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Our group collaborates with a range of industries and scientists from many disciplines to ensure that our models address the key challenges.

You can find out a little more about our collaborators below:


is a Turkish domestic appliance and consumer electronics brand. We are working in collaboration with Antonio D'Ammaro, Simge Tarkuç and Alper Yeşilçubuk to improve filters in washing machines.


is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. We are working with Defra to find decontamination strategies of chemical spillages.


is a technology company that designs and manufactures vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, bladeless fans, heaters and hair dryers. We are working in collaboration with Ben Hovell, Dr Gareth Morris and Dr William Nicholls to improve filter performance in vacuum cleaners.


is a global company that specializes in medical, fabric, and performance solutions. We are working to understand and optimize purification devices.


is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. We are working in collaboration with Leo Weegels to understand image burn in LCD devices.


is a Swiss food and drink company famous for making confectionery including Kit Kat and Smarties as well as Nespresso. We are currently working with Ritchie Parker to understand how cereals such as Cheerios are made.

Pall Corporation

is the world's leading separation science and filtration industry. We are currently working with Peter Levison (Portsmouth) and Mark Hurwitz (Cortland, New York) on a variety of membrane- and filtration-related challenges.

Schott AG

is a glass manufacturing company based in Mainz, Germany. We have a long-standing relationship with Schott AG. In 2008 we developed a mathematical model to fabricate tubes with any desired cross-sectional shape. Since then we have worked to understand how the glass vial manufacturing process can be improved. We are now working on developing mathematical models to describe the glass-sheet-drawing process. These glass sheets can be made into a range of high-quality goods such as computer tablet screens.


are the manufacturer of Shark vacuums and Ninja kitchen appliances. We worked with SharkNinja on the development of a mathematical model for the food blending process to explain and optimize their NutriNinja blenders.

Smart Separations

are a new filter company who have designed and fabricated a novel ceramic filter with well-defined graded pores for use in a range of applications including blood and cell separation and air purification.


is an award-winning protein science innovation SME that develops novel protein-based health and industrial applications, safeguarding future generations against biofilms and pathogens with their pioneering technology. Its first commercial product to market was the patented, iconic, snood-style face covering, VIRUSTATIC SHIELD, was developed to respond to face covering requirements of the respiratory pandemic Covid.

IIT Kharagpur

We collaborate with Professor Sirshendu De and Dr Sourav Mondal on a range of water purification challenges faced in India and worldwide.

The Laboratory of Fields, Flows, and Interfaces (LoFFI)

is an experimental research laboratory based at Ryerson University in Toronto, headed by Dr Scott Tsai. We have a long-standing collaboration with the LoFFI and its members and are presently working together on new strategies for water purification and contaminant removal.

The Complex Fluids Group

in Princeton is headed by Professor Howard Stone. We have a long-standing relationship with this group and have worked together on a range of different problems over the years, from the dispersion of particles in flows, to erosion and corrosion in a nuclear fusion reactor, to surfactant-driven flows and modelling the behaviour of magnetic fluids.