Master & fellows

Master and College Officers

Mary Fowler


Professor Mary Fowler MA PhD FRAS FGS FRCGS
Martin Jones


Professor Martin K. Jones
George Pitt-Rivers Professor of Archaeological Science
(Bio-archaeology and early agriculture)
John Dix


Mr John Dix

Domestic Bursar

Mr Matthew Edwards BSc MA

College Secretary

Mr Julian G Evans

Dean & Senior Tutor

Dr Duncan Needham PhD, MPhil, FRHistS
(Faculty of 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 Lecturer,Faculty of Education
(Cognitive Science)

College Praelector

Dr Christine van Ruymbeke
Soudavar Senior Lecturer in Persian, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
(Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Senior Lecturer in Persian Studies)

College Archivist

Dr Elisabeth Leedham-Green

Fellow Librarian

Dr Ben Raynor
Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellow
(Faculty of Classics)

Director of Music

Dr Chloe Valenti
Bye Fellow of Murray Edwards College

Deputy College Praelector

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

Wine Steward

Professor Karalyn Patterson FRS, FMedSci, FBA
Senior Scientist, Department of Clinical Neurosciences
(Cognitive Neuropsychology)
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)
Dr Maha Abdelrahman PhD
Reader in Development Studies and Middle East Politics
(Sociology and Politics of Development)
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
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 FRCP FFPH FMedSci
Professor of Public Health & Medicine
(Public Health and Primary Care)
Dr Alexandra Brintrup PhD
University Lecturer in Digital Manufacturing
Dr Xin (Simba) Chang
University Senior Lecturer in Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School
(Corporate Finance, Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Valuation)
Professor Nicholas Cook PhD FBA
Professor of Music
(Music theory and analysis; performance studies; multimedia)
Professor Russell Cowburn PhD FRS
Professor of Experimental Physics
(Nanotechnology, Magnetism and Optics)
Dr Julia Davies PhD
University Reader in plant membrane biology
Professor Mark de Rond PhD
Senior Lecturer at the Judge Business School
(Strategy and Innovation)
Professor Anne C. Ferguson-Smith PhD FMedSci
Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics and Head Department of Genetics
(Mammalian developmental genetics and epigenetics)
Professor Dame Jane Francis PhD
Director, British Antarctic Survey
Dr Adrian T. Grounds DM,FRC Psych.
Honorary Fellow, Institute of Criminology
(Mental disorder and crime)
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 Markus Kalberer PhD
(Chemistry of atmospheric aerosols and their effects on human health)
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)
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)
Dr Jan Löwe PhD FRS
Structural Studies Division,MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
(Bacterial Cytoskeleton)
Dr Thomas J. Miley PhD
Lecturer,Department of Sociology
(Political Sociology)
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)
Dr Chris Sandbrook PhD
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)
Professor Lawrence Sherman PhD PhD (hc) DHL (hc) FRSA (hc) KNO
Wolfson Professor of Criminology
(Experimental criminology and crime prevention)
Dr Emily F. Shuckburgh PhD OBE
Deputy Head, Polar Oceans
Dr Dénes Szűcs PhD
University Senior Lecturer in Psychology
(Cognitive and educational neuroscience; mathematical understanding; meta-analysis; big data)
Dr Daniel Weiss PhD
Polonsky-Coexist 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
Dr Angela Wood PhD
University Lecturer in Biostatistics
Mr Tim Milner
Research Fellows
Dr Miltos Allamanis
Microsoft Research Fellow
(Machine Learning and Software Engineering)
Dr Daniele Biasci
Schlumberger Research Fellow
(Autoimmunity & inflammation, Immunogenetics)
Dr Kristen Crandell
NCBS-inSTEM-Cambridge Postdoctoral Fellow
(Biomechanics and functional morphology of insects and birds)
Dr Arthur Dudney
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
(History of South Asia and the Persianate World)
Dr Nicholas Hardy
Munby Visiting Fellow in Bibliography
Dr Tanya Hutter
Henslow Research Fellow
(Chemical Physics Group)
Dr Golam Khandaker MBBS, MPhil, MRCPsych, PhD
Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow & Senior Clinical Research Associate in Psychiatry
(Immune System and Mental Disorders)
Dr Johannes Knolle
Charles and Katharine Darwin Research Fellow
(Theoretical condensed matter physics)
Dr Tao Liu
Schlumberger Research Fellow
(Research interests include batteries, fuel cells and solar fuels)
Dr Alison Macintosh
(Skeletal morphology and muscular variation- Understanding biomechanics and energetics in the past)
Dr Tom Maguire
(Politics and International Studies)
Dr Marieke Mur
Schlumberger Research Fellow
Dr Rita Pancsa
Dr James Poskett
Adrian Research Fellow
(History of Science and Medicine)
Dr K C Sivaramakrishnan
(Computer Laboratory)
Dr Sandy Skelton
Charles & Katharine Darwin Research Fellow
(Material efficiency and demand reduction)
Dr Dan Storisteanu
Mr Julius Weitzdörfer
Charles & Katharine Darwin Research Fellow and Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Law
(Responsible innovation and extreme technological risk)
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)
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
Mr Stephen Keynes OBE
(Chair, Charles Darwin Trust)
Professor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd FBA
(Ancient Philosophy & Science, Master of Darwin College, 1989 - 2000)
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)
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
(McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research)
Dr Nicholas J.B.A. Branson PhD
Peter Brindle
Mr Peter J. Brindle MA MPhil FCMI FInstD
Professor William Brown MA CBE
(Professor of Industrial Relations, Master, Darwin College 2000-2012)
Dr M. Munawar Chaudhri PhD
(Cavendish Laboratory, Head of the Materials Group)
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
(Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)
Professor John R. Cooper PhD
(Emeritus Professor of 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
(Emeritus Professor of Statistics)
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
(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
(Emeritus Professor of Psychology)
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 OBE
(Emeritus Professor of Animal Embryology)
Professor Ian McConnell PhD MRCVS FRCPath FRSE
(Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Science)
Professor Philip M.J. McNair DPhil PhD
(Emeritus Professor of Italian)
Dr Kiyoshi Nagai PhD FRS
(RNA-Protein Interactions)
Dr Bruce A. Newton ScD FRCPath
Dr Paul Ries PhD
(European Studies)
Ms Peta Stevens MA
Professor Donald J. West MD LittD
(Emeritus Professor of 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
(Cavendish Laboratory, Head of the Materials Group)
Professor Karalyn Patterson FRS, FMedSci, FBA
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