimicrobial resistance testing for use in a healthcare setting.

s.h.needs@reading.ac.uk
University of Reading profile

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, India

Dr Bappaditya Dey

A bacteriologist studying the molecular pathogenesis of Tuberculosis and other zoonotic bacterial diseases to develop better diagnostics and vaccines. His research group is probing new strategies to tackle the emergence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

bdey@niab.org.in
NIAB profile

Dr Paresh Sharma

A molecular microbiologist aiming to characterise genes involved in host pathogen interactions for the development of new tools to control intracellular parasitic diseases. He has an emerging research interest in the surveillance of antimicrobial resistant pathogens and understanding antimicrobial resistance (AMR) mechanisms to identify new targets for available and new antibiotics.

paresh@niab.org.in
NIAB profile