I currently hold a Senior Lectureship in Materials Modelling and Design at the University of Edinburgh, UK. My activities and interests are in the fields of biomimetic design, mechanical metamaterials and composites engineering.
Fellowship of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK (Elected 2020)
Fellowship of the Royal Society of Biology, UK (Elected 2019)
Senior Fellowship: Marie Curie Very-Experienced Researcher (IAPP/MER), The University of Edinburgh, UK (2016-2018)
Fellowship of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, UK (Elected 2015)
Adjunct Professor of Composite Materials and Biostructures, AAU, Finland
Board Member: Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining - Natural Materials Group
Committee Member: Institute of Mechanical Engineers - Edinburgh and SE Scotland