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University appoints new Dean

9 December 13


Professor Julian Chaudhuri

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Julian Chaudhuri as its new Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics and will take up his post on February 3rd, 2014.

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Julian Chaudhuri as its new Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics and will take up his post on February 3rd, 2014.

Professor Chaudhuri joins the University of Bradford from the University of Bath where he is currently Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Engineering & Design, and until recently, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering.

Professor Chaudhuri studied for a BSc (Eng) in Biochemical Engineering at University College London and a PhD at the University of Reading. He has been at the University of Bath since 1991. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

Professor Chaudhuri's research is in the field of biomedical engineering, specifically in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. His recent work has been focused on the construction of three dimensional, physiologically accurate tissue using expertise in the development of biomaterial scaffolds and bioreactor systems to cultivate tissue from human stem cells.

Speaking of his appointment, he said, "I am very excited to be joining the University of Bradford to lead the new Faculty of Engineering and Informatics.  This is a time where engineering, mathematics and computer sciences have a pivotal role to play in developing young peoples' skills, creating knowledge and supporting UK industry. Bradford has a strong tradition of research and teaching of engineering and technology and I look forward to working with my new colleagues and students to help shape the School's future development and success."

9 December 13

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