Master & fellows

Master and College Officers

Mary Fowler


Professor Mary Fowler MA PhD FRAS FGS FRCGS


Professor Jonathan Heeney DVM, DVSc, PhD, ScD, FRCPath
Professor of Comparative Pathology, Lab of Viral Zoonotics, Department of Veterinary Medicine
(Pathology of Viral diseases, "the Virome" and Zoonotic infections)


Professor Fiona Karet PhD, FRCP, FMedSci
Director of Organisational Affairs, School of Clinical Medicine, Professor of Nephrology/Hon. Consultant in Renal Medicine
(Renal tubular pathophysiology)
John Dix


Mr John Dix

College Secretary

Mr Julian G Evans

Development Director

Mr Sam Venn

Dean & Senior Tutor

Dr Duncan Needham PhD, MPhil, FRHistS
(Economic and social history)
Matthew Jones

Deputy Dean

Dr Matthew R. Jones
Reader in Information Systems, Judge Business School
(The relationship between information systems and social and organisational change)

Deputy Dean

Dr Sara Baker
University Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
(Cognitive Science)

College Praelector

Dr Christine van Ruymbeke
Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Reader in Persian Literature and Culture
(Classical Persian studies)

College Archivist

Dr Elisabeth Leedham-Green
(Bibliography and the History of the University of Cambridge)

Fellow Librarian

Dr Ben Raynor
Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellow
(Power in Hellenistic northern Greece)

Deputy College Praelector

Mr Tim Milner
Senior Pro-Proctor 2016-17, University Ceremonial Officer

Wine Steward

Dr Denes Szucs
Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology
(Cognitive Neuroscience)
Directors of Study

Director of Studies in Computer Science

Professor Alan F. Blackwell MSc PhD
Professor of Interdisciplinary Design, Computer Laboratory
(Digital visualisation and interdisciplinary design)
Adrian Kent

Director of Studies in Mathematics

Professor Adrian P. A. Kent MASt PhD
Professor of Quantum Physics, DAMTP
Fellow of Wolfson College
(Quantum Foundations, Quantum Cosmology, Quantum Information Science)

