Dr Christopher John Ness

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow



2.02B Alexander Graham Bell building

Personal Page: 

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Chemical Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment


  • 2019-2024 Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh
  • 2016-2019 Maudslay-Butler Research Fellow - Pembroke College, University of Cambridge
  • 2012-2016 PhD Engineering - University of Edinburgh
  • 2007-2011 BA, MEng Chemical Engineering - Clare College, University of Cambridge



Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • Associate Member of IChemE
  • Associate Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Associate Member of EPSRC Peer Review College
  • Member of EPSRC Early Career Forum in Engineering
  • Member of UKRI Early Career Forum
  • Member of RSC Formulation Science and Technology Committee


  • Chemical Engineering Design 4 (CHEE10010)
  • Chemical Engineering Study Project 4 (CHEE10009)
  • Chemical Engineering Research Project 5 (CHEE11017)

Research Interests: 

You will find an up-to-date list of my papers at the link above, as well as here


Rheology, soft matter, granular matter, particle-based simulation

Further Information: 

I am currently recruiting PhD students and may have funding available. Please get in touch by email for further information.