Dr Julian Jones is a Senior Lecturer and Royal Academy of Engineering and EPSRC Research Fellow at Imperial College, London. He has 40 peer reviewed publications in leading journals in the field of Biomaterials and has co-edited a leading textbook. His work has been recognised by award of a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize in 2007, for excellence in Engineering; the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society (TCES) Early Investigator Award in 2008; and the Institute of Materials, Mining and Minerals (IOM3) Silver Medal, for outstanding achievement in Materials Science and international promotion of the subject. His work has featured in the media with articles in the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph and an interview on Radio 5 Live.
Dr Alexis Clare is Professor of Glass Science at the Inamori School of Engineering, Alfred University, NY, USA.