Director of Studies in Architecture

Professor Francois A. Penz Dip.Arch. PhD
Director of the Moving Image Studio
(Digital Representation in Architecture / Cinema and Architecture)
Professor Michael Akam PhD FRS
1866 Professor of Zoology, Department of Zoology
(Developmental Genetics and Evolution of Arthropods and other animals)
Dr Paul Anderson PhD
University Lecturer,Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
(Middle Eastern Studies)
Dr Panayiotis Antoniou PhD
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
(Educational Leadership and Evaluation)
Dr Ines Barroso
(Head of Human Genetics at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and leader of the Metabolic Disease Group)
Professor Sir Harry D.K. Bhadeshia PhD FREng FRS
Tata Steel Professor of Metallurgy
(Phase Transformations in Metals)
Professor Christopher M. Bishop PhD, FRS
Director, Microsoft Research Cambridge
(Probabalistic models and machine learning)
Professor Alan F. Blackwell MSc PhD
Professor of Interdisciplinary Design, Computer Laboratory
(Digital visualisation and interdisciplinary design)
Professor Carol E.G. Brayne MSc MD CBE FRCP FFPH FMedSci
Professor of Public Health & Medicine
(Public Health and Primary Care)
Dr Alexandra Brintrup PhD
University Lecturer in Digital Manufacturing
(Digital Manufacturing)
Dr Paolo Campana
University Lecturer in Criminology and Complex Networks
(Organised crime; human trafficking and modern slavery; migrant smuggling; criminal networks)
Professor Russell Cowburn PhD FRS
Professor of Experimental Physics
(Nanotechnology, Magnetism and Optics)
Dr Julia Davies PhD
University Reader in plant membrane biology
(Plant sciences)
Professor Mark de Rond PhD
Professor of Organisational Ethnography
(Strategy and Innovation)
Professor Anne C. Ferguson-Smith PhD, FMedSci, FRS
Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics and Head Department of Genetics
(Mammalian developmental genetics and epigenetics)
Professor Dame Jane Francis PhD
Director, British Antarctic Survey
(Palaeoclimatology and palaeobotany)
Dr Adrian T. Grounds DM,FRC Psych.
Honorary Fellow, Institute of Criminology
(Mental disorder and crime)
Dr Torsten Krude PhD
Senior Lecturer, Deptartment of Zoology
(Regulation of DNA replication in human cells)
Professor Paul Lehner PhD FRCP FMed Sci
Wellcome Trust Principal Fellow and Professor of Immunology and Medicine, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (Pathogen evasion of the immune system)
(Evasion of the immune system by viruses)
Professor Jan Löwe PhD FRS
Honorary Professor of Structural and Molecular Microbiology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
(Bacterial Cytoskeleton)
Dr Thomas J. Miley PhD
Lecturer,Department of Sociology
(Political Sociology)
Mr Tim Milner
Dr John H. Nilsson-Wright PhD
Lecturer in Modern Japanese Studies
(Japanese Politics: International Relations of East Asia: Cold War History)
Professor Francois A. Penz Dip.Arch. PhD
Director of the Moving Image Studio
(Digital Representation in Architecture / Cinema and Architecture)
Professor Andrew M. Pitts PhD
Professor of Theoretical Computer Science
(Theory and Semantics of Computation)
Professor Carl Edward Rasmussen PhD
Professor of Machine Learning, Department of Engineering
(Machine Learning, probabilistic inference, decision making and reasoning under uncertainty)
Dr Paul A. Robertson PhD
University Lecturer in Electrical Engineering
(Radio frequency electronics; electro-magnetic sensors & instrumentation; thin film devices)
Professor James Rowe
(Cognitive Neurology)
Dr Chris Sandbrook PhD
Senior Lecturer in Conservation Leadership, Department of Geography
(Biodiversity conservation and its relationship with society)
Dr Aylwyn Scally PhD
Group Leader: Scally Group
(Human evolutionary genomics)
Professor Simon Schaffer PhD
Professor of History of Science
(Social History of Science)
Dr Jennifer Schooling
Director of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure
(Applying digital tools, sensors and IoT to economic Infrastructure to improve whole life performance)
Dr Emily F. Shuckburgh PhD OBE
Deputy Head, Polar Oceans
(Climate science)
Dr Dénes Szűcs PhD
Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology
(Cognitive and educational neuroscience; mathematical understanding; meta-analysis; big data)
Dr Daniel Weiss PhD
Polonsky-Coexist Senior Lecturer in Jewish Studies
(Ethics, philosophy of religion, classical Jewish texts, inter-religious relations and communication)
Simone Weyand
Dr Simone Weyand
(Membrane protein structure, function and cellular activities)
Professor Eric Wolff PhD FRS
Royal Society Professor of Earth Sciences
(Climate change & earth-ocean-atmosphere systems)
Dr Angela Wood PhD
University Lecturer in Biostatistics
(Statistical methods for advancing epidemiological research)
Research Fellows
Dr Miltos Allamanis
Microsoft Research Fellow
(Machine Learning and Software Engineering)
Dr Miguel Anaya
Schlumberger Research Fellow
(Optoelectronic properties of emerging semiconductors)
Dr Leah Astbury
Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at the Department of History & Philosophy of Science
(Marriage and health in early modern England. )
Dr Rebecca Berrens
(Transposable elements in mammalian development)
Dr Jenna Dittmar
Wellcome Trust funded Research Associate, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
(Palaeopathology, archaeology, history of medicine)
Dr Arthur Dudney
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
(History of South Asia and the Persianate World)
Dr Iosifina Foskolou
Patrick Sissons Evelyn Trust Research Fellow
(The role of hypoxia-inducible metabolites in cancer immunology )
Dr David Friedman
(Flavius Josephus and ancient historiography)
Dr Hong Ge
(Machine Learning, Probabilistic Programming, Bayesian Nonparametrics)
Dr Tanya Hutter
Henslow Research Fellow
(Chemical Physics Group)
Dr Katja Kevic
(Software engineering)
Dr Tao Liu
Schlumberger Research Fellow
(Research interests include batteries, fuel cells and solar fuels)
Dr Tom Maguire
(Politics and International Studies)
Dr Sam Ottewill-Soulsby
(Early Medieval History, The Impact of the Ancient City)
Dr Gill Partington
(Dr Gill's work explores the material page in the digital era. Dr Gill is currently researching moveable books at the University of Cambridge Library Special Collections)
Dr Robin Reuvers
Schlumberger Research Fellow
(Mathematical physics)
Dr Francesco Ruggeri
(Single molecule scanning probe methods)
Dr Advait Sarkar
Microsoft Research Fellow
(Artificial intelligence & universal data literacy)
Dr Alex Schnell
(Behavioural ecology - animal communication, animal psychology, marine biology and evolutionary biology.)
Dr Charu Singh
(History of science, knowledge and empire; South Asian history)
Dr Sandy Skelton
Charles & Katharine Darwin Research Fellow
(Material efficiency and demand reduction)
Dr Giancarlo Soavi
(Ultrafast optical spectroscopy; graphene and 2d materials)
Dr Dan Storisteanu
Dr Emily Ward
Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellow
(Child kingship in the Middle Ages; boyhood and male adolescence; comparative European history)
Dr Adrian Weller
David MacKay Newton Research Fellow
(Machine learning, including scalability, interpretability, reliability and fairness)
Dr Jingyi Jenny Zhao
(Ancient Greek and early Chinese thought in comparison)
Honorary Fellows
Sir Michael Atiyah Phd FRS
Dr Simon Bittleston PhD
(Vice-President of Research for Schlumberger)
Professor Elizabeth Blackburn
(Telomere and telomerase research)
Sir Arnold Burgen MD FRS
(Pharmacology, Master of Darwin College, 1982-1989)
Professor Robin Carrell FRS, FMedSci
Mr Bernard M. De L. Cazenove
Professor Chris Dobson, FRS, FMedSci
(Department of Chemistry)
Dr Jeffrey W. Edington BSc PhD DSc
(Metallurgy and Science of Materials)
Professor Sir Alan Fersht FRS, FMedSci
(Department of Chemistry)
Professor Sir Tony Hoare DSc FRS
(Computer Science)
Dr Christopher M.P. Johnson PhD
Dr Robert H Jones PhD
Dr Olga Kennard OBE ScD FRS
Professor Simon Keynes
(Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman history and culture)
Professor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd FBA
(Ancient Philosophy & Science, Master of Darwin College, 1989 - 2000)
Professor Eric Maskin
(Game theory)
Mrs Nicky Padfield
(Master, Fitzwilliam College, Reader in Criminal and Penal Justice)
The Hon. Robert Rayne
Professor Sir Martin Rees FRS
(Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics)
Dr Janet Rossant C.C., Ph.D., F.R.S., F.R.S.C
(Developmental and Stem Cell Biology)
Professor Ekhard K.H. Salje PhD FRS
(Mineral Sciences)
Professor Amartya Sen PhD FBA
(Professor of Economics and Philosophy)
Dr Mike Sheppard DPhil
Professor Dame Jean Thomas FRS FMedSci
(Macromolecular biochemistry, Master, St Catherine's College)
Sir Gregory Winter, CBE, FRS, FMedSci
(Master, Trinity College)
Emeritus Fellows
Ms Janine D. Bourriau MA FSA
(Archaeological Research)
Dr Nicholas J.B.A. Branson PhD
Peter Brindle
Mr Peter J. Brindle MA MPhil FCMI FInstD
Professor William Brown MA CBE
(Industrial Relations)
Dr M. Munawar Chaudhri PhD
(Nanomechanical properties of materials)
Professor Jennifer A. Clack ScD FRS
Professor and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology,University Museum of Zoology
(Vertebrate paleontology: the 'fish-tetrapod' transition)
Dr Margaret Cone PhD
(Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)
Professor John R. Cooper PhD
(Quantum Matter)
Dr R.A. (Tony) Cox ScD
(Atmospheric science)
Professor Christopher Cullen MA PhD
Emeritus Honorary Professor of the History of East Asian Science,Technology & Medicine and Emeritus Director, Needham Research Institute
(History of Science,Technology and Medicine in East Asia; Chinese Mathematics and Astronomy)
Professor A. Philip Dawid ScD, FRS
(Statistical science)
Professor Andrew C. Fabian OBE PhD FRS
Royal Society Research Professor
(Cosmic Radiation Sources)
Dr Peter Friend PhD
(Earth Sciences)
Mr George T. Gömöri MA B. Litt.
(Hungarian poet, writer and academic)
Dr Reginald F.W. Goodwin PhD
(Veterinary Science)
Professor Dean U. Hawkes PhD, RIBA
Dr Richard Henderson PhD FRS CH
(High resolution 3D structures by electron cryomicroscopy)
Leo Howe
Dr Leo E.A. Howe
(South East Asian Anthropology; Urban studies)
Professor Felicia A. Huppert PhD
Professor Nicholas Jardine PhD
Professor of History & Philosophy of the Sciences
(Philosophy of history; history of cosmology; history of natural history)
Mr Richard A. King CBE MA FBIM
Professor Ronald A. Laskey PhD FRS CBE
(Animal Embryology)
Professor Ian McConnell PhD MRCVS FRCPath FRSE
(Veterinary Science)
Dr Kiyoshi Nagai PhD FRS
(RNA-Protein Interactions)
Dr Bruce A. Newton ScD FRCPath
Professor Karalyn Patterson FRS, FMedSci, FBA
Dr Paul Ries PhD
(European Studies)
Professor Lawrence Sherman PhD PhD (hc) DHL (hc) FRSA (hc) KNO
Wolfson Professor of Criminology
(Experimental criminology and crime prevention)
Ms Peta Stevens MA
Professor Donald J. West MD LittD
(Clinical Criminology)
Dr Kathleen M. Wheeler PhD
(Romanticism,Twentieth Century Fiction,and Literary Theory)
Dr Chester White MBE TD BM PhD
Dr Roger G. Whitehead CBE PhD FIBiol
(Maternal and child nutrition)
Dr Abe D. Yoffe ScD
Martin Jones
Professor Martin K. Jones
George Pitt-Rivers Professor of Archaeological Science
(Bio-archaeology and early agriculture)
